the spurs almanac

august 27th

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

1921 Cardiff City A First Division 1 - 0
1923 Chelsea A First Division 1 - 0
1927 Birmingham H First Division 1 - 0
1928 Middlesbrough H Second Division 2 - 5
1932 Charlton Athletic H Second Division 4 - 1
1934 Preston North End H First Division 1 - 2
1938 Southampton A Second Division 2 - 1
1947 Bury A Second Division 0 - 2
1949 Blackburn Rovers H Second Division 2 - 3
1952 Manchester City A First Division 1 - 0
1955 Luton Town A First Division 1 - 2
1958 Chelsea A First Division 2 - 4
1960 Blackburn Rovers A First Division 4 - 1
1965 Blackpool H First Division 4 - 0
1966 Newcastle United A First Division 2 - 0
1969 Chelsea H First Division 1 - 1
1977 Notts County H First Division 2 - 1
1980 Orient A League Cup R2 1L 1 - 0
1983 Ipswich Town A First Division 1 - 3
1984 Leicester City H First Division 2 - 2
1994 Manchester United H Premier League 0 - 1
1997 Aston Villa H Premier League 3 - 2
2003 Liverpool A Premier League 0 - 0
2005 Chelsea H Premier League 0 - 2
2016 Liverpool H Premier League 1 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1921 Jimmy Banks scores his last goal for Spurs in the club's first meeting with the Bluebirds.
1927 There were Spurs debuts for Centre forward Albert Evans and half back Arthur "Darkie" Lowdell. 
1938 Full back Bert Sproston makes his first appearance in a Spurs shirt.
1947 Last game for the club played by Jack Chisholm.
1952 Alan Grubb plays his last Spurs match.
1955 Johnny Gavin scores his last goal in his last match for the club.
1958 Loyal goalkeeper Ted Ditchburn plays his last game in the club's colours.
1965 Steve Pitt's only game for Tottenham.
1977 John Duncan's two goals equals the highest score in one game against Notts County for Tottenham.
1980 John Lacy scores his first goal for the club.
1983 Defender/midfielder Gary Stevens and full back Danny Thomas make their first appearances in Spurs colours.
1994 Due to unfinished building works on the club's East Stand, the local Council would not allow a licence to be granted for safety reasons and the first game of the season against Coventry City was postponed with only a couple of hours to go before kick off.
2003 Kasey Keller plays his 50th Premiership match for Spurs.
2005 Aaron Lennon makes his Spurs debut.
2012 Tottenham sell Luka Modric to Real Madrid for a fee of around 30,000,000.
2014 Spurs buy Federico Fazio from Sevilla for a fee of around 8,000,000.

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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