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Cole takes brutal jabs at ‘not an enormous membership’ Spurs – then apologises to Hoddle

Joe Cole took the chance to have one other dig at Tottenham Hotspur – proper in entrance of Spurs legend Glenn Hoddle.

The former Chelsea and West Ham United midfielder is a daily pundit on TNT Sport. He was pitch-side on the London Stadium for the Hammer’s residence conflict towards Ange Postecoglou’s aspect.

At the top of the match, Hoddle stated West Ham all the time upped their recreation when he confronted them in a enjoying and managerial capability at Spurs. The 66-year-old solely served to supply Cole with the right alternative to jam the knife into his outdated rivals.

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“West Ham always do so well against Tottenham Hotspur,” Hoddle stated after the match. “They raise their game. Joe, you’ve been in that dressing room.

“I don’t know what it is. Over the years, when I played, in your era, and now, I think it’s the fanbase.”

With a smirk on his face, Cole retorted: “I think West Ham may have also felt like also-rans when Tottenham, even though they haven’t won much silverware. [Spurs] They act and behave like a team…sorry about this Glenn, by the way.”

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Joe Cole smirking while speaking into a TNT Sport microphone, standing under an umbrella
Cole couldn’t resist

Hoddle was not too offended, as he is likely one of the few gamers and coaches to have lifted a trophy (the FA Cup in 1981) with the membership. He laughed: ” That’s alright, as a result of I used to be there after we did win issues.”

Mercilessly, Cole continued to tear into Spurs. He stated: “Yeah, Glen’s team won, but they ain’t won much.” The ex-England worldwide then continued his level, saying: “West Ham probably think ‘Why do you consider yourselves a big team?’

“You have that sort of ‘David vs Goliath’ and you think to yourself, ‘Let’s go and stuff them, because, they’re not a big club’. They’re not Manchester United or Liverpool, they are not of that stature….I’m sorry Glen!”



Former England Football Manager Glenn Hoddle Seriously Ill in Hospital Tottenham Hotspur players Glenn Hoddle (l) and Ricky Villa celebrate with the FACup trophy after Tottenham Hotspur had beaten Manchester City in the 1981 FACup final replay at Wembley Stadium on May 14, 1981 in London, England
Glenn Hoddle received the FA Cup with Tottenham



Tottenham Hotspur's Dejan Kulusevski reacts following the Premier League match at the London Stadium, London
Tottenham and West Ham performed out a 1-1 draw on the London Stadium

West Ham and Spurs performed out an entertaining conflict on the London Stadium. Brennan Johnson gave the North Londoners an early lead when he tapped in Timo Werner’s low cross, earlier than Kurt Zouma headed in an equaliser barely ten minutes later.

Both sides had their alternatives to seek out the winner, however the greatest fell to Michail Antonio, who missed a one-on-one after ushering Micky van der Wen out of his path. While Spurs are within the race for the highest 4, they suffered early exits within the FA Cup and the League Cup earlier within the marketing campaign.

But they’re solely two factors away from fourth positioned Aston Villa, who need to journey to Manchester City of their subsequent match.