According to a Daily Mail article, Spurs have fans in 214 countries, so it stands to reason that the club has its fair share of celebrity fans. While the likes of actor Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) and singer Bob Marley are/were said to be Spurs fans, the ones on this list hail a little closer to home…
Arguably the most famous Spurs fan on this list, Adele is a global phenomenon. She’s also from Seven Sisters, which means she grew up very close to White Hart Lane; in fact, she’s Tottenham through and through.
Although Adele’s busy schedule doesn’t allow her to get to games as much as she’d like, she was in attendance when we lost 2-0 to Chelsea in the League Cup final at Wembley back in 2015.
She also likes to fly the Spurs flag while onstage around the world.
— The O2 (@TheO2) April 4, 2016
- Michael McIntyre
Michael McIntyre is a well-known Spurs fan and has been pictured watching matches and hanging out with the whole squad at different times. Michael also arranged for a fellow fan to meet Spurs legend Ossie Ardiles on his BBC show, Midnight Gameshow.
- Philip Green
Phillip Green’s roulette success may be his last bit of good luck for a while. In the year that clothing magnate Philip Green gets ready to sell Topshop amid falling profits, rumour has it that Disney is about to buy his favourite football club (that’s Spurs, if you hadn’t guessed). If it happens, let’s hope the film company runs the club better than Green ran BHS.
Spurs last won the league in the 1960-61 season – a good 18 years before Grime artist Wiley was even born.
Despite the lack of trophies, Wiley claims to be the “biggest diehard Spurs fan” out of all his friends. However, he’s pessimistic about the future – he was quoted as saying that he doesn’t believe we’ll win the league at all in his lifetime. He also blames a lack of “ambition” for Spurs’ failure to beat Leicester to the title back in the 2015-16 season.
- Kenneth Branagh
Hailing from Belfast, renowned thespian Kenneth Branagh isn’t the most natural Spurs fan. His affection for Spurs comes from fellow Northern Irelander Danny Blanchflower, whom Branagh’s father adored. Later stars Steve Perryman and Alan Gilzean cemented the actor’s loyalty to Tottenham.
Branagh calls himself more of an armchair fan and rarely goes to matches. But neither do our millions of fans around the world, so we won’t hold that against him.
- Roger Lloyd-Pack
He may have died back in 2014, but Roger Lloyd-Pack (otherwise known as Trigger from Only Fools & Horses) was a big Spurs fan during his lifetime. He used to go to matches with his sons, or as a guest former club captain Gary Mabbutt in one of the executive boxes. He said he preferred sitting in the stands as he liked to shout during matches (something frowned upon in the executive boxes).
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