the spurs almanac

december 7th

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

1895 London Caledonians H Friendly 0 - 3
1901 Kettering Town A Southern League 2 - 0
1903 Burnley H Friendly 4 - 0
1907 Reading A Southern League 1 - 3
1912 Chelsea H First Division 1 - 0
1918 Arsenal H (at Highbury) London Combination 1 - 0
1929 Reading H Second Division 0 - 0
1935 Nottingham Forest A Second Division 1 - 4
1940 Queens Park Rangers H Football League South 2 - 3
1946 Chesterfield H Second Division 3 - 4
1957 Leicester City H First Division 1 - 4
1963 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 3 - 1
1968 Wolverhampton Wanderers A First Division 0 - 2
1974 Newcastle United H First Division 3 - 0
1983 Bayern Munich H UEFA Cup R3 2L 2 - 0
1985 Oxford United H First Division 5 - 1
1986 Manchester United A First Division 3 - 3
1991 Notts County H First Division 2 - 1
1996 Coventry City A Premier League 2 - 1
2010 FC Twente Enschede (Holland) A Champions League Group A 3 - 3
2013 Sunderland A Premier League 2 - 1
2016 CSKA Moscow (Russia) Wembley Champions League Group E 3 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1929 Jimmy Armstrong plays his final Spurs game.
1935 Bill Edrich scores the first goal of his Tottenham career.
1940 Smallest home crowd for a visit of Queens Park Rangers = 1,367
1946 Biggest home defeat by Chesterfield and the biggest total of goals in a game between the two sides.
1957 Equal biggest margin of home defeat by Leicester City.
1959 Bert Goodman, full back 1919-1920, dies.
1963 Mark Bowen, full back 1983-1987, born.

Jimmy Greaves nets the 200th goal of his career.

1969 Roy Woolcott makes his debut as a forward.
1986 A thrilling televised match on BBC saw Tottenham play their first match with shirt sponsorship by Holsten.
1977 Espen Baardsen, goalkeeper 1996-2000, born.
1985 Biggest home win over Oxford United including a Clive Allen hat trick, the highest total of goals in a match between the two clubs and the lowest home crowd for an Oxford match = 17,698
1996 Steffen Iversen makes his debut in the forward line.
2007 John Hollowbread, goalkeeper 1950-1964, dies.
2010 Spurs top their Champions League group after this draw in Holland.

Gareth Bale makes his 100th Spurs 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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