the spurs almanac

february 20th

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

1886 South Hackney H Friendly 8 - 0
1892 City Ramblers H Friendly Unknown
1897 New Brompton A Southern League 1 - 2
1899 Rushden A United League 1 - 2
1904 Aston Villa H FA Cup R2 1 - 0 (abandoned)
1909 Burnley H FA Cup R2 0 - 0
1915 Notts County H First Division 2 - 0
1926 Bury H First Division 4 - 2
1932 Burnley A Second Division 0 - 2
1935 Bolton Wanderers A FA Cup R5r 1 - 1
1937 Everton A FA Cup R5 1 - 1
1943 Luton Town H Football League South 4 - 1
1946 Aston Villa H Football League South 3 - 0
1954 Hull City A FA Cup R5 1 - 1
1957 Chelsea H First Division 3 - 4
1960 Blackburn Rovers H FA Cup R5 1 - 3
1965 Chelsea A FA Cup R5 0 - 1
1971 Newcastle United A First Division 0 - 1
1982 Manchester City H First Division 2 - 0
1993 Leeds United H Premier League 4 - 0
1999 Middlesbrough A Premier League 0 - 0
2005 Nottingham Forest H FA Cup R5 1 - 1
2014 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine) A Europa League Round of 32 1L 0 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1877 George Hardy, coach 1927-1947, born.
1899 Kenny McKay scores his last goal for the club.
1904 The crowd came onto the pitch and could not return, forcing the tie to be abandoned.
1907 Patrick Gilhooley, forward 1901-1904, dies.
1915 Findlay Weir scores the final goal of his Tottenham career.
1926 Frank Osborne and Alex Lindsay score two each in a win over Bury to equal the number of goals scored by a Spurs player in a match against the Shakers.
1940 Jimmy Greaves, forward 1961-1970 and club record goalscorer, born.
1954 Biggest away crowd for a match against Hull City = 46,839
1965 A record for gate receipts at Stamford Bridge at the time of 19,606 from a crowd of 63,205 was set
1982 Ally Dick makes his wing debut to become the youngest Spurs debutant at 16 years and 301 days.
1993 Spurs equal their biggest winning margin in a home match against Leeds United with Teddy Sheringham scoring a hat trick.

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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