the spurs almanac

april 1st

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

1893 City Ramblers H Friendly 1 - 0
1897 Wolverton H Southern League 2 - 0
1899 Gravesend United H Southern League 3 - 0
1904 Southampton H Southern League 2 - 1
1905 Swindon Town A Southern League 1 - 2
1907 Millwall A Southern League 0 - 2
1911 Sunderland H First Division 1 - 1
1916 Luton Town A London Combination - Second Competition 2 - 1
1918 Clapton Orient H (at Homerton) London Combination 5 - 2
1922 Birmingham A First Division 3 - 0
1929 Preston North End H Second Division 1 - 1
1933 Chesterfield A Second Division 1 - 1
1939 Chesterfield A Second Division 1 - 3
1944 Charlton Athletic Stamford Bridge League South Cup Section 2 Semi-Final 0 - 3
1950 Queens Park Rangers A Second Division 2 - 0
1961 Preston North End H First Division 5 - 0
1967 Liverpool H First Division 2 - 1
1972 West Ham United A First Division 0 - 2
1978 Burnley A Second Division 1 - 2
1989 West Ham United H First Division 3 - 0
1991 Luton Town A First Division 0 - 0
1992 West Ham United H First Division 3 - 0
2002 Leeds United H Premier League 2 - 1
2006 Newcastle United A Premier League 1 - 3
2007 Reading H Premier League 1 - 0
2012 Swansea City H Premier League 3 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1888 Ivor Brown, centre forward 1909-1911, born.
1897 Thomas Hatfield makes his debut between the sticks. 

Charlie Walters, centre half 1919-1926, born.

Richard McElhaney scores for Tottenham for the final time.

1907 Billy Jones and John Wilkinson make their last appearances in a Spurs shirt.
1929 Jack Elkes scores his last goal in the last game of his Spurs career.
1933 Centre forward Johnny Morrison makes his first appearance for Spurs scoring once.
1939 Isaac Spelman scores for Tottenham for the last time.
1961

A Cliff Jones hat trick helps Spurs to their equal biggest home win over Preston North End.

1967 Midfielder Dennis Bond makes his debut.
1974 Bert Hodgkinson, left back 1930-1932, dies.
1992 Gary Lineker scores all three in Tottenham's win over West Ham United.
2002 Steffen Iversen scores on his 150th appearance for Spurs to help Tottenham to a win over Leeds United.
2006 Robbie Keane scores on his 150th appearance for Spurs.

Danny Murphy makes his 500th career appearance.

The first goal by Newcastle United was the 400th away goal conceded by Spurs in the Premier League.

2007 First meeting between the two sides in the Premier League at White Hart Lane.

Paul Robinson made the 200th appearance in his League career.

2012 First meeting between the two sides in the Premier League at White Hart Lane and Tottenham's first Premier League win over Swansea 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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