Tottenham’s famous Golden Cockerel finally pictured installed on new stadium

first_img 1 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions The Golden Cockerel once again sits proudly above our stadium. #SpursNewStadium #COYS pic.twitter.com/iRo5sBV4Kt— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) November 6, 2018 SORRY Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Most Read In Football Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City tense It was moved to the East Stand 49 years later, pointing north so that the Cockerel’s left wing faced the pitch; this meant the monument, when seen from inside the stadium, mirrored Tottenham’s logo.The Cockerel was replaced in the 1980s and faced south, but was eventually repositioned to face north after fans had their say. It stayed in this position until Spurs stopped calling White Hart Lane home on May 14, 2017. BEST OF scrap revealed latest LATEST RANKED center_img gameday cracker Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? Tottenham’s original plans for their new stadium had the Golden Cockerel facing north, as tradition dictates, but it’s placement on the South Stand would have meant it overlooked the pitch.And so the club decided against it pointing north, and opted to continue the tradition of the Cockerel’s left wing facing the pitch.This means the new Cockerel faces east from it’s position on the South Stand.This can be seen on further time-lapse footage, displayed below. Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade whoops Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Last week, the pitch markings were painted on at the new stadium, though Spurs will not be playing at the ground before the end of 2018. The Golden Cockerel has arrived at #SpursNewStadium in preparation for installation. pic.twitter.com/SveQOV8UUz— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) November 6, 2018The new version stands at approximately 4.5m tall and is nearly double the height of the original, which was was first seen atop White Hart Lane’s West Stand in 1909. Tottenham’s iconic Golden Cockerel has arrived at the club’s new stadium and is now sitting proudly on top of the South Stand.Photos released on the official Spurs Twitter account showed the iconic monument being brought to the new ground on a trailer, before being set in place by a crane.last_img