Man found dead outside Tottenham Hotspur Stadium ahead of Nottingham Forest clash as Spurs release statement

General view of the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in 2023.
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Tottenham Hotspur have released a statement after a man was found dead outside their stadium ahead of Sunday's Premier League game against Nottingham Forest.

Police and ambulance services were called to attend a scene in the early hours of Sunday morning in the Northumberland Park area after what turned out to be a fatal attack.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.