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Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Posted on 21 March 2001  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

The Board of Tottenham Hotspur plc is pleased to announce that Howard Shore has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

Howard Shore, aged 40, is the founder and Executive Chairman of Shore Capital Group plc, an investment banking group which encompasses stockbroking, corporate finance and development capital. Shore Capital is traded on AIM on the London Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of approximately £150m.

Daniel Levy, Non-Executive Chairman of Tottenham Hotspur plc, said: 'Howard brings valuable experience to our Board across a number of business disciplines. His own company, Shore Capital, is firmly focused on building relationships with leading entrepreneurs and backing growth businesses. He is a lifelong Spurs fan.'

On behalf of its clients, Shore Capital currently manages 3.25 million ordinary shares in Tottenham Hotspur plc representing 3.20 per cent of its issued share capital. In addition, Mr Shore is a potential beneficiary of a discretionary trust which holds 1 million ordinary shares in Tottenham Hotspur plc representing 0.98 per cent of its issued share capital.

Note: Howard Shore holds no other directorships of quoted companies other than as stated above and there are no disclosures to be made in respect of 6.F.2 (b) to (g) of the Listing Rules.