Tuesday 12 December 2017

Tottenham comparison - 1899 and 2017

David Copeland netted a hat-trick in Tottenham's first match at White Hart Lane
David Copeland netted a hat-trick in Tottenham's first match at White Hart Lane

Tottenham will close the doors to White Hart Lane for the final time after their match against Manchester United on Sunday, 118 years after their first match there against Notts County.

Here, Press Association Sport compares Spurs' opening game at White Hart Lane with their most recent fixture at the current ground, against Arsenal.

Year: 1899 / 2017

Attendance: 5,000 / 31,811

Approximate matchday income: £115 / £41m

Opposition: Notts County / Arsenal

Competition: Friendly / Premier League

Result: Won 4-1 / Won 2-0

Tottenham team: George Clawley / Hugo Lloris

Harry Erentz / Kieran Trippier

Sandy Tait / Toby Alderweireld

Jack Jones / Jan Vertonghen

James McNaught / Ben Davies

Tom Morris / Eric Dier

Tom Smith / Victor Wanyama

Tom Pratt / Christian Eriksen

David Copeland / Dele Alli

John Cameron / Son Heung-min

Jack Kirwan / Harry Kane

Scorers: Tom Pratt, David Copeland 3 / Dele Alli, Harry Kane

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