the spurs almanac

april 13th

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

1889 Orion Gymnasium H Friendly 6 - 1
1895 2nd Scots Guards H Friendly 1 - 1
1897 Kettering Town A United League 2 - 5
1899 Dartford H Thames & Medway League 9 - 0
1900 Southampton H Southern League 2 - 0
1901 Millwall Athletic H Western League 1 - 0
1903 Portsmouth A Southern League 0 - 2
1904 Brighton & Hove Albion A Southern League 2 - 1
1906 Southampton H Southern League 1 - 1
1907 Watford H Southern League 0 - 0
1912 Oldham Athletic A First Division 1 - 2
1914 Middlesbrough A First Division 0 - 6
1918 Chelsea A London Combination Subsidiary 1 - 1
1929 Barnsley A Second Division 1 - 4
1935 Birmingham City H First Division 1 - 1
1936 Charlton Athletic A Second Division 1 - 2
1940 Charlton Athletic A Football League South 4 - 2
1946 Portsmouth H Football League South 2 - 0
1957 Birmingham City H First Division 5 - 1
1963 Fulham H First Division 1 - 1
1964 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 0 - 2
1968 Chelsea A First Division 0 - 2
1970 Manchester United H First Division 2 - 1
1974 Southampton H First Division 3 - 1
1985 Leicester City A First Division 2 - 1
1998 Coventry City H Premier League 1 - 1
2002 West Ham United H Premier League 1 - 1
2011 Real Madrid (Spain) H Champions League QF 2L 0 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1872

John Cameron, inside forward 1898-1907 and Spurs player-manager 1899-1907, born.

1897 Frank Wilson scores the last goal of his Spurs career in his last game.

This was the last game for a lot of the Spurs players involved in the action.  James Devlin, Thomas Hatfield, and Richard McElhaney all failed to make another appearance for the club.

1898 Fred Barnett, outside right 1922-1929, born.
1899 Billy Leech scores for Spurs for the last time.

E. Markham plays his last game in a Tottenham shirt.

1900 Tottenham's win gave them the Southern league title.
1912 Ernest Bowering and John McTavish play their last matches for Spurs.
1914 Biggest away defeat on a visit to Middlesbrough.

John Tate makes his last start in a Tottenham line-up. 

1929 Equal biggest losing margin in an away game against Barnsley.
1935 Sam Bell gets his first goal for Tottenham.
1936 Joe Nicholls last game for Spurs.
1959 Percy Humphreys, inside/centre forward, 1909-1912, dies.
1960 White Hart Lane stages an Olympic qualifying match between England and Holland, which was drawn 2-2.
1985 Garth Crooks plays his last Tottenham match.
1998 Nicola Berti's last goal in a Spurs shirt.
2011 Tottenham's first season in the Champions League ends with a 0-5 aggregate defeat by Real Madrid.

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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