Friday 1 July 2016

EURO 2016 LATEST Visit Euro 2016 Hub

Fri 10th June

Sat 11th June

Sun 12th June

Mon 13th June

Tue 14th June

Wed 15th June

Thu 16th June

Fri 17th June

Sat 18th June

Sun 19th June

Mon 20th June

Sat 25th June

Sun 26th June

Mon 27th June

Thu 30th June

Poland POL 1 (3)

Portugal POR 1 (5)

AET

Today's Fixtures

Wales WAL

Belgium BEL

20:00

Sat 02nd July

Germany GER

Italy ITA

20:00

Sun 03rd July

France FRA

Iceland ISL

20:00


Champions League qualification is only goal for Spurs this season, says Villas-Boas

Julien Pretot

Published 20/02/2013 | 20:41

Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas
Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR are treating the Europa League seriously but their ultimate objective is to qualify for next season's Champions League, coach Andre Villas Boas has revealed.

  • Go To

Spurs, who missed out on this season's showpiece despite finishing fourth in the Premier League because Chelsea won the trophy in 2012 and took their place, are well placed to qualify.

"Obviously the ultimate objective for the club will be to qualify for the Champions League," Villas Boas told a news conference on the eve of his team's Europa League last 32 return leg at Olympique Lyon.

Spurs won the first leg 2-1 at White Hart Lane thanks to a Gareth Bale double.

Villas Boas said Tottenham, who won their last European trophy when they lifted the UEFA Cup in 1984, will still give everything in the Europa League.

"If we are able to win the competition, it would be absolutely magnificent for us," he said.

"I don't think one will put in question the other. We are able to continue in both competitions.

"We have plenty of time to rest after Europa league ties so I think it's possible to continue approaching them in the same way."

Reuters

Read More

Promoted articles

Editor's Choice

Also in Sport