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15th May 2017

Spurs fan bids farewell to probably the worst seat in the Premier League

We doubt he'll miss the old White Hart Lane

Robert Redmond

We doubt this Spurs fan will miss the old White Hart Lane as much as some.

Tottenham Hotspur played their last game at their old stadium on Sunday, beating Manchester United 2-1 thanks to goals from Victor Wanyama and Harry Kane.

After 118 years, Spurs will leave the old ground for a brand new stadium in the same location, after a year of playing their home games at Wembley.

Spurs fans will be returning to the ground for the 2018/19 season, but the 61,000 seater stadium will be unrecognisable from the current version of White Hart Lane.

Like most old English football stadiums, White Hart Lane hasn’t changed much during the years, and as such there are several areas of the ground that don’t lend very well to a spectator’s view.

Particularly if you’re sitting behind one of the many structural beams.

Twitter user Runch65 posted a photo of his seat for the past 10 years, and he was one such person unfortunate enough to be stuck behind a beam at the north London stadium.

This has been his view for the past 10 years. He bid farewell to the Lane, and the beam, with a note and we hope he’ll have a better view in the new stadium.

However, as bad as that view was, it was nothing compared to this view at Queens Park Ranger’s Loftus Road.

Or this view from the away end at Stamford Bridge.