Pochettino says Rochdale pitch is unfit to stage FA Cup tie against Tottenham

08 February 2018 02:59
• Rochdale have been heavily criticised for state of Spotland surface• Tottenham drawn away to League One team in fifth-round of CupMauricio Pochettino says that Rochdale’s pitch at Spotland is unfit to stage the FA Cup fifth-round tie against his Tottenham Hotspur team on Sunday week and he has urged the Football Association to intervene in order to find a solution.The Tottenham manager has seen pictures of the surface, which has been heavily sanded and hosted only one game since 9 January – Rochdale’s fourth-round replay victory against Millwall on Tuesday night. He made no attempt to hide his dismay. Related: Tottenham’s Érik Lamela breaks goal drought to end Newport’s FA Cup run Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian


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