the spurs almanac

january 12th

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

1884 Woodgrange A Friendly 0 - 1
1901 Swindon Town A Southern League 1 - 1
1903 Brentford H London League 1 - 0
1907 Hull City H FA Cup R1 0 - 0
1918 Arsenal H (at Highbury) London Combination 4 - 1
1924 Crystal Palace A FA Cup R1 0 - 2
1929 Reading A FA Cup R3 0 - 2
1935 Manchester City H FA Cup R3 1 - 0
1946 Luton Town A Football League South 1 - 3
1952 Scunthorpe United A FA Cup R3 3 - 0
1953 Tranmere Rovers H FA Cup R3r 9 - 1
1957 Wolverhampton Wanderers A First Division 0 - 3
1974 Sheffield United A First Division 2 - 2
1980 Manchester City A First Division 1 - 1
1985 Queens Park Rangers A First Division 2 - 2
1991 Arsenal H First Division 0 - 0
1994 Aston Villa H League Cup R5 1 - 2
1997 Manchester United H Premier League 1 - 2
2000 Chelsea A Premier League 0 - 1
2002 Ipswich Town A Premier League 1 - 2
2003 Everton H Premier League 4 - 3
2008 Chelsea A Premier League 0 - 2
2013 Queens Park Rangers A Premier League 0 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1903 Ollie Burton makes his half back debut.
1907 First match against Hull City.
1924 Tottenham are knocked out of the FA Cup by the struggling Second Division side.
1929 Biggest crowd for an away fixture with Reading = 26,137
1946 George Skinner makes his Tottenham debut at inside forward and scores once.
1952 First ever meeting with Scunthorpe United, in which Len Duquemin scores two - the most registered by a Spurs player against the Iron in a match. 
1953 Roy Hollis makes his debut at centre forward scoring twice.

Eddie Gibbins, on his first appearance, scores twice from centre half.

Spurs biggest home crowd against Tranmere Rovers = 31,380

The match saw Tottenham record their biggest victory against Tranmere Rovers at home and the highest total of goals in a match between the sides.

Sid McClellan's hat trick is the most goals scored against Tranmere by a Spurs player in one match.

1955

Ron Henry signs professional forms with Tottenham.

1979 Grzegorz Rasiak, forward 2005-2006, born.
1983 Cecil Poynton, full back 1922-1933 and loyal servant to the club in many capacities, dies.
1994 Darren Caskey scores the last goal of his Spurs career.
1997 Centre half Ramon Vega makes his debut.

Rory Allen nets his last Spurs goal.

2002 Mauricio Taricco makes his 250th League appearance of his career.
2003 Robbie Keane's first hat-trick for Tottenham helps the club to a 4-3 win over Everton.

  Information gathered from "Spurs - A Day-To-Day Life" by Graham Betts, Spurs Handbooks and 
"Spurs - A Complete Record" and "The Spurs Alphabet" both by Bob Goodwin and other sources.

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