the spurs almanac

august 22nd

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

1914 Arsenal H War Relief Fund 1 - 5
1949 Plymouth Argyle H Second Division 4 - 1
1953 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 1 - 2
1956 Manchester City A First Division 2 - 2
1959 Newcastle United A First Division 5 - 1
1960 Blackpool A First Division 3 - 1
1964 Sheffield United H First Division 2 - 0
1970 Wolverhampton Wanderers A First Division 3 - 0
1979 Norwich City A First Division 0 - 4
1981 Aston Villa Wembley FA Charity Shield 2 - 2
1987 Chelsea H First Division 1 - 0
1989 Everton A First Division 1 - 2
1992 Crystal Palace H Premier League 2 - 2
1998 Sheffield Wednesday H Premier League 0 - 3
2000 Middlesbrough A Premier League 1 - 1
2011 Manchester United A Premier League 0 - 3
2013 Dinamo Tbilisi (Georgia) A Europa League Qualifying Play off 1L 5 - 0
2015 Leicester City A Premier League 1 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1901 Ted Harper, centre forward 1928-1932, born.
1937 Laurie Brown, centre half/forward 1963-1966, born.
1948 Fred Sargent, outside right 1934-1946, dies.
1949 Alf Ramsey scores his first goal for Spurs.
1959 Johnny Brooks scores his last Spurs goal.

Goalkeeper Bill Brown makes his Spurs debut.

Cliff Jones scores a hat trick to assist Spurs gain their biggest away win over the Magpies.

1964 Pat Jennings makes his first appearance for Spurs between the sticks, while Cyril Knowles makes his debut at left back.
1981 Two Mark Falco goals grab Spurs a share of the Charity Shield against Aston Villa.
1992 Neil Ruddock becomes the first Spurs player to be sent off in the Premier League.

Gordon Durie scores Tottenham's first goal in the Premier League.

Dean Austin makes his Spurs debut in defence.

2010 Spurs complete the free transfer of defender William Gallas.
2011 Tottenham's delayed start to the season ends in defeat at Old Trafford.

Brad Friedel becomes Tottenham's oldest debutant at 40 years and 96 days.  He was the oldest player to represent Spurs since World War II.

Roman Pavlyuchenko makes his 100th Spurs appearance.

2013 Paulinho scores his first goal in the colours of Tottenham Hotspur.
2015 Dele Alli scores his first Tottenham Hotspur goal.

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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