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The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium finally opens

Spurs open new stadium... finally!

Sunday 24th March 2019

Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium has finally played host to its first match!

After much delay, the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium finally hosted its first competitive game as Spurs' beat Southampton 3-1 in the U18 Premier League with Tottenham's J'Neil Bennett scoring the first ever goal at the new stadium. The attendance of 28,987 was the largest ever for an U18 Premier League match.

That was the first of 2 official test events, with the second being a friendly between Spurs Legends and Inter Forever a week later.

The first Premier League game will be the London derby against Crystal Palace on Wednesday April 3rd. An official opening ceremony will take place before kick-off.


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Rob is the owner of footballgroundmap.com. A Sheffield United fan and father of two, Rob loves nothing more than a good game of football whether that's watching the Blades or one his local non-League teams. He's somewhat of a traditionalist, preferring the older grounds to newer purpose-built ones.

Away from footballgroundmap.com, Rob works as an Ecommerce Manager for one of the UK's largest video games retailers. He also owns and runs kick22.com, a system which allows junior and non-League clubs to create their own low cost website.

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