the spurs almanac

august 16th

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

1969 Liverpool H First Division 0 - 2
1972 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 1 - 0
1975 Middlesbrough H First Division 1 - 0
1976 Royal Antwerp (Belgium) H Friendly 1 - 1
1980 Nottingham Forest H First Division 2 - 0
1981 Aberdeen A Friendly 1 - 0
1983 Glasgow Celtic A Friendly 1 - 1
1984 Manchester City A Friendly 1 - 0
1988 Chelsea A Colin Pates Testimonial 0 - 0
1993 Arsenal H Premier League 0 - 1
2003 Birmingham City A Premier League 0 - 1
2009 Liverpool H Premier League 2 - 1
2014 West Ham United A Premier League 1 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1949 John Gorman, full back 1976-1979 and assistant manager 2001-2004, born.
1975 Joe Kinnear plays his final game for Spurs.
1980 Steve Archibald and Garth Crooks make their debuts as Spurs new strike partners.  Crooks scores one of the goals in the win over the Tricky Trees.
1993 Darren Caskey makes his debut for Tottenham playing in midfield.
2003 Helder Postiga and Rohan Ricketts make their Spurs debuts.
2009 Sebastien Bassong and Peter Crouch make their Spurs debuts, with Bassong scoring once.
2013 John Ryden, midfielder, 1955-1959, died.
2014 Eric Dier makes his debut and scores the last minute winner against West Ham 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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