the spurs almanac

december 15th

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

1883 Claremont H Friendly 2 - 0
1888 Plaistow A Friendly 2 - 1
1894 Luton Town H FA Cup 4QR 2 - 2
1900 Millwall Athletic A Southern League 2 - 1
1902 West Ham United H London League 4 - 0
1904 George Robey's XI H John Jones Dependant's Benefit match 2 - 1
1906 Northampton Town H Southern League 6 - 0
1917 Clapton Orient A Southern Combination 4 - 2
1919 Corinthians H Friendly 4 - 1
1923 Blackburn Rovers H First Division 2 - 1
1928 Blackpool H Second Division 1 -  2
1934 Liverpool A First Division 1 - 4
1945 Southampton A Football League South 2 - 3
1951 Middlesbrough H First Division 3 - 1
1956 Preston North End H First Division 1 - 1
1962 Birmingham City A First Division 2 - 0
1971 Rapid Bucharest (Romania) A UEFA Cup R3 2L 2 - 0
1973 Manchester City H First Division 0 - 2
1979 Aston Villa H First Division 1 - 2
1984 Watford A First Division 2 - 1
1990 Manchester City A First Division 1 - 2
2001 Fulham H Premier League 4 - 0
2007 Portsmouth A Premier League 1 - 0
2011 Shamrock Rovers (Republic of Ireland) A Europa League Group A 4 - 0
2013 Liverpool H Premier League 0 - 5

 

          Notable Dates

1883 Match abandoned after 60 minutes.
1894 First meeting with Luton Town.

Alf Coleman makes his debut at inside forward.

1902  H. A. Rainbird, forward, makes his debut.

John Barlow scores his last goal for the club.

1906 Biggest home win over Northampton Town and highest number of goals in a game against that club.

Wally Eames scores his final goal for Tottenham.

1935 Jim Iley, half back 1955-1957, born.
1957 Harry Clarke plays his last Spurs match.
1967 David Howells, midfielder 1985-1998, born.
1971 Going through on a 5-0 aggregate did not tell the whole story of this tie.  Having attained a 2-0 lead in this match, Pearce was sent off with an opponent after a fight and there were several "attacks" on Spurs players by their Romanian counterparts in a testing and very physical encounter.
1981 Hossam Ghaly, midfield 2006- , born.

Roman Pavlyuchenko, sorward 2008- , born.

2001 The first goal of Tottenham's win over Fulham by Les Ferdinand was the 10,000th goal scored in the Premier League since it's inception.

Teddy Sheringham made his 700th appearance in total in this match.

2001 Tottenham's win was their 75th away victory in the Premier League in their 300th away game.

Pascal Chimbonda made his 50th Premier League appearance for Spurs.

Information gathered from "Spurs - A Day-To-Day Life" by Graham Betts,  Spurs Handbooks and 
"Spurs - A Complete Record" and "The Spurs Alphabet" both by Bob Goodwin.

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