Spurs head up north to Newcastle to take on Toon amidst a swirl of turmoil. Newcastle United has been abject lately, losing their last five under John Carver, enough that the passionate Toon Army has planned a boycott of the match. It's not known how many people are planning to stay home today, nor how much of an impact it will have, but it places the match under a dark and gloomy shroud. Much like the weather in Newcastle much of the time.
Not that Tottenham have been much better. A draw against Leicester and a loss at Aston Villa mean that Spurs are stuttering at the wrong time as they close out the 2015 EPL season. Kyle Walker and Hugo Lloris are still doubtful for the match, though something may have changed between Friday and today. Either way, Spurs desperately need a win; with Southampton's loss yesterday, a win means they can leap into fifth place. Champions League may be out of the question, but it would be good not to finish seventh.
How to Watch
Match Date: Sunday, April 19, 2015
Time: 4:00 pm, GMT (11:00 a.m. ET)
Location: St. James' Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
TV/Streaming: In the States, the match will be carried live on CNBC, and also live-streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra in the USA. It's on Sky Sports 1 and Sky Go in the UK (probably why it's such an attractive target for a supportive boycott). It's on Sportsnet in Canada and Fox Sports 4 in Australia. Find your local listings for the match here.
Radio: BBC Radio London 94.9 normally broadcasts Spurs' matches (unavailable in the USA without a proxy), and it will also be carried in the UK on TalkSport Radio. If you are a (free) MySpurs or OneHotspur member you can listen on Spurs' official website, though it's not always reliable.
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