English Premiership

Vertonghen after another 100

2014-12-09 15:02
Jan Vertonghen (Supplied)
Cape Town - After playing 100 games for Spurs, defender Jan Vertonghen is aiming to play another 100 for the London club.

The Belgian defender told the club's website that he wants to stay at the club for some time further and aims to play another 100 games for Spurs.

Jan Vertonghen recored his milestone appearance as Spurs were held to a goalless draw against Crystal Palace on Saturday.

“We tried everything but couldn’t create too many chances,” said Vertonghen.

“We did our best to break them down but they were tough and defended well and dangerous up front, so it was very difficult.

“We gave a couple of chances away and too many set-pieces, nine corners against us was too much, but we kept a clean sheet and that’s good, we didn’t lose and that’s important.

“We all know Hugo is an exceptional goalkeeper and he made some great saves.”

Vertonghen joined the White Hart Lane club in 2012 from Ajax Amsterdam and wants to remain in London with Spurs for the long term.

The defender said: “The supporters, manager and my team-mates have always supported me and I’m happy to play my 100th game. I hope I can go to 200 now.”

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Friday, 22 February 2019
Cardiff City v Watford, Cardiff City Stadium 21:45
West Ham United v Fulham, London Stadium 21:45
Saturday, 23 February 2019
Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur, Turf Moor 14:30
Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town, St. James' Park 17:00
AFC Bournemouth v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Vitality Stadium 17:00
Leicester City v Crystal Palace, King Power Stadium 19:30
Sunday, 24 February 2019
Chelsea v Brighton & Hove Albion, Stamford Bridge 14:00
Arsenal v Southampton, Emirates Stadium 16:05
Manchester United v Liverpool, Old Trafford 16:05
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Who will claim the Premier League title at the end of the 2018/19 season?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.