the spurs almanac

august 28th

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

1921 Blackburn Rovers H First Division 1 - 2
1926 Everton H First Division 2 - 1
1933 Wolverhampton Wanderers H First Division 4 - 0
1937 Coventry City H Second Division 0 - 0
1943 Crystal Palace H Football League South 1 - 1
1948 Lincoln City A Second Division 0 - 0
1950 Bolton Wanderers H First Division 4 - 2
1954 Sunderland H First Division 0 - 1
1957 Portsmouth A First Division 1 - 5
1961 West Ham United A First Division 1 - 2
1963 Wolverhampton Wanderers A First Division 4 - 1
1968 Manchester United A First Division 1 - 3
1971 Manchester City A First Division 0 - 4
1973 Birmingham City A First Division 2 - 1
1974 Manchester City H First Division 1 - 2
1976 Middlesbrough H First Division 0 - 0
1982 Luton Town H First Division 2 - 2
1990 Sunderland A First Division 0 - 0
1991 Nottingham Forest A First Division 3 - 1
1993 Aston Villa A Premier League 0 - 1
1999 Leeds United H Premier League 1 - 2
2004 Birmingham City A Premier League 1 - 0
2010 Wigan Athletic H Premier League 0 - 1
2011 Manchester City H Premier League 1 - 5
2014 AEL Limassol (Cyprus) H Europa League Qualifying Play-off 2L 3 - 0
2020 Reading (Cyprus) H Friendly 4 - 1

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  26 10 5 11 36 39
Home Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
15 6 3 6 24 20
Away Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
11 4 2 5 12 19
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 0 0 0 0 0
             
             
Biggest win on this day

4-0   Wolverhampton Wanderers  (First Division) (Home)  1933

Biggest defeat on this day

1-5  Portsmouth  (First Division) (Home)  1957
0-4  Manchester City  (First Division) (Home)  1971
1-5  Manchester City  (Premier League) (Home)  2011

Biggest score-line on this day

4-2  Bolton Wanderers  (First Division) (Home)  1950
1-5  Portsmouth  (First Division) (Home)  1957
1-5  Manchester City  (Premier League) (Home)  2011

Last win on this day

2020  4-1  Reading (Friendly) (Home)

Last draw on this day

1990  0-0  Sunderland  (First Division) (Away)

Last defeat on this day

2011  1-5  Manchester City  (Premier League) (Home)

Teams we have played on this day

Manchester City 3
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2
Birmingham City 2
Sunderland 2
AEL Limassol (Cyprus) 1
Aston Villa 1
Blackburn Rovers 1
Bolton Wanderers 1
Coventry City 1
Crystal Palace 1
Everton 1
Leeds United 1
Lincoln City 1
Luton Town 1
Manchester United 1
Middlesbrough 1
Nottingham Forest 1
Portsmouth 1
Reading 1
West Ham United 1
Wigan Athletic 1

 

                Notable Dates

1873 Tom Pratt, centre forward 1899-1900, born.
1926 A Spurs debut for forward John Blair, who scored once against the Toffees.
1937 Half back Isaac Spelman makes his first appearance in a Spurs shirt.
1948 Biggest away crowd for a match at Lincoln City =  19,540
1950 Tottenham's biggest away win at Bolton.
1957 This score equals the biggest losing margin in an away
1962 Paul Allen, midfielder 1985-1994, born.
1982 Gary Mabbutt makes his League debut for Spurs and scores his first goal for the club.
1986 Cyril Trailor, half back 1941-1949, dies.
1991 Gudni Bergsson scores his last goal in the club's colours.
2010 Wigan Athletic win for the first time at White Hart Lane.
2011 Defeat for Spurs by Manchester City equals the biggest losing margin at White Hart Lane.

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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