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Poyet admits Spurs were right

Poyet admits Spurs were right

Poyet admits Spurs were right

Former Tottenham boss Gus Poyet has admitted that the club were right to sack him and his former coach Juande Ramos. The pair started the season off in the most miserable of ways, and Harry Redknapp has changed the form of Spurs.

Poyet said: “Being honest and looking at the results, it was the right decision to sack Juande and me.

“When you change the manager after 10 games or so, you’re not looking to change the style.

“What you’re looking for are different results, a reaction, a change. Simple — and it happened. So full credit to Harry.

“It’s not nice when you get the sack. But I’m realistic at the same time — when things aren’t going well you can’t hide. Those are the rules in football and you must accept them.

“We had an absolutely fantastic pre-season. But we couldn’t get any points in our first couple of games so the situation changed completely — especially for the new players.

"All of a sudden ‘boom’ you can’t get a result. I think the place got nervous. You have habits, methods and those sometimes don’t work.

“Even if you have the best training in the world you will ask questions if you are losing. You’ll say, ‘Is this the best way? Shall we do this, shall we do that?’

“You will ask too many questions. That’s why the club decided to bring in something fresh and different. And it worked.”