NFL Names Tottenham Hotspur Stadium ‘Official Home’ in the U.K.

Tottenham Hotspur FC has expanded its partnership with the National Football League through the 2029-2030 NFL season. The English Premier League club’s stadium will receive official “home of the NFL” status for all games in the United Kingdom as part of the deal.

At least two regular season games a year will be played at Tottenham’s facility in London as the NFL seeks to expand its footprint outside the United States. The league will hold five international games this season, including two at Tottenham and another at Wembley Stadium, also in London. Frankfurt, Germany will host two more NFL games in November.

“Growing the game globally is a major strategic priority for the League,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement. “Our commitment to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium will allow us to continue to bring extraordinary NFL experiences to fans in London while creating a positive social and economic impact on the local community.”

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The 62,850-seat stadium, which opened in 2019, was designed by Populous, an architecture firm renowned for its sports facilities work, which includes Yankee Stadium, London’s Olympic Stadium and Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium. Built to replace Tottenham’s historic White Hart Lane, Hotspur Stadium has a retractable field for up to 16 non-soccer events a year, including music concerts.

“Our partnership with the NFL has been integral to our wider vision for the stadium and delivering a sports and entertainment destination in London,” Daniel Levy, chairman of Tottenham Hotspur, said in a statement. “Creating additional recurring sources of revenue to reinvest in our football activities is a key part of the club’s financial model.”

According to the club, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium annually brings approximately $430 million to the local economy by staging major events including Premier League matches, NFL games, boxing, rugby and concerts.

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has been included as one of 10 host venues for the United Kingdom & Ireland’s joint bid to host UEFA’s Euro 2028 tournament.

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