Spurs fans will absolutely love this stirring montage of White Hart Lane
May 15 2017 by Dustin Murphy
The club have planned a farewell ceremony which is expected to start 15-20 minutes after the final whistle and last 30-35 minutes. As you know, this match is the final one for Spurs in the current surroundings of White Hart Lane and the atmosphere has been cracking.
Spurs are now planning for life at Wembley Stadium for the next season and look to make the transitional process as easy as possible, by keeping their best players in North London. We played, we tried to win, we gave a hard match to our opponent. "But if we can be as focused and fluent as today then it will be hard (for Middlesbrough)".
Rooney has had more chances in the team in recent weeks as Mourinho has been forced to rotate players in the Europa League and Premier League but he just hasn't taken them.
"Espanyol spent 12 years at the Olympic Stadium and we were capable of winning two titles, two Copa Del Reys, in 2000 and 2006", he said. "Third, second and hopefully next season we'll be No. 1".
"But we fight for titles and probably other clubs finishing in the top four, probably they would like to be in our position, to try to fight for a title".
Tottenham will have the squad they've had for the last few months, but both Danny Rose and Erik Lamela will continue to miss out through injury.
Sunday's Premier League encounter will be the final game in White Hart Lane's 118-year history, with Spurs set to make a temporary switch to Wembley while their new ground is finished. "We wanted to put in a similar performance to the one against Spurs but it wasn't to be", West Ham manager Slaven Bilic said.
Chairman Daniel Levy U-turned on previous suggestions Tottenham's spending would decrease in the coming years - much like rival Arsenal's did after they moved to The Emirates Stadium - during a meeting of the club's supporters' trust in midweek.
"To be honest it's another game against Tottenham". In that moment, for us as players, I remember always it was about trying to give 200 per cent, not only 100 per cent, because in that moment you feel the club needs you.
"For us it is more important to win titles than to finish top four", said Mourinho, who has already collected the League Cup this season.
With richly rewarded and globally recognised players on show, the plasma screens and thumping music, every intricate detail recorded and watched on social media - it will be a far cry from the ground's opening fixture on September 4, 1899, when Tottenham beat Notts County 4-1 in a friendly.