the spurs almanac

february 17th

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

1894 Highland Light Infantry H Friendly 2 - 2
1900 Bedminster H Southern League 5 - 2
1902 Millwall Athletic A Western League 3 - 1
1906 Bristol Rovers H Southern League 2 - 2
1912 Middlesbrough H First Division 2 - 1
1917 Portsmouth A London Combination 4 - 2
1923 Bolton Wanderers H First Division 0 - 1
1934 Aston Villa H FA Cup R5 0 - 1
1936 Bradford Park Avenue H FA Cup R5r 2 - 1
1940 Charlton Athletic H Football League South Group C 2 - 0
1945 Aldershot H League South Cup Group 3 6 - 1
1951 Aston Villa H First Division 3 - 2
1953 Burnley A First Division 2 - 3
1962 West Bromwich Albion A FA Cup R5 4 - 2
1968 Preston North End H FA Cup R4 3 - 1
1971 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 2 - 2
1973 Coventry City A First Division 1 - 0
1981 Manchester United A First Division 0 - 0
1982 Aston Villa A First Division 1 - 1
2001 Stockport County H FA Cup R5 4 - 0
2002 Tranmere Rovers H FA Cup R5 4 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1887 George Payne, inside forward 1906-1908, born.
1899 John Cameron accepts the post of Spurs manager.
1902 Fred Griffiths' last Tottenham appearance.
1908 Spurs informed the Southern League of their intention to resign from the competition at the end of that season.
1911 James Fulwood, full back 1934-1938, born.
1912 Tom Mason makes his Spurs debut at inside forward.
1917 Jimmy Banks scores all four for Spurs in the win against Portsmouth.
1934 Spurs' biggest away win against Aston Villa.
1962

Equal biggest winning margin in an away match against West Bromwich Albion.

1973

Goran Bunjevcevic, defender 2001-2006, born.

1982

Thimothee Atouba, defender/midfielder 2004-05, born.

2001 The first FA cup tie between the two clubs in which two goals by Simon Davies, equalling the most scored for Spurs against Stockport County in a match, helps Spurs to their biggest win over the Hatters and through to the Sixth Round of the Cup.  They were also Davies' first goals for the club.

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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