the spurs almanac

december 9th

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

1893 Crusaders H Friendly 2 - 5
1899 Bristol City H Southern League 2 - 2
1901 Queens Park Rangers H Western League 3 - 2
1905 Corinthians H Friendly 3 - 1
1907 Luton Town A Western League 5 - 1
1911 Oldham Athletic H First Division 4 - 0
1916 Luton Town A London Combination 3 - 1
1922 Nottingham Forest A First Division 1 - 0
1933 Birmingham City H First Division 3 - 2
1939 Crystal Palace H Football League South 1 - 3
1944 Arsenal A Football League South Group A 3 - 2
1950 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 1 - 1
1961 Birmingham City H First Division 3 - 1
1967 Manchester City A First Division 1 - 4
1972 Arsenal H First Division 1 - 2
1978 Ipswich Town H First Division 1 - 0
1989 Everton H First Division 2 - 1
1995 Queens Park Rangers H First Division 1 - 0
2000 Bradford City A Premier League 3 - 3
2007 Manchester City H Premier League 2 - 1
2006 Charlton Athletic H Premier League 5 - 1
2007 Manchester City H Premier League 2 - 1
2012 Everton A Premier League 1 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1907 Ted Hughes and Arthur Dixon play their last matches for Tottenham.

George Payne scores his first Spurs goal.

1939 Albert Tomkin makes his last appearance for Spurs.
1944 Jack Gibbons scores a hat trick for Spurs in their win over Arsenal.
1954 Matt Reilly, goalkeeper 1906-1907, dies.
1967 Jason Dozzell, midfielder 1993-1998, born.
1971 Alex Lindsay, half back 1917-1930, dies.
1993 Danny Blanchflower, midfielder 1954-1964, captain of the Double side and on-pitch architect of the Glory days dies.
1994 Alan Sugar's appeal against the FA penalty of 12 (reduced to 6 on appeal) point deduction and a ban from the FA Cup were overturned by an arbitration panel, who reinstated the club in the competition, allowed a fine of 1.5 million to stand, wiped out the points deduction.
2000

Ledley King scores his first career goal just 10 seconds after the kick off - the fastest Premier League goal ever.

Ramon Vega plays his last game in a Spurs shirt.

Chris Armstrong scores his final goal for the club, as does Sol Campbell.

2006 Steed Malbranque scores his first goal in Spurs colours.

Aaron Lennon and Pascal Chimbonda both complete the 50th Premier League matches of their careers.

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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