the spurs almanac

august 9th

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

1969 Leeds United A First Division 1 - 3
1971 Glasgow Rangers A Friendly 0 - 1
1982 Portsmouth A Friendly 3 - 1
1990 Viking Stavanger (Norway) A Friendly 1 - 1
1993 Peterborough United A Friendly 2 - 1
1994 Shelbourne (Northern Ireland) A Friendly 1 - 0
1999 Newcastle United H Premier League 3 - 1
2009 Olympiakos (Greece) H Friendly 3 - 0
2014 Schalke 04 (Germany) H Friendly 2 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1911 Jim Blyth, centre half 1936-1937, born.
1969 The First Division started early because with the World Cup being held in Mexico the following year, extra time was allowed for the England team to acclimatise to try to retain the trophy.

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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