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Tottenham, from the Lane: The Story of Spurs in N17

K Lucas

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From the publisher:

Tottenham, From the Lane: The Story of Spurs in N17 is the remarkable local history of the club's journey from humble beginnings in 1882 to opening its state-of-the-art new ground. Founded by schoolboys under a streetlamp, Tottenham Hotspur has become one of the world's biggest football institutions. Its GBP1bn stadium, a worthy successor to White Hart Lane, the world-famous home of the Spurs, sits among the tower blocks.

The same Lane that played host to glory, glory nights, graced by legends from Danny Blanchflower to Harry Kane, had been transformed into a munitions factory in World War One. Those streets that welcomed parades at the height of the club's success in the 1960s would later witness rioting and carnage. A move to east London loomed large and Tottenham might have lost its Spurs altogether.

Tottenham Hotspur's 130-year relationship with its home has been complex, changing, but always proud.

The author:

Kat Lucas is a London-based sports journalist. From the old Shelf Side to the new Park Lane via the press box, she has reported on Tottenham Hotspur for several years and is a lifelong supporter. Kat has written about football for various publications including Thei and The Times. A visiting fellow with the Open University, much of her work has focused on how sport and politics intertwine.


22 x 14 cm
224 pages
October 2021