the spurs almanac

december 5th

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

1891 Minerva A Middlesex Senior Cup R2 0 - 2
1896 Reading A Southern League 1 - 3
1898 Kettering Town H United League 3 - 0
1900 Swindon Town A Western League 1 - 0
1903 Luton Town A Southern League 2 - 3
1908 Fulham A Second Division 3 - 2
1910 Fulham

Stamford Bridge

London FA Charity Cup Final 2 - 1
1914 Blackburn Rovers H First Division 0 - 4
1925 Aston Villa H First Division 2 - 2
1931 Bradford City H Second Division 1 - 5
1936 Coventry City A Second Division 0 - 1
1942 Queens Park Rangers H Football League South 6 - 0
1953 Wolverhampton Wanderers H First Division 2 - 3
1959 Blackburn Rovers H First Division 2 - 1
1964 Sheffield Wednesday H First Division 3 - 2
1970 Manchester United H First Division 2 - 2
1981 Coventry City H First Division 1 - 2
1984 Sunderland H League Cup R4 1 - 2
1987 Brentford A Friendly 0 - 0
1992 Chelsea H Premier League 1 - 2
1998 Liverpool H Premier League 2 - 1
2006 Middlesbrough H Premier League 2 - 1
2015 West Bromwich Albion A Premier League 1 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1896 Tottenham's first match against Reading.  

James Mair, half back,  makes his debut. 

William Fleming plays his last Spurs match.

1900 Jimmy Dimmock, outside left 1918-1931, born.
1914 Spurs biggest home defeat by Blackburn Rovers.
1931 Biggest home defeat by Bradford City.
1944 Biggest home win over Queens Park Rangers.
1948 Terry Naylor, defender 1969-1980, born.
1964 Roy Low makes his debut at half back.
1971  Ian Hendon, defender 1989-1993, born.
1992 Sol Campbell comes on as a substitute to make his debut and scores once playing as a forward.
1996 Steffen Iversen signs for Spurs from Rosenborg BK for 2.7 million.
2006 Teemu Tainio makes his 200th career league appearance.

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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