Top 10 Facts About Tottenham Hotspur F.C.
Boys from the Hotspur Cricket Club started Hotspur FC in 1882 so they could play sports in the off-season.
The only non-league team to win the FA Cup was Tottenham Hotspur.
The club’s home stadium, White Hart Lane, was originally a disused nursery.
Tottenham Hotspur's Les Ferdinand scored his 10,000th Premier League goal in December 2001 in a 4–0 win against Fulham.
Former Tottenham goalkeeper Erik Thorstvedt became the first Premier League substitute
Spurs were the first team to ever win the UEFA Cup, which was established in 1971.
The club's pet parrot collapsed and passed away on the exact day that Spurs were eliminated by Arsenal from the First Division
When the team returned from a 1908 tour of Argentina and Uruguay, the ship's captain had given them a parrot as a gift.
Tottenham Hotspur were the first British club to win a major European trophy.
Former captain Ledley King holds the record for the fastest goal ever in the Premier League.