the spurs almanac

april 21st

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

1894 Crouch End A Friendly 2 - 2
1902 West Ham United H London League 2 - 2
1905 Southampton H Southern League 1 - 2
1906 Plymouth Argyle H Southern League 0 - 1
1916 Crystal Palace H London Combination Second Competition 3 - 1
1917 Southampton H (at Homerton) London Combination 4 - 0
1919 Millwall A London Combination 4 - 2
1923 Birmingham H First Division 2 - 0
1924 Manchester City H First Division 4 - 1
1928 Bury H First Division 1 - 4
1930 West Bromwich Albion A Second Division 3 - 4
1934 Birmingham City A First Division 0 - 2
1937 Nottingham Forest A Second Division 0 - 3
1945 Clapton Orient H Football League South 4 - 0
1951 Middlesbrough A First Division 1 - 1
1956 Huddersfield Town H First Division 1 - 2
1962 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 1 - 2
1964 Burnley A First Division 2 - 7
1973 Leicester City H First Division 1 - 1
1976 North Herts XI Stevenage Roy Dingwall Testimonial 1 - 2
1979 Manchester United H First Division 1 - 1
1982 Barcelona (Spain) A European Cup Winners' Cup Semi-Final 2L 0 - 1
1984 Arsenal A First Division 2 - 3
1990 Manchester United H First Division 2 - 1
2003 West Bromwich Albion A Premier League 3 - 2
2007 Arsenal H Premier League 2 - 2
2011 Queens Park Rangers A Premier League 0 - 1

            

              Notable Dates

1905

John Kirwan scores his last Tottenham goal.

1905

Alex Glen plays his last match for the club.

1916

Bert Bliss' hat trick was the first for Spurs against Crystal Palace and gave Tottenham the win over the Glaziers.

1917 Smallest home crowd for a match against Southampton = 2,000
1919

Bert Middlemiss scores his final goal for Spurs.

1923 Jimmy Cantrell's last game in Spurs colours.  At 40 years and 349 days, he is the oldest player to represent Spurs in the League.
1924 Harry Hargreaves scores his first Spurs goal.
1928 Tottenham's biggest home defeat by Bury.

Alex Lindsay nets for the last time in his time at Tottenham.

1930 John Reddish makes his debut in the left back position.

Frank Osborne scores the last of many goals for the club.

Alex Lindsay plays the last game of his Spurs career.

1951 Biggest away crowd for a match against Middlesbrough = 44,004
1962 Jimmy Collins makes the final appearance of his Tottenham career.
1964 Ken Barton and Bobby Smith both play their last games for Tottenham in a match that recorded the club's equal biggest margin of defeat in an away game at Burnley and the highest total of goals in a game with the Clarets.
1973 Ray Clarke makes his one and only appearance for Spurs as a forward.
2003 Spurs came back from 0-1 and 1-2 down to end up beating West Bromwich Albion 3-2 with goals from Robbie Keane 2 and Teddy Sheringham, who's goal was his last for Spurs.

Kazuyuki Toda's last appearance in a Spurs shirt.

2012 Brad Freidel makes his 300th consecutive Premier League appearance.

William Gallas plays his 50th Spurs match.

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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