the spurs almanac

april 29th

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

1897 Wellingborough A Wellingborough Charity Cup Final 0 - 2
1899 Woolwich Arsenal H United League 3 - 2
1901 Luton Town A Southern League 4 - 2
1902 Woolwich Arsenal H Southern Charity Cup Semi-Final Replay 2 - 1
1905 Bristol Rovers H Southern League 1 - 0
1907 Southampton H Southern Charity Cup Final 2 - 0
1912 Woolwich Arsenal Park Royal Daily Telegraph Titanic Fund 0 - 3
1916 West Ham United H London Combination Second Combination 1 - 1
1922 Blackburn Rovers H First Division 2 - 1
1933 West Ham United A Second Division 0 - 1
1939 Sheffield Wednesday A Second Division 0 - 1
1944 Clapton Orient H Football League South 1 - 0
1950 Swansea Town A Second Division 0 - 1
1957 Burnley A First Division 0 - 1
1961 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 1 - 2
1965 Coventry City A Friendly 3 - 0
1967 Nottingham Forest Hillsborough FA Cup Semi-Final 2 - 1
1968 Liverpool A First Division 1 - 1
1969 Leicester City A First Division 0 - 1
1972 Leicester City H First Division 4 - 3
1978 Southampton A First Division 0 - 0
1980 Crystal Palace H Terry Naylor Testimonial 0 - 2
1985 Bristol Rovers A Friendly 6 - 2
1989 Millwall A First Division 5 - 0
1995 Arsenal A Premier League 1 - 1
2000 Derby County H Premier League 1 - 1

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

Played Home Away Neutral Won Drawn Lost For Against
26 11 13 2 12 5 9 40 35
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
11 7 2 2 18 13
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
13 4 3 6 20 18
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
2 1 0 1 2 4
                 
                 
Biggest win on this day

5-0   Millwall  (First Division) (Away)  1989

Biggest defeat on this day

0-3  Woolwich Arsenal (Daily Telegraph Titanic Fund) (Park Royal)  1912

Biggest score-line on this day

4-3  Leicester City (First Division) (Home)  1972

Last win on this day

1989  5-0   Millwall  (First Division) (Away)

Last draw on this day

2000 1-1  Derby County (Premier League) (Home)

Last defeat on this day

1980  0-2  Crystal Palace (Terry Naylor Testimonial) (Home)

 

                Notable Dates

1897 The last games of their time at Tottenham were played by Jimmy Allen, Peter Hunter, Jimmy Milliken and Willie Newbigging.
1899 Bill Joyce scores his last goal for the club.

Another watershed for the team with last appearances for Tom Bradshaw, Bob Cain, Joe Cullen, Bill Joyce and Kenny McKay.

1901 Alf Hawley scores the only goal and Joe Moffat (in his last game for Spurs) the final goal of their Spurs careers.

Jimmy Melia's last game for the club.

1902 Equal smallest crowd for a home game against Arsenal = 2,000
1905 John George scores the only goal in a Tottenham shirt.

John Burton, David Copeland, John Kirwan and William McCurdy all make their last appearances in a Spurs shirt.

1907 Charlie Hewitt plays and gets on the scoresheet for the club for the last time.
1912 Danny Steel plays his last match for Tottenham.
1916 Bobby Steel plays his last match for Tottenham.
1922 First away win against Blackburn Rovers.
1931 Danny Steel, centre half 1906-1912, dies.
1944 Victory over Clapton Orient gave Spurs the Wartime Football League South championship.
1950 Last game against Swansea Town before they became Swansea City.

Billy Rees' last game for Spurs.

1957 Winger Bob Wilkie makes his only appearance for Spurs.
1965 Jimmy Greaves, Alan Gilzean and Cliff Jones take part in Stanley Matthews' farewell game at the old Victoria Ground playing for the great winger's XI against a World XI.
1967 Goals from Jimmy Greaves and Frank Saul saw Spurs through to the FA Cup Final seeing off a Notts Forest side who had hoped to challenge for the Double as they were going well in the League as well.
1969 Terry Venables plays his last game for the club.
1978 The point gained in this game saw both sides promoted to the First Division.  It was a tense affair, with the Saints having the chances to win the match, but the goal-less draw was greeted by the crowd at the Dell with relief and with joy.
1988 Frank Grice, half back 1935-1939, dies.
1989 Paul Stewart scores a hat trick in a big win over The Lions.
1991 Adam Smith, defender 2008- , born.
1995 The 600th match of Colin Calderwood's career.
1999 Les Bennett, inside forward 1939-1955, dies.
2000 Forward Dave McEwen makes his debut.

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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