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Tottenham Hotspur FC


Tottenham Hotspur FC are a professional football team based in North London. Formed in 1882 by members of the Hotspur cricket club, the ‘Lilywhites’ became the first (and still only) non-league club to win the F.A. Cup in 1901.  Bill Nicholson’s ‘Spurs’ became the first team in the 20th century to do the ‘Double’ in 1961 when they won the League Championship and F.A. Cup in the same season.  In 1963 Spurs became the first British team to win a major European trophy when they defeated Atletico Madrid 5-1 in the final of the European Cup Winners Cup. In total, Spurs have won 2 League Championships, 8 F.A. Cups, 4 League Cups, 2 UEFA Cups and the European Cup Winners Cup.