Tottenham: Liverpool the guests for first sport at new stadium
Tottenham’s first sport of their new stadium might be in opposition to Liverpool on the weekend of 15-16 September.
Spurs’ new floor is near completion however is not going to be prepared for the beginning of the Premier League season.
They’ll play promoted Fulham at Wembley of their first residence sport of the season on the weekend of 18-19 August.
“We mentioned the timings and skill to play away video games and I feel it’s a good answer to have an earlier residence sport,” stated boss Mauricio Pochettino.
“Wembley was nice for us final season and we’re much more used to that than we’re the brand new stadium.”
That is first time a membership has been allowed to play residence video games at two venues in the identical season.
Spurs had been as a result of host Watford on 1 September, however the Hornets agreed to swap the fixture’s venue to Vicarage Street.
Their new £850m stadium will seat 62,000 spectators, and the membership will schedule a number of occasions previous the Liverpool sport to “test and rehearse varied operational points”.
“We’re excited in regards to the season forward and making the brand new stadium our new residence,” Pochettino added.
“I’ve stood contained in the bowl and I do know the ambiance might be unbelievable – it will likely be properly well worth the wait.”