Tottenham Hotspur FC Primary Logo
Tottenham Hotspur FC is one of the most successful and popular soccer clubs in England. The club was founded in 1882, and since then it has been a symbol of pride for fans all over the world. One aspect that makes Tottenham Hotspur stand out from other teams is its iconic logo history. This primary logo history dates back to 1921 when it was first created by William Riddell, who also designed many other well-known logos such as those for Manchester United and Aston Villa FC.
The original design featured two cannon barrels crossed on top of a shield with three gold stars above them representing Tottenham’s three FA Cup wins at that time (1901, 1921 & 1922). In 1951 this design underwent some changes; the cannons were replaced with cockerels which are widely recognized as symbols associated with London’s East End where Tottenham are based today; meanwhile, an additional star was added to represent their fourth FA Cup win (1961).
In 1983 there were further modifications made to the logo including adding more detail around each cockerel such as feathers or spurs while keeping true to its traditional look throughout these updates. Today this classic yet modern version still remains an instantly recognizable symbol across sports fanatics worldwide regardless if they follow English football or not! It serves not only as a reminder but also as a celebration of Spurs' rich heritage within soccer culture.
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2006 - Present
In 2006, the old Tottenham Hotspur logo gave way to a new symbol of the club. Talented designers created a new stylish image of the cock on the ball. Also the inscription “Tottenham Hotspur” was added under it.
1999 - 2006
In 1983, the emblem of Tottenham Hotspur crossed with the coat of arms. The cockerel is white and blue, the lions, holding a shield, and the ribbon with a motto in Latin saying “Audere Est Facere” written on the coat of arms.
1997 - 1999
Hotspurs decided to add more elements to the crest ‒ the motto scroll which read “Audere est Facere” and two red lions. The lions located on the left and on the right had a heraldic origin. They were borrowed from the Northumberland family.
1995 - 1997
The shield came back in a different design with the same white with blue trim. The cockerel is standing on a blue circle and inside the circle is initials “THFC” in blue.
1983 - 1995
In 1983, the emblem of Tottenham Hotspur crossed with the coat of arms. The cockerel is yellow and blue, the lions, holding a shield, and the ribbon with a motto in Latin saying “Audere Est Facere” written on the coat of arms.
1967 - 1983
A new design for Tottenham with the cockerel now standing on a football, all in blue. The football is showing seams throughout the ball.
1951 - 1967
In 1951, Tottenham changed the color to a darker blue and change the rooster to a cockerel with the same shield.
1921 - 1951
The beginning shield for Tottenham started with a white shield that has a heavy blue trim and a blue rooster in the center of the shield.