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Jol: Spurs fans are with me

Martin Jol insists he has the support of Tottenham fans after no points from the opening two games of the season.

Jol said: "I hate it at the moment. It is not only about myself because I know we will do better. I hate it if people are coming up with all these judgment calls."

But did the fans not pass judgment with their boos following the defeat to Everton on Tuesday? "They all support me, even now," said Jol.

"Every email, even when we were 3-1 down, they supported me. I can understand they are angry because I am very angry sometimes. We have to do better because it is not about results, it's about playing well, playing better."

He went on: "Last year we had a bad start and then we had 20 games with two defeats and we had a great spell.

"It is all about spells but the only thing you hope for is that people give you a bit of time. If not you have to fight and stand up. That is what the players will do.

"I will take the blows and they will have to stand up and do better for us. I talked about things with the players and that is what we do.

"The fans can only read the papers and cannot know what happens in the dressing room or at meetings after the game. It is something that is internal.

"I don't want to tell people that I am slagging them off or throwing tea - I do what I do and I have always done that."

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