Tottenham, West Ham, & New Castle Football Clubs

By: Marcia Henin

Tottenham FC is an English professional football club, which plays in the Premier League and is the recent League Cup champion. The home ground of Tottenham FC is White Hart Lane, Tottenham, located in the London Borough of Haringey.

Tottenham FC is the first club in the 20th century to achieve the League and FA Cup Doubles, winning both in the 1960-61 seasons. In 1963, Tottenham FC became the first British football club to win the European Winners Cup. Recently, the club has beaten Chelsea to attain the Football League Cup.

West Ham Football Club:

West Ham FC is an English football club located in Upton Park, London Borough of New Ham, and East London. The home stadium of West Ham FC, Boleyn Ground Stadium has 35,303 seating capacity.

At first, the name of the club was Thames Ironworks FC in 1895. Before joining the Football League, West Ham FC played against the Southern League and Western League in 1919. The club has been victorious for the top two divisions and has won the FA Cup three times: in 1964, 1975, and 1980.

West Ham FC has also won the first War Cup in the year 1940.

New Castle Football Club:

Newcastle FC is also an English professional football club based in Newcastle. The origination of the club dates back to 1892 after the union of two local clubs, Newcastle West End and Newcastle East End. The home ground of Newcastle FC is St. James' Park.

Newcastle FC is a four-time First Division Championship winner and a six-time FA Cup winner. The club has an old furious rivalry with the local team Sunderland. Sunderland and Newcastle FC has been playing The Tyne- Wear Derby since 1898.

The customary kit colors of the club are white and black striped jerseys with black socks and shorts. Spectators of New Castle refer to themselves as the Toon Army.

Newcastle has a huge fan following and had the third highest attendance counting to (50,686) in the English Premier League in 2006-07 season. The club's most outstanding fan following comes from Yorkshire.

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