the spurs almanac

august 26th

               Results (Tottenham's score shown first)
               (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

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  18 4 9 5 29 26
Home Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
12 3 6 3 21 19
Away Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
6 1 3 2 8 7
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 0 0 0 0 0
             
             
Biggest win on this day

5-1   West Ham United  (First Division) (Home)  1967
5-1   Doncaster Rovers  (League Cup) (Away)  2009

Biggest defeat on this day

1-3  Liverpool (Premier League) (Home)  1995
0-2  Newcastle United (Premier League) (Away)  2000
0-2  Everton (Premier League) (Away)  2006

Biggest score-line on this day

4-3  Arsenal  (First Division) (Home)  1961

Last win on this day

2009  5-1   Doncaster Rovers  (League Cup) (Away)

Last draw on this day

1989  1-1  Manchester City  (First Division) (Away)

Last defeat on this day

2007  0-1  Manchester United  (Premier League) (Away)

Teams we have played on this day

Arsenal 2
Everton 2
West Ham United 2
Birmingham City 1
Cardiff City 1
Charlton Athletic 1
Chelsea 1
Doncaster Rovers 1
Leeds United 1
Liverpool 1
Manchester City 1
Manchester United 1
Newcastle United 1
Sheffield United 1
West Bromwich Albion 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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