This morning we received this briliant email from the Senior Security Officer of Tottenham Hotspur, Sue Tilling. Read along and enjoy this beautiful appreciation for all our staff, stewards and above all you guys, our fan-tas-tic supporters! This email was addressed to our unparalleled Security and Organisation Officer Dirk Piens. Someone who delivers fantastic work daily for our club. Dirk wanted all stewards who helped with the greatest foreign operation of our club to hear this message. Obviously, Sue's words also apply to our supporters. We also want to thank the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation for the warm welcome yesterday afternoon at White Hart Lane and for being a real inspiration for our football in the community foundation Voetbal in the stad . Read along and enjoy those words of praise for all of you.
KAA Gent will play KRC Genk in an all-Belgian tie during the Round of 16 of the Europa League. The first leg will be held at the Ghelamco Arena on 9 March at 9:05 p.m. while the return game will be played in Genk on 16 March at 7 p.m.
KAA Gent secured a place in the last 16 by eliminating English top club Tottenham Hotspur in the Round of 32 of the UEFA Europa League. After ten minutes, Eriksen put Tottenham on the scoreboard but Kane equalised for KAA Gent by scoring an own goal. Moments before the break, Alli got a red card for a dangerous tackle on Dejaegere. After the break, Tottenham put a lot of presure on Gent and Wanyama managed to score the second goal for the Spurs. Ten minutes before the end of the game, Perbet scored the equaliser for KAA Gent and launched them into the Round of 16.
Our friends at Copa 90 want to make a video of our trip to Wembley like they did with our game against Club Brugge. They ask to send them some pictures and videos of the atmosphere in Londen and before, during and after the game. You can send them your picture via Wetransfer or email to firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet them @copa90. Film horizontally and don't show the pitch. Thank you for your help Buffalos!
To ensure a safe and fast travel to Wembley Stadium, travelling supporters can find some information below. You can also consult the website of the stadium for further information. You can also dowload the Wembley Stadium app: for iPhone for Android Going to Wembley Stadium You can easily reach the stadium by train, underground, bus and taxi. Below are the train and underground lines which are closest to the Stadium. UNDERGROUND: Wembley Park Station ( 5-7 minute walk - Jubilee and Metropolitan Lines - the grey and purple line) TRAIN: Wembley Stadium Station (3-5 minute walk - Chiltern Railways). TRAIN: Wembley Central Station (15-20 minute walk - Bakerloo, London Overground, London Midland and Southern lines) >> Further info: HOW DO I GET TO WEMBLEY STADIUM: >>Download the underground map Access to the stadium Onze supporters zitten verdeeld over de vakken 113-119 en vakken 520 en 521. Via de links hieronder kan je een grondplan van niveau 1 en niveau 5 bekijken en downloaden. U vindt er ook de juiste ingangen om de vakken te betreden. Our supporters will be in seating blocks 113-119 and 520-526. Through the links given below, you can consult and dowload the maps of levels 1 and 5. You can also check through which entrance you can enter the stadium. Access Level 1. Access Level 5. Car Park Supporters kunnen ook met de wagen of met eigen busvervoer naar Wembley reizen. Wie dat wil kan naast Wembley parkeren mits betaling. Reserveren kan via deze link van Wembley Park. Supporters can reach the stadium by car or by bus and park around the stadium for a fee CAR: RED Car Park BUS: YELLOW Car Park >> >>Download the car park map here The Ghent police department will also be present in London to offer assistance to our supporters.
On Thursday the 23rd of February, we will play our return fixture against Tottenham in the Mythical Wembley Stadium. For this game, more than 7000 Buffalo-supporters are travelling to London. Below you will find some information about the meeting points around the stadium and the Corteo.
On thursday the 23rd of February at 9:05 PM, over 7000 Buffalos will be in London to watch our return fixture of the Round of 32 of the Europa League in Wembley. For this game, the club received more tickets than ussual because of the excellent reputation of our home, as well as our away fans. You've always been the best ambassadors for our club and city. However, each country is different and its police acts in a different way than ours. This is why we give some advice in order to celebrate our Ghentennial, our hundredth European game, in the best possible way. We know our trip to Wembley will be a grand celebration but there is no harm in pointing out some important focus points.
The game between Standard de Liège and KAA Gent was a hard-fought battle that ended in a 1-1 draw. After a good start from Standard, KAA Gent took over control but Sa managed to score just before the break for Standard. After the break, KAA Gent was the better team and they proved it when Stefan Mitrovic scored the equaliser at the 51st minute. Both team tried to win the game but it stayed 1-1.
Hein Vanhaezebrouck has announced his selection for the Jupiler Pro League game against R Standard de Liège on Sunday afternoon. The selection contains 22 names, four of them will not make it into the final selection.
KAA Gent beat the Spurs 1-0 in the Ghelamco Arena during the first leg of the Round of 32 of the Europa League. In a well-balanced first half, neither of the teams managed to score. After the break, Perbet opened the score with Milicevic producing the assist. Later in the game, Lloris managed to deflect a well-placed shot from Milicevic onto the post and the Spurs couldn't produce an equaliser.
In the third and final part of our Facts and Figures about our Round of 32 against Tottenham, we take a look at some impressive stats of our Buffalos during the groupstage.
This morning, our Buffalos trained one last time before their Europa League game against Tottenham. You can watch the pictures of today's training and the press conference below.
Jeremy Taravel is being loaned out (with an option to buy) until the end of the season to Swiss side FC Sion.
Today we take a look at some facts about our English opponent Tottenham Hotspur. This is part 2 of our Facts and Figures about our Europa League Round of 32 games against Spurs.
On Thursday we will play our Round of 32 of the Europa League against Tottenham Hotspur. Until then, we will post some facts and figures about our group stage and our opponent. This is part one. KAA Gent KAA Gent and Tottenham Hotspur will play for the first time against each other. KAA nt played 10 games this campaign and won 5. On the day of the first leg fixture, the Belgian coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck will celebrate his 53rd Birthday. It will be his 19th European game for Gent. KAA Gent will play their 99th European game on Thursday night. They will play their hundredth European game in the mythical Wembley Stadium. KAA Gent only played against one English opponent, West Ham United in 1964/65. Both teams qualified for the Europacup II through their domestic cups in 1964. KAA Gent was the first Belgian team to qualify for a European cup through the Belgian cup (more information in Wigwam n.4 p.36 "Terugspeelbal: de Gantoise op Engelse bodem"). The first leg was played in Ghent on the 23rd of September 1964 and ended in 0-1 win for West Ham. The second leg was played in Upton Park, London on the 7th of October 1964 and ended in a 1-1 draw. West Ham United eliminated KAA Gent and eventually won the cup.