Paul Robinson is amazed that Tottenham plan to expand their stadium’s seating capacity just 12 months after it was officially opened.
The former White Hart Lane number one, speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs, claimed that the recent news “seems absolutely nonsensical” and insisted that it “should have been the plan to start with”.
Sky Sports reported this week that Spurs have been given permission by Haringey Council to increase the capacity of their stadium by more than 500 seats.
It will see the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium’s capacity increase from 62,303 to 62,850 – the ground remains the second biggest in the Premier League behind only Manchester United.
The club are looking to carry out the required work while fans are still unable to attend football matches amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
When asked by Football Insider for his thoughts on the plans to expand the seating capacity, Robinson said: