Premier League, Sat 29 September 2001
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 3
(Richards 15, Ferdinand 25, Ziege 45)
MANCHESTER UNITED 5
(Cole 46, Blanc 58, van Nistelrooy 72, Veron 76, Beckham 87)
Tottenham: Sullivan; Taricco, King, Perry, Richards, Ziege; Freund, Anderton (Rebrov 83), Poyet; Ferdinand, Sheringham. Subs Not Used: Keller, Thelwell, Davies, Etherington
United: Barthez; G.Neville, Blanc, Johnsen, Irwin (Silvestre 45); Beckham, Butt (Solskjaer 40), Scholes, Veron; Cole, van Nistelrooy. Subs Not Used: Carroll, Chadwick, P.Neville
Reaction: The Reds followed up with another away win, 3-1 at Sunderland, only to then hit a slump when only four points were taken from the next 18 on offer and defeats were suffered at the hands of Liverpool, Chelsea and eventual champions Arsenal. United finished third.
On the radio: Can’t Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue was number one single, while Macy Gray’s album The Id was the top album.
At the flicks: Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi epic AI was the top film in the UK.
In the news: 35 suspects were in court following the 9/11 terror attacks; Sir Joshua Reynolds' painting ‘Omai’ fetched