the spurs almanac

august 19th

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

1939 Arsenal H Jubilee Trust Fund 0 - 1
1944 Coventry City A Friendly 1 - 3
1950 Blackpool H First Division 1 - 4
1961 Blackpool A First Division 2 - 1
1967 Leicester City A First Division 3 - 2
1969 Burnley A First Division 2 - 0
1970 Leeds United H First Division 0 - 2
1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers A First Division 2 - 3
1978 Nottingham Forest A First Division 1 - 1
1980 Crystal Palace A First Division 4 - 3
1986 PSV Eindhoven (Holland) Barcelona Juan Gaspar Tournament 1 -1
1987 Newcastle United H First Division 3 - 1
1989 Luton Town H First Division 2 - 1
1992 Coventry City H Premier League 0 - 2
1995 Manchester City A Premier League 1 - 1
2000 Ipswich Town H Premier League 3 - 1
2009 Hull City A Premier League 5 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1950 Spurs biggest home defeat by Blackpool in front of the biggest home crowd for a visit from the Seasiders = 64,987
1966 Spurs buy Mike England from Blackburn Rovers for 95,000.
1967 Joe Kinnear's first goal in a Spurs shirt.
1978 Central defender John Lacy, midfielder Ossie Ardiles and forward Ricky Villa all make their Spurs debuts, with Villa scoring Tottenham's goal on the day.
1980 Steve Archibald scores his first Spurs goal.
1989 Gary Lineker in the forward line and Steve Sedgley in midfield make their first appearances for Spurs.
1992 Equal biggest losing margin in a home match against Coventry City.

Tottenham's first match in the Premier League.

1995 Striker Chris Armstrong makes his Spurs debut.
2000 Goalkeeper Neil Sullivan, defender Ben Thatcher and forward Sergei Rebrov all make their first appearances for Tottenham.
2009 Jermain Defoe's hat-trick makes him the highest scoring player in a single match against Hull City.

Wilson Palacios scores his first Tottenham goal.

2013 Midfielder Scott Parker leaves Spurs to join Fulham.

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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