first_img impact GETTY possible standings Spurs will play their home games at Wembley until their new stadium is ready Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade 2 Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener The Rugby Football Union is not interested in hosting Tottenham’s home Premier League clash against Manchester City at Twickenham.The ground, which is known as the home of English rugby was shortlisted as a potential venue for the match due to construction delays at the new White Hart Lane and because Wembley, Spurs’ temporary home, is unavailable on October 28. Latest Football News Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes However, the Daily Mail claims the RFU are not considering any approach for the game to happen at Twickenham as officials are determined to preserve the stadium’s status as a rugby-only venue.Spurs have even explored the possibility of postponing their home clash against the Premier League champions amid concerns of further stadium delays.They have already deferred the proposed opening date of the £850million project for the visit of Liverpool on September 15 as there are problems with the safety systems.The game against the Reds as well as Spurs’ following home fixture against Cardiff on October 6 will take place at Wembley, as will the NFL clash between Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks, which was due to take place at the new White Hart Lane on October 14.TSpurs will not have the option of using Wembley if their new ground is not ready for the visit of Pep Guardiola’s side as the NFL have booked the national stadium for the clash between Philadelphia Eagles and Jacksonville Jaguars. Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won The most viable option appears to be to rearrange the date of the fixture gameday highlights silverware smart causal How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures 2 NEW ERA Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more The club has been in discussions with Premier League officials over how to resolve the issue.To make matters worse, it’s unlikely the Premier League would sanction a reversal in fixtures and let the game happen at the Etihad Stadium as it would raise concerns over the integrity of the competition.It would lead to the Citizens playing four of their final five games of the league season away from home – which would put them at a clear disadvantage and the Premier League are thus unwilling to put them in that position.A switch would also see Spurs play four consecutive top-flight games at home in April which could cause logistical problems. ALTERED How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? last_img

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