the spurs almanac

december 13th

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

1884 Woodgrange A Friendly 0 - 0
1902 Corinthians H Friendly 2 - 2
1913 Aston Villa A First Division 3 - 3
1919 Fulham H Second Division 4 - 0
1924 Liverpool H First Division 1 - 1
1930 Bristol City H Second Division 4 - 1
1941 Watford A London War League 2 - 1
1947 Birmingham City H Second Division 1 - 2
1952 Charlton Athletic H First Division 2 - 0
1958 Burnley A First Division 1 - 3
1967 Olympique Lyonnais (France) H European Cup Winners Cup R2 2L 4 - 3
1969 Manchester City A First Division 1 - 1
1972 Red Star Belgrade (Yugoslavia) A UEFA Cup R3 2L 0 - 1
1975 Liverpool H First Division 0 - 4
1980 Manchester City H First Division 2 - 1
1986 Watford H First Division 2 - 1
1987 Charlton Athletic H First Division 0 -1
2003 Newcastle United A Premier League 0 - 4
1997 Coventry City A Premier League 0 - 4
2015 Newcastle United H Premier League 1 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1884 Game abandoned after 40 minutes due to bad light.
1888 John Curtis, outside right, 1908-1913, born.
1913 William Oliver makes his debut at outside left.
1919 Billy Minter scores his last Spurs goals, but his first was his 100th - the first Spurs player to achieve this landmark.
1924 Tottenham's 100th draw in First Division matches.
1930 Equal biggest home winning score against Bristol City.

Alf Messer scores his first goal for the club.

1948 Tony Want, full back 1967-1972, born.
1958 Alfie Stokes' goal was Tottenham's 1000th away goal in the League.
1969 Neil Johnson scores his last Tottenham goal.
1975 Steve Walford makes his debut as a defender in Spurs' biggest home defeat by Liverpool.
1986 Graham Roberts makes his last appearance for Spurs.

Richard Gough scores his first goal for the club.

1987 This was the first time Tottenham had played a competitive Sunday morning match.
1997 Equal highest losing score in an away game at Coventry City.
2003 Darren Anderton's 350th appearance in total for Spurs.

Stephen Carr's 250th Spurs appearance in total.

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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