Boas defends Lloris decision

Andre Villas-Boas has launched a scathing attack on those who criticised his decision to keep Hugo Lloris on the field after being knocked unconscious by Romelu Lukaku on Sunday.

Villas-Boas hits back at critics over Hugo Lloris injury

Andre Villas-Boas has launched a scathing attack on those who criticised his decision to keep Hugo Lloris on the field after being knocked unconscious by Romelu Lukaku on Sunday. Lloris needed treatment on the pitch and the Tottenham manager said afterwards the Frenchman could not remember anything.

Spurs insist Lloris was fit to continue playing following thorough checks by club doctor Shabaaz Mughal and physio Geoff Scott. It is this criticism of the club's medical staff, who saved Fabrice Muamba's life at White Hart Lane two seasons ago, that has angered Villas-Boas so much.

Lloris could start Spurs game against Sheriff Tiraspol

Hugo Lloris could start Tottenham's game against Sheriff Tiraspol after taking part in training this morning. The Spurs goalkeeper was knocked unconscious in an accidental collision with Everton striker Romelu Lukaku on Sunday.

Controversially, Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas allowed Lloris to remain on the field of play for the remaining 12 minutes of the game.

Hugo Lloris escorted off the pitch after a collision with Everton's Romelu Lukak on Sunday Credit: Press Association

Controversially, Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas allowed Lloris to remain on the field of play for the remaining 12 minutes of the game.

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