Adebayor fires Spurs into third

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Harry Redknapp enjoyed a successful return to the Tottenham dugout as his side moved into third place in the Barclays Premier League table with an easy 2-0 win over Aston Villa at White Hart Lane.

Emmanuel Adebayor scored his fourth and fifth goals of the campaign in a hugely one-sided affair that should have seen the former Arsenal striker take home the match ball. Adebayor put Spurs ahead with a brilliant scissor kick in the 14th minute before he took advantage of a mix-up between Shay Given and James Collins to stab home for his second.

Luka Modric, Rafael van der Vaart and Scott Parker were all outstanding on Redknapp's comeback.

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Tottenham Hotspur
Emmanuel Adebayor
Scott Parker
Premier League
Shay Given
Luka Modric
James Collins
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Rafael Van der Vaart

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