Player Focus - BEN THATCHER
|Career:||FA School of Excellence; Millwall Trainee June 1992, professional
Wimbledon July 1996
Spurs July 2000.
|League debut:||28.8.93 v Leicester City|
|Spurs Debut:||19.08.00 v Ipswich Town|
|Honours:||England Under-21 4 caps, Youth 4 caps, Football League Under-21 XI representative|
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Quotes by Ben Thatcher
"Chris (Perry) said: 'get over here as soon as you can,' I didn't need him to reassure me though, my mind was made up" Ben Thatcher on signing for the club!
We have got to be looking at a top six place, qualification for Europe and a decent cup run with the squad that is here!" Ben Thatcher on expectations for his new club!
"The training facilities are a million miles away from Wimbledon, I just feel I'm at a top club now," Ben Thatcher on describing the differences between life at Wimbledon and at Spurs!
View on Ben Thatcher
He is a quality left back and is someone we have needed for quite some time now. he has a left foot and George Graham is ready to turn him into a England regular. However, Ben has had a history of violence on the pitch and wants to turn his bad behavior, into match wining performances!