‘Marching On’ out now to mark opening of Tottenham’s new home
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We spoke to former players about White Hart Lane, the glory, glory days and what the future holds for Mauricio Pochettino’s team back in N17
Tottenham Hotspur will play their first ever Premier League game at their new home this Wednesday when Crystal Palace visit and to mark the opening of the 62,062-seater venue we have produced a 72-page magazine titled ‘Marching On’.
It has been a long journey, but the wait is nearly over and shortly Spurs will return to where they belong.
Since the Lilywhites left White Hart Lane in May 2017, we have interviewed former players about their memories of the famous, old stadium.
We also looked back on Tottenham’s history and looked ahead to what could happen next in their incredible new ground.
Les Allen reflected on being part of the double-winning team from 1961 while Martin Chivers reminisced about cup success at the start of the 1970s.
Terry Naylor provided insight into the tough times following Bill Nicholson’s resignation and Micky Hazard talked us through Keith Burkinshaw’s memorable time as boss.
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- 2 8 charged after drugs raids in Hackney and Tower Hamlets
- 3 Hackney festival celebrating Turkish and Kurdish culture returns
- 4 Boy, 16, in custody after spate of sexual assaults in Hackney Marshes
- 5 Police search for witness who helped rape victim
- 6 TfL worker launches petition to reinstate Finsbury Park to Edgware railway
- 7 Hackney shooting: Appeal after 'weapons fight' in Lower Clapton
- 8 Wanted: Suspect sought after series of sexual assaults in Hackney Marshes area
- 9 Met defends Israeli police visit to Hackney
- 10 Man dies after being found on fire in Stoke Newington
We also spoke with the legendary Gary Mabbutt and fellow 1991 FA Cup winners Erik Thorsvedt and Justin Edinburgh about their times at the Lane, which saw them all play under various managers during some turbulent years.
Ledley King, the last Spurs captain to lift silverware in 2008, helped us look back on the start of a new century while another academy graduate, Jamie O’Hara, talked the highs and lows of more Wembley finals.
Tottenham legends like Arthur Rowe, Jimmy Greaves, Glenn Hoddle, Ossie Ardiles, Paul Gascoigne, Teddy Sheringham, Jurgen Klinsmann, David Ginola and many more also get mentions along with new man of the moment Harry Kane as we build up for the curtain-raiser against Palace.
Spurs’ past, present and future is all covered in this must-read for fans young and old as the first-team finally return to N17.
To get a copy, click here