On This Day in Football: Birth of Spurs

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On this day in 1882, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club was founded as a subsidiary of the Hotspur Cricket Club.

But how did it all come about? And why are they called ‘Hotspur’? Here is a short summary…

In 1882, a group of students, mostly aged between 13 and 14, who attended the Tottenham Grammar School and the Saint John’s Middle Class School, decided to form a football club.

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