Graham Roberts issues rallying cry ahead of Tottenham clash against Watford
By Alex Taylor
Graham Roberts has praised Tottenham amazing support in their 2-1 loss to Monaco on Wednesday evening.
A crowd of 85,011 supporters filled Wembley stadium in what was the highest attended Champions League game ever in Britain.
The former Spurs defender lamented his side’s performance but was pleased with such a large turnout for the fixture.
“Not our best night but incredible support amazing to see 85k spurs fans in one place,” Roberts tweeted. “We now have to start again sunday. COYS”
Not our best night but incredible support amazing to see 85k spurs fans in one place. We now have to start again sunday. COYS
— Graham Roberts (@GrahamRoberts4) September 15, 2016
Tottenham will play every European home match at Wembley this season as work is being carried out on their new stadium, lowering the current capacity of White Hate Lane.
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Roberts, 57, enjoyed a 21-year playing career that included spells with Chelsea, Rangers, West Brom and Slough, as well as with Tottenham.
The Spurs legend watched on as first-half goals from Bernardo Silva and Thomas Lemar put the game of out Tottenham’s reach.
Toby Alderweireld gave the home side hope with a superbly-taken header from Lamela’s corner shortly before half-time but Spurs failed to score again in the match.
Mauricio Pochettino will now turn his attention towards the weekend’s Premier League action, his side take on Sunderland at home on Sunday afternoon.