Spurs beats Man United in stadium finale to secure 2nd spot

Tottenham Hotspur legends including Glenn Hoddle and Ossie Ardiles took part in an on-pitch ceremony as the club said goodbye to their White Hart Lane stadium on Sunday (May 14).

Tottenham got goals from Victor Wanyama (6′) and Harry Kane (48′), and it was enough to edge out the only scoring from United (Wayne Rooney in the 71′).

Tottenham are guaranteed second place in the Premier League - their highest finish in the history of the competition - and will participate in the group stages of next season's Champions League.

"What a way to finish".

"We've just got to go out, try to win some trophies, and go into the new season as proper title contenders and as players who can win trophies". I said before I d love to score the winning goal and for it to happen is brilliant.

There was some concern that this Spurs team, after a disappointing match against West Ham last weekend, might slide in the same way that they did at the tail end of last year's title challenge against Leicester.

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The win saw Spurs not only secure second place, but also see them go unbeaten at White Hart Lane in its last season.

It was Spurs' 14th successive home league win - equalling the club record, set over two seasons in 1987 - and meant they finished a league campaign unbeaten at home for the first time since 1964-65.

Tottenham, who will be playing all their home games at Wembley next season, are next up against Leicester City on Thursday.

Tottenham fans storm White Hart Lane after the final game before the stadium is demolished to be replaced by a bigger one. Because all together we worked so hard together to achieve all that we have achieved this season. "That was special but imagine what it would be like winning a Premier League, or winning an FA Cup or a Champions League or something".

"It's an unbelievable stadium and we just have to make sure we feel comfortable there", midfielder Dele Alli said. "Because with the training ground, the new facilities and the new stadium will put the team and the club in the last level in Europe", Pochettino said.

An array of items will either be placed on display at the new stadium in "The Tottenham Experience", auctioned in aid of the Tottenham Tribute Trust, donated to local sports clubs and good causes or retained as personal keepsakes by former players.

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