the spurs almanac

december 17th

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

1892 Polytechnic H London Senior Cup R3r 3 - 0
1898 Sheppey United A Southern League 2 - 3
1900 Preston North End H Friendly 1 - 1
1904 Wellingborough H Southern League 8 - 0
1910 Blackburn Rovers H First Division 2 - 2
1921 Chelsea H First Division 0 - 0
1927 Liverpool H First Division 3 - 1
1932 West Ham United H Second Division 2 - 2
1938 Bury A Second Division 1 - 3
1949 Brentford H Second Division 1 - 1
1955 Burnley A First Division 0 - 2
1960 Everton A First Division 3 - 1
1966 Leeds United A First Division 2 - 3
1969 Everton H First Division 0 - 0
(abandoned)
1977 Crystal Palace H Second Division 2 - 2
1980 Ipswich Town H First Division 5 - 3
1985 Southampton A Screen Sports Super Cup 3 - 1
1988 West Ham United A First Division 2 - 0
1994 Everton A Premier League 0 - 0
2003 Middlesbrough A League Cup R5 1 - 1 (aet 4-5 on pens)
2006 Manchester City A Premier League 2 - 1
2014 Newcastle United A League Cup R5 4 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1904

Spurs' biggest win over Wellingborough and the highest number of goals scored in a match between the two sides.

1910

Charlie Rance makes his debut in the centre half position.

Bob McTavish's scores his first Spurs goal.

1914

Percy Hooper, goalkeeper 1934-1945,born.

1944

Jimmy Robertson, outside right 1963-1969, born.

1949

Winger Jimmy Scarth makes his debut appearance.

The biggest  crowd for a game with Brentford at Tottenham = 49,297

1955 Micky Dulin plays in his first game on the wing.

Eddie Baily plays his last game for the club.

1966

Kevin Scott, defender, 1994-1997, born.

1969 Having been postponed in November, the re-arranged match against Everton was abandoned because of floodlight failure after 29 minutes.
1985

David Leworthy scores his last Tottenham goal in his last Spurs match.

1988

Mark Robson makes his debut on the wing.

2003

Darren Anderton's goal was his last in a Spurs shirt.

2006 Calum Davenport's first goal for Spurs.

Martin Jol managed Tottenham for the 100th time.

2010 Ralph Coates, winger 1971- 1981, dies.

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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