the spurs almanac

december 20th

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

1884 Sekforde Rovers H Friendly 5 - 0
1902 Queens Park Rangers A Southern League 4 - 0
1913 Sheffield Wednesday H First Division 1 - 1
1919 Barnsley A Second Division 0 - 3
1924 Nottingham Forest A First Division 0 - 1
1930 Barnsley A Second Division 1 - 0
1941 Aldershot H London War League 1 - 1
1947 West Bromwich Albion H Second Division 1 - 1
1952 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 1 - 2
1958 Blackpool A First Division 0 - 0
1969 West Ham United H First Division 0 - 2
1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers A League Cup SF 1L 2 - 1
1975 Middlesbrough A First Division 0 - 1
1980 Middlesbrough A First Division 1 - 4
1982 Borussia Monchengladbach (Germany) Tel Aviv Friendly 0 - 2
1986 Chelsea A First Division 2 - 0
1987 Derby County A First Division 2 -1
1997 Barnsley H Premier League 3 - 0
2006 Southend United H League Cup QF 1 - 0 (a.e.t.)
2014 Burnley H Premier League 2 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1877 Charlie Lanham, inside forward 1895-1897, born.
1913 William Oliver plays his last Spurs match.
1919 Equal biggest away losing margin at Barnsley.
1926 Les Dicker, outside left 1952-1953, born.
1932 Willie Hall makes his debut in the forward line.
1952 Les Dicker scores on his last Tottenham appearance.
1980 John Lacy scores his last Tottenham goal.
1997 David Ginola scores two to equal the highest number of goals against Barnsley in a match for the club.
2014 Erik Lamela scores his first Premier League goal for the club.

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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