the spurs almanac

august 26th

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

1922 Cardiff City H First Division 1 -1
1933 Sheffield United A First Division 0 - 0
1939 Birmingham City H Second Division 1 - 1
1944 West Ham United H Football League South 2 - 2
1950 Arsenal A First Division 2 - 2
1953 Charlton Athletic H First Division 3 - 1
1959 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 2 - 2
1961 Arsenal H First Division 4 -3
1967 West Ham United H First Division 5 - 1
1972 Leeds United H First Division 0 - 0
1978 Chelsea H First Division 2 - 2
1985 Everton H First Division 0 - 1
1989 Manchester City A First Division 1 - 1
1995 Liverpool H Premier League 1 - 3
2000 Newcastle United A Premier League 0 - 2
2006 Everton H Premier League 0 - 2
2007 Manchester United A Premier League 0 - 1
2009 Doncaster Rovers A League Cup R2 5 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1883 Fred Wilkes, full back 1908-1912, born.
1894 Herbert Blake, goalkeeper 1921-1924, born.
1926 Jimmy Scarth, winger 1949-1952, born.
1939 Ronnie Dix makes his Spurs debut at inside forward.
1956 Danny Blanchflower scores his first Spurs goal in equalling the club's highest winning margin in a home match against the Peacocks.
1978 John Duncan scores his last goal for Tottenham.
1995 Defender Clive Wilson makes his debut.
2006 Everton record their first Premier League win at White Hart Lane.
2007 Gareth Bale makes his Tottenham debut.
2009 Peter Crouch scores his first Spurs goal.
2014 Spurs sell Michael Dawson to Hull City after nine years at the club.

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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