Tottenham Fans To Protest Over Olympic Stadium Move Prior To Manchester United Fixture

Posted by admin on Friday, 14 January 2011

Tottenham fans who are against the proposed move to the Olympic Stadium in Stratford are planning to show their anger by signing a petition outside the ground before Tottenham face Manchester United on Sunday, according to the Guardian.

The Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore was met by members from the 'We are N17' campaign to bring forward their case against the possible move.

The meeting, which was also attended by MP for Tottenham David Lammy - who has previously campaigned raucously against the idea - confronted Scudamore over his decision not to block the proposed move.

Tim Framps, one of the organisers of the 'We are N17' campaign revealed they have collected more than 5,000 signatures against the move, and are angry over the club’s lack of consultation with the fans.

"The first thing we're disappointed about is the lack of consultation. The fans should let their voices be known," Framps said, according to the Guardian. "The OPLC's decision depends on fans following the club. If there are 100,000 Spurs fans who want to go to Stratford, then fair enough. But I don't think there are and that's why they haven't asked us."