Date: 2nd November 2018 at 2:29pm
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Tottenham Hotspurs victory over West Ham United in the midweek EFL Cup tie, saw a few youngsters get their opportunities in manager Mauricio Pochettino’s first team setup.

Taking a 3-1 victory on Wednesday night with a brace from Son-Heung-Min and a solo strike from Fernando Llorente, the 84th minute of the game saw youngster Oliver Skipp onto the pitch as Christian Eriksen’s replacement to make his maiden senior bow for the club.

Skipp has been highly regarded and hugely rated in our underage setups for a while now and many fans thought it would only be a matter of time before Poch gave him a taste of real football and he didn’t let us down – if Eriksen had got his way he’d have ran onto the pitch wearing the armband I think (a few others did as well).

It was obviously a proud moment for the 17-year-old and it would’ve been a noticeable step up for him following his technical senior bow in the EFL Trophy as our Under 23 side faced full League One and Two opposition in that competition and it’ll be the first of many to come I imagine.

Question is how long does he have to wait for his full debut now?

And yes, I will get a new image of him, that one is a little unfortunate but it was in the library!

 

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