the spurs almanac

april 17th

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

1886 Hermitage H Friendly 3 - 0
1897 Kettering Town H United League 1 - 1
1899 Wellingborough A United League 1 - 3
1900 Woolwich Arsenal H Southern District Combination 4 - 2
1901 Portsmouth A Western League 0 - 1
1905 Portsmouth H Western League 0 - 1
1906 Norwich City H Southern League 3 - 0
1908 Southampton H Southern League 3 - 0
1909 Burnley A Second Division 2 - 1
1911 Everton H First Division 0 - 1
1920 Grimsby Town H Second Division 3 - 1
1922 Oldham Athletic A First Division 0 - 1
1926 Aston Villa A First Division 0 - 3
1933 Plymouth Argyle A Second Division 2 - 2
1937 Doncaster Rovers A Second Division 1 - 1
1946 Charlton Athletic A Football League South 0 - 1
1948 Coventry City A Second Division 1 - 1
1954 Sheffield United H First Division 2 - 1
1961 Sheffield Wednesday H First Division 2 - 1
1962 Fulham A First Division 1 - 1
1965 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 0 - 1
1968 Leeds United A First Division 0 - 1
1971 Liverpool A First Division 0 - 0
1976 Birmingham City A First Division 1 - 3
1982 Manchester United A First Division 0 - 2
1985 Arsenal H First Division 0 - 2
1991 Crystal Palace H First Division 0 - 1
1993 Oldham Athletic H Premier League 4 - 1
1994 Leeds United A Premier League 0 - 2
1995 Norwich City H Premier League 1 - 0
1999 Nottingham Forest A Premier League 1 - 0
2001 Chelsea H Premier League 0 - 3
2006 Manchester United H Premier League 1 - 2
2010 Chelsea H Premier League 2 - 1
2019 Manchester City A Champions League QF L2 3 - 4
(Agg : 4-4 Win on away goals)

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

Played Home Away Won Drawn Lost For Against
35 17 18 12 6 17 42 46
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
17 10 1 6 29 18
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
18 2 5 11 13 28
               
               
Biggest win on this day

3-0   Hermitage (Friendly) (Home)  1886
3-0   Norwich City  (Southern League) (Home)  1906
3-0   Southampton  (Southern League) (Home)  1908
4-1   Oldham Athletic  (Premier League) (Home)  1993

Biggest defeat on this day

0-3  Aston Villa (First Division) (Away)  1926
0-3  Chelsea (Premier League) (Home)  2001

Biggest score-line on this day

4-2  Woolwich Arsenal (Southern Football Combination) (Home)  1900

Last win on this day

2010  2-1  Chelsea (Premier League) (Home)

Last draw on this day

1971  0-0  Liverpool (First Division) (Home)

Last defeat on this day

2019  3-4  Manchester City (Champions League) (Away)

 

               Notable Dates

1897 Fred Latham makes his debut for Spurs between the sticks.
1899 Tom Meade makes his last Spurs appearance.
1901 Sands, an inside forward and full back Bob Stevens make their debuts.  It was Sands' only match for the club.
1906 Centre forward George Page makes his first appearance for Spurs in their first home match against Norwich City.

John Shackleton scores his last goal for the club.

1908 Max Seeburg scores for the last time in a Spurs shirt.
1909 First away win at Burnley.

Back at White Hart Lane, an England Amateur XI beat the Belgian national side 11-2 with Vivian Woodward scoring two of the England goals.

1911 Eddie Birnie plays his final Spurs match.
1920 Bert Bliss' two goals equal the highest scored by a player in a game for Spurs against Grimsby Town.
1922 Biggest away crowd for a trip to Oldham Athletic = 31,343
1926 Smallest away crowd for a Spurs match against Aston Villa = 11,774
1933 Willie Davies turns out for Spurs for the final time.
1948 John Madden, centre forward 1897-1898, dies.

White Hart Lane stages a youth international which saw England beat Holland 3-2.

1954 Colin Brittan scores the only goal of his Tottenham career.

Ron Burgess and George Hutchinson play the last games of their Tottenham careers.

1961 Spurs clinch the First Division championship in a fierce battle against their nearest challengers Sheffield Wednesday.  It was played in front of the biggest home gate for a match with the Owls = 61,205
1971 Spurs 500th draw in a League game.
1976 The second Birmingham goal in the match was Tottenham's 2,000th conceded in away League games.
1993 Andy Turner nets his last Spurs goal.
1995 Gheorge Popescu plays for Spurs for the last time in his short career at the club.
1999 Tottenham's first away win over Nottingham Forest in the Premier League.
2006 Manchester United's second goal was their 250th against Spurs in all competitions.

Lee Barnard makes his Spurs debut.

2019 Manchester City's 4-3 win on the second leg of the Champions League quarter final was not enough to progress in the competition, as Spurs won on away goals after the aggregate score finished 4-4.  A goal in added time at the end of the match would have seen City itno the semi=finals, but it was disallowed after a VAR review for offside.

Tottenham reach the last four of the premier European trophy for the first time since 1962.

Jan Vertonghen plays his 50th European match for Spurs.

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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