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Club nominated at Football Business Awards

Posted on 9 September 2015  - 11:00

The Club has been nominated in four categories at this year’s Football Business Awards, recognising success in football off the pitch.

Danny Rose makes a surprise visit to South Harringay Junior School on behalf of Tottenham Hotspur FoundationThe London Stansted Airport Jobs Fair held at White Hart Lane in AprilMo Wenmin, 14, and Yang Huiyan, 11, were mascots against Leicester in March as part of our support of the AIA China Youth Football Development programmeOur fans at Wembley for the Capital One Cup Final

Our ‘Spurs at Wembley’ campaign that enabled supporters to be a part of the League Cup Final experience no matter where they were in the world has been nominated in the Best Fan Engagement by Club category.

We face competition from Aston Villa, Brighton & Hove Albion, Celtic, Charlton Athletic, Everton and Manchester City in this category.

In the past year, the Club has held eight jobs fairs at White Hart Lane, attracting over 3,000 local people to gain employment opportunities. This work has been nominated in the Best Non-Match Day use of Venue category.

Brighton’s American Express Community Stadium, Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium, Manchester United’s Old Trafford, Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge and Wembley have also been nominated for this award.

Below: Nacer Chadli joins exercises as part of the club's backing for Macmillan Cancer Support's ACE programme


Tottenham Hotspur Foundation’s ongoing work creating life-changing opportunities for people in our local community is recognised in the Best Football Community Scheme (Premier League) category, alongside Chelsea Football Club Foundation, Crystal Palace Football Club Foundation, Everton in the Community, Manchester City and Queen’s Park Rangers Community Trust.

Last but not least, our long-term partnership with AIA, which formally began in July 2014 and has worked to increase sports participation and promote health and vitality across the Asia-Pacific region, is up for Sponsorship/Partnership of the Year.

We go up against Crystal Palace and NETELLER, the German Football Association and SAP and Vanarama and the National League.

The winners are announced at a ceremony held at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge on Thursday 5th November.

In 2014, the Club was awarded Best Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme for its work with the ‘Get to know cancer’ campaign, raising awareness of the signs and symptoms and cancer and promoting the importance of early diagnosis amongst our fanbase.