the spurs almanac

february 29th

          Results
          Match reports accessible by clicking on opponent's name, where available

1896 Burslem Port Vale H Friendly 4 - 0
1904 Plymouth Argyle H Western League 5 - 1
1908 Bradford Park Avenue A Southern League 2 - 1
1936 Sheffield United A FA Cup R6 1 - 3
1964 Birmingham City A First Division 2 - 1

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

Played Home Away Won Drawn Lost For Against
5 2 3 4 0 1 14 6
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
2 2 0 0 9 1
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
3 2 0 1 5 5
               
               
Biggest win on this day

5-1   Plymouth Argyle  (Western League) (Home)  1904
4-0   Burslem Port Vale  (Friendly) (Home)  1896

Biggest defeat on this day

1-3  Sheffield United (FA Cup R6) (Away)  1936

Biggest score-line on this day

5-1   Plymouth Argyle  (Western League) (Home)  1904

Last win on this day

1964  2-1  Birmingham City (First Division) (Home)

Last draw on this day

None

Last defeat on this day

1936  1-3  Sheffield United (FA Cup R6) (Away)

 

               Notable Dates

1904 Bill Berry scores once on his debut at centre forward.

Patrick Gilhooley scores his last Tottenham goal.
 

1936 Spurs chief scout Ben Ives writes to Bill Nicholson's parents in Scarborough inviting the 17 year old for a trial. Ives advised he should be put on the night train from York to London and that he would arrange for good lodgings with his personal friends.
 

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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