Former Socceroos boss turned Spurs supervisor Ange Postecoglou reveals his love for cricket – whereas watching Australia dominate England in second Ashes Take a look at at Lord’s on day three
- Ange Postecoglou cheered on the Aussies at Lord’s
- Grew up enjoying and watching cricket in Melbourne
- Able to hit the bottom working as Spurs’ new supervisor
Postecoglou, 57, said ‘nothing beats the G’ – a reference to the long-lasting Melbourne Cricket Floor – earlier than detailing how his enthusiasm for the game dates again to his childhood.
‘I am a giant fan, I cherished it rising up,’ he mentioned.
‘I’ve many nice recollections from enjoying within the entrance and yard, I like the sport.
‘I grew up within the period of [Dennis] Lillee, [Jeff] Thomson, [Rod] Marsh and [Allan] Border…and I additionally keep in mind staying up late watching the Ashes when it was performed in England.’
Tottenham supervisor Ange Postecoglou has revealed his ardour for cricket – as he watched his fellow Aussies dominate England within the second Ashes Take a look at at Lord’s on day three (pictured)
The hosts threw away quite a few their wickets on the crease, and now face a mountain to climb as Australia get pleasure from a lead of 221 runs heading into day 4 (pictured, English paceman Jimmy Anderson)
It was the primary journey to the house of cricket for ‘Aussie Ange’ – and it proved to be a memorable one.
The vacationers dominated day three, carving out a lead of 221 runs at stumps.
England threw away a number of wickets – particularly Harry Brook after posting a half century – at hand Pat Cummins’ males the ascendency.
On the subject of soccer issues, Postecoglou has already begun laying the foundations in north London.
The membership introduced the signing of James Maddison on Thursday, and the previous Leicester midfielder revealed how a phone call with the Aussie persuaded him to join the project.
‘I really feel a starvation in regards to the place,’ Maddison mentioned in his first interview with the membership.
Postecoglou just lately satisfied former Leicester star James Maddison to hitch Spurs
‘You come right here, and also you get a really feel for the membership and the individuals, every thing about it, and it feels good. Like I mentioned, I am very glad and may’t wait to get going.
‘I spoke to the supervisor, spoke to [chairman] Daniel [Levy] they usually each spoke very extremely of every thing in regards to the membership and of me.
Talking to the supervisor was essential, how he will be, with that little little bit of the unknown, so to have a good chat with him and to get his ideas on issues, how he sees Spurs going this season.
‘He mentioned one factor to me on the decision, I hope he will not thoughts me saying this, however he mentioned, ‘whether or not you come or not, you are going to see a totally totally different Spurs group beneath me’, and that type of caught with me that he mentioned that. I believed ‘wow there’s that very same self perception that I’ve acquired in myself’.
Postecoglou has additionally confirmed his backroom employees, with his former Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak on board as an assistant coach.