Tottenham delay move to new ground over 'safety issues'

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"In the meantime, therefore, our upcoming Premier League matches against Liverpool (15 September) and Cardiff City (6 October) will be switched to Wembley".

"We appreciate the support our partner the National Football League has shown since the extent of this issue became evident today", Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy said Monday.

Not ready yet: Tottenham Hotspur announced Monday that its new White Hart Lane stadium isn't quite ready to open, leading to several events moving to Wembley Stadium, including the October 14 Seahawks-Raiders game.

The NFL won't say if the 10-year contract at Tottenham only officially starts when the stadium is ready to stage games.

The Tennessee Titans will play the Los Angeles Chargers on October 21, while the Philadelphia Eagles will meet the Jacksonville Jaguars on October 28 in other games at Wembley.

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Tottenham have announced the redeveloped White Hart Lane will not be ready for its planned opening next month, with two Premier League games and an NFL match relocated to Wembley.

Spurs, following this setback, will provide further updates following talks with the "relevant organising bodies", the club also added in its statement, after which the domestic and European cup match venues will be determined.

'We totally understand the issue.

"The delays created by these difficulties mean that we can no longer hold the necessary Test Events on 27 August and 1 September. We are reviewing the situation and planned timetable to rectify and re-test, after which we shall be in a better position to outline a revised timetable".

It was reported that Tottenham had chose to name their new stadium after the name of the club. They are yet to be rescheduled so local authorities can decide whether to grant the stadium with a safety certificate. The Raiders consistently give away a home game to play overseas, and will do so until they move to Las Vegas in 2020.

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