Tottenham 2-1 Newcastle

Bale in a class of his own

February 9, 2013
By Kevin Palmer, White Hart Lane
If there was a debate over who deserves to be hailed as the best player in the Premier League, it was duly settled by Gareth Bale after this latest wonder show at White Hart Lane.

There will be those who suggest Manchester United's Robin van Persie has claims to a title that will rarely be bestowed unanimously, but when you witness a performance as majestic and sublime as Bale produced to beat Newcastle - almost single-handedly - it seems inconceivable that a more complete footballer is ...

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