the spurs almanac

december 28th

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

1895 Freemantle H Friendly 2 - 2
1897 Stockton H Friendly 3 - 0
1901 Queens Park Rangers A Southern League 3 - 0
1903 Southampton H Western League 1 - 0
1907 Northampton Town A Southern League 1 - 2
1908 Wolverhampton Wanderers A Second Division 0 - 1
1912 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 1 - 2
1918 Fulham A London Combination 1 - 3
1926 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 1 - 3
1929 Bradford Park Avenue H Second Division 1 - 1
1935 Bradford City H Second Division 4 - 0
1936 Blackburn Rovers H Second Division 5 - 1
1940 Clapton Orient A Football League South 7 - 0
1957 Newcastle United H First Division 3 - 3
1959 Leeds United H First Division 1 - 4
1963 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 0 - 2
1964 Nottingham Forest H First Division 4 - 0
1965 Sheffield United A First Division 3 - 1
1974 Coventry City H First Division 1 - 1
1982 Brighton and Hove Albion H First Division 2 - 0
1985 Chelsea A First Division 0 - 2
1987 West Ham United H First Division 2 - 1
1991 Norwich City H First Division 3 - 0
1992 Nottingham Forest H First Division 2 - 1
1993 West Ham United A Premier League 3 - 1
1996 Newcastle United A Premier League 1 - 7
1997 Arsenal H Premier League 1 - 1
1998 Everton H Premier League 4 - 1
1999 Aston Villa A Premier League 1 - 1
2003 Charlton Athletic H Premier League 0 - 1
2004 Crystal Palace H Premier League 1 - 1
2005 West Bromwich Albion A Premier League 0 - 2
2008 West Bromwich Albion A Premier League 0 - 2
2010 Newcastle United H Premier League 2 - 0
2014 Manchester United H Premier League 0 - 0
2015 Watford A Premier League 2 - 1
2016 Southampton A Premier League 4 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1901

Alex "Sandy" Brown scores a hat trick in Spurs' 3-0 win over Queens Park Rangers.

1908 Tottenham's first visit to Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Smallest crowd for an away match against Wolves = 9,000

Joe Brough makes his debut at half back.

1914 Half back George Bowler makes his debut.
1936 Les Miller scores four goals  - the most in one match by a Spurs player against Blackburn Rovers.
1940 Jack Gibbons scores a hat-trick in Spurs' 7-0 win over Clapton Orient.
1963 John Smith makes his last appearance in a Spurs shirt.
1964

Biggest home crowd for a match against Nottingham Forest = 56,693

1965 Ron Henry's last Spurs match.
1968 Walter Tattersall, outside right 1911-1915, dies.
1973 Jeff Minton, midfield 1991-1992, born.
1982 Ricardo Villa scores his last goal for Spurs.
1983 Peter Southey, promising young full back 1979-1983, dies of leukaemia.
1986 Tom Huddlestone, defender/midfielder, 2005- , born.
1987 Shaun Close makes his last appearance in a Spurs shirt.
1993  Micky Hazard scores the last goal of his two spells with Spurs.
1996 Tottenham's biggest defeat on a trip to Newcastle United.
2003 Stephen Kelly makes his debut for Tottenham.

Robbie Keane plays the 200th League game of his career.

2008 Michael Dawson makes the150th appearance of his Spurs career.

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.

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