the spurs almanac

february 22nd

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

1896 Clapton H Friendly 4 - 0
1902 Wellingborough H Southern League 3 - 0
1904 Swindon Town H Southern League 1 - 0
1905 Newcastle United A FA Cup R2r 0 - 4
1913 Sheffield United H First Division 1 - 0
1919 Fulham H (at Homerton) London Combination 0 - 2
1930 Wolverhampton Wanderers H Second Division 4 - 2
1936 Bradford Park Avenue A Second Division 5 - 2
1937 Everton H FA Cup R5r 4 - 3
1941 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic A Football League War Cup R1 6 - 1
1958 Arsenal A First Division 4 - 4
1961 Wolverhampton Wanderers H First Division 1 - 1
1964 Arsenal H First Division 3 - 1
1969 Wolverhampton Wanderers H First Division 1 - 1
1975 Leicester City H First Division 0 - 3
1978 Luton Town A Second Division 4 - 1
1983 Jersey Select XI A Friendly 8 - 3
1986 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 2 - 1
1992 Arsenal H First Division 1 - 1
2004 Leicester City H Premier League 4 - 4
2011 Blackpool A Premier League 1 - 3
2015 West Ham United H Premier League 2 - 2


          Notable Dates


Spurs appeared in front of an FA panel to explain the happenings at the Aston Villa FA Cup tie the week before.  Having been found guilty of failing to control the crowd, they were fined 350 and ordered to replay the match at Villa's ground.

David Quinn plays his last game for the club.


First tie away to Newcastle in the FA Cup and Spurs' first defeat by the Magpies in that competition.


George Hunt, centre forward 1930-1937, born.


Findlay Weir scores the first goal of his Tottenham career.

1930 Dick Rowley's hat trick helps Spurs to a win over Wolves and they were his first gals for the club.
1933 Bobby Smith, centre forward 1955-1964, born.
1937 Johnny Morrison scores a hat trick to help Spurs through to the FA Cup 6th Round.  Spurs had been 1-3 down with only 25 minutes left.
1941 Tottenham's biggest win over Bournemouth and the highest total of goals in a game between the two sides, played in front of the smallest away crowd of 1,982
1949 John Duncan, forward, 1974-1979, born.
1964 Laurie Brown makes his debut in defence for Spurs on the day that Andy Gray, midfielder, 1992-1994, was born.
1969 Roger Morgan scores his first goal in a Spurs shirt.
1975 Equal biggest losing margin in a home match against Leicester City.

Internationals Martin Peters and Mike England play their last games for Tottenham.

Mike England's last game for Spurs against Leicester City was his 300th career League game.

1986 David Howells makes a scoring debut for Spurs.

Ally Dick's last appearance in a Tottenham side.

2001 Les Medley, outside left 1938-1953, dies in Ontario, Canada.
2004 50th home match against Leicester City.

Michael Brown scores his first Tottenham goal.

Jermain Defoe's goal was the 200th against Leicester City scored by Tottenham.

Fredi Kanoute plays his 100th career match in the Premier League.

2011 First match against Blackpool in the Premier League and first defeat by the Seasiders in the Premier League.

Benoit Asosu-Ekotto makes his 100th appearance in the Premier League.

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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