Michael Dawson confident Europe can spur Tottenham's title charge

The effects of competing both at home and in Europe last season were highlighted as one of the reasons why Spurs failed to beat north London rivals Arsenal in the battle for a top-four spot. But after being joined by a number of new faces in the dressing room, Dawson believes the club have the resources to cope with fighting on two fronts.

updated: September 21, 2013 10:21 IST
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London: Michael Dawson believes Tottenham can handle the demands of combining European football with a Premier League challenge this season.

Spurs travel to face promoted Cardiff City on Sunday, 72 hours after an impressive 3-0 victory over Tromso in their opening Europa League group game.

Dawson, the Tottenham captain, accepts that, after a number of injuries, the trip to south Wales will test the depth of Andre Villas-Boas's squad.

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