the spurs almanac

april 3rd

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

1896 Reading A Friendly 3 - 2
1897 Millwall Athletic H United League 1 - 3
1899 Swindon Town H Southern League 1 - 1
1901 Gravesend United A Southern League 1 - 2
1905 Brentford A Western League 0 - 2
1909 Grimsby Town A Second Division 2 -1
1915 Bolton Wanderers H First Division 4 - 2
1920 Stoke H Second Division 2 - 0
1926 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 1 - 1
1931 Cardiff City H Second Division 2 - 2
1937 Plymouth Argyle A Second Division 2 - 2
1943 Reading H Football League South - League Cup 1 - 2
1948 Leeds United A Second Division 3 - 1
1953 Stoke City H First Division 1 - 0
1954 Blackpool H First Division 2 - 2
1961 Chelsea A First Division 3 - 2
1965 Aston Villa A First Division 0 - 1
1971 Coventry City A First Division 0 - 0
1972 Ipswich Town A First Division 1 - 2
1973 Chelsea A First Division 1 - 0
1974 Chelsea H First Division 1 - 2
1976 Arsenal A First Division 2 - 0
1979 Wolverhampton Wanderers A First Division 2 - 3
1982 Leicester City Villa Park FA Cup Semi-Final 2 - 0
1985 Everton H First Division 1 - 2
1990 Brighton 1983 A Graham Moseley Testimonial 3 - 0
1999 Leicester City H Premier League 0 - 2
2004 Chelsea H Premier League 0 - 1
2010 Sunderland A Premier League 1 - 3

 

          Notable Dates

1887

Fred Webster, full back 1911-1915, born.

1897 Jimmy Milliken scores the final goal of his Spurs career.
1901 Debuts for Winger Frank Berry and half back John Burton.

Bob Stormont scores for the last time for the club.

1905 Pat Gallagher makes his only club appearance on the wing.

Robert Pilch plays his last game for Tottenham.

1909 Tottenham's first away game against Grimsby Town in front of the smallest away crowd for such a fixture = 5,000

Douglas MacFarlane scores his final goal for Tottenham.

1915 A Bert Bliss hat trick helped Spurs victory in front of the smallest home crowd for a match against the Trotters = 11,000
1920 Tottenham's first home game against Stoke.
1926 Forward Tommy Roe makes his debut for Spurs.
1931 George Hunt scores his first goal for Spurs.

Billy Cook scores the last goal of his time at Tottenham.

1937 Bert Ringrose makes his final appearance for Spurs.
1948 Tottenham's equal biggest winning margin in an away game at Leeds United.

Ken Flint scores the only goal of his Spurs career.

1965 Les Allen plays his last match for Tottenham.
1972 Roger Morgan and Tony Want play for Spurs for the last time.
1974 Neil McNab makes his first appearance for Spurs in midfield.

Ray Evans scores the last goal of his career at Tottenham.

1982 Spurs beat Leicester City in the FA Cup semi-final to reach the final for a second successive year.  The game is overshadowed by the Argentinian invasion of the Falkland Isles and the effect it had on Tottenham's two Argentine stars - Ardiles and Villa.
1984 Jonathan Blondel, midfielder 2002-2004, born.
1985 Gary Brooke plays his last game for the club.
2010 In an unusual game, referee Lee Mason awards three penalties to Sunderland with the first one scored and the other two saved by Heurelho Gomes.

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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