Spurs Issue New Stadium Update For Must-Watch Arsenal Clash
As much as they’ve been involved in a thrilling three-way title challenge alongside Manchester City and Liverpool, Spurs have also had to contend with pressing questions throughout the season as to the situation regarding the completion of their swanky new £400 million stadium.
Constant set-backs have delayed the opening, fixtures postponed and compromises having to with football fans everywhere clamouring for a glimpse of the completed project, routinely having their agonising wait extended.
One fixture mooted as a potential curtain-raiser for the Lilywhites’ new home would have been an even more highly-anticipated North London derby, with Tottenham due to welcome Arsenal on 2nd March.
However via a statement provided on their official website, Tottenham have now announced that will definitely be played at Wembley Stadium with further safety checks at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to go ahead;
“We can today report that remedial works on the safety systems in the new stadium are near completion and we shall then move forward to the final stages of testing the fire detection and alarm system and its integration with the other safety systems.
The success of this testing is critical to our ability to obtain a safety certificate and open the stadium.
We can confirm, therefore, that we shall play our Premier League match against Arsenal on Saturday 2 March at 12.30pm at Wembley Stadium.”
Daniel Levy, the Spurs chairman added:
"Once again, thank you all for bearing with us and for the great support we have received from so many different quarters. These next few weeks are pivotal."
We shall provide a further update in due course.”
Spurs will next play Leicester City in the Premier League at Wembley on Sunday 10th February at 13:30pm (GMT).