Hey, Junior Bluebirds! This weekend we travel to Wembley Stadium to face Tottenham Hotspur! If you’re travelling to the game, take care and support the boys!
This will be Cardiff City’s first match against Tottenham Hotspur since 2014! Now, let’s have a look at some facts about both teams!
Bartley’s must know Match Facts for Tottenham Hotspur vs. Cardiff City
* Spurs’ record win in a league match is 9-0 vs. Bristol Rovers on October 22nd, 1977. Cardiff City’s record win in a league match is 9-2 vs. Thames, on February 6th, 1932!
* Tottenham Hotspur are currently playing their home games in Wembley Stadium whilst waiting for their new stadium to be built! The new stadium, called Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, will have a capacity of 62,062!
* Spurs’ last home ground, White Hart Lane, was home to the club from 1899 until 2017.
* Cardiff City moved from their previous home ground, Ninian Park, in 2009. The Bluebirds played there from 1910!
* Defender and Wales International Chris Gunter has played for both clubs, starting his senior career at Cardiff City before moving to Tottenham Hotspur in 2008. He has since gone on to play for both Nottingham Forest and Reading.
* Defender Steven Caulker has also played for both clubs, moving from Spurs to City in July 2013. He went on to play every minute of Cardiff City’s 2013/14 season, scoring 5 goals in the Premier League!
*Tottenham Hotspur were founded in 1882, as Hotspur F.C. They are name after Medieval English nobleman Sir Henry Percy, also known as Harry Hotspur!
* Spurs have won the FA Cup 8 times, which is joint third with Chelsea and behind only Arsenal (13) and Manchester United (12).
* Spurs last reached an FA Cup final in 1991 when they beat Nottingham Forest 2-1 at the old Wembley Stadium!
That's all for now, Junior Bluebirds! Check back with me before our next home match, against Fulham, for more of Bartley's Match Facts! Bluebirds!!!