the spurs almanac

august 8th

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

1964 Feyenoord (Holland) A Friendly 3 - 4
1970 Atletico Madrid (Spain) N (Palma) Palma de Mallorca Tournament 0 - 1
1973 Ajax Amsterdam (Holland) A Sjaak Swart Testimonial 1 - 4
1975 Bristol Rovers A Friendly 4 - 1
1978 Royal Antwerp (Belgium) A Friendly 3 - 1
1979 Aberdeen A Friendly 0 - 2
1980 Swansea City A Friendly 0 - 1
1981 Glentoran (Northern Ireland) A Friendly 3 - 3
1982 Glasgow Rangers A Friendly 1 - 0
1986 Brighton & Hove Albion A Friendly 4 - 0
1989 Viking Stavanger (Norway) A Friendly 5 - 1
1992 Watford A Friendly 1 - 0
2000 Peterborough United A Friendly 2 - 1
2001 Fiorentina (Italy) H Bill Nicholson Testimonial 3 - 0
2015 Manchester United A Premier League 0 - 1

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  15 8 1 6 30 20
Home Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
1 1 0 0 3 0
Away Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
13 7 1 5 27 19
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
1 0 0 1 0 1
             
             
Biggest win on this day

4-0   Brighton & Hove Albion  (Friendly) (Away)  1986
5-1   Viking Stavanger  (Norway) (Friendly) (Away)  1989

Biggest defeat on this day

1-4  Ajax (Holland)  (Sjaak Swart Testimonial) (Away)  1973

Biggest score-line on this day

3-4  Feyenoord (Holland)  (Friendly) (Away)  1964

Last win on this day

2001  3-0  Fiorentina (Italy)  (Bill Nicholson Testimonial) (Home)

Last draw on this day

1981  3-3  Glentoran (Northern Ireland)  (Friendly) (Away)

Last defeat on this day

2015  0-1  Manchester United  (Premier League) (Away)

Teams we have played on this day

Aberdeen 1
Atletico Madrid (Spain) 1
Ajax (Holland) 1
Brighton & Hove Albion 1
Bristol Rovers 1
Feyenoord (Holland) 1
Fiorentina (Italy) 1
Glasgow Rangers 1
Glentoran (Northern Ireland) 1
Manchester United 1
Peterborough United 1
Royal Antwerp (Belgium) 1
Swansea City 1
Viking Stavanger (Norway) 1
Watford 1

                Notable Dates

1969 Roger Nilsen, loan defender 1999, born.
2000 Sergei Rebrov scores his first goal on English soil for Spurs.
2001 Bill Nicholson is awarded a second testimonial for his service of over 60 years to the club.
2010 Toby Alderweireld and Dele Alli make their Spurs debuts.
2019 Tottenham sign Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham for GBP30 million (conditional) and Giovani lo Celso on loan for a season from Real Betis.

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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