Swansea manager Garry Monk to miss twins' birthday party

Swansea manager Garry Monk
"I am sure we will celebrate when I get back and it would be great to have three points when we do," says Garry Monk

Garry Monk admits missing his twins' birthday party because he will be in charge of Swansea at White Hart Lane has not made him popular with his wife.

The 35-year-old manager said: "I've had it all in the ear!

"But my wife understands my job and has been tremendous about it.

"The twins are having a party on Wednesday so I will have to FaceTime them. Maybe I could try it at half-time and get the lads to give them a wave," he joked ahead of the Tottenham game.

Swansea have recorded successive wins over Manchester United and Burnley, and reached the 40-point mark after 27 games.