Why Are Spurs Called the Yids?

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The English Premiership football club, Tottenham Hotspurs are called 'The Yids' or 'Yiddos' mainly because Tottenham had one of the largest Jewish populations in London. The name, which started being used in the 1980s, is derived from the word Yiddish and was a taunt from rival Arsenal fans towards Tottenham fans.
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Spurs fans are known as Yids due to their large Jewish fan base. Yid is a slang term for Jew. It was coined by Arsenal fans in the 1980's.
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I heard a chant that 'hitler was an underachiever' and I never knew what it meant.was it to do with the spurs following and of others' opposition to it or something? I think it was
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cos they have loads of jewish people in and around the club over the years. When us chelsea fans say it - prob speaking for myself - dont mean it in a nasty way. spurs fans call themselves
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because that's a word some people called Jews and lots of Jews used to live round there.
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