sport news Seven things you missed from Newcastle 0-2 Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur got their Premier League season off to a smooth start with a 2-0 away win over Newcastle United.

Dele Alli and Ben Davies got the goals in the second half after Jonjo Shelvey was sent off for a silly stamp.

You all know the score and the scorers, but what about the finer details? Sportsmail kept its eyes and ears open to bring you the things you missed...

Tottenham Hotspur got their Premier League season off to a smooth start with a 2-0 away win

Tottenham Hotspur got their Premier League season off to a smooth start with a 2-0 away win

Sissoko not popular on Tyneside

Moussa Sissoko left Newcastle for Tottenham last summer in a £30million move, and after being surprisingly named in the Spurs starting line-up, did not get a welcome reception.

The French midfielder was reportedly booed as he got off the team coach, and some Newcastle fans even joked on Twitter of offering their players money to go in with a rough tackle.

Spurs fans were also keen to have their say - some speculating as to the reasons why the under-performing signing was involved, although others wondering how he would react if he scored. Eventually, Sissoko had a quiet game and was subbed off before the hour mark.

Tottenham Hotspur fans were keenly anticipating Moussa Sissoko lining up against his old club

Tottenham Hotspur fans were keenly anticipating Moussa Sissoko lining up against his old club

Newcastle United fans meanwhile were not giving the Frenchman a welcome return up north

Newcastle United fans meanwhile were not giving the Frenchman a welcome return up north

Spurs fans pondered the reason behind Sissoko's inclusion - before he was substituted off

Spurs fans pondered the reason behind Sissoko's inclusion - before he was substituted off

Spurs' bizarre training kit

New season, new kit - but while Spurs' new home and away strips have been well received, their training gear has gone under the radar. 

What exactly is the pattern? Egg shapes? '70s wallpaper tribute? Out of tune TV? You have to wonder what the thinking was.

Perhaps the idea behind the triple blue shaded T-shirts was to make the opposition nauseous before the game.

Spurs modelled their new training kit before the game -  a bizarre pattern of various blues

Spurs modelled their new training kit before the game -  a bizarre pattern of various blues

The pattern could be variously described as being 70s wallpaper, or an un-tuned television

The pattern could be variously described as being 70s wallpaper, or an un-tuned television

Kyle Walker out... Kyle Walker in... Kyle Walker MOTM

After selling Kyle Walker to Manchester City this summer, Mauricio Pochettino had a back-up plan - with a very similar name. 

Kyle Walker-Peters made his Premier League debut at St James' Park, much to the delight of the fans and wags on Twitter.

Maybe Walker-Peters is in the Spurs first team because he is one of the most promising young English defenders. Maybe it is nominative determinism. The fact he was named man of the match provides the

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