Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

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Tottenham Hotspur
Full nameTottenham Hotspur Football Club
GroundSpurs Stadium
OwnerENIC International Ltd.
ChairmanDaniel Levy
ManagerAnge Postecoglou
LeaguePremier League
2021–22Premier League, 4th of 20

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English football club. The club plays in the Premier League. Their current stadium is The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in north London. The captain of Tottenham Hotspur is Son Heung-min and vice-captains are Cristian Romero and James Maddison. The club's nicknames include 'Spurs' and 'The Lilywhites'.

Famous Tottenham Hotspur players include Pat Jennings, Paul Gascoigne, Glenn Hoddle, Dave Mackay, Gary Lineker, Danny Blanchflower, Teddy Sheringham and Jimmy Greaves. They have many rivals in London, but their most famous rivals are Arsenal. Chelsea are widely regarded as Tottenham's second biggest rival. Tottenham were the first winners of the UEFA Cup tournament, and the first team in the 20th century to achieve the league and cup double. In the 2016–17 Premier League, they finished in 2nd position and earned a place in the European Champions League. They reached the Champions League Final in the 2018–2019 season but ultimately lost 0–2 to Liverpool.

There is also a Tottenham Hotspur women's football club.

First-team squad[change | change source]

As of 22 August 2019[1][2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK France France Hugo Lloris (captain)
2 DF Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland Matt Docherty [3]
3 DF Belgium Belgium Sergio
4 DF Argentina Argentina Cristian Romero
6 DF Colombia Colombia Davinson Sánchez
7 FW South Korea South Korea Son Heung-min
8 MF England England Harry Winks
10 FW England England James Maddison

12 DF Brazil Brazil Emerson Royal
23 GK Netherlands Netherlands Pierluigi Gollini
15 MF England England Eric Dier

18 MF Argentina Argentina Giovani Lo Celso (on loan from Real Betis)
19 MF England England Ryan Sessegnon
No. Pos. Nation Player
30 MF England England Rodrigo Benactur
21 MF Argentina Argentina Dejan Kulusevski
21 DF Argentina Argentina Juan Foyth
22 FW Netherlands Netherlands Steven Bergwijn
23 MF   [[]]
24 DF England England Japhet Tanganga
27 MF Brazil Brazil Lucas Moura
28 MF France France Tanguy Ndombele
29 MF England England Oliver Skipp
33 DF Wales Wales Ben Davies

5 MF Denmark Denmark Pierre Emile Hojbjerg
14 DF Wales Wales Joe Rodon

Name[change | change source]

  • 1882–1884 Hotspur F.C.
  • 1884–present Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
2000/01 Premier League 12th
2001/02 Premier League 9th
2002/03 Premier League 10th
2003/04 Premier League 14th
2004/05 Premier League 9th
2005/06 Premier League 5th
2006/07 Premier League 5th
2007/08 Premier League 11th
2008/09 Premier League 8th
2009/10 Premier League 4th
2010/11 Premier League 5th
2011/12 Premier League 4th
2012/13 Premier League 5th
2013/14 Premier League 6th
2014/15 Premier League 5th
2015/16 Premier League 3rd
2016/17 Premier League 2nd
2017/18 Premier League 3rd
2018/19 Premier League 4th
2019/20 Premier League 6th
2020/21 Premier League 7th
2021/22 Premier League 4th

References[change | change source]

  1. "First team: Players". Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  2. "2019/20 Premier League squad numbers announced". Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Retrieved 11 August 2019.
  3. "First team: Hugo Lloris". Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Retrieved 16 September 2018.