The Nationwide Soccer League (NFL) will play a minimal of two regular-season video games per season at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the league announced on Thursday.
The settlement between the NFL and Tottenham Hotspur will lengthen by way of the 2029-30 NFL season. As a part of the settlement, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium might be given official standing because the “Residence of the NFL within the UK.”
“Our partnership with the NFL has been integral to our wider imaginative and prescient for the stadium and delivering a sports activities and leisure vacation spot in London. Creating further recurring sources of income to reinvest in our soccer actions is a key a part of the Membership’s monetary mannequin,” mentioned Daniel Levy, chairman, Tottenham Hotspur. “NFL gamedays at our stadium are particular events the place we see followers from world wide descend on Tottenham, bringing a lot vibrancy to the Excessive Street and supporting our native economic system. Because the NFL continues to develop its fanbase all through Europe, we’re extraordinarily proud to be given official standing because the Residence of the NFL within the UK and stay up for seeing the thrill that gamedays deliver to Tottenham for a lot of extra years to come back.”
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, situated in Tottenham, London, is the house of the Tottenham Hotspur of the English Premier League. The stadium has a seating capability of 62,850.
“We’re excited to increase our partnership with Tottenham Hotspur by way of the 2029 – 2030 season and stay up for internet hosting future NFL video games within the world-class Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, because the Official Residence of the NFL within the UK,” mentioned NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. “Rising the sport globally is a significant strategic precedence for the League. Our dedication to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium will permit us to proceed to deliver extraordinary NFL experiences to followers in London, whereas making a constructive social and financial influence on the local people.”
The best attendance for an NFL contest at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium was recorded in 2022 when the New York Giants and Inexperienced Bay Packers performed earlier than an introduced crowd of 61,024.
“London is the sporting capital of the world and this expanded partnership between Tottenham Hotspur and NFL is unbelievable information for Tottenham and our metropolis,” Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London mentioned. “Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has quick develop into a beacon for world-class soccer and leisure, boosting London’s native economic system by over £300m yearly. With additional NFL matches happening on the stadium, sports activities followers in all places will be capable to get pleasure from much more of what our nice capital has to supply.”
NFL video games this season set for Tottenham Hotspur Stadium embody the Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Buffalo Payments on Sunday, Oct. 8 and the Baltimore Ravens vs. Tennessee Titans on Sunday, Oct. 15.