the spurs almanac

april 18th

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

1896 Southampton St. Mary's A Friendly 1 - 4
1898 Reading A Friendly 3 - 3
1904 West Ham United A Western League 1 - 0
1908 Norwich City H Southern League 3 - 0
1914 Aston Villa H First Division 0 - 2
1919 Millwall H (at Homerton) London Combination 2 - 2
1925 Liverpool A First Division 0 - 1
1927 West Ham United A First Division 2 - 1
1930 West Bromwich Albion H Second Division 0 - 2
1931 Bristol City A Second Division 1 - 2
1936 Norwich City A Second Division 0 - 1
1938 Sheffield United A Second Division 0 - 1
1942 Charlton Athletic A London War Cup Group 3 0 - 4
1949 Brentford A Second Division 1 - 1
1953 Sunderland A First Division 1 - 1
1956 Wolverhampton Wanderers A First Division 1 - 5
1959 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 5 - 0
1960 Chelsea H First Division 0 - 1
1964 Bolton Wanderers H First Division 1 - 0
1973 Derby County H First Division 1 - 0
1981 Norwich City H First Division 2 - 3
1984 Aston Villa H First Division 2 - 1
1987 Charlton Athletic H First Division 1 - 0
1992 Wimbledon H First Division 3 - 2
1998 Barnsley A Premier League 1 - 1
2003 Manchester City H Premier League 0 - 2
2016 Stoke City A Premier League 4 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1889 Findlay Weir, half back 1912-1917, born.
1904 Percy Mapley makes his last appearance for the club.
1907 Fred Kirkham announced as Spurs manager in place of John Cameron.
1908 Last game in the Southern League.

John Chaplin plays for Spurs for the last time.

George Payne scores his last goal for the club.

1919 Jabez Darnell plays his last game in a Spurs shirt.
1927 Jimmy Seed plays the final game of his Tottenham career.
1931 Billy Cook and Harry Skitt both appear for Spurs for the last time.
1936 Albert Hall makes his debut in the forward line.
1938 Biggest away crowd for a match against Sheffield United = 45,305
1942 Equal biggest away defeat against Charlton Athletic
1953 Full back Peter Baker makes his first appearance for Spurs.
1956 Spurs equal biggest margin of defeat in an away game against Wolverhampton Wanderers

Chris Jones, forward 1974-1982, born.

1959 Bobby Smith's four goals equals the most by a Spurs player in a game against West Bromwich Albion in Spurs' equal biggest home win versus the Baggies.
1960 John Chiedozie, winger 1984-1988, born.
1981 Glenn Hoddle makes his 200th League appearance for Tottenham.
1984 Dick Rowley, centre forward 1929-1932, dies.
1998 Ramon Vega is sent off in this relegation battle, but Spurs come back from a goal down to salvage a point.

Colin Calderwood scores his last goal in a Spurs shirt.

2003 A shameful performance by Tottenham saw Manchester City take a 2-0 lead within 22 minutes and the score-line was lucky to stay the same until the end ... by which time lots of blue seats could be seen in the home supporters areas.

Kazuyuki Toda made his debut for Spurs.

2016 Harry Kane's second goal of the game was Tottenham's 50th away at Stoke City.

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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