Holden wary of wounded Spurs

BY foxsports • February 4, 2011

Wanderers visit White Hart Lane in the knowledge that a handful of big name players, including Ledley King, Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, Tom Huddlestone and new signing Steven Pienaar are all absent. Although that is sure to give their supporters reason to cheer, USA international Holden remains certain Spurs boss Harry Redknapp has the strength in depth to put Bolton under pressure. "They have got players out but, when you look at the squad that Harry has assembled, they have got so much talent to draw on," Holden told his club's official website. "They have so many options, pace on the wings and I think they pose a really strong threat even though they are missing some important players. "It will be tough because they showed at Blackburn (where Spurs triumphed 1-0) they are playing well and riding high." Holden made his Wanderers debut at White Hart Lane last season and played in the 4-2 home victory in November. Despite being eight points shy of fifth-placed Tottenham in the league, Holden believes his side can take heart from that result. "We haven't had the best of results at White Hart Lane but we played really well against them at the Reebok earlier in the season, so there's no reason why we can't go and get the points," he added. "It's a new month now and we are looking to start with a clean slate. The Wolves win is a good stepping stone for us. I think it was the bit of luck that we needed. "It comes back to that team spirit that we have here. We kept plugging away like we did when we got late results against Blackburn and Stoke. "We showed that spirit and hopefully Wednesday's win will give us confidence to push on."


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