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Tottenham offer stadium to help with coronavirus effort

Sport Coronavirus - Thursday 19th March

General view of the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, home of Tottenham Hotspur FC. Professional football in England will not resume until April 30 at the earliest due to the coronavirus pandemic. A statement from the Premier League, EFL and the Football Association, along with the Womens professional game, the Professional Footballers Association and the League Managers Association confirmed the extension to the suspension. (Photo by John Walton/PA Images via Getty Images)

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Tottenham Hotspur have offered their stadium to be used to help those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Spurs unveiled the news on Monday as their new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium at White Hart Lane will initially be used as a storage facility for the London Food Alliance, which will ensure that the most vulnerable people in London will be supplied with food during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy issued the following statement:

“As a club, we have always been clear about our commitment to the wider community – never has this been more important than it is now. We are immensely proud of the efforts of everybody involved in the fight against COVID-19 and see today as just the start of what we can do as a club to assist.”

Like many Premier League clubs, Tottenham are at the heart of their local community and their stunning new venue is ideally equipped to help in this time of need in the UK and particularly in London.

Several Premier League clubs have donated huge sums to local food banks and their own club foundations which help out vulnerable people in their respective local communities and the likes of Pep Guardiola have donated over $1 million to help the fight against coronavirus in his homeland of Spain.

Premier League clubs are stepping up in this time of crisis and we will no doubt see even more of them offer up their facilities for organizations to use in order to help out the most vulnerable people across the UK.

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