the spurs almanac

december 24th

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

1887 Balmoral H Friendly 1 - 1
1892 Coldstream Guards H Friendly Unknown
1898 Warmley A Southern League 5 - 1
1904 Southampton H Western League 2 - 1
1910 Nottingham Forest A First Division 2 - 1
1921 Chelsea A First Division 2 - 1
1927 Leicester City A First Division 1 - 6
1932 Notts County A Second Division 0 - 3
1938 Southampton H Second Division 1 - 1
1949 Blackburn Rovers A Second Division 2 - 1
1955 Luton Town H First Division 2 - 1
1960 West Ham United H First Division 2 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1898 Warmley withdrew from the Southern League and their results were wiped from the records.
1904 Match abandoned at half-time because of a waterlogged pitch.
1910 Bob McTavish scores his last Tottenham goal.
1924 Cyril Toulouse, centre half 1948-1949, born.
1925 Roy Hollis, centre forward 1952-1953, born.
1949 Jimmy Scarth scores his first Spurs goal.
1955

Bobby Smith makes his debut at centre forward.

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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