Tottenham Hotspur FC – White Hart Lane

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Tottenham Hotspur Football Club are an English football club who play in the FA Premier League. The club is also known as Tottenham and Spurs, while their own fans also refer to them as the Lilywhites because of their traditional white shirts.

Their home ground is White Hart Lane, Tottenham, in the borough of Haringey. The club motto is Audere est Facere (lit: “To dare is to do”) and their emblem is the cockerel and ball.

Tottenham were the first club in the 20th century to achieve the league and cup Double, winning both competitions in the 1960-61 season. In 1963, Spurs became the first British club to win a European trophy – the European Cup Winners’ Cup.

The club enjoys a long-standing rivalry with near neighbours Arsenal. They currently play each other twice every season as part of the Premiership calendar. They can also be drawn against each other in the FA Cup and League Cup competitions. These fixtures are known as North London derbies.


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