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FAQ about Tottenham Hotspur
When was Tottenham Hotspur founded?
Tottenham Hotspur FC were founded in 1882. It’s said that the club were formed by a group of 11 schoolboys whose leader was Bobby Buckle. Like a lot of early football teams, Spurs were founded by members of a cricket side who wanted to play a sport during the winter months.
How many trophies has Tottenham Hotspur won?
By the end of the 2022/23 English season, Spurs had won a total of 26 major trophies. These include two first division titles, in 1951 and 1961, plus eight FA Cups between 1901 and 1991. Tottenham have also enjoyed success in Europe with trophies in the Cup Winners Cup and UEFA Cup.
Why are Tottenham Hotspur called Coys?
The term ‘Coys’ is an acronym. It stands for Come on you Spurs which is a popular terrace chant around the stadium. On social accounts, many Spurs fans sign off their comments with the letters Coys. It’s also commonly used in hashtag form as #coys so it’s easy to seek out posts.
Why are Tottenham called Hotspur?
Tottenham are called Hotspur after a legendary Shakespearean character. Sir Harry Hotspur plays a major part in Henry VI, Part I and he is synonymous with the Northumberland area of Tottenham. The schoolboys who formed the club identified with him and named the club accordingly.
Why do Tottenham have a cockerel?
The cockerel sits proudly on the Tottenham badge and it has been a part of the club since it began. It’s said that Harry Hotspur, who the club were named after, was fond of the ancient sport of cockfighting. Those cockerels also wore spurs, so it seemed a logical fit for the club logo.
Are Tottenham Hotspur jewish?
In the present day, Tottenham’s fans are drawn from all cultures and all different religions. However, their geographical location in north London has historically been a part of a large Jewish community, and that’s why Spurs are traditionally viewed as being a Jewish club.
Who owns Tottenham Hotspur?
Spurs are owned by the ENIC Group who purchased the club in 2001. ENIC are a British investment company registered in the Bahamas and owned by Joe Lewis. The club chairman is Daniel Levy who is also with ENIC who currently own 85.55% of the share capital of Tottenham Hotspur.
What is the capacity of Tottenham Hotspur stadium?
The Capacity of the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is 62,850. The Stadium replaced Spurs’ former White Hart Lane ground and it was opened in April 2019. Along with Tottenham home games, the stadium also hosts rugby union, American football and a number of rock concerts.
Who owns Tottenham Hotspur stadium?
The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is officially owned by Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. On a wider basis, this means that the ground is owned by ENIC who control the interests of the club at present. Spurs are currently seeking naming rights for the new stadium.
Who are Tottenham's biggest rivals?
Tottenham Hotspur’s biggest rivals are Arsenal, with whom they contest the North London Derby. The rivalry between the two clubs is intense and dates back to the early 20th century. Matches between Tottenham and Arsenal are highly anticipated and fiercely contested by both sets of fans.
Lesser Known Facts about Tottenham Hotspur
- Only Non-League Team to Win the FA Cup: In 1901, Tottenham Hotspur became the first non-league team to win the FA Cup, a remarkable feat that has yet to be repeated.
- First British Team to Win a UEFA Trophy: In 1963, Tottenham Hotspur became the first British team to win a major European competition, the European Cup Winners’ Cup, defeating Atlético Madrid in the final.
List of Spur Quiz Questions
- In which season did Jimmy Greaves help Tottenham Hotspur win the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup?
- Jimmy Greaves was the top goal scorer in the English First Division for how many consecutive seasons during his career?
- Which player did Tottenham Hotspur sign in exchange for Jimmy Greaves when he moved to West Ham United in 1970?
- What year did Jimmy Greaves join Tottenham Hotspur?
- Who scored the first goal for Wolves’ 3-2 defeat over Tottenham Hotspur in the 1972 UEFA Cup final?
- Who s Scored the first ever goal at the New White Hart Lane?
- Which team did Tottenham acquire Ossie Ardiles from in 1978?
- Who holds the record for the most appearances by a Spurs player?
- What was the year when Tottenham Hotspur clinched the FA Community Shield victory for the second time?
- What was the year when Tottenham Hotspur clinched the FA Community Shield for the first time?
- What is the number of times Tottenham Hotspur have won the European Cup/UEFA Champions League?
- In which year Tottenham Hotspur won the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup?
- How many times have Tottenham Hotspur won the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup?
- From which club was James Maddison bought by Tottenham?
- What was the first club that Harry Kane played for in his professional career?
- Harry Kane spent a few years on loan. Which team did he not play for?
- Guess who is in the picture!
- What is Harry Kane’s preferred playing position?
- How many goals did Harry Kane score in the 2020-2021 Premier League season?
- What is Tottenham Hotspur’s logo?
- Guess who is in the picture!
- Who did Harry Kane surpass as Tottenham Hotspur’s all-time leading goal scorer?
- Which team did Harry Kane score his first-ever Premier League hat-trick against?
- How many goals did Harry Kane score in the 2019/20 PL season?
- How many goals did Harry Kane score in the 2017/18 Premier League season?
- How many times have Tottenham Hotspur won the EFL Cup?
- Who was the top goal scorer for Tottenham Hotspur in the ‘2008-09 Premier League season’?
- From which club did Tottenham Hotspur sign Gareth Bale?
- Who was the first manager in Tottenham’s history?
- Who was the Manager of Tottenham from 1942 to 1946?
- Why are Tottenham called Hotspur?
- Who was Tottenham’s manager in their First Division (Premier League) title winning season?
- Which of these Portuguese Internationals haven’t represented Tottenham?
- Which of these players came from Sunderland to Tottenham?
- Who founded Tottenham Hotspur FC?
- Who owns the Tottenham Hotspur F.C.?
- Who played the highest number of matches for Tottenham Hotspur in the club’s history?
- Who is Tottenham Hotspur’s biggest rival?
- Who is Tottenham’s record goal scorer?
- When was Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium opened?
- What is the capacity of Tottenham Hotspur stadium?
- What is Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium called?
- What does the Tottenham Hotspur’s motto mean – Audere Est Facere?
- What are Tottenham Hotspur’s main colours?
- What are Tottenham Hotspur fans called?
- What year was Tottenham Hotspur founded?
- What trophy has Tottenham Hotspur not won yet?
- How many points did Tottenham score in the 2017/18 PL season?
- How many fans do Tottenham Hotspur have in the UK?
- Guess which Tottenham ex-manager is in the picture!