the spurs almanac

august 11th

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

1962 Ipswich Town A FA Charity Shield 5 - 1
1973 Cardiff City A Friendly 3 - 1
1979 Orient A Friendly 1 - 1
1984 Brentford A Friendly 3 - 0
1989 Dinamo Bucharest (Romania) N (Atletico Madrid) Friendly 1 - 3
1990 Sogndal FC (Norway) A Friendly 1 - 0
1991 AC Messina (Italy) Cantanzaro Nicola Ceravolo Memorial Tournament 0 - 2
1998 St. Albans City A Friendly 6 - 2
2002 SS Lazio (Italy) H Friendly 2 - 2
2007 Sunderland A Premier League 0 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1931 Dennis Uphill, inside forward 1950-1953, born.
1962 Spurs were facing their rivals from the previous season, who, having beaten them twice, probably denied them a double "Double".  In this match, Bill Nicholson tried a new tactic to prevent Ipswich playing to their strengths and Spurs romped to a big win.
2007 Younes Kaboul and Darren Bent make their Spurs debuts.

Dimitar Berbatov, Pascal Chimbonda and Paul Stalteri make their 50th appearances in a Tottenham shirt.

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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