Tottenham Hotspur’s Premier League game is set to go ahead despite a major road being shut after a man was stabbed to death.

Police were called to Northumberland Park this morning (April 7) at 5.51am after a man was found unresponsive.

At the scene he was found suffering a number of stab injuries, the Metropolitan Police said.

While CPR was carried out, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

However Spurs have confirmed that its home game against Nottingham Forest will still take place despite the major crime scene in the area.

At the moment the north end of Worcester Avenue and the whole of Northumberland Park Road is closed.

In a post on X, the club said: “Following an incident in which an individual has lost their life, we are doing everything to accommodate the ongoing Police investigation, which is of the utmost importance.

“As things stand, this afternoon's Premier League fixture against Nottingham Forest will go-ahead as scheduled, however the north end of Worcester Avenue and the whole of Northumberland Park Road will remain closed throughout.

“We shall update supporters as and when we can, and ask for fans to be patient and allow extra travel time.”

Police believe they know who the man is and are working to inform his next of kin, but there have been no arrests at this early stage of the investigation.

Chief Inspector Stephen Johnston-Keay, who polices in Haringey, said: "Our thoughts are with the man who has tragically lost his life.

"I can assure local people that specialist detectives are investigating and will leave no stone unturned in working to establish what happened to him, and to identify and arrest those responsible.

"I would like to thank local people for their patience and understanding while we go about this crucial work.”

"If you have information that could help us, no matter how insignificant it may seem, please tell us. You will see officers on the cordons and on patrol and they will be ready to listen to you."

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference CAD 1387/7 Apr. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.