Spurs new stadium | open for business

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  1. Oct 2, 2019

    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Yagami Full Member

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    Yep! It's as generic as can be, too. It hurts when I see United fans seemingly jealous when we have Old Trafford. It may be old, but I love it's unique look and the fact that it looks old adds a charm to it that not many stadiums have.

    Has anyone been to Spurs' stadium here? I haven't, but my brother did when he was back in Manchester visiting from Seoul and wasn't impressed.
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    ClaytonBlackmoorLeftPeg Full Member

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    I think a lot of people are impressed with the stadium, and to an extent rightly so.

    But much like when you see a new build house, you have to ask what personality will it have in 20 years time when the shine comes off? Newer stadia will be built that are shinier, bigger and have other fads like tennis courts or grape rooms... and it will be mediocre in a generation.

    I much prefer something truly innovative or historic with personality.
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    Serge Gnabry has now scored as many goals in Spurs' new stadium as Harry Kane
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    so the other night was purely to test the scoreboard out for NFL scorelines... Or Bayern thought they were playing American footy?
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    GlastonSpur Also disliked on an Aston Villa forum

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    izzydiggler Full Member

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    Was at the game today. Hell of a stadium.
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    GlastonSpur Also disliked on an Aston Villa forum

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    Good write up in the Telegraph of the 1st ever NFL game in our stadium:

    "It’s 3.30pm on a Sunday afternoon and Seven Sisters Road is a procession of American Football shirts. A man in a 15-year-old Brian Urlacher Bears jersey and his friend, wearing Josh Jacobs’ brand new Raiders shirt, walk shoulder-to-shoulder past a dodgy kebab shop. A family of Patriots fans pop into a Lycamobile newsagent for some water and fizzy drinks. A British woman in a Jaguars jersey jokes about sixth-round rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew with a man who’s flown over from Chicago to watch his favourite team.

    None of this is a strange sight in London anymore - the NFL has been embedded in a small corner of British culture for well over a decade. The difference is it now has a home.

    Tottenham’s magnificent new stadium is the first ever to be purpose built for American Football outside of the United States.

    When you look at the glistening glass exterior, emblazoned with the logos and quarterbacks of the travelling teams, with its very own NFL store and its tailgating park, you could be forgiven for thinking you’re in Atlanta or Dallas, and yet the atmosphere - and the rain which fell as the crowds made their way through the turnstiles - is still distinctly British. It feels like everything the NFL has tried to bring to the UK - both the culmination of years of hard work and the first step of a giant revolution to come.

    The transformation from football; English to football; American is so complete that when you take your seat it is hard to imagine Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen trotting out of the tunnel every other week. This feels like a real NFL stadium, worthy of any of the league’s finest franchises. The field itself is ever present, just hidden by the retractable football pitch. There are separate, larger dressing rooms for American football, the big screens replay every down in vibrant detail and the atmosphere, with no disrespect to Wembley, was on another level to what we’ve experienced in this country before.
    It was helped by a far more partisan crowd. While jerseys from all 32 teams were present, as always, they may have been outnumbered by Bears and Raiders shirts. Bears fans in particular - a combination of die-hard Chicagoans and British converts to one of the sport’s most storied franchises - were raucous. Derek Carr must have struggled to make his commands heard on third down, so deafening was the crowd, and the stadium reached fever pitch on one especially exhilarating play, when Bears running back Tarik Cohen exploded for a 71-yard punt return.

    Bears head coach Matt Nagy was understandably prickly after the game, considering the way his team let the result slip through their fingers, but couldn’t help but glow when asked about the setting.

    “Beautiful, absolutely gorgeous,” he said. “I mean, it’s the first thing you do, you walk in here and you just see it. It’s state of the art. It’s top notch. You talk about doing things the right way, I mean it blows you away. It’s absolutely phenomenal.”

    A setting worthy of its very own, permanent NFL franchise? It’s hard to argue against it. Until now the London series has always felt like American Football visiting Britain. On Sunday it felt like it was truly belonged. It felt like it was home."

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/america...-stadium-allows-nfl-have-home-britain-rather/
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    I'd go see an NFL game in London. Know a few people here who are flying over exclusively for this.
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    RobinLFC Cries when Liverpool doesn't get praised

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    Yeah, I had friends at the game yesterday and they all said the stadium was amazing. Definitely gonna try to buy tickets for the London series next year if the games are any decent.
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    Oh dear.
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    He didn't mean it.
    What he meant to say was that Mourinho's the best thing since sliced bread and the club would win silverware if they employed him.