the spurs almanac

february 4th

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

1888 Royal Arsenal A Friendly 2 - 6
1893 Slough H Southern Alliance 5 - 2
1905 Middlesbrough A FA Cup R1 1 - 1
1911 Blackburn Rovers A FA Cup R2 0 - 0
1922 Manchester City A First Division 3 - 3
1925 Bolton Wanderers A FA Cup R2r 1 - 0
1928 Manchester United H First Division 4 - 0
1933 Grimsby Town H Second Division 4 - 3
1939 Norwich City A Second Division 2 - 1
1950 Leicester City H Second Division 0 - 2
1953 Preston North End H FA Cup R4r 1 - 0
1956 Newcastle United A First Division 2 - 1
1961 Leicester City H First Division 2 - 3
1967 Nottingham Forest A First Division 1 - 1
1978 Fulham A Second Division 1 - 1
1984 Nottingham Forest A First Division 2 - 2
1990 Norwich City H First Division 4 - 0
1998 Barnsley A FA Cup R4r 1 - 3
2004 Manchester City H FA Cup R4r 3 - 4
2007 Manchester United H Premier League 0 - 4
2017 Middlesbrough H Premier League 1 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1884 John George, half back 1904-1906, born.
1905 Tottenham's first match against Middlesbrough.
1925 Tottenham's biggest crowd for an away match at Bolton Wanderers = 51,774
1928 Jimmy Armstrong scores his first Spurs goal.
1933 Willie Evans scores twice to equal the most goals scored for Spurs in a match against Grimsby Town and the match also equalled the highest aggregate of goals in a match between the two sides.
1939 Debuts in this match for winger Albert Tompkin and Ron Burgess at half back.

Vic Buckingham scores his first goal for the club.

1961 First home defeat of the "Double" season.
1967 Biggest away crowd for a visit to Nottingham Forest  = 43,961
1990 A Gary Lineker hat trick helps Spurs to equal their biggest winning margin at home against Norwich City.
2004 Spurs surrender a 3-0 half-time lead against ten man City to lose 3-4.

Christian Ziege's goal from a free-kick was his last for Tottenham.

2007 Tottenham's biggest home defeat by Manchester United.

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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