Tottenham Reported To Advertising Standards Agency Over 'Misleading' Champions League Poster
If you've commuted around London in the past few months then you might have spotted an advert taking a cheeky swipe at a number of Premier League sides.
Ahead of their move to a new stadium next season - or in 100 years by the looks of it - Tottenham Hotspur gave the public a glimpse of what is to come - Champions League football in a new 61,500-seater stadium. .
"The only place to watch Champions League in London."
Chelsea and Arsenal didn't react well to the well placed advert, but they might have the last laugh if Tottenham are knocked out of the Champions League before they actually move into their new home.
Now, it looks like the advert has come back to bite them, after the Advertising Standards Authority received a complaint the poster was misleading.
"We concluded that the ad was likely to have breached the Advertising Rules that we apply and we have taken steps to address this." The ASA said in a statement via The Daily Mail.
"We have explained your concerns to the advertiser and provided guidance to them on the areas that require attention, together with advice on how to ensure that their advertising complies with the Codes."
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Well that escalated quickly.
Tottenham claimed their stadium was the only place this season to see Champions League football in London. The Advertising Standards Agency have disagreed and said their ad could be misleading... pic.twitter.com/d2hLkI0xip- Darren Boyle :flag_ee: (@misterscoop) November 7, 2018
Tottenham's new ground is finally starting to take shape, with views from the air providing an outstanding view of their new facilities.
Mauricio Pochettino's side have been forced to play all of their home matches at Wembley this season, while their 61,559-capacity arena gets built.
And while it seemed to affect Spurs' form at the beginning of the season and it was considered an inconvenience for supporters, it looks to be well worth the wait.
Spurs advertising their new stadium as "the only place to watch Champions League in London" and then going out before they actually open their stadium is the most spurs thing of all the time. #PSVTOT- Gerard Keown (@Gerardyk05) October 24, 2018
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