Tim Sherwood: 'Tottenham Hotspur players shouldn't need motivating'

Tottenham Hotspur head coach Tim Sherwood insists that his players should not need any motivation for their upcoming matches.

Tottenham Hotspur head coach Tim Sherwood has insisted that his players shouldn't need to be motivated to perform.

The team were criticised for their body language before last Sunday's 4-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield.

The loss contributed to figures of just two wins in the North London outfit's last six games.

"They shouldn't need anyone to motivate them," Sherwood told reporters in Friday's press conference. "I never needed motivating to play football. If you need motivating then you shouldn't be in this game.

"You've got 35,000 fans coming to cheer you on. It's all about pride now and getting the maximum points possible between now and the end of the season.

"We have to make sure we play with pride and give the great fans that Tottenham have 100% all of the time."

Spurs will take on struggling Sunderland at White Hart Lane on Monday.

Tim Sherwood manager of Tottenham Hotspur vents his frustrations on the touchline during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane on March 16, 2014
Read Next:
Sherwood hits back at Hoddle blast
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City24212170185265
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd24165349163353
3Chelsea24155445162950
4Liverpool24138354292547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs24136547222545
6Arsenal24126645311442
7Leicester CityLeicester249783632434
8Burnley249781921-234
9Everton2477102639-1328
10Watford2475123344-1126
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2468103042-1226
12Bournemouth2467112536-1125
13Crystal Palace2467112237-1525
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2466121941-2224
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2465132234-1223
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2458111733-1623
17Stoke CityStoke2465132550-2523
18Southampton24410102435-1122
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom24311101931-1220
20Swansea CitySwansea2455141535-2020
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand