the spurs almanac

august 6th

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

1976 FV Badhonnef (Germany) A Friendly 2 - 0
1982 FC Lausanne (Switzerland) A Friendly 0 - 3
1983 Aylesbury United A Friendly 4 - 0
1983 Brentford A Friendly 4 - 2
1984 Nice (France) A Friendly 2 - 2
1987 Swedish First Division North Select XI N (Gavle) Friendly 0 - 1
1989 Glasgow Rangers A Friendly 0 - 1
1993 Brentford A Keith Millen Testimonial 0 - 0
1994 Watford A Friendly 1 - 1
1999 West Ham United A Premier League 0 - 1
2005 FC Porto (Portugal) H Friendly 2 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1887 Arthur King, goalkeeper 1913-1914, born.
1925 Eddie Baily, inside forward 1945-1956 and assistant manager 1963-1974, born.
1953 Willie Davies, outside right 1929-1933, dies.
1976 Fred Channell, full back 1933-1929, dies.
1994 A sunny sell out Vicarage Road saw the first appearance in a Spurs shirt of Jurgen Klinsmann. 
1999 The opening game of the season saw defender Chris Perry and midfielder Oyvind Leonhardsen make their debuts. 
2009 Tottenham sign Newcastle United defender Sebastien Bassong for a fee reported to be 8 million. 

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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