the spurs almanac

april 10th

                  Results
     
           (match reports accessible by clicking on opponent's name, where available)

1886 Park H Friendly 8 - 0
1897 Luton Town A United League 1 - 2
1899 New Brompton A Thames & Medway League 4 - 5
1903 Southampton H Southern League 2 - 1
1909 Fulham H Second Division 1 - 0
1914 Bolton Wanderers H First Division 3 - 0
1915 Blackburn Rovers A First Division 1 - 4
1917 Portsmouth H (at Highbury) London Combination 2 - 1
1920 Stoke A Second Division 3 - 1
1925 Birmingham H First Division 0 - 1
1926 Notts County H First Division 4 - 0
1928 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 2 - 4
1936 Charlton Athletic H Second Division 1 - 1
1937 Coventry City H Second Division 3 - 1
1939 Plymouth Argyle A Second Division 1 - 0
1940 Fulham H Football League South Group C 3 - 1
1943 Millwall A League Cup 1 - 0
1948 Fulham H Second Division 0 - 2
1950 Hull City A Second Division 0 - 1
1954 Huddersfield Town A First Division 5 - 2
1971 Ipswich Town H First Division 2 - 0
1973 Liverpool A UEFA Cup Semi-Final 1L 0 - 1
1974 Lokomotiv Leipzig (Germany) A UEFA Cup Semi-Final 1L 2 - 1
1976 Leeds United H First Division 0 - 0
1979 Arsenal A First Division 0 - 1
1982 Ipswich Town H First Division 1 - 0
1991 Norwich City A First Division 1 - 2
2001 Bradford City H Premier League 2 - 1
2005 Newcastle United H Premier League 1 - 0

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  29 17 2 10 54 23
Home Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
16 12 2 2 33 9
Away Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
13 5 0 8 21 14
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 0 0 0 0 0
             
             
Biggest win on this day

8-0   Park  (Friendly) (Home)  1886

Biggest defeat on this day

1-4  Blackburn Rovers (First Division) (Away)  1915

Biggest score-line on this day

4-5  New Brompton (Thames & Medway League) (Home)  1899

Last win on this day

2005  1-0  Newcastle United (Premier League) (Home)

Last draw on this day

1976  0-0 Leeds United (First Division) (Home)

Last defeat on this day

1991  1-2  Norwich City (First Division) (Away)

Teams we have played on this day

Fulham 3
Ipswich Town 2
Arsenal 1
Birmingham City 1
Blackburn Rovers 1
Bolton Wanderers 1
Bradford City 1
Charlton Athletic 1
Coventry City 1
Gillingham/New Brompton 1
Huddersfield Town 1
Hull City 1
Leeds United 1
Liverpool 1
Lokomotiv Leipzig (Germany) 1
Luton Town 1
Millwall 1
Newcastle United 1
Norwich City 1
Notts County 1
Park 1
Plymouth Argyle 1
Portsmouth 1
Sheffield Wednesday 1
Southampton 1
Stoke City 1

 

               Notable Dates

1875 George Clawley, goalkeeper 1899-1907, born.
1897 Willie Newbiggin scores the last goal of his Spurs career.
1914 John "Tiny" Joyce scores a penalty and becomes the only goalkeeper to score a league goal for Tottenham.  It was his only goal for the club.

Jack Gibbons, centre forward 1937-1938 and 1940-1946, born.

1917 Findlay Weir plays his last game for Tottenham.
1920 Sid Castle at outside right and centre half Charlie Withers make their Spurs debuts in Tottenham's first away league game against Stoke.

Jimmy Seed scores for Spurs for the first time.

1923 Sid Tickridge, full back 1941-1951, born.
1926 Jimmy Dimmock's two goals equals the highest number scored by a Spurs player against Notts County.

Tommy Roe gets the first goal of his Tottenham career.

1936 Tottenham's biggest home crowd for a match against Charlton Athletic = 55,866
1939 Frank Grice pulls on a Spurs shirt for the last time.
1940

Tottenham's equal lowest home attendance for a visit of Fulham = 2,000

1954 Two goals from George Robb, the equal highest by a Spurs player in a match against Huddersfield Town, help Tottenham to their highest away win against the Terriers.  Also in this match, Spurs scored twice within 54 seconds of the kick-off, which is the best start any team has enjoyed in League history.

George Hutchinson scores his only Tottenham goal.

1964 Randolph Galloway, centre forward 1928-1929, dies.
1973 Defending the trophy, Spurs were drawn against Liverpool in the semi-final, a team they had faced in all the three domestic competitions already that season.  A fluky goal - a clearance that hit Alec Lindsay and rebounded into the net - gave the home side a slim lead going into the second leg.
1974

Spurs travelled to Leipzig and took the game to Locomotiv, securing a two goal lead through Peters and Coates, before the home side grabbed one back late on in the semi-final first leg.

1979 Central defender Paul Miller makes his bow in the Spurs first team.
1991 Ian Walker makes his debut in goal for Spurs and midfielder Peter Garland makes his first (and last) appearance too.

John Hendry scores on his forward debut for Tottenham.

John Moncur plays his last game for the club.

2001

Tottenham's first win over Bradford in the Premier League marks Glenn Hoddle's return to White Hart Lane in his role as manager. 

2005 The match was Tottenham's 500th Premier League match and the 250th at home in that league. 

Information gathered from "Spurs - A Day-To-Day Life" by Graham Betts, Spurs Handbooks, 
"Spurs - A Complete Record" and "The Spurs Alphabet" both by Bob Goodwin and other sources.

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