Every World Cup is accompanied by media articles which resort to hyperbole about the resultant boost in consumer spending. What they always overlook is that if people spend more money in one month, they will have less to spend subsequently.However, this Evening Standard article which talks about a £2.7bn boost at least has more information than most, including the surprising revelation that the biggest boost in spending is usually in Fulham and Hammersmith: Bonanza
Tottenham Hotspur will play their first game of the Premier League season at Wembley on August 18 against Fulham. Their first match at their new stadium will be on September 15 against Liverpool after the international break.This is the first time a club has been allowed to play home games at two venues in the same season. Their new £850m stadium will seat 62,000 spectators, and the club will schedule several events preceding the Liverpool game to "check and rehearse various operational aspects".