the spurs almanac

february 25th

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

1893 Upton Park H Southern Alliance 1 - 0
1897 Woolwich Arsenal H United League 2 - 2
1899 Stoke A FA Cup R3 1 - 4
1904 Aston Villa A FA Cup R2r 1 - 0
1905 Brentford A Southern League 0 - 0
1911 Aston Villa A First Division 0 - 4
1920 Bristol City A Second Division 2 - 1
1922 Everton H First Division 2 - 0
1928 Blackburn Rovers A First Division 1 - 2
1935 Bolton Wanderers N (Villa Park) FA Cup R5r2 0 - 2
1939 Blackburn Rovers H Second Division 4 - 3
1950 Southampton H Second Division 4 - 0
1956 Chelsea H First Division 4 - 0
1961 Manchester City A First Division 1 - 0
1967 Manchester City H First Division 1 - 1
1978 Orient H Second Division 1 - 1
1984 Birmingham City H First Division 0 - 1
1987 Leicester City H First Division 5 - 0
1989 Southampton A First Division 2 - 0
1995 Wimbledon H Premier League 1 - 2
2007 Bolton Wanderers H Premier League 4 - 1
2013 West Ham United A Premier League 3 - 2
2016 Fiorentina (Italy) H Europa League  Ro32 2L 3 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1895

Bob MacDonald, full back 1919-1926, born.

1897 First competitive home match against Arsenal, finishing in a draw.
1904 Spurs first win over Aston Villa in the FA Cup tie replayed because of the pitch invasion in the home game.
1908 David Levene, half back 1932-1935, born.
1911 Equal biggest losing margin in an away match against Aston Villa.

Albert Gosnell makes his last appearance for Tottenham.

1914 Eddie King, full back 1934-1935, born.
1950 Biggest home crowd for a visit of Southampton = 70,302

George Ludford plays the last game of his Spurs career.

Billy Rees scores his final goal for the club.

1956 Tony Marchi scores his first Spurs goal.
1989 Nayim nets his first goal in a Tottenham shirt.
2003 Johnny Wallis MBE - player, A and reserve team manager, trainer, physiotherapist, kit manager, member of groundstaff from 1936-1994, dies.
2007 Aaron Lennon plays the 100th match of his career.

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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