Tottenham's nickname is Spurs but they are also known as The Lilywhites. They were founded in 1882 and are one of England's most successful clubs. They won their first trophy (FA Cup) in 1901 as a non-league team. Tottenham were the first club in England to win the league and FA Cup double which they achieved in 1961 and then they were the first to win a UEFA club European trophy in the 1963 campaign.
The last cup they won was the Carling Cup (League Cup) in 2008 where they beat Chelsea in the final. In 2014/15 season they had a repeat final which the Blues came out on top in a 2-0 win over Spurs.
Their main rivals are Arsenal, West Ham and Chelsea who are all London based clubs in the Premier League Arsenal are their bitter north London rivals after they moved nearer to Tottenham, from Woolwich in south London
Their club crest is a cockerel standing upon a ball and their motto is "Audere-est-Facere" which is Latin for "to dare is to do." The club colours are predominantly white and blue with their home kits being in white.
The club is highly regarded as one of the biggest clubs in England are a regulars in Europe's biggest competitions such as The Champions League and The Europa League. Tottenham's owner is Joe Lewis who is a businessman and the club's chairman is Daniel Levy who is exceptional at balancing the books and is a shrewd financial dealer.
They have won a total on 29 trophies; 6 league title, 8 FA Cups, 4 League Cups, 7 FA Charity Shields, 2 UEFA Cups, One UEFA Cup Winners' Cup and One Anglo Italian League Cup.
Tottenham's most capped player is Steve Perryman, who made 854 appearances for the club (1969-1986) and their top goal scorer of all time is Jimmy Greaves who netted a total of 266 goals in 380 games in all competitions.
They have had a number of legendary players over the years, the likes of; Danny Blanchflower, Dave Mackay, Bill Nicholson, Cliff Jones, Paul Gascoigne, Ossie Ardiles, Ricky Villa, Glenn Hoddle, Gary Mabbutt, Ledley King, Gareth Bale, David Ginola, Teddy Sheringham, Martin Chivers, Pat Jennings, Ray Clemence, Clive Allen, Gary Lineker, Alan Mullery, Chris Waddle, Jurgen Klinsmann, John White, Alan Gilzean, Vivian Woodward, Cyril Knowles, Ted Ditchburn, Garth Crooks, Ralph Coates and Robbie Keane.