- Category: Premier League
Opening Premier League clash Tottenham v Everton on Saturday has been postponed due to the London riots, the Premier League have revealed.
Premier League, chief executive Richard Scudamore confirmed to Sky Sports News that the match at White Hart Lane had been called off.
He said the remaining nine games since the start of the Premier League will play a program, the final decision will be made tonight at 20.00 CET.
Scudamore confirmed that the Metropolitan Police could not hand back Tottenham High Road in time for the council to complete a clean-up operation, which means the game cannot go ahead - but he is confident the other nine matches will take place as planned.
"The very latest situation is that we know that we are going to lose the