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  • 03 Jun
    Mauricio Pochettino apologised to fans for what he described as his worst result as a manager after Tottenhams 5-1 defeat by Newcastle. Spurs ended the season in third place, behind rivals Arsenal for the 21st consecutive season, drawing two and losing two of their final four games of the season.Pochettino, who signed a new five-year deal with Spurs in midweek, could not hide his disappointment at the performance, and insists his players mentality was to blame. Report: Newcastle 5-1 Tottenham Newcastle thrashed Tottenham 5-1 with 10 men to leave Spurs third in the Premier League He told Sky Sports: Im very disappointed; it was my worse game as a manager. We spoke weeks before about never giving up, we need to learn and improve our mentality.Firstly I want to apologise to our fans, our supporters, it was a shame what happened on the pitch. Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring for Newcastle in the romp I apologise to our families, the families who have suffered behind us, it is difficult now to arrive home and explain what has happened here.When you watch the game it wasnt a tactical problem, a skill or technical problem, it was a mental problem. When you go on the pitch you need to give 100 per cent. We need to show more character. Spurs were poor at St James Park on Sunday Tottenham were Leicesters nearest challengers for the title for the majority of the season, but after their 2-2 draw with Chelsea at the beginning of the month, Pochettinos side have faltered.The Argentine says he challenged his players to keep their mental edge after that disappointing result, and added that these types of performances cannot be repeated.Yes [the Chelsea result was difficult to take], this was our challenge, to keep the mentality. After Chelsea we showed a lot of weakness, against Southampton and today. This cannot repeat again. Arsenal finished second after their 4-0 win over Aston Villa First of all, it is my responsibility, but I am disappointed. I think we need to analyse now, we are third in the table.But its not about the result, today the first 45 minutes was bad, and in the second we conceded three goals against 10 players. Rafa Benitez confirmed that he is happy at Newcastle and wants to stay at the club, but needs assurances that they have the same ambitions as him Also See: As it happened Newcastle 5-1 Spurs Table Live on Sky Custom Nationals Jersey China . -- The Bishops Gaiters are showing they belong among the countrys top varsity football teams. Cheap Nationals Jerseys . In the response filed Wednesday to the complaint by 30-year-old Alexander Bradley, attorneys say the former University of Florida player is invoking his Fifth Amendment right that protects people from incriminating themselves. http://www.customnationalsjersey.com/ . 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His problem is that hes running out of time to win another Formula One championship.Hamilton survived a nervous start to win the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday, his second victory in a row in a desperate chase to catch Mercedes teammate and rival Nico Rosberg for the season title.History has shown it is not too late, Hamilton said.Hes pressing Rosberg as much as he can and cut his deficit to 19 points. But with just two races left in Brazil and Abu Dhabi, Rosberg is still in pole position for his first career title, one that would match the championship won by his father Keke Rosberg in 1982.Rosberg finished second Sunday and can clinch the season title if he wins in Brazil in two weeks. And even if Hamilton wins both races, a second- and third-place finish would crown Rosberg champion.Sounds good, Rosberg said. At the moment, Im thinking of the missed chance to win today ... Lewis was too quick today and all weekend.Hamilton started on pole position and held the front despite locking a wheel and cutting through the grass on the first corner out of the start. With dirt and grass flying, he recovered to hold position and drove off to grab his 51st career victory, tying Alain Prost for second most in F1 history.Daniel Ricciardo finished third after his Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen and Ferraris Sebastian Vettel were both penalized after the race in a wild series of events.First, Verstappen was hit with a 5-second penalty immediately after the race for leaving the track and gaining an advantage in a late-race duel with Vettel.That penalty put Vettel on the podium for the post-race champagne celebration. But about two hours later, Vettel was penalized 10 seconds for what race officials called an abnormal change of direction that was potentially dangerous when he blocked Ricciardo on lap 70 of 71.Ricciardo loudly complained after the race that Vettels move was illegal. Formula One oofficials had recently said that blocking moves in a braking zone would be punished.ddddddddddddSeb did what everyones been complaining about lately, Ricciardo said. He doesnt deserve to be on the podium.Hamilton has been bedeviled by poor starts all season, but got a good bolt off the line into one of the longest straights in Formula One at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. A right front brake problem caused the lockup and smoke billowed from his screeching tire. He veered wide but kept Rosberg in his rearview mirror.I was carrying such speed I was lucky I didnt go into the wall, Hamilton said.Hamiltons drive through the grass looked a lot like Verstappens move that was penalized. They came on the same corner but Hamilton insisted they were different racing situations.I think I was still in the lead going in. I was still in the lead going out, Hamilton said.Rosberg battled Verstappen all afternoon in a duel that could have impacted the title chase had the Mercedes car been damaged.Their cars bumped tires on the first corner out of the start, sending Rosberg into the grass, just not as wide as Hamilton. Rosberg held position and race stewards decided there would be no penalty. Without the bump, Verstappen might have emerged in second for the early laps.Verstappen made a late charge to pass Rosberg with a bold move on lap 50, but again couldnt hold the position through a corner, missing a chance to close Rosbergs margin for error over the final two races.Its good racing I guess. In the car it was exciting stuff, Rosberg said.Verstappen was seething at being denied his seventh podium of the season.Lewis gained a massive advantage (at the start) and Nico went off and gained an advantage. I didnt gain an advantage. When I came back on track I was the same length in front so I think its ridiculous, Verstappen told Sky Sports. ' ' '