Tottenham Hotspur's new home to usher in a new era

Top: Fans stream into the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium to watch Spurs legends play their Inter Milan counterparts. Above: The stadium had earlier hosted Tottenham's U-18 Premier League match against Southampton, during which Spurs' J'Neil Bennett ha
Fans stream into the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium to watch Spurs legends play their Inter Milan counterparts. PHOTO: REUTERS
Top: Fans stream into the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium to watch Spurs legends play their Inter Milan counterparts. Above: The stadium had earlier hosted Tottenham's U-18 Premier League match against Southampton, during which Spurs' J'Neil Bennett ha
The stadium had earlier hosted Tottenham’s U-18 Premier League match against Southampton, during which Spurs’ J’Neil Bennett had the distinction of scoring the first goal at the new ground.PHOTO: REUTERS

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About two months ago, I dozed off on a bus ride to the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

The first thing that greeted me when I stepped off the bus was a no-frills Jamaican Jerk Chicken shop, which sat along a row of similarly drab hot food takeaway shops.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 03, 2019, with the headline 'New home to usher in a new era'. Print Edition | Subscribe