Report states exactly when Tottenham Hotspur plan to play first game at new stadium

The first grass pitch is laid at the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium on October 5, 2018 in London, England.

Tottenham Hotspur are moving closer to playing at their new home.

LONDON, ENGLAND. OCTOBER 2018. Aerial view of the new home stadium of Tottenham Hotspur football club on October 9th 2018. This state-of-the-art stadium is located 7 miles north of the...

According to The Mirror, Tottenham Hotspur's new target for the first game at their new stadium is the home game with Manchester United on January 13th.

Spurs were hoping to move in back in September for the home game against Liverpool, but a series of delays and problems have seen the move-in date pushed back time and time again.

 

Tottenham will now seemingly see out the year at their temporary home of Wembley Stadium, but there could be good news on the horizon for Spurs fans.

With a fan test day set for December 16th – just over a week away – The Mirror now report that Spurs officials are circling the date of January 13th as the day to play the first game at their new home.

Tottenham would therefore kick off their new era against Manchester United in a huge curtain-raiser, though the saga has gone on so long, the opening may come with more relief than excitement.

The first grass pitch is laid at the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium on October 5, 2018 in London, England.

Spurs have four homes games before that date, starting with tonight's game against Southampton, meaning Wembley will continue to be used, but hopefully Tottenham will only see Wembley again in cup semi-finals and finals in the future.

With their 62,000-seater stadium set to open, Spurs can see the end in sight to this saga, and will hope to hit the ground running when the stadium does finally open.

The first grass pitch is laid at the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium on October 5, 2018 in London, England.

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