the spurs almanac

december 12th

              Results (Tottenham's score given first)
      
        (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

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  23 11 9 3 46 25
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
12 7 4 1 29 11
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
11 4 5 2 17 14
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 0 0 0 0 0
             
             
Biggest win on this day

4-0   Old St. Stephens  (FA Cup)  (Home)  1896
5-1   Corinthians  (Friendly)  (Home)  1903
5-1   Dinamo Tbilisi (Russia)  (UEFA Cup)  (Home)  1973

Biggest defeat on this day

1-3  West Bromwich Albion (First Division) (Away)  1970

Biggest score-line on this day

5-1   Corinthians  (Friendly)  (Home)  1903
3-3  Sheffield United  (First Division)  (Away)  1964
5-1   Dinamo Tbilisi (Russia)  (UEFA Cup)  (Home)  1973

Last win on this day

2005  3-1  Portsmouth  (Premier League) (Home)

Last draw on this day

2010  1-1  Chelsea  (Premier League) (Home)

Last defeat on this day

2009  0-1  Wolverhampton Wanderers  (Premier League) (Home)

Teams we have played on this day

Burnley 2
Leeds United 2
Arsenal 1
Aston Villa 1
Bohemians Prague (Czechoslovakia) 1
Charlton Athletic 1
Chelsea 1
Corinthians 1
Dinamo Tblisi (Russia) 1
Doncaster Rovers 1
Forest Swifts 1
Fulham 1
Manchester United 1
Newcastle United 1
Notts County 1
Old St. Stephen's 1
Plymouth Argyle 1
Portsmouth 1
Sheffield United 1
West Bromwich Albion 1
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1
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               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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