the spurs almanac

april 6th

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

1895 Casuals H Friendly 1 - 2
1896 Middlesbrough H Friendly 5 - 0
1901 Bristol City H Southern League 1 - 0
1907 Reading A Southern League 0 - 2
1908 Portsmouth H Southern League 2 - 3
1912 Sheffield United H First Division 1 - 1
1915 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 2 - 3
1918 Millwall A London Combination 1 - 0
1928 Sheffield Wednesday H First Division 1 - 3
1929 Bristol City H Second Division 1 - 1
1931 Cardiff City A Second Division 0 - 0
1935 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 0 - 4
1940 West Ham United H Football League South Group C 2 - 6
1942 Watford A London War Cup Group 3 0 - 0
1946 Portsmouth A Football League South 1 - 0
1953 Stoke City A First Division 0 - 2
1957 Manchester United A First Division 0 - 0
1968 Southampton H First Division 6 - 1
1974 Wolverhampton Wanderers A First Division 1 - 1
1985 West Ham United A First Division 1 - 1
1986 Glasgow Rangers A Friendly 2 - 0
1991 Southampton H First Division 2 - 0
1996 Nottingham Forest A Premier League 1 - 2
2002 Arsenal A Premier League 1 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1901 Vivian Woodward makes his debut for Tottenham at centre forward.

John Burton scores his first Tottenham goal.

1908 Arthur Pickett and Jack Whitbourne plays their last Spurs games
1912 Fred Wilkes makes his last appearance in a Tottenham shirt.
1929 Tom Clay plays for the club for the last time.
1931 Smallest crowd for a visit to Cardiff City = 6,666
1935 Equal widest margin of defeat in an away game to Sheffield Wednesday.
1938 Manager Jack Tresadern hands in his resignation, although no announcement was made for three days.
1940 John Montgomery, full back 1895-1898, dies.
1949 Alex "Sandy" Tait, full back 1899-1908, dies.
1953 Inside forward Johnny Brooks makes his debut.
1991 Phil Gray makes his last appearance for the club.
1996 The 100th League meeting between the two clubs.
2006 The Prime Minister Tony Blair MP visits the stadium and the Community Sports Centre in White Hart Lane top launch the Kickz initiative that gives disadvantaged children the opportunity to play football.

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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