Kane delighted to score winning goal in White Hart Lane farewell

Tomas Mccoy
May 18, 2017

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino expects a "special" day on Sunday when his side play Manchester United in the last game at White Hart Lane.

HARRY KANE admitted to feeling emotional after scoring Tottenham Hotspur's last ever goal at White Hart Lane.

The Lane was packed to the rafters on an emotional afternoon in north London as Tottenham played their final fixture at the 118-year old stadium.

Tottenham's win ensures they have gone unbeaten at home for the first time in a league season since 1964-65 - and secured second place in the Premier League.

"What a way to finish".

He concluded by looking to the future saying that "now we have to focus on the last two games", adding "All we can say is that next season we will give our best and try to win the league". I said before I'd love to score the winning goal and for it to happen is brilliant. Yet Kane is still confident that, after finishing third in the league last season and second this, they can go one better in 2018-19.

As the final whistle sounded to confirm their highest flight finish in 54 years, thousands of fans invaded the pitch to celebrate their home team's victory, as a result, the post-match ceremony featuring numerous club legends was delayed. "We've got to make sure next season it's going to be our home for the year so we've got to make it as much of a fortress as White Hart Lane has been". We're young but we're getting more experience year in, year out.

"At the same time I am excited about the new stadium because the soul and the smell of White Hart Lane will keep there".

Their new home will boast a 17,000-seater "Kop" style home stand and a retractable pitch so that Spurs can also host NFL American football matches. At the moment, the Premier League matches are the ones we dont want to play, ” he said.

"I am not upset because we had to make that decision", he said.

"We have so many good memories and to finish second in the Premier League is a great achievement".

"That's got to be our next step".

Spurs played their first competitive game at The Lane on September 9, 1899, when they beat Queens Park Rangers 1-0 in the Southern League. "We've been thinking about it a lot and when the new stadium opens it will help us a lot to reach the next level", he said.

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