the spurs almanac

february 7th

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

1885 Fillebrook H Friendly 3 - 0
1891 Orion Gymnasium H Middlesex Senior Cup 7 - 1
1903 West Bromwich Albion H FA Cup R1 0 - 0
1907 Blackburn Rovers A FA Cup R2r 1 - 1 (aet)
1914 Manchester United H First Division 2 - 1
1920 Blackpool A Second Division 1 - 0
1925 Preston North End H First Division 2 - 0
1931 Oldham Athletic A Second Division 4 - 0
1948 Leicester City H FA Cup R5 5 - 2
1953 Arsenal A First Division 0 - 4
1959 Manchester United H First Division 1 - 3
1970 Wolverhampton Wanderers A First Division 2 - 2
1973 Derby County H FA Cup R3r 3 - 5 (aet)
1976 West Ham United H First Division 1 - 1
1981 Leeds United H First Division 1 - 1
1993 Southampton H Premier League 4 - 2
1996 Wolverhampton Wanderers A FA Cup R4r 2 - 0
1998 Blackburn Rovers A Premier League 3 - 0
2001 Charlton Athletic A FA Cup R4 4 - 2
2004 Portsmouth H Premier League 4 - 3
2015 Arsenal H Premier League 2 - 1

 

           Notable Dates

1872 Stanley Briggs, half back 1891-1898, born.
1885 Only 10 players turn up for Tottenham's home friendly with Fillebrook, but Spurs still won 3-0.
1891 Solomon Upton, winger 1912-1913, born.
1896 Frank Hartley, inside forward, 1922-1923 and 1927-1931, born.
1914 Jimmy Banks makes his debut in the forward line.
1925 Bill Lane scores his first Tottenham goal.
1931

Ted Harper scores a hat trick in a victory over Oldham Athletic, equalling the most goals scored in a game against the Latics by a Spurs player.

1935 Cliff Jones, winger 1957-1968, born.
1948 Len Duquemin scores a hat trick in front of Spurs' biggest home crowd for a visit by Leicester City = 69,049
1959 Equal biggest losing margin in a home match against Manchester United.
1961 The day that Danny Blanchflower refused to appear on TV programme "This Is Your Life", becoming the first person to do so.
1973 Spurs lose out in extra time to a Roger Davies hat trick after leading 3-1 with about ten minutes left.
1993 Spurs set a Premier League record for quick scoring with four goals in four minutes and 44 seconds.
1998 Nicola Berti scores his first Spurs goal.
2001 Spurs come back from 0-2 down just after half time with a burst of three goals in six minutes and wrap up the tie near the end with a fourth goal.

Oyvind Leonhardsen's last goal for the club.

2004

Jermain Defoe scores on his debut for Spurs.

Gus Poyet nets his last goal for the club, which was Tottenham's 600th in the Premier League.

Robbie Keane's second goal was his 50th in the Premier League.

2007

Dennis Uphill, forward 1949-1953, dies.

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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