A look at how clubs usually perform after moving into a new stadium

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur are finally set to move into their new stadium on April 3 against Crystal Palace, with two test events taking pace between now and then.

This marks the end to the six months of waiting for Spurs fans after they were initially promised an opening date of September 2018 against Liverpool.

However, few will complain once they have their bums on the new White Hart Lane seats in a couple of weeks.

Famously, clubs always seem to underperform when moving into a new stadium, but how will the move affect Tottenham.

The club have already been forced to adjust to a new surrounding when moving to Wembley for near enough two seasons, and have still been able to maintain a high level of performance.

However, comparing the final season at WHL and the first at Wembley, Tottenham did drop 10 extra home points (SkySports).

In fact, out of the seven Prem teams to make a move from stadium to stadium, only two have improved their points tally in the new ground.

The last side to do this was Fulham back in 2002/03, when they improved from 28 home points to 36.

Since then, however, Arsenal, Fulham again, Man City, Southampton, West Ham, and Spurs have all dropped home points after the move.

How do you think it will affect Tottenham?

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