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West Ham wing-back Fredericks delighted to stun former club Spurs

West Ham wing-back Ryan Fredericks says they can be proud of victory at Tottenham.

Fredericks, who came through the academy at White Hart Lane, returned to his old side with the Hammers and was part of a fine team performance which gave his side maximum points.

Michail Antonio scored the decisive goal midway through the second period and Fredericks was thrilled to be part of such a massive result.

"It feels great," he said. “It's especially good for the fans, as it gives them the bragging rights. That's how good we can play. We haven't played like that every week, but when we do we show how good we are. The lads are buzzing and we can't wait to go again next week now.

“The captain Mark Noble gave a really good speech before the game which geed everyone up and he made it clear what the fans think about this game.

“We knew we had to work our socks off, run around and tackle hard. We won most of the 50-50 tackles and got the crowd behind us, kept them quiet and won the game.

“Mark was quality today, he's been quality all the season. He's a great leader and a great man."

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