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Tottenham fan wins appeal to name himself after Premier League club


Feb. 15, 2020

Football is important to many people but how far would you go to prove your love for the team you support?
Well one Tottenham fan loves the club so much and has gone to great lengths to show it.
Spurs supporter David Lind, who’s from Sweden, has won an appeal to change his name to Tottenham!
Lind was one of the three winners of a competition open to people who wanted to change their name to their favourite English side.
He wanted to change his name after Spurs made it through to the Champions League final last season.
Spurs were beaten by Liverpool in Madrid but this didn’t deter the superfan from going through with things.
However, he was met with an obstacle when he was denied the right to change it after sending off his application to the authority Skatteverket, the Swedish Tax Agency.
But the decision has now been overturned on appeal, much to the delight of Lind.
“Seeing it go through now is almost like scoring goals in injury time,” Lind told Swedish publication Expressen .
“I’ve been waiting for it. I also know that several people have appealed and taken this further.
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“I thought this day would come. But now it has taken so long that I thought they ran out of sand a little.”
Spurs made a slow start to the 2019/20 season but have made gradual progress since Jose Mourinho was appointed manager in November.
They return to action in the Premier League after their winter break when they travel to Aston Villa on Sunday.
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