the spurs almanac

december 27th

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

1884 Enfield H Friendly 3 - 0
1886 Dreadnought H Friendly 6 - 0
1897 Ilkeston Town H Friendly 4 - 2
1898 Ilkeston Town A Friendly 1 - 0
1902 Southampton H Western League 0 - 0
1904 Portsmouth H Southern League 1 - 1
1909 Nottingham Forest A First Division 2 - 2
1910 Manchester City H First Division 1 - 1
1913 Chelsea H First Division 1 - 2
1915 Croydon City A London Combination (1st Competition) 0 - 0
1919 Barnsley H Second Division 4 - 0
1920 Newcastle United H First Division 2 - 0
1921 Bradford City A First Division 4 - 0
1924 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 0 - 3
1926 Manchester United A First Division 1 - 2
1930 Reading A Second Division 2 - 1
1932 Bradford Park Avenue H Second Division 2 - 0
1937 Bury H Second Division 1 - 3
1938 Burnley H Second Division 1 - 0
1941 Arsenal H London War League 1 - 2
1943 Fulham A Football League South 2 - 0
1947 Chesterfield A Second Division 1 - 3
1948 Leicester City H Second Division 1 - 1
1949 Chesterfield A Second Division 1 - 1
1952 Middlesbrough A First Division 4 - 0
1955 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 0 - 1
1965 Sheffield United H First Division 1 - 0
1966 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 0 - 0
1969 Ipswich Town A First Division 0 - 2
1971 West Ham United H First Division 0 - 1
1975 Coventry City A First Division 2 - 2
1976 Arsenal H First Division 2 - 2
1977 Mansfield Town H Second Division 1 - 1
1980 Norwich City A First Division 2 - 2
1982 Arsenal A First Division 0 - 2
1983 Aston Villa A First Division 0 - 0
1986 Coventry City A First Division 3 - 4
1993 Norwich City H Premier League 1 - 3
1994 Crystal Palace H Premier League 0 - 0
2000 Southampton A Premier League 0 - 2
2011 Norwich City A Premier League 2 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1874

Willie Newbigging, centre forward 1996-1897, born.

1887 Ernie Newman, outside left 1909-1914, born.
1909 Spurs' first trip to a match at Nottingham Forest.
1910 Walter Tull scores his first Spurs goal.
1912 Ernest Bowering makes his debut at half back.
1913 Jim Fleming scores his first Spurs goal.
1919 Bob Brown plays his first match as a full back for the club in Spurs' equal biggest home win over Barnsley.
1921 Biggest away win at Bradford City in front of the equal highest crowd for a match there = 25,000
1930 Wally Alsford makes his half back debut.
1947

Equal biggest losing margin in an away match against Chesterfield.  

Joe Kinnear, right back 1965-1980, born.

1948 Charlie Rundle scores the last goal of his Tottenham career.
1949 Winger Billy Rees makes his debut.
1952 Biggest away win against Middlesbrough.
1967 Mark Stimson, full-back, 1986-1989, born.
1969 Forward Roy Woolcott makes his first Spurs appearance.
1976 The last goal scored for Tottenham by Willie Young.
1975 Chris McGrath's last match in a Spurs shirt.
1977 Only home game played against Mansfield Town.

Keith Osgood's last Spurs match.

1986 Equal highest total of goals in a match against Coventry City.

Nico Claesen scores his first Spurs goal.

1993 Equal biggest home defeat by Norwich City.

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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