the spurs almanac

december 24th

               Results (Tottenham's score shown first)
               (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

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  12 * 7 0 4 18 17
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
6 * 3 0 2 8 4
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
6 4 0 2 12 13
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 0 0 0 0 0
             
*  One home match score unknown
             
Biggest win on this day

5-1  Warmley  (Southern League)  (Away)  1898

Biggest defeat on this day

1-6  Leicester City (First Division)  (Away)  1927

Biggest score-line on this day

1-6  Leicester City (First Division)  (Away)  1927

Last win on this day

1960  2-0  West Ham United  (First Division) (Home)

Last draw on this day

1938  1-1  Southampton  (Second Division) (Home)

Last defeat on this day

1932  0-3  Notts County  (Second Division) (Away)

Teams we have played on this day

Southampton 2
Balmoral 1
Blackburn Rovers 1
Chelsea 1
Coldstream Guards 1
Leicester City 1
Luton Town 1
Nottingham Forest 1
Notts County 1
Warmley 1
West Ham United 1

 

               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.

1992 Serge Aurier, defender 2017-, born.

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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