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Statement on new training centre

Posted on 25 March 2002  - 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).

Here is a statement from the club confirming an agreement with Abridge Golf & Country Club and proposed options to purchase land for a brand new, state-of-the-art football training centre.

AGREEMENT WITH ABRIDGE GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB AND PROPOSED OPTIONS TO PURCHASE LAND

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club (THFC) and Abridge Golf & Country Club (Abridge) today confirmed that they have reached an agreement on both a mutually beneficial association between the two clubs and the acquisition by THFC of options to purchase land adjacent to the Golf Club, for the development of a new football training centre.

The agreement is subject to the approval by members at the forthcoming Abridge EGM on 9th May 2002.

Daniel Levy, Chairman THFC, said: “Both agreements are conditional upon obtaining detailed planning permission. We are hopeful that we have found an ideal location for a state-of-the-art, world class facility that will support all of our future Academy requirements. Our long-term strategy is to focus on the development of home grown talent and to build on the success of our young players, in order to gain a more competitive edge in the coming years.”

The board of Abridge has indicated that it will be unanimously recommending the proposals to its members.