Comfy seats, fancy food stalls and a giant cockerel… Tottenham fans get first glimpse inside new stadium at test event as they race to be ready for new Premier League season
- Tottenham opened the doors to the new 61,000-seater stadium for the first time
- Fans were invited in to take a look during an orientation day at the new stadium
- The first match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is vs Liverpool on September 15
- Tottenham are the only Premier League club yet to make a signing this summer
Tottenham supporters have been given their first experience of the club’s new stadium as the club opened their doors for an orientation day.
Fans were welcomed into the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as Spurs offered their supporters a matchday experience, only without the football itself.
Workers at the new ground were shown how the stadium would run as staff members were pictured manning food kiosks inside the ground.
Tottenham supporters were welcomed into the new ground for the first time
Fans were welcomed into the concourse where they could use the food kiosks in the stadium
Tottenham’s 61,000-seater stadium will host a game for the first time on September 15
Supporters strolled around the stadium on Saturday as they took in their new surroundings ahead of the first match there – due to be against Liverpool on September 15.
Tottenham will play their first official home game of the campaign, against newly-promoted Fulham, at Wembley while work is completed on their new ground.
The run means Tottenham’s first four matches – including games against Newcastle, Manchester United and Watford – will all be away from their new home.
The club recently posted pictures showing off the stadium in the sunlight and of the retractable NFL pitch, which will host regular season American football matches starting from mid-October.
One fan reads a Tottenham Hotspur Stadium leaflet as he sits in the newly-installed seats
Supporters share a joke in the stands as they took in their club’s new home for the first time
Fans watch from the stands as the giant cockerel on Tottenham’s badge appears on the screen
The ground has been named the ‘Tottenham Hotspur Stadium’ and will form part of the promotion of their own brand with the ‘A’ in the word ‘stadium’ stylised to create an arrow pointing up to represent the club’s north London location.
While the club will boast a new ground this season, the team have yet to make any new additions to the squad during the summer transfer window.
Burnley completed the purchase of Ben Gibson from Middlesbrough on Sunday meaning Tottenham are the only top-flight club yet to make a summer signing.
Tottenham’s second-string were defeated 4-1 by Girona on Saturday, emphasising the need for new reinforcements ahead of the 2018-19 campaign.