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They might well have done nbr. Apparently it was Liverpool who complained and when Spurs realised they'd broken the rules they immediately withdrew. The decision has been praised by NextGen but Spurs aren't happy with the way Liverpool complained about it apparently, so I read in the paper today. Interestingly the article also included this "Spurs unknowingly fielded 2 ineligible players in the game in which Liverpool included players recruited for substantial transfer fees". Not sure whether that's against the rules or in the spirit of the game either.
It does beg the question though that surely somebody at the club should have known who was/wasn't eligible to play and advised Sherwood and Ferdinand beforehand.