the spurs almanac

february 13th

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1886 Grange Park 2nd XI H Friendly 0 - 3
1892 Clapton A Friendly 2 - 0
1897 Northfleet H Friendly 5 - 0
1897 Northfleet H Southern League 0 - 2
1901 Preston North End A FA Cup R1r 4 - 2
1904 Bristol Rovers H Southern League 5 - 1
1909 Blackpool H Second Division 4 - 1
1911 Middlesbrough H First Division 6 - 2
1915 Middlesbrough A First Division 5 - 7
1926 Blackburn Rovers A First Division 2 - 4
1932 Chesterfield H Second Division 3 - 3
1937 Burnley H Second Division 3 - 0
1943 Arsenal A Football League South 0 - 1
1954 Manchester United A First Division 0 - 2
1960 Leicester City H First Division 1 - 2
1965 Fulham A First Division 1 - 4
1971 Nottingham Forest H FA Cup R5 2 - 1
1982 Aston Villa H FA Cup R5 1 - 0
1988 Oxford United A First Division 0 - 0
1999 Leeds United A FA Cup R5 1 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1879 James Freeborough, half back 1904-1906, born.
1897 Robertson scores his only goal for Tottenham in his only game for the club.
1901 Spurs win a FA Cup 1st Round replay to move towards their first FA Cup trophy courtesy of a Sandy Brown hat trick and one from John Cameron.
1909 First home match against Blackpool in front of the smallest home crowd for a visit of the Seasiders = 15,000
1911 A Bobby Steel hat trick guides Spurs to a victory over Middlesbrough in front of the smallest home crowd for a visit by the Teesiders = 8,000

Tom Forman scores his first and last goal for the club on his debut.

1915 The highest scoring game between the two sides with Jimmy Cantrell equalling the highest number of goals in a match against Middlesbrough with four.

Goalkeeper John Eadon and half back Harry Lowe make their first appearances for the club

1932 Jack Moran's last game of his Spurs career.
1982 A single Mark Falco strike sees Spurs into the Sixth round of the FA Cup as they attempt to retain the trophy.
1988 Smallest away crowd for a trip to Oxford United = 9,906

Tony Parks' last game for Tottenham.

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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