the spurs almanac

february 16th

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1884 Hanover United 2nd XI H Friendly 1 - 2
1901 West Ham United A Southern League 4 - 1
1903 West Ham United H Western League 1 - 0
1907 Brentford H Southern League 2 - 1
1918 Crystal Palace H (Highbury) London Combination 8 - 0
1920 Huddersfield Town H Second Division 2 - 0
1924 Cardiff City H First Division 1 - 1
1935 Bolton Wanderers H FA Cup R5 1 - 1
1938 Chesterfield H FA Cup R5r 2 - 1
1946 Arsenal H Football League South 2 - 0
1952 Manchester City A First Division 1 - 1
1957 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic A FA Cup R5 1 - 3
1974 Arsenal A First Division 1 - 0
1980 Birmingham City H FA Cup R5 3 - 1
1991 Portsmouth A FA Cup R5 2 - 1
1992 Crystal Palace H First Division 0 - 1
1999 Wimbledon A League Cup Semi-Final 2L 1 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1900 Willie Davies, outside right 1929-1933, born.
1901 Tottenham's first away win over West Ham United.
1903 David Quinn makes his debut at inside forward along with Walter Moles at half back.

Centre half Walter Bugg plays his only game for Tottenham.

H. A. Rainbird scores the only goal of his Spurs career.

1905 Harry Marshall, inside forward 1931-1932, born.
1907 Matt Reilly makes his last appearance for Tottenham.
1918 Tottenham's biggest home win over Crystal Palace.
1920 First home match against Huddersfield Town and first home win.

Bert Goodman appears for the last time in a Spurs shirt.

1935 Biggest home crowd for a visit of Bolton Wanderers = 70,347 (a club record crowd at the time)

Walter Bellamy's last Spurs appearance.

1946 Albert Hall scores for Tottenham for the last time.
1957 A big shock in it's day as giant-killers Bournemouth from the Third Division beat First Division Spurs in their only win so far in matches between the two clubs in front of the biggest away crowd = 25,892
1974 Jose Dominguez, winger 1997-2000, born.
1979 Stephane Dalmat, loan midfielder 2003-04, born.
1991 Paul Gascoigne saved Spurs on and off the pitch with two goals to gain Spurs a win in the FA Cup after being 0-1 down to Portsmouth.
1999 Steffen Iversen's goal lobbed over Neil Sullivan in the Wimbledon goal from the edge of the box, gives Spurs a 1-0 aggregate win to take them through to the League Cup Final.

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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