Spurs edge closer to fourth

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Emmanuel Adebayor struck twice as Tottenham recovered some of their sparkle to maintain their hold on fourth spot in the Barclays Premier League with a 4-1 win at Bolton.

In the week their manager Harry Redknapp learned he would not succeed Fabio Capello as England manager, Spurs played more like the side they were before the speculation he would become national boss began.

Bolton's Nigel Reo-Coker cancelled out a stunning strike from Luka Modric at the Reebok Stadium but three goals in nine minutes from Spurs, one from Rafael van der Vaart and two from Adebayor, ended the contest.

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