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Tottenham Hotspur F.C.
Full name Tottenham Hotspur Football Club
Founded 1882
Ground White Hart Lane
(capacity: 36,310)
Chairman Daniel Levy
Manager Mauricio Pochettino
League Premier League
2015/16 Premier League, 3rd

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English football club. The club plays in the Premier League. Their current stadium is White Hart Lane, in north London. The captain of Tottenham Hotspur is Hugo Lloris most of the time. Mauricio Pochettino is the manager. The club's most common nickname is Spurs. Other nicknames include The Lilywhites and occasionally "Yid Army".

Famous Tottenham Hotspur players include Pat Jennings, Paul Gascoigne, Glenn Hoddle, Dave Mackay, Gary Lineker, Danny Blanchflower, Teddy Sheringham, Josh Kennard and Jimmy Greaves. They have many rivals in London, but their most famous rivals are Arsenal. Tottenham were the first winners of the UEFA Cup tournament, and the first team in the 20th century to achieve the league and cup double. In the 2015–16 Premier League, they finished in 3rd position and earned a place in the European Champions League.

First-team squad

As of 27 August 2015.
No. Position Player
1 France GK Hugo Lloris (captain)
2 England DF Kyle Walker
3 England DF Danny Rose
4 Belgium DF Toby Alderweireld
5 Belgium DF Jan Vertonghen (vice-captain)
6 Algeria MF Nabil Bentaleb
7 South Korea FW Son Heung-min
8 England MF Ryan Mason
10 England FW Harry Kane (3rd captain)
11 Argentina MF Érik Lamela
13 Netherlands GK Michel Vorm
14 Cameroon MF Clinton N'Jie
15 England DF Eric Dier
No. Position Player
16 England DF Kieran Trippier
17 England MF Andros Townsend
19 Belgium MF Mousa Dembélé
20 England MF Dele Alli
21 Argentina DF Federico Fazio
22 Belgium MF Nacer Chadli
23 Denmark MF Christian Eriksen
24 England MF Alex Pritchard
25 England MF Joshua Onomah
27 Austria DF Kevin Wimmer
28 England MF Tom Carroll
29 England MF Harry Winks
33 Wales DF Ben Davies


  • 1882-1884 Hotspur F.C.
  • 1884-present Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

League position

Season League Position
2000/01 Premier League 12th
2001/02 Premier League 9th
2002/03 Premier League 10th
2003/04 Premier League 14th
2004/05 Premier League 9th
2005/06 Premier League 5th
2006/07 Premier League 5th
2007/08 Premier League 11th
2008/09 Premier League 8th
2009/10 Premier League 4th
2010/11 Premier League 5th
2011/12 Premier League 4th
2012/13 Premier League 5th
2013/14 Premier League 6th
2014/15 Premier League 5th
2015/16 Premier League 3rd

Former position

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