the spurs almanac

december 4th

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

1886 Iona A Friendly 5 - 0
1897 Wellingborough H United League 5 - 0
1899 Chatham A Southern District Combination 1 - 0
1909 Woolwich Arsenal A First Division 0 - 1
1915 Chelsea A London Combination (First Competition) 1 - 8
1920 Sheffield United H First Division 4 - 1
1926 Leeds United A First Division 1 - 1
1937 Aston Villa  H Second Division 2 - 1
1943 Queens Park Rangers H Football League South 2 - 2
1948 Fulham A Second Division 1 - 1
1954 Everton H First Division 1 - 3
1965 Burnley A First Division 1 - 1
1968 Arsenal H League Cup Semi-Final 2L 1 - 1
1971 Southampton H First Division 1 - 0
1972 Liverpool A League Cup R5 1 - 1
1974 Leeds United A First Division 1 - 2
1976 Aston Villa A First Division Postponed
1978 West Ham United A Billy Bonds Testimonial 2 - 4
1982 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 1 - 1
1991 Coventry City A League Cup R4 2 - 1
1993 Newcastle United H Premier League 1 - 2
2001 Bolton Wanderers H Premier League 3 - 2
2004 Blackburn Rovers A Premier League 1 - 0
2010 Birmingham City A Premier League 1 - 1
2013 Fulham A Premier League 2 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1915 Biggest away defeat at Chelsea.
1926 First point gained away at Leeds.
1948

Bill Nicholson gets his the first goal of his Tottenham career and the 2,000th goal in Tottenham Hotspur's Football League history.

1954 Full back Bill Nicholson plays his last game in a Spurs shirt.
1962 Brian Farley, centre half 1949-1955, dies.
1965 Frank Saul becomes the first player to be sent off for 37 years while playing for Tottenham Hotspur.
1968

A late John Radford goal cancelled out a Jimmy Greaves strike to deny Spurs reaching their first League Cup final.

1976

Tottenham's game against Aston Villa was postponed because of the state of the Villa Park pitch.

2004

Fredi Kanoute makes his 50th Spurs appearance.

Ledley King makes his 150th Spurs appearance.

2013 Vlad Chiriches scores his first Spurs goal.

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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