Tottenham Hotspur

Manager
Mauricio Pochettino
Established
1882
Nick Name
Spurs or Lilywhites
Stadium
White Hart Lane
Capacity
36284
Twitter
https://twitter.com/SpursOfficial
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/TottenhamHotspur
Website
http://www.tottenhamhotspur.com/home/

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On Tuesday 5 September 1882, the Hotspur Football Club was formed by grammar-school boys from the Bible class at All Hallows Church. They were also members of Hotspur Cricket Club. It is possible that the name Hotspur was associated with Sir Henry Percy, who was "Harry Hotspur" of Shakespeare's Henry IV, part 1, and who lived locally during the 14th century and whose descendants owned land in the neighbourhood. In 1884 the club was renamed Tottenham Hotspur Football Club to avoid any...
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