the spurs almanac

august 17th

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

1968 Everton A First Division 2 - 0
1974 Ipswich Town H First Division 0 - 1
1983 Dundee United A Hamish McAlpine Testimonial 1 - 1
1985 Watford H First Division 4 - 0
1990 West Ham United H Ray Clemence Testimonial 4 - 1
1991 Southampton A First Division 3 - 2
1996 Blackburn Rovers A Premier League 2 - 0
2002 Everton A Premier League 2 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1934 Ron Henry full back, 1954-1967, born.
1970 Oyvind Leonhardsen, midfield 1999- , born.
1974 Chris Jones makes his Spurs debut in the forward line.
1985 Winger Chris Waddle scores twice and midfielder Paul Allen once on their Spurs debuts.
1991 Gordon Durie scores on his Spurs debut in the forward line.
1996 A late challenge by Graham Fenton on Gary Mabbutt left the Spurs captain with a broken leg and put him out for the whole season.
2002 Debut for midfielder Jamie Redknapp after his free transfer to Spurs.

Matthew Etherington's last senior goal for Tottenham.

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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