| 12.5°C Dublin

Harry has a go at Spurs fans

Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp believes fans at White Hart Lane should be thankful for the quality of football on offer -- after managers have taken advantage of frustration from fans this season.

Phil Brown took his Hull side to Spurs with the tactic of getting the home crowd to turn on their own team, a gameplan devised following talks with Stoke's Tony Pulis and Wolves' Mick McCarthy after they got results there during the campaign.

There was more disgruntlement at the weekend when Leeds earned an FA Cup replay, but Redknapp said: "The crowd shouldn't get frustrated with what they are seeing.

"They are seeing as good football here as they've seen for years. I'm sure they enjoy what they are seeing, so I don't see that being a problem."

Spurs fans will be looking to get back to winning ways against Fulham tonight as Redknapp's men look to keep their place in the top four of the Premier League.

Should Spurs get a penalty, it looks likely Jermain Defoe will not be on spot-kick duty after missing his last three attempts, including an attempt on Saturday against Leeds.

Robbie Keane is the first-choice taker but has been on the bench recently -- but at least Redknapp has been pleased with the Irishman's attitude to getting left out of the starting line-up.

"He's got a great attitude," Redknapp said. "Yesterday he came in and he was fantastic, he's good around the place. He doesn't sulk when he's not playing.

"If everyone had an attitude like him, the game would be a better game and your job would be much easier. I was talking to a Premier League manager yesterday, who rung me, and he said he's got half a dozen at his club who just make it a nightmare to go to work."

Another player with a positive attitude is Jonathan Woodgate, but the centre-back has missed most of the season with a groin injury and has now travelled to America to sort out the problem.

Redknapp does not know if the former Real Madrid defender will play again in the campaign: "Hopefully he'll come back at the end of the month and feels it's worked. If he has, then he'll be back playing, if it hasn't worked we're struggling a bit with it."

Tottenham v Fulham

Live Sky Sports 2 (KO 8.0)