First NFL games at new stadium revealed
Wed 17 April 2019, 15:00|Tottenham Hotspur
We are delighted to reveal the first two National Football League (NFL) fixtures to be held at our new stadium in October this year.
The NFL today (Wednesday 17 April) confirmed the venues and dates for the 2019 London Games which will see our new stadium host Chicago Bears at Oakland Raiders on Sunday 6 October, kick-off 6pm and Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers a week later on Sunday 13 October, kick-off 2.30pm.
Some of the biggest names in the sport will travel to Tottenham to take part in these historic fixtures which will see American Football played for the first time in a purpose-built NFL venue outside of the USA.
The first game will see stars from the Raiders such as Antonio Brown and Derek Carr take on last year’s play-off contenders the Bears with their young quarterback Mitch Trubisky and defensive star Khalil Mack.
It will be a notable trip for the Panthers who will make their first appearance in the UK when they take on the Buccaneers who are led by quarterback Jameis Winston and new head coach Bruce Arians.
The stadium features a retractable grass field with an artificial surface underneath that will be used for NFL games, as well as other customised designs for the NFL including a dedicated entrance, purpose-built dressing rooms and specialist medical and media facilities. The Spurs Shop at the Tottenham Experience also has a dedicated NFL section with merchandise on sale all year round.
Ticketing details for all games will be announced in the near future. Fans can register their interest in purchasing tickets by visiting www.nfl.com/uk.