the spurs almanac

february 28th

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

1885 Bedford Rovers A Friendly 1 - 1
1891 Old St. Stephen's H Friendly 3 - 0
1898 Chesham A Friendly 4 - 2
1906 Birmingham A FA Cup R3r 0 - 2 (aet)
1914 Blackburn Rovers A First Division 1 - 1
1920 Bristol City H Second Division 2 - 0
1925 Arsenal H First Division 2 - 0
1940 Crystal Palace A Football League South - Group A 1 - 1
1942 Chelsea H London War League 2 - 0
1948 Southampton A FA Cup R6 1 - 0
1953 Birmingham City A FA Cup R6 1 - 1
1959 Everton A First Division 1 - 2
1970 Newcastle United A First Division 2 - 1
1976 Leicester City H First Division 1 - 1
1979 Oldham Athletic A FA Cup R5 1 - 0
1981 Sunderland A First Division 1 - 1
1996 Nottingham Forest A FA Cup R5 2 - 2
2010 Everton H Premier League 2 - 1
2016 Swansea City H Premier League 2 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1889 Charlie Rance, centre half 1910-1921, born.
1906 Spurs' first defeat by Birmingham.
1920 Jimmy Archibald makes his debut at half back.
1957 Micky Stead, full back 1975-1978, born.
1959 Fred Sharpe plays his last game in a Spurs shirt.
1976 Forward Martin Robinson makes his debut.

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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