Tottenham have made historical past by naming equivalent twins of their first crew squad for the primary time ever.
Nuno Espirito Santo chosen brothers Michael and Matthew Craig on the bench for Spurs’ Europa Convention League play-off conflict towards Pacos de Ferreira.
The siblings had been born two minutes aside at Barnet Hospital on 16 April, 2003, with Matthew the youthful of the twins.
The 18-year-olds – who each play in midfield – have dazzled in Spurs’ academy and each signed skilled contracts with the Lilywhites in direction of the tip of final season.
They’ve performed primarily for Spurs’ Improvement Squad this 12 months, however final season had been key members of the Underneath-18s squad.
Curiously, the twins haven’t all the time been taking part in on the identical crew.
Matthew joined the membership at Underneath-12 stage, however Michael performed for bitter rival Arsenal’s Underneath-12s earlier than transferring to the white aspect of north London a 12 months later.
Nuno rang the adjustments for the conflict, with new signing Christian Romero additionally handed a begin.
Extremely-rated teenager Dane Scarlett was additionally given the nod to guide the road.
Many imagine it may very well be a breakthrough season for the 17-year-old, who has made waves within the academy in latest seasons.