Levy: “We have to get rid of this obsession in England of spending money. It just doesn’t happen overseas.”

18 December 2019

Photo: Getty Images "To take on a capital project of this nature, that’s why so few stadiums ever get built, certainly ones of this scale. It was the enormity of the challenge and I think when we started we didn’t realise what we were taking on.” Daniel Levy is telling The Evenig Standard about the tricky process of building the new stadium at Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham Hotspur have just published a 336 page book “Destination Tottenham: The Story of Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.” It tells the story of how the new stadium was created from the very beginning.

Spurs Chairman Daniel Levy says that when the club started on the project of building a new stadium “…we didn’t realise what we were taking on.”

Levy reveals details about the things that hurt Tottenham Hotspur financially during the building process of the stadium.

Kasper Kronenberg kk@offthepitch.com

Daniel Levy, known as one of the smartest businessmen in English football, reveals that building the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium was quite a bumby ride.

In a very open interview with The Evening Standard Levy says that building a new stadium is a big deal – also a lot more tricky than the club had expected.

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