the spurs almanac

february 9th

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

1884 Albion A Friendly 3 - 0
1898 Sussex A Friendly 2 - 1
1901 Preston North End H FA Cup R1 1 - 1
1905 Middlesbrough H FA Cup R1r 1 - 0
1907 Crystal Palace A Southern League 1 - 0
1911 Blackburn Rovers H FA Cup R2r 0 - 2
1918 Millwall H (at Homerton) London Combination 4 - 2
1924 West Ham United A First Division 0 - 0
1929 Port Vale H Second Division 4 - 2
1935 Derby County H First Division 2 - 2
1946 Arsenal A Football League South 1 - 1
1952 Arsenal H First Division 1 - 2
1957 Sunderland H First Division 5 - 2
1980 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 1 - 2
1992 Nottingham Forest A League Cup Semi-Final 1L 1 - 1
2002 Leicester City H Premier League 2 - 1
2006 Derby County A Premier League 3 - 0
2013 Newcastle United H Premier League 2 - 1
2014 Everton H Premier League 1 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1875

Tom Morris, half back 1899-1913, born.

1901 Tottenham's first home match against Preston North End.
1905 Tottenham's first home match against Middlesbrough and their first ever win over them.
1906 Jack Moran, full back 1931-1932, born.
1907

First away game at Crystal Palace and first away win against them.

Wally Eames plays the final game of his Spurs career.

1911 First FA Cup defeat at the hands of Blackburn Rovers.
1924 Harry Hargreaves makes his debut in the inside forward position.
1929 Inside forward Jimmy Smy makes his debut in front of the smallest crowd for a home match against Port Vale = 21,342.

Fred Barnett scores his first and last Tottenham goal.

Arthur Grimsdell and Harry Wilding make their last appearances for the club.

1952 A minute's silence was observed for the death of King George VI before the match.
1957 Equal highest number of goals in a game between Spurs and Sunderland.
1992 An impudent penalty by Gary Lineker, chipping the ball past Crossley, gives Spurs an away goal in a 1-1 semi-final first leg draw.
2002 Darren Anderton scores on his 250th Spurs League appearance.
2006 Steed Malbranque makes his 50th Spurs Premier League appearance.

Biggest away win against Derby County.

Robbie Keane's goal was the 100th scored by Spurs against Derby County.

2014 Jan Vertonghen makes his 50th Spurs Premier League appearance.

Kyle Walker makes his 100th Spurs Premier League appearance.

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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