the spurs almanac

december 25th

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

1894 Sheffield & District League H Friendly 7 - 1
1895 Millwall Athletic A Friendly 3 - 5
1896 Millwall Athletic A Southern League 4 - 0
1897 Woolwich Arsenal A United League 3 - 2
1899 Portsmouth H Southern League 3 - 0
1900 Portsmouth H Southern League 4 - 1
1901 Portsmouth H Southern League 1 - 2
1902 Portsmouth H Southern League 2 - 2
1903 Portsmouth H Southern League 1 - 1
1905 Portsmouth H Southern League 3 - 1
1906 Millwall H Southern League 3 - 1
1907 Northampton Town H Southern League 2 - 0
1908 Oldham Athletic A Second Division 0 - 1
1909 Nottingham Forest H First Division 2 - 2
1911 Woolwich Arsenal H First Division 5 - 0
1912 Manchester City A First Division 2 - 2
1914 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 2 - 3
1915 Croydon City H London Combination (1st Competition) 3 - 0
1916 Brentford A London Combination 5 - 1
1917 Millwall A London Combination 6 - 0
1918 Queens Park Rangers A London Combination 1 - 1
1919 Hull City H Second Division 4 - 0
1920 Newcastle United A First Division 1 - 1
1922 Sheffield United H First Division 2 - 1
1923 Huddersfield Town H First Division 1 - 0
1924 Bury H First Division 1 - 1
1925 Birmingham A First Division 1 - 3
1926 Manchester United H First Division 1 - 1
1928 Reading H Second Division 2 - 2
1929 Southampton H Second Division 3 - 2
1930 Southampton H Second Division 1 - 3
1931 Charlton Athletic H Second Division 0 - 1
1933 Huddersfield Town H First Division 1 - 3
1934 Grimsby Town A First Division 0 - 3
1935 Plymouth Argyle H Second Division 1 - 2
1936 Blackburn Rovers A Second Division 4 - 0
1937 Bury A Second Division 2 - 1
1939 Millwall A Football League South - Group A 1 - 5
1940 Millwall H Football League South 3 - 3
1941 Millwall A Football League South 2 - 1
1942 Brentford H Football League South 1 - 1
1943 Fulham H Football League South 2 - 0
1944 Queens Park Rangers H Football League South 4 - 2
1945 Derby County H Football League South 2 - 5
1946 Coventry City A Second Division 1 - 3
1947 Chesterfield H Second Division 3 - 0
1948 Leicester City A Second Division 2 - 1
1950 Derby County A First Division 1 - 1
1951 Charlton Athletic A First Division 3 - 0
1952 Middlesbrough H First Division 7 - 1
1953 Portsmouth H First Division 1 - 1
1954 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 2 - 1
1956 Everton H First Division 6 - 0
1958 West Ham United A First Division 1 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1895

Bill Hinton, goalkeeper 1924-1926, born.

1899 Tom Bradshaw, outside left 1898-1899, died.
1902 William Dryburgh makes his debut and scores once from the outside right position.
1907 Vivian Woodward scores the equal highest number of goals in a match against Northampton Town.
1908 James Morton makes his last appearance in a Spurs shirt .
1909 Percy Humphreys nets his first Tottenham goal.
1911 Fred Webster makes his first appearance at full back.

Jabez Darnell and John McTavish score their last goals for the club.

1917 Biggest away win over Millwall, helped by Jimmy Banks' hat- trick.
1918 Charlie Rance scores his last goal for Tottenham.
1919 Biggest home win against Hull City.
1925 Tom Clay's last goal for Spurs scored in this match.
1928 Biggest crowd at home for a visit of Reading = 28,344
1930 Tottenham's equal biggest home defeat against Southampton.
1933 Equal biggest losing margin to Huddersfield Town in a home match.
1934

The first appearance by Doug (D.A.) Hunt at centre forward in Spurs' biggest away defeat by Grimsby Town.

1936 Tottenham's biggest away win against Blackburn Rovers.
1937 Equal biggest away win at Bury.
1944 Harry Gilberg nets his final Tottenham goal.
1945 Biggest home defeat by Derby County.
1951 George Robb scores once on his debut playing at outside left.
1952 Spurs' biggest home win over Middlesbrough.
1953 Johnny Brooks scores his first goal in a Spurs shirt.
1956 Equal biggest winning margin at home against Everton.
2007 Tommy Harmer, inside forward 1949-1960, died.
2011 George Robb, outside left 1951-1959, died.

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 and other sources.

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