the spurs almanac

december 3rd

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

1887 Luton Town A Friendly 2 - 1
1892 Polytechnic A London Senior Cup R3 3 - 3
1904 Swindon Town H Southern League 6 - 3
1910 Woolwich Arsenal H First Division 3 - 1
1921 Sheffield United H First Division 2 - 1
1927 Burnley H First Division 5 - 0
1928 Clapton Orient A London Professional Footballers Charity Fund 4 - 2
1932 Swansea Town H Second Division 7 - 0
1938 Tranmere Rovers A Second Division 2 - 0
1949 Preston North End A Second Division 3 - 1
1955 Blackpool H First Division 1 - 1
1956 Red Banner H Friendly 7 - 1
1960 Burnley H First Division 4 - 4
1963 Manchester United H European Cup Winners Cup R2 1L 2 - 0
1966 Sunderland A First Division 1 - 0
1973 Bayern Munich H Phil Beal Testimonial 2 - 2
1975 Doncaster Rovers H League Cup R5 7 - 2
1977 Southampton H Second Division 0 - 0
1983 Norwich City A First Division 1 - 2
1985 Liverpool A Screen Sport Super Cup 0 - 2
1988 Everton A First Division 0 - 1
1994 Newcastle United H Premier League 4 - 2
2001 Bolton Wanderers H Premier League 3 - 2
2003 Manchester City H League Cup 3 - 1
2005 Sunderland H Premier League 3 - 2
2008 Watford A League Cup R5 2 - 1
2011 Bolton Wanderers H Premier League 3 - 0
2014 Chelsea A Premier League 0 - 3
2016 Swansea City H Premier League 5 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1877 James Chalmers, outside left 1902-1904, born.
1880 Percy Humphreys, forward 1909-1912, born.
1904 Highest number of goals in a Spurs vs. Swindon Town match.

Charlie O'Hagan scores his first goal for Tottenham.

1921 Jimmy Skinner gets his first Spurs goal.
1927 Cyril Spiers appears between the sticks for the first time for the club.
1928 Walter Bellamy scores for Tottenham for the first time.
1932 Tottenham's biggest victory at home over Swansea.

George Greenfield scores his last goal in a Spurs shirt.

1938 Smallest away crowd for a visit to Tranmere Rovers = 12,043
1946 Neil Johnson, winger 1965-1971, born.
1960 Biggest home gate for a visit of Burnley = 58,737
1968 Bill Kaine, goalkeeper 1925-1926, dies.
1973 A poor crowd turned out to see the crack German side play Tottenham for long serving defender Phil Beal.
1975 Tottenham's highest score in the League Cup.

Biggest home win over Doncaster Rovers.

1983 Ally Dick nets his last Tottenham goal.
1994 Teddy Sheringham scores a hat trick in Spurs win, including the second which was his 50th goal  for Spurs.
2003 The first League Cup tie at White Hart Lane between Spurs and Manchester City.

Helder Postiga scores his first goal for the club.

2005 Robbie Keane scores his 50th Spurs goal.

Jermain Jenas plays the 150th league match of his career.

Michael Carrick scores his first goal for the club.

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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