London mayor checks on Spurs stadium progress - football

London mayor checks on Spurs stadium progress

London mayor checks on Spurs stadium progress

We will host first NFL London game of 2018 in October and today London mayor Sadiq Khan toured new £750m stadium with Daniel Levy
Our chairman showed Mr Khan around our new stadium on the day it was announced that White Hart Lane will host the first NFL London game of 2018.
The article by the London Evening Standard says that the Oakland Raiders will take on Seattle Seahawks on October 14 at our new 62,000-seater stadium, with the NFL announcing a further two matches to be played at Wembley at the end of October with Khan saying: “London is the international home of the NFL and I am really excited to welcome the world’s best American football stars and their thousands of fans from around the globe back to our city.

‘I’m delighted Tottenham Hotspur’s fantastic new stadium is joining the line-up of world-class sports arenas in our great city.
The mayor added: “Spurs’ new ground will stage one game in its first year of opening and in 2019 we look forward to going back to staging at least four NFL games in London.Once again, London has shown why it is the sporting capital of the world and open to the very best sports events.’ Our chairman took Khan and NFL executive vice-president Mark Waller around the ground and the article adds how the mayor was enthusiastic about the development and the benefits that it will bring to a traditionally deprived area of London: ‘I welcome the commitment from Spurs in building not just a fantastic stadium for Premier League football and the NFL, but also leading the regeneration of this area of London and investing in local people.’
Levy added: ‘Our vision was always to deliver far more than a stadium ? we have looked to create a new sport and leisure destination for London and to start real place change in Tottenham ? an area about which we are passionate.

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