“Best football ground I’ve been to” – England legend raves about Spurs’ new stadium

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Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Tottenham beat Manchester City 1-0 in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals last night at the new stadium.

The game was the first ever European tie held at the 62,062 capacity stadium and the second ever competitive game held at the venue after Crystal Palace became the first visitors to the ground last Wednesday.

While Spurs fans have had to wait patiently for the stadium to open, there is no doubt that the wait has been worth it as the stadium is absolutely state of the art.

It consists of several unique features including an innumerable number of food and drink outlets, a single tier stand with a capacity of 17,500, and a retractable pitch to host NFL games.

Going by the first two games at the venue, the acoustics at the ground also seems top notch as the fans generated a brilliant atmosphere in both matches.

Former Spurs and England striker Gary Lineker was covering last night’s Champions League game for BT Sport, and by the looks of it the 58-year-old has been left mightily impressed by what he saw.

Lineker took to social media yesterday to post the following about the venue:

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