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Tottenham fans divide reaction over turnout of protest towards ENIC and Levy for Man Utd game

Tottenham fans divide reaction on social media over the turnout of their protest towards ENIC and Daniel Levy for the Man Utd game.

The club are under a dark cloud following the dismissal of Cristian Stellini, after his team suffered a humiliating 6-1 loss at Newcastle last weekend.

Stellini, who was a member of Antonio Conte’s backroom team, was controversially appointed as the manager until the end the season, before being removed from the position on Tuesday with interim assistant Ryan Mason, interim to Stellini, named as the new boss util the end of the season. Still with us?

The discontent against Daniel Levy, owner Joe Lewis and the club has been slowly bubbling for most of the season and now banners have called for ENIC to sell.

SEE MORE: Tottenham sack Stellini as Harry Redknapp confirms interest and Lloris speaks out

While “Daniel Levy, get out of our club” was sang, banner such as ‘ENIC out, profit before glory’, ‘They know the cost of everything, but the value of nothing. ENIC Out’ and ‘Love Tottenham, hate ENIC’ were displayed before the midweek game.

Following the sacking of Stellini on Tuesday, Levy issued a statement in which he accepted responsibility for the club’s gross failings this season.

”Sunday’s performance against Newcastle was wholly unacceptable. It was devastating to see,’ the statement read.

‘We can look at many reasons why it happened and whilst myself, the board, the coaches and players must all take collective responsibility, ultimately the responsibility is mine.

‘Cristian will leave his current role along with his coaching staff. Cristian stepped in at a difficult point in our season and I want to thank him for the professional manner in which he and his coaching staff have conducted themselves during such a challenging time. We wish him and his staff well.

‘I met with the player committee today – the squad is determined to pull together to ensure the strongest possible finish to the season. We are all clear we need to deliver performances which earn your amazing support.’

Inside the stadium, there were more protests calling for Lewis and Levy’s departure. Tottenham fell behind to Sancho’s goal early in the game before Marcus Rashford doubled their advantage at half time. Only for Spurs to snatch a draw when Pedro Porro and Heung-Min Son were on target.

Player ratings (via Sky Sports)

Tottenham: Forster (7); Romero (7), Dier (5), Lenglet (6); Porro (7), Skipp (7), Hojbjerg (7), Perisic (7); Richarlison (5), Kane (8), Son (8).

Subs: Kulusevski (7), Danjuma (6), Davies (6), Tanganga (6)

Man Utd: De Gea (7); Wan-Bissaka (6), Lindelof (7), Shaw (7), Dalot (7); Casemiro (6), Eriksen (7), Fernandes (8); Antony (6), Rashford (8), Sancho (7).

Subs: Martial (5), Fred (6), Weghorst (6), Malacia (6).

Player of the match: Harry Kane

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag speaking to BBC Match of the Day: “Yes definitely although, my opinion was that we didn’t play that well. We were not clinical enough but we scored two times and then you have to finish the game.”

On missed chances: Of course [Fernandes hitting the bar was frustrating], but don’t blame it one one player. We weren’t clinical enough and I think we had to score more. The goals we conceded were too easy and we could have avoided them.”

Disappointed with a draw? “We came here, as every game, we come to win. It was clear how they managed the game and we wanted to win, which we didn’t. Before I think a draw was ok but when you see this game you have to get over the line.”

Reflecting on the last two games: “Yes, if we win on Sunday, yeah that will be a great week but first we have to get there and we need all the energy. Recover, get ready for the game, get the focus and go again.”

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag speaking to BT Sport: “Of course when you are 2-0 up then you are a little bit disappointed when you draw. That’s quite obvious. We had the chances after the 2-1 to score the 3-1 ands we didn’t and we concede the goal. I think in this week 2-2 is a good draw.

“We had to score a second goal but to be honest they could have got the equaliser just before half time, just before we scored. I don’t think we were that good across the 90 minutes. After half-time we had to score another goal.”

Substitutions altered the game: “[We were] the same after half-time, it was the same as before half-time and we lose control. We concede the goal and we could see it coming and the subs were too later.”

Next steps: “Manage the game, keep the ball. We give so much easy goals away. With the goals it was quite obvious they got across us. We have to proactive there with the second ball and we didn’t squeeze out and it was too easy to score a goal then.”

Looking ahead to the weekend: “It’s another game and we need energy and we have to be ready for Sunday.”

Tottenham caretaker manager Ryan Mason speaking to BT Sport:

“[I am] Pleased with the reaction and I thought in the second half we were outstanding and the character we showed after last Sunday and going two goals down [tonight]. I hope the fans can see that we were a team today and we ran for each other. In the second half we could have scored a lot more.

“They caused us problems and we caused them a lot of problems to. Sometimes moments change games. I think after they went one goals ahead some doubts may have been in the players’ minds. We played a lot of the game in their end of the pitch so that’s pleasing.

“Those players in there, I know I’ve got man who when they pull together they’re a very strong team. that’s my job to inspire them and make sure we act as a team.

On the support of the crowd: “I know what it’s like when we get the fans with us. That goes without saying. I was pleased with the energy in the stadium as I felt they were with us and that’s very pleasing.”

What is key? “Most importantly being together and being a team. In football you can win lose or draw but the most important is that we react together. I have a team that’s willing to fight.”

As mentioned, Tottenham fans divide reaction over the turnout of their protest towards ENIC and Levy for the Man Utd game…

@warsawcoys: In any other public or large private company, this level of bad decision making, the vocal discontent from “customers” and the public admission that he is responsible would have led to Levy standing down. Zero accountability off the field leads to zero accountability on the field

@THFCapm: Bro is shitting bricks 😭

@TWTHFC98: Keep it going 👏👏

@BrayHowndell: And will ignore it. Water off a ducks back.

@AllSportsView: And he couldn’t give a shit 😂

@dcjersey7: That’s as poor of a protest as their team plays on the park

@_DanB_19: See more people in McDonald’s queue at 3am

@NickyTotti: I have more people at my house for a bbq

@LiamK1998_: Not enough people there to even put pressure on the club

@JackGalatis: Proper cringe that. Embarrassing turn out also.

@Cush_AFC: Proper turn out

@TomR555: Yes guys absolutely love it, The numbers are growing, fantastic work 👏👏👏 #LevyOUT

@BigT_87: Seen more people queuing to get into the Post Office on a Monday morning.. 😂

@JaydenQPR: Imagine moaning when you have one of the best stadiums in the uk and sitting just outside the top six of the premier league. These lot don’t understand what it’s like to have a shit board and Owner. Ungrateful.

@_jw1894: Goes well that, Jesus 😂😂

@LukePorter6: These big clubs fucking crease me😂😂😂 few losses and they call for the owners head

@JamieSmart_: Bloody hell, you tell em lads 🤣🤣🤣

@Wakeyyy: That’ll show em lads

@Joegouldd: Thousands of them there 👊🏻 no way Levi doesn’t walk tonight 👊🏻

@b3nnyboi90: Let them hear you loud and clear #LevyOut

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