the spurs almanac

april 30th

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

1896 Woolwich Arsenal H Friendly 3 - 2
1898 Bolton Wanderers H Friendly 2 - 2
1900 Southampton A Southern District Combination 4 - 1
1901 Kettering Town A Southern League 1 - 1
1904 Wellingborough A Southern League 3 - 3
1910 Chelsea H First Division 2 - 1
1921 Huddersfield Town H First Division 1 - 0
1927 Liverpool A First Division 0 - 1
1932 Oldham Athletic A Second Division 2 - 1
1938 Blackburn Rovers A Second Division 1 - 2
1949 Fulham H Second Division 1 - 1
1951 Chelmsford City A George Foreman Testimonial 7 - 3
1952 Chelsea A First Division 2 - 0
1953 Charlton Athletic A First Division 2 - 3
1955 Newcastle United H First Division 2 - 1
1960 Blackpool H First Division 4 - 1
1962 Leicester City A First Division 3 - 2
1966 Burnley H First Division 0 - 1
1973 Wolverhampton Wanderers H First Division 2 - 2
1977 Aston Villa H First Division 3 - 1
1979 West Ham United H Steve Perryman Testimonial 2 - 2
1981 Wolverhampton Wanderers A First Division 0 - 1
1983 Liverpool H First Division 2 - 0
1994 Wimbledon A Premier League 1 - 2
2006 Bolton Wanderers H Premier League 1 - 0
2011 Chelsea A Premier League 1 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1900 Smallest away crowd for a meeting with Southampton = 1,000

Willie Roberts plays his last game for Tottenham and scored his only goal.

1901 W. Buckingham and Alf Hawley make their last appearances for the club, as did Arthur Jones who marked it with his last goal for Tottenham.
1904 Harry Erentz, James Chalmers, John Jones and John L. Jones all plays his final games for Spurs.  John Jones signed off with a hat-trick.
1910 Half back Arthur Kerry plays his only game for the club in Tottenham's first home game against Chelsea.  It was an important one too, because the win kept Spurs in the First Division and meant that Chelsea were relegated.  

The game produced record receipts for the time of 2163.

1927 Winger Walter Bellamy and goalkeeper Joe Nicholls make their debuts.
1964 Ernie Willliamson, war-time guest goalkeeper 1917, dies.
1973 Smallest home crowd for a match against Wolverhampton Wanderers = 16,924
1981 Barry Daines' final match for Spurs.
2011 Peter Crouch makes his 350th career appearance.

Sandro scores his first goal for Tottenham.

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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