Tottenham Hotspur fans have been left frustrated and disappointed by the news that the new stadium launch has been delayed for the second time.
It was scheduled to open officially on September 15th for the visit of Liverpool, but the club have now confirmed that this date is not achievable due to “issues with the critical safety systems.”
This now means that certain fixtures have to be moved to Wembley to be fulfilled, whereas the original plan was to just use the national stadium for Saturday’s visit of Fulham.
What games and events are affected by the delay?
(Test Event) Spurs Under-23’s v Brighton Under-23’s – August 27th (New date TBC)
(Test Event) Spurs Legends v Bayern Munch Legends – September 1st (New date TBC)
(Premier League) Spurs v Liverpool – September 15th
(Premier League) Spurs v Cardiff City – October 6th
(NFL) Oakland Raiders v Seattle Seahawks – October 14th
Whereas the two test events must be held at the new stadium in order for the club to achieve the safety licence ahead of a first official game, the Liverpool and Cardiff fixtures, along with the NFL match will all be moved to Wembley.
The opening Champions League fixtures are also likely to be affected with the following match dates scheduled by UEFA.
18/19 September: Group stage, matchday one
2/3 October: Group stage, matchday two
23/24 October: Group stage, matchday three
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