Spurs’ bye into the last 16 of the Uefa Cup has been confirmed after Feyenoord lost their appeal against being kicked out of the competition.
The Dutch club were expelled and fined Â£41,000 by Uefa following crowd trouble against French side Nancy in the group stage. They appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne which today rejected their claim.
"The court has dismissed the appeal filed by Feyenoord Rotterdam against the decision issued by Uefa to exclude the Dutch club from the Uefa Cup for the season 2006-2007," read a CAS statement. "The CAS has confirmed in full the Uefa decision."
Feyenoord’s financial director Onno Jacobs was understandably upset by the decision saying that "we have to accept this decision, though it is