the spurs almanac

april 26th

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

1897 London Caledonians A Friendly 1 - 1
1899 Millwall Athletic H United League 1 - 3
1900 Millwall Athletic A Southern District Combination 0 - 0
1902 Brentford H Southern League 3 - 0
1913 Bradford City A First Division 1 - 3
1920 Birmingham H Second Division 0 - 0
1924 Burnley A First Division 2 - 2
1930 Hull City A Second Division 0 - 2
1941 Aldershot A Football League South 3 - 2
1947 Bradford Park Avenue A Second Division 1 - 2
1952 Blackpool H First Division 2 - 0
1958 Blackpool H First Division 2 - 1
1961 Nottingham Forest H First Division 1 - 0
1975 Arsenal A First Division 0 - 1
1978 Hull City H Second Division 1 - 0
1980 Aston Villa A First Division 0 - 1
1986 Queens Park Rangers A First Division 5 - 2
1988 Crystal Palace A Jim Cannon Testimonial 3 - 3
2008 Bolton Wanderers H Premier League 1 - 1
2014 Stoke City A Premier League 1 - 0
2016 Crystal Palace A Premier League 1 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1900 Willie Roberts makes his debut at centre forward.

Harry Crump, Joe Raby and Art Rule all play their last games for the club.

1902 Spurs first home game against Brentford.

Alex "Sandy" Brown's last Spurs match in which he scores his last goal for the club.

1912 Jimmy McCormick, outside right 1932-1946, born.
1913 John Curtis makes his last appearance for Tottenham.
1924 Smallest away crowd for a match against Burnley = 5,000

Fred "Fanny" Walden plays his final game for the club.

1930 Equal biggest away defeat to Hull City.
1937 Tom Smith, outside right 1898-1907, dies.
1946 Ralph Coates, forward 1971-1981, born.
1958 Ron Reynolds plays his last Spurs match.
1970 Dean Austin, right back 1992-1998, born.
1973 Chris Perry, defender 1999-2003, born.
1986

A big victory for Spurs on the plastic pitch at Queens Park Rangers watched by a crowd which contained a majority of Spurs fans, who spilled onto the pitch from the packed away end and had to be accommodated elsewhere within the stadium.

2008 Dimitar Berbatov's 100th Spurs appearance.

The draw was Tottenham's 900th in league football.

2017 Mousa Dembele's 200th career Premier League appearance.

The win was Tottenham's eighth in succession in the top flight ,,, the first time since October 1960.

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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