11 Aug '11, 12pm

Tottenham's season opener off after riots in area

Tottenham's season opener off after riots in area

'The police have done a fantastic job, but it's been a crime scene all week and the council have not had enough time to do what they need,' Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore (above) said on Thursday. -- PHOTO: ST FILE LONDON (AFP) - TOTTENHAM'S opening Premier League match against Everton has been postponed due to the violence in London, league chief executive Richard Scudamore confirmed on Thursday. Scudamore said the decision had been taken following advice from police but said so far the nine other fixtures due to take place this weekend were expected to go ahead as planned. 'The very latest situation is that Tottenham and Everton has gone. The police have done a fantastic job, but it's been a crime scene all week and the council have not had enough time to do what they need,' Scudamore said. 'The other nine fixtures are looking positive, subject to any m...

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