the spurs almanac

august 12th

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

1961 FA XI H FA Charity Shield 3 - 2
1967 Manchester United A FA Charity Shield 3 - 3
1972 Coventry City H First Division 3 - 1
1977 Norsjo IF (Sweden) A Friendly 3 - 2
1978 Bohemians (Republic of Ireland) A Friendly 4 - 0
1981 Norwich City A Friendly 2 - 2
1983 Brighton & Hove Albion A Friendly 0 - 0
1986 Gillingham A Friendly 1 - 1
1995 Newcastle United H Gary Mabbutt Testimonial 0 - 2
2000 Vitesse Arnhem (Holland) A Friendly 2 - 0
2001 AEK Athens (Greece) A Friendly 1 - 2

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  11 5 4 2 22 15
Home Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
3 2 0 1 6 5
Away Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
8 3 4 1 16 10
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 0 0 0 0 0
             
             
Biggest win on this day

4-0  Bohemians (Republic of Ireland)  (Friendly) (Away)  1978

Biggest defeat on this day

0-2  Newcastle United (Gary Mabbutt Testimonial) (Home)  1995

Biggest score-line on this day

3-3  Manchester United  (FA Charity Shield) (Away)  1967

Last win on this day

2000  2-0  Vitesse Arnham (Holland)  (Friendly) (Away)

Last draw on this day

1986  1-1  Gillingham  (Friendly) (Away)

Last defeat on this day

2001  1-2  AEK Athens (Greece)  (Friendly) (Away)

Teams we have played on this day

AEK Athens (Greece) 1
Bohemians (Republic of Ireland) 1
Brighton & Hove Albion 1
Coventry City 1
FA XI 1
Gillingham 1
Manchester United 1
Newcastle United 1
Norsjo IF (Sweden) 1
Norwich City 1
Vitesse Arnham (Holland) 1

 

                Notable Dates

1967 Pat Jennings score his first, and only, goal for Tottenham with a clearance from one end of the pitch which bounced over Alex Stepney in the opposing goal, as Spurs share the Charity Shield with Manchester United.

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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