[11][12] Nicknames for the club include "Spurs" and "the Lilywhites". [120] In June 2017, it was announced that Nike would be the new kits supplier, with the 2017–18 kit released on 30 June, featuring the Spurs' crest encased in a shield, paying homage to Spurs' 1960–61 season, where they became the first post-war-club to win both the Football League First Division and the FA Cup. The ground was initially leased from Charringtons, and the stands they used at Northumberland Park were moved here, giving shelter for 2,500 spectators. Couple that with their ownership figures – Son especially at 60.3% – and owning both the Spurs attackers feels like a wise investment. This device appeared on Spurs' playing kits for three seasons 1996–99. [100] The club used spurs as a symbol in 1900, which then evolved into a fighting cock. [189], The football club is one of the highest profile participants in the 10:10 project which encourages individuals, businesses and organisations to take action on environmental issues. The AT&T Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena on the east side of San Antonio, Texas. [67] In the 1997–98 season the Paxton Road stand received a new upper tier and a second Jumbotron screen. [163][164], Historically, the club had a significant Jewish following from the Jewish communities in east and north London, with around a third of its supporters estimated to be Jewish in the 1930s. [129][130] Since 2014, AIA has been the main shirt sponsor, initially in a deal worth over £16 million annually,[131][132] increased to a reported £40 to £45 million per year in 2019 in an eight-year deal that lasts until 2027. Tottenham were also the runners-up in the 2018–19 UEFA Champions League. [15] The club's fixtures began to attract the interest of the local community and attendances at its home matches increased. They are part of the Southwest Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). 1 of 5. They won promotion after topping the league in 2007–08. Report: Spurs selling minority stake in team; Holt says team committed to San Antonio Peter J. Holt says ownership group remains 100 percent committed to San Antonio RJ … [185], In March 2007 the club announced a partnership with the charity SOS Children's Villages UK. It was the hymn Glory, Glory Hallelujah being sung by 60,000 fans at White Hart Lane in our European Cup matches. With superstar guard Donovan Mitchell on the brink of signing a max extension, Smith has to establish the direction of the team going forward. Pandemic spurs boom in US pet ownership. It's unclear what percentage of the franchise is up for sale. [151] The Annual Report for 2010 indicated that ENIC had acquired 76% of all Ordinary Shares and also held 97% of all convertible redeemable preference shares, equivalent to a holding of 85% of share capital. [207][209] The club's record defeat is an 8–0 loss to 1. [186] Player fines will go towards this charity's children's village in Rustenburg, South Africa with the funds being used to cover the running costs as well as in support of a variety of community development projects in and around Rustenburg. [128] A month later they unveiled a £5 million deal with leading specialist bank and asset management firm Investec as shirt sponsor for the Champions League and domestic cup competitions for the next two years. The rivalry began in 1913 when Arsenal moved from the Manor Ground, Plumstead to Arsenal Stadium, Highbury, and this rivalry intensified in 1919 when Arsenal were unexpectedly promoted to the First Division, taking a place that Tottenham believed should have been theirs. Significant events include the rioting by Spurs fans in Rotterdam at the 1974 UEFA Cup Final against Feyenoord, and again during the 1983–84 UEFA Cup matches against Feyenoord in Rotterdam and Anderlecht in Brussels. [182], The club through its Community Programme has, since 2006, been working with Haringey Council and the Metropolitan Housing Trust and the local community on developing sports facilities and social programmes which have also been financially supported by Barclays Spaces for Sport and the Football Foundation. Bubba Wallace (43) drives in traffic during the YellaWood 500 NASCAR auto race at Talladega … Pandemic spurs desire for car ownership in China. [94][95] The main building on Hotspur Way also has hydrotherapy and swimming pools, gyms, medical facilities, dining and rest areas for players as well as classrooms for academy and schoolboy players. On 21 August 2009 the club reported that they had issued a further 30 million shares to fund the initial development costs of the new stadium project, and that 27.8 million of these new shares had been purchased by ENIC. [115] In March 2011, Under Armour announced a five-year deal to supply Spurs with shirts and other apparel from the start of 2012–13,[116][117] with the home, away and the third kits revealed in July and August 2012. The club claimed that they dropped their club name and would be using the rebranded logo only on playing kits. after Charles Robert who had been chairman since 1898 died. Spurs were relegated in the 1927–28 season after McWilliam left. The West Stand was replaced by an expensive new structure in 1982, and the East Stand was renovated in 1988. [33], On 15 May 1963, Tottenham became the first British team to win a European trophy by winning the 1962–63 European Cup Winners' Cup when they beat Atlético Madrid 5–1 in the final. In 2006, in order to rebrand and modernise the club's image, the club badge and coat of arms were replaced by a professionally designed logo/emblem. [122], Shirt sponsorship in English football was first adopted by the non-league club Kettering Town F.C. [54][55][56] Pochettino was subsequently sacked after a poor start to the 2019-20 season and was replaced by José Mourinho. [2] It was the third time the Spurs received the ESPN honor, and the franchise has ranked in the Top 10 every year since the survey was introduced in 2003.[3]. [133][134], 1 Only appeared in the Premier League. [118][119] The shirts incorporate technology that can monitor the players' heart rate and temperature and send the biometric data to the coaching staff. The team plays its home games at Cedar Park Center. The angels were allowed on the perimeter of the pitch and their fervour whipped up the home fans who responded with a rendition of "Glory Glory Hallelujah", which is still sung on terraces at White Hart Lane and other football grounds. Provided by Spurs Sports & Entertainment Show More Show Less 6 of 12 A number of people have had a hand in Spurs ownership since a group of businessmen purchased the team in 1973. [35] They had also won the FA Cup in 1967,[36] and two League Cups (in 1971 and 1973). In 1888, the club rented a pitch between numbers 69 and 75 Northumberland Park[61] at a cost of £17 per annum, where spectators were charged 3d a game, raised to 6d for cup ties. By AI HEPING in New York | China Daily Global | Updated: 2020-12-07 10:53 Share. [158][159] Historical supporters of the club have included such figures as philosopher A.J. [40], The 1980s was a period of change that began with a new phase of redevelopment at White Hart Lane, as well as a change of directors. [59] It was at this ground that, in 1887, Spurs first played the team that would later become their arch rivals, Arsenal (then known as Royal Arsenal), leading 2–1 until the match was called off due to poor light after the away team arrived late. [96][97] The lodge is mainly used by Tottenham's first team and Academy players, but it has also been used by national football teams – the first visitors to use the facilities at the site were the Brazilian team in preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. [21] In his second season in charge, Tottenham won their first ever top-tier league championship title when they finished top of the First Division for the 1950–51 season. [30] The title was won on 17 April 1961 when they beat the eventual runner-up Sheffield Wednesday at home 2–1, with three more games still to play. They were NBA champions in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2014. (SS&E) is an American sports & entertainment organization, ... (the 1998/1999 season was shortened to 50 games because of a lockout and based on their win percentage of .740, would have easily surpassed 50 wins in an 82-game season, and thus extend the record by 2 more seasons). in 1952 for £35,000. This makes clear the clustering I alluded to in my previous post. Even among the top performing defenders the results of my forecast show only a small amount of differentiation with one stand out, a cluster of secondary premium performers and then a grouping that leads the line of the rest of the pack. There had been a number of incidences of hooliganism involving Spurs fans, particularly in the 1970s and 1980s. [181] They also share notable rivalries with fellow London clubs Chelsea and West Ham United. Founded in 2016, the team debuted in the United Soccer League that same year. In their 38 NBA seasons since 1976–1977, the Spurs have won 20 division titles. [98], Since the 1921 FA Cup Final the Tottenham Hotspur crest has featured a cockerel. [211] The highest recorded home attendances were at their temporary home, Wembley Stadium, due to its higher capacity – 85,512 spectators turned up on 2 November 2016 for the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League game against Bayer Leverkusen,[212] while 83,222 attended the North London Derby against Arsenal on 10 February 2018 which is the highest attendance recorded for any Premier League game. The Spurs like to mix and match their lineups depending on the opponents, so there will likely be some nights when Lyles starts and Jakob Poeltl … The club is owned by ENIC Group. Bubble size is ownership percentage. The San Antonio Spurs entered the 2020 NBA Draft Lottery with the eleventh-best odds to win the No. 13 by the UEFA with a club coefficient of 85.0 points as of April 2020.[214]. The team was founded in Salt Lake City, Utah as the Utah Starzz before the league's inaugural 1997 season began; the team moved to San Antonio before the 2003 season. The Austin Spurs are an American basketball team of the NBA G League based in Austin, Texas. From 1943 to 1984, members of these families were chairmen of Tottenham Hotspur F.C. The South Stand redevelopment was completed in March 1995 and included the first giant Sony Jumbotron TV screen for live game coverage and away match screenings. [174] Attempts to prosecute Tottenham fans who chanted the words have failed, as the Crown Prosecution Service considered that the words as used by Tottenham fans could not be judged legally "threatening, abusive or insulting". The team is currently coached by Ken McDonald. The Rampage played in the AT&T Center in San Antonio, the same arena as the Spurs, from the 2002-03 season until the 2019-20 season. Their first opponents were Górnik Zabrze, the Polish champions, and after a hard-fought match Spurs suffered a 4–2 reverse. Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, commonly referred to as Tottenham (/ˈtɒtənəm/)[2][3] or Spurs, is an English professional football club in Tottenham, London, that competes in the Premier League. Under-23s and Academy § Honours, List of Tottenham Hotspur F.C. In the 2016–17 season they won the FA Women's Premier League Southern Division and a subsequent playoff, gaining promotion to the FA Women's Super League 2. [37] The team was then relegated at the end of the 1976–77 season with Keith Burkinshaw as manager. 2 Aurasma is a subsidiary of the Autonomy Corporation. Former Austin Spurs in the NBA include Danny Green, Cory Joseph, Gerald Green and Alonzo Gee. [41][42] Debt at the club would again lead to a change in the boardroom, and Terry Venables teamed up with businessman Alan Sugar in June 1991 to take control of Tottenham Hotspur plc. They first acquired 29.9% share of the club in 1991, of which 27% was bought from Sugar for £22 million. The arena was completed in 2002, as the SBC Center. Sugar increased his stake to £8 million by December 1991 and became the dominant partner with effective control of the club. [107] Five years later in 1895, the year they became a professional club, they switched to a chocolate and gold striped kit. They have made the postseason 7 out of their 12 seasons in the NBA Development League/G League, winning the D League/G League Championship in twice in the 2012 [7] and 2018 [8] seasons. Investec Bank appeared in the Champions League, FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League.[130][138]. Read full article. The Tennessee Titans are fresh off a huge win in Week 12 over the Indianapolis Colts that gave them sole ownership of the top spot of the AFC South … In the last 7 days. [166] Antisemitic chants directed at the club and its supporters by rival fans have been heard since the 1960s, with words such as "Yids" or "Yiddos" used against Tottenham supporters. The company owns and operates several sporting franchises including the National Basketball Association (NBA) San Antonio Spurs, NBA G League Austin Spurs, and the USL Championship club San Antonio FC. Spectators climbed on the roof of the refreshment stand for a better view of the match. Ground: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium: Capacity: 62,303: Owner: ENIC International Ltd. (85.55%) Chairman: Daniel Levy: Head coach: José Mourinho: League: Premier League: 2019–20: Premier League, 6th … However, the stand was blown down a few weeks later and had to be repaired. Popovich: Change in Spurs Ownership Structure ‘Win-Win for Everybody’ by Mike Monroe March 10, 2016 October 7, 2016. [8][9][10] In April 1884 the club was renamed "Tottenham Hotspur Football Club" to avoid confusion with another London club named Hotspur, whose post had been mistakenly delivered to North London. [14] The team entered their first cup competition in the London Association Cup, and won 5–2 in their first competitive match on 17 October 1885 against a company's works team called St Albans. (D) Next to the year indicates a Double winning year, Steve Perryman holds the appearance record for Spurs, having played 854 games for the club between 1969 and 1986, of which 655 were league matches. Bubba Wallace (43) drives in traffic during the YellaWood 500 NASCAR auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) 1 of 5. The share of female business ownership has increased by several percentage points over the last decade, going from 35.2 percent in 2010 to 38.4 percent in 2019. [105] In 1884 or 1885, the club changed to a "quartered" kit similar to Blackburn Rovers after watching them win in the 1884 FA Cup Final. [194][195] In other developments in North Tottenham, the club has built 256 affordable homes and a 400-pupil primary school. Solskjaer took ownership of Tuesday's loss, one which means he is now the first manager of a British club to lose six of his first 10 matches in the Champions League. [57], Spurs played their early matches on public land at the Park Lane end of Tottenham Marshes, where they had to mark out and prepare their own pitch. [205], Tottenham's record league win is 9–0 against Bristol Rovers in the Second Division on 22 October 1977. [65], After Spurs were admitted to the Football League, the club started to build a new stadium, with stands designed by Archibald Leitch being constructed over the next two and a half decades. [75], After a long delay over the compulsory purchase order of local businesses located on land to the north of the stadium and a legal challenge against the order,[76][77] resolved in early 2015,[78] planning application for another new design was approved by Haringey Council on 17 December 2015. A new sound was heard in English football in the 1961–62 season. The stand collapsed, causing a few injuries. [208] Spurs' biggest top-flight victory came against Wigan Athletic on 22 November 2009, when they won 9–1 with Jermain Defoe scoring five goals. The fiercest of these is with north London rivals Arsenal. [47] Despite a succession of managers and players such as Teddy Sheringham, Jürgen Klinsmann and David Ginola, for a long period in the Premier League until the late 2000s, Spurs finished mid-table most seasons with few trophies won. By JENNA FRYER October 9, 2020 GMT. The Spurs have sustained a high level of success, with a winning percentage over the last two decades second only to the NFL’s New England Patriots. Tottenham have played in a first (home) strip of white shirts and navy blue shorts since the 1898–99 season. The club's emblem is a cockerel standing upon a football, with a Latin motto Audere est Facere ("To Dare Is to Do"). The East Stand (Worcester Avenue) was finished in 1934 and this increased capacity to around 80,000 spectators and cost £60,000. CLOSE. Find out about the Investor Relations at Tottenham Hotspur, including the Club Directors, Annual Reports and Shareholder Information. In total, Nicholson won eight major trophies in his 16 years at the club as manager. [63] In April 1898, 14,000 fans turned up to watch Spurs play Woolwich Arsenal. The franchise has won NBA championships in 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2014. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Cameron would have a significant impact on Spurs, helping the club win its first trophy, the Southern League title in the 1899–1900 season. The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. [62] In the 1920s, Bukta produced the jerseys for the club. He took the team back to the First Division after finishing top of the Second Division in the 1949–50 season. [210], The record home attendance at White Hart Lane was 75,038 on 5 March 1938 in a cup tie against Sunderland. [179][180], Tottenham supporters have rivalries with several clubs, mainly within the London area. By Li Fusheng | China Daily | Updated: 2020-06-15 13:21 Share. became a limited company, the Tottenham Hotspur Football and Athletic Company Ltd, on 2 March 1898 so as to raise funds for the club and limit the personal liability of its members. Following an announcement at the 2011 AGM, in January 2012 Tottenham Hotspur confirmed that the club had delisted its shares from the stock market, taking it into private ownership. [27], Spurs went into a period of decline after the successes of the early 1970s, and Nicholson resigned after a poor start to the 1974–75 season. [83] After two successful test events, Tottenham Hotspur officially moved into the new ground on 3 April 2019[84] with a Premier League match against Crystal Palace which Spurs won 2–0. Daniel Levy wants Dele Alli to stay but January represents opportunity for England international to get further playing … 101 Great Goals 22:02 18-Nov-20. [70] Domestic fixtures of the 2016–17 season continued to be played at the Lane, but demolition of the rest of the stadium started the day after the last game of the season,[71] and White Hart Lane was completely demolished by the end of July 2017. Originally named Hotspur Football Club, the club was formed on 5 September 1882 by a group of schoolboys led by Bobby Buckle. In doing so they became the only non-League club to achieve the feat since the formation of The Football League in 1888. [110] Admiral was replaced by Le Coq Sportif in the summer of 1980. 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[16], The club turned professional on 20 December 1895 and, in the summer of 1896, was admitted to Division One of the Southern League. Talks began over the future of the ground with a number of schemes considered, such as increasing the stadium capacity through redevelopment of the current site, or using of the 2012 London Olympic Stadium in Stratford. Their kit changed again to red shirt and blue shorts in 1890, and for a time the team were known as 'the Tottenham Reds'. were listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM index). Performance improved under Harry Redknapp with players such as Gareth Bale and Luka Modrić, and the club finished in the top five in the early 2010s. [104], The first Tottenham kit recorded in 1883 included a navy blue shirt with a letter H on a scarlet shield on the left breast, and white breeches. [99] Since then the cockerel and ball emblem has become a part of the club's identity. To do this they upgraded their lights to more efficient models, they turned down their heating dials and took less short-haul flights among a host of other things. In October 2017, multiple media reports indicated that SS&E was nearing completion of the sale of the Stars to a group that would move the team to Las Vegas for the 2018 season and beyond. [17] The following year Spurs won the 1901 FA Cup by beating Sheffield United 3–1 in a replay of the final, after the first game ended in a 2–2 draw. [192] The club however argued that the project, when completed, would support 3,500 jobs and inject an estimated £293 million into the local economy annually,[193] and that it would serve as the catalyst for a wider 20-year regeneration programme for the Tottenham area. [51][52] They appointed Mauricio Pochettino as head coach, who was in the role between 2014 and 2019. 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