the spurs almanac

december 12th

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

1891 Forest Swifts H Friendly 1 -1
1896 Old St. Stephen's H FA Cup 1QR 4 - 0
1903 Corinthians H Friendly 5 - 1
1906 Plymouth Argyle A Western League 2 - 2
1908 Burnley H Second Division 4 - 2
1914 Notts County A First Division 2 - 1
1925 Burnley A First Division 2 - 1
1931 Leeds United A Second Division 0 - 1
1936 Doncaster Rovers H Second Division 2 - 0
1942 Charlton Athletic A Football League South 3 - 0
1953 Aston Villa A First Division 2 - 1
1959 Fulham A First Division 1 - 1
1964 Sheffield United A First Division 3 - 3
1970 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 1 - 3
1973 Dinamo Tblisi (Russia) H UEFA Cup R3 2L 5 -1
1981 Leeds United A First Division 0 - 0
1984 Bohemians Prague (Czechoslovakia) A UEFA Cup R3 2L 1 - 1
1992 Arsenal H Premier League 1 - 0
1998 Manchester United H Premier League 2 - 2
1999 Newcastle United H FA Cup R3 1 - 1
2005 Portsmouth H Premier League 3 - 1
2009 Wolverhampton Wanderers H Premier League 0 - 1
2010 Chelsea H Premier League 1 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1958 Harry Wilding, centre half 1928-1929, dies.
1959 Fulham were denied a win, when defender Peter Baker fists a shot, deflected by Dave Mackay, over the bar.
1964 Tottenham secure the signature of Alan Gilzean from Dundee.
1992 Tottenham gain their 3,500th point since joining the League in 1908.
2000 Jimmy Scarth, winger 1949-1952, dies.
2009 Tottenham's first defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League.

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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