the spurs almanac

february 1st

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

1890 Robin Hood H Friendly 1 - 0
1896 Stoke City A FA Cup R1 0 - 5
1899 Newton Heath A FA Cup R1r 5 - 3
1902 Northampton Town H Southern League 1 - 0
1913 Reading A FA Cup R2 0 - 1
1919 Arsenal A London Combination 3 - 2
1930 Chelsea H Second Division 3 - 3
1933 Bury H Second Division 2 - 1
1936 Port Vale A Second Division 5 - 1
1941 West Ham United H London War Cup Section B 1 - 2
1947 Manchester City A Second Division 0 - 1
1958 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 0 - 2
1964 Chelsea H First Division 1 - 2
1967 Millwall H FA Cup R3r 1 - 0
1969 Sunderland A First Division 0 - 0
1975 Everton  A First Division 0 - 1
1984 Norwich City A FA Cup R4r 1 - 2
1986 Everton  A First Division 0 - 1
1992 Manchester City A First Division 0 - 1
1997 Chelsea H Premier League 1 - 2
2003 Chelsea A Premier League 1 - 1
2005 Bolton Wanderers A Premier League 1 - 3
2014 Hull City A Premier League 1 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1875 Archie Cubberley, inside forward 1892-1895, born.
1889 Gordon Jones, half back 1912-1913, born.
1896 Tottenham Hotspur's first match as a professional club.

Spurs debuts on this day for John Montgomery (full back) and Charlie Lanham (inside forward).

William Hay makes his first and only Spurs appearance.

Harry Pryor plays his final game for Tottenham.

Biggest away defeat to Stoke.

1899 The smallest away crowd for a match against Manchester United was recorded this day, when the Red Devils played under the name of Newton Heath = 6,000.  It was Spurs' first away win against them too.
1902 Tottenham's first win over Northampton Town was watched by the smallest home crowd for the visit of the Cobblers = 3,000
1913 Tottenham's first FA Cup defeat by Reading.
1927

Billy Minter officially appointed manager of Spurs.

1933 George Hunt scores twice to equal the most goals scored by a player in a match against Bury.
1936 A hat trick from Johnny Morrison helps Spurs to their biggest away win over Port Vale.

Fred Sargent is among the Spurs scorers for the first time.

1967 Spurs' biggest home crowd for a fixture against Millwall = 58,189
1972 Christian Ziege, defender/midfielder 2001-2004, born.
2003 Sheringham's opener is equalised by Zola in a creditable draw.
2014 Hugo Lloris makes his 50th Premier League appearance 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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