Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is known as Tottenham or even Spurs. The football team is a professional soccer club in Tottenham, England. Moreover, the club also competes in the Premier League. As it is with all Premier League teams, odds on Tottenham Hotspur are very popular with bettors worldwide. The odds on Tottenham to win the Premier League have become a popular choice, mainly in the each-way market. With the Premier League top race offering value, odds on Hotspur to finish in the top four are a common choice for punters. With Hotspurs rich history in European football, odds on the team to qualify for European competitions are available. Tottenham is challenging to become an established Champions League winner. Odds on Tottenham to win the Europa League are really worth considering.
Tottenham Hotspur History
Hotspur has played top flight football successively since the 1978/1979 season. Tottenham Hotspur’s history began in 1882 when they were launched as Hotspur F.C. Their games were in the Southern League until the year 1908, and they had the F.A Cup win in 1901 which made them the first non-League side since the Football League was launched to win the England’s premier cup competition.
Hotspur F.C was formed by scholars from the All Hallows Church. Like other football clubs established around that time. The leaners were part of a cricket team who went on to form a football club so sport could take place all year round. The club changed its name to Tottenham Hotspur Football Club In 1884, with added Hotspur F.C also in existence. The roots of the ‘Hotspur’ part of the club’s title are still unknown, even though it is believed it stems from Henry Percy.
Tottenham Hotspur are one of the most supported teams in England. In their recent Champions’ League group match against Monaco, played at Wembley Stadium, there were over 85,000 spectators. Popular Spurs supporters’ songs include Glory Glory Hallelujah, which was first heard during the 1961/1962 season and they still sing it to date.
Premier League football
Spurs players of the 2016–17 season, include Son Heung-min, Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen and also Jan Vertonghen. Tottenham was one of the five teams that pushed for the establishment of the Premier League, which was created with the approval of The Football Association.
- Nickname: Spurs, The Lilywhites
- Founded in: 1882
- Ground based: Wembley Stadium (90,000)
- Major Honours: 2 – English top tier, 8 – FA Cup, 4 – League Cup, 2 – UEFA Cup/Europa League, 1 – Cup Winners’ Cup