Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane the best atmosphere Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has experienced in England

Spurs's manager Mauricio Pochettino
Spurs's manager Mauricio Pochettino
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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has hailed Bramall Lane as having the best atmosphere he has experienced in his time in England.

The Argentinian was blown away by the noise created by Sheffield United fans during the Capital One Cup semi-final second leg last week.

The Blades came from 2-0 down on aggregate to lead 2-1 on the night before Christian Eriksen broke their hearts late on with what would be the winning goal.

“They are a historic club currently in the third tier and for a Cup game there were 35,000 people in the stadium. So it’s that, not Old Trafford, or Stamford Bridge or the Emirates that stands out,” he told Catalan Radio station RAC-1.

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Pochettino’s comments about United were in stark contrast to the man who replaced him at Southampton, Ronald Koeman, who had something of a strop following the Saints’ defeat in Sheffield, in the same competition, and refused to shake the hands of Nigel Clough and the rest of the backroom staff.

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