Tottenham Hotspur’s new home at White Hart Lane continues to take shape at a rather impressive rate. With this season expected to be Spurs’ final in their historic home, their stunning new 61,000 capacity stadium is being built around the Lane. To anyone who has visited recently, Tottenham’s new home is starting to take shape. All in all, it’s a very exciting time to be involved with Spurs as Mauricio Pochettino‘s men are in the FA Cup semifinal and are in second place in the Premier League table, 10 points behind leaders Chelsea. On and off the pitch, the future is looking bright for Tottenham. Take a look at the photos below for incredible aerial shots of the work, while the video above is
PORTSMOUTH, England (AP) Michael Eisner, the former chief executive of The Walt Disney Co., is in talks to buy English soccer club Portsmouth. The fourth-tier club says it has entered into a 70-day exclusivity agreement with Eisner for takeover talks to take place. Portsmouth, which is based on the south coast, spent beyond its means in the pursuit of glory. The team endured financial turmoil in the years following its 2008 FA Cup win, sinking from the Premier League to the fourth tier. After entering bankruptcy protection, Portsmouth was rescued by the fans through a trust in 2013.
Fire coach Veljko Paunovic was spotted meeting with Schweinsteiger in Manchester in November. MLSsoccer.com's Sam Stejskal chronicled the timeline and how the Fire convinced the German star to come to Chicago. General manager Nelson Rodriguez said in a conference call on Tuesday that the first pursuit of him "came late summer, early fall of last year." Things did not progress initially.