the spurs almanac

december 18th

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

1886 Phoenix H East End Cup R1 6 - 0
1897 Wolverton A Southern League 2 - 1
1899 HR Burke's XI H Friendly 12 - 2
1909 Chelsea A First Division 1 - 2
1915 Queens Park Rangers H London Combination First Competition 2 - 1
1920 Bolton Wanderers H First Division 5 - 2
1926 Arsenal A First Division 4 - 2
1937 Blackburn Rovers H Second Division 3 - 1
1943 Arsenal H Football League South 2 - 1
1948 Sheffield Wednesday A Second Division 1 - 3
1954 Aston Villa H First Division 1 - 1
1965 Manchester  United A First Division 1 - 5
1971 Liverpool A First Division 0 - 0
1976 Leicester City A First Division 1 - 2
1978 El Nasar (Saudi Arabia) A Friendly 7 - 0
1982 Birmingham City H First Division 2 - 1
1991 Liverpool H First Division 1 - 2
1993 Liverpool H Premier League 3 - 3
1999 Middlesbrough A Premier League 1 - 2
2000 Arsenal H Premier League 1 - 1
2004 Southampton H Premier League 5 - 1
2006 Middlesbrough A Premier League 3 - 3
2008 Spartak Moscow (Russia) H UEFA Cup Group G 2 - 2
2011 Sunderland H Premier League 1 - 0
2013 West Ham United H League Cup R5 1 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1892 Eric Tomkins, World War I war-time guest half back 1917-1919, born.
1909 First match against Chelsea.

Charlie Woodruff plays his last match for Tottenham.

1920 Equal highest aggregate of goals in a match between Spurs and Bolton Wanderers.
1926 Jimmy Seed scores his last Spurs goal.
1937 Frank Grice scores his only goal for the club.

Colin Lyman scores his first Spurs goal.

1966 Les Ferdinand, forward 1997-2003 , born.
1969 Justin Edinburgh, left back 1980-2000, born.
1991

Tottenham's 3,000th Football League match.

1999 Ruel Fox makes his last appearance in a Spurs shirt.

Ramon Vega gets his last Spurs goal.

2004

The second goal of Jermain Defoe's hat trick was the 300th goal Spurs have scored against Southampton in first class matches.

2008 Luka Modric scores his first Spurs goal.
2011 Aaron Lennon makes his 250th Spurs appearance.
2013 Tim Sherwood takes charge of Spurs as manager for the first time.

West Ham win their first League Cup tie at White Hart Lane, scoring their first League Cup goal there in the process.

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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