SPURS are preparing a major security operation for their mini tour of South Korea this summer.
The main attraction will be Son Heung-min, the country’s skipper and having a lot of fun Godlike status at home.
Tottenham will announce the July date for their game against the K League All-Stars this week.
They also meet Spanish side Mallorca, which also includes South Korean midfield star Lee Kang-in.
Tottenham’s players have spoken about the journey with striker Son.
Some have joked that they will discover what it feels like to be a pop star.
Prem teams are already popular in South Korea – and that’s without having the nation’s most famous footballer.
The number of South Korean fans who arrive at Spurs’ stadium on match days gives a taste of what to expect.
And we can reveal that the organizers of the trip will therefore conduct a major security operation.
Tottenham has four official Korean fan clubs, bespoke Korean-language digital platforms and commercial partnerships.
After returning from Asia, they will spend time in London ahead of a game in Israel.
SIR ALEX FERGUSON made a surprise appearance in Manchester City’s 2-2 draw with Liverpool at the Etihad on Sunday.
But at least the legendary ex-Manchester United coach could watch decent football for a change.
WATFORD is giving fans a discount of at least seven percent on their season tickets.
Although it looks like they have already accepted which division they will play in – according to the online wallet, fans will have 23 tickets for next season.
UEFA will send “Letters of Authorization” to the Football Associations of England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland this week.
This means they are able to launch properly compile their applications for Euro 2028 and later this month Uefa will host stadium workshops for venues interested in hosting matches.
At least ten stadiums are required, one with at least 60,000 spectators, one or better two with 50,000 spectators, at least four with at least 40,000 spectators and at least three with at least 30,000 spectators.
But with the potential of 32 teams, more stadiums might be needed.
Old Trafford will be one but incredibly would only play group games as it fails to meet key European final standards.
Wales offers the principality in Cardiff.
Scotland initially only Hampden Park in Glasgow, but Murrayfield in Edinburgh is a possibility.
Dublin might have the Aviva and Gaelic Football Venue Croke Park.
Northern Ireland will offer Casement Park Gaelic football ground in Belfast, although it needs rehabilitation, while Windsor Park would be a second option.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/18247081/tottenham-security-south-korea-son-heung-min/ Tottenham are preparing a huge security operation for the South Korea tour with Son Heung-min set for the hero’s welcome