Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Fa Give Spurs an Extra 48 Hours; Club Still Deciding If They Need to Renew Tenancy at Wembley

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Fa Give Spurs an Extra 48 Hours; Club Still Deciding If They Need to Renew Tenancy at Wembley

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Byline: Dan Kilpatrick

TOTTENHAM will not know the location of their first home game of next season when the Premier League announce the 2018-19 fixtures on Thursday.

The FA have given Spurs an extra 48 hours -- until Friday -- to decide if they want to renew their tenancy at Wembley. It is the second time the club have postponed the decision.

Spurs were due to tell the FA tomorrow if they wish to play their first home games of 2018-19 at the national stadium before moving into their new home.

The deadline had already been pushed back from the end of May.

The venue for Spurs' home games is set to be listed as 'to be confirmed' on the official fixture list.

Around 3,000 contractors are working around the clock to finish the PS850million project on schedule but doubts remain about when it will be ready, even after a run of away games and the September international break.

The Premier League will allow Spurs to reverse fixtures, meaning they will play three consecutive matches away from home when the season starts on August 11. …

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