the spurs almanac

january 14th


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1888 Bowes Park A Friendly 2 - 2
1893 Erith A Southern Alliance 1 - 2
1899 Gravesend United A Southern League 2 - 4
1901 C W Brown's XI H Jack Oliver Benefit 4 - 2
1903 Reading A Southern Charity Cup R1r 2 - 3
1911 Millwall H FA Cup R1 2 - 1
1922 Preston North End A First Division 2 - 1
1928 Bristol City A FA Cup R3 2 - 1
1933 Oldham Athletic A FA Cup R3 6 - 0
1939 Nottingham Forest H Second Division 4 - 1
1950 Leeds United A Second Division 0 - 3
1956 Arsenal A First Division 1 - 0
1967 Manchester United A First Division 0 - 1
1976 Newcastle United H League Cup Semi Final 1L 1 - 0
1978 Notts. County A Second Division 3 - 3
1984 Ipswich Town H First Division 2 - 0
1986 Liverpool H Screen Sports Super Cup Group A 0 - 2
1992 Aston Villa H FA Cup R3r 0 - 1
1995 West Ham United A Premier League 2 - 1
2007 Newcastle United H Premier League 2 - 3
2012 Wolverhampton Wanderers H Premier League 1 - 1
2015 Burnley H FA Cup R3r 4 - 2
2017 West Bromwich Albion H Premier League 4 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1886 Bert Elkin, full back 1909-1911, born.
1903 Bob Stevens plays his last game for the club.
1911 Tottenham's first FA Cup tie against Millwall.
1928 Biggest away crowd for a visit to Bristol City = 36,260
1933 A George Hunt hat trick helps Spurs to their biggest away win over Oldham Athletic.

Cecil Poynton plays his last game for Tottenham.

1950 Biggest away crowd against Leeds United = 50,476
1956 Eddie Bailey leaves to join Port Vale.
1961 John Eadon, goalkeeper 1914-1915, died.
1968 Ruel Fox, winger 1995-2000, born.
1976 Only a marvellous display of goalkeeping by Pat Jennings kept Spurs in with a chance of reaching the League Cup Final.  He produced a number of acrobatic saves to frustrate Newcastle United and a goal by John Pratt gave Spurs a slim lead in the first leg.
1978 John Pratt equals the most goals scored in a match against Notts. County with two and the match equals the highest total of goals in a game between the two sides.
1986 The Screen Sports Super Cup, devised for teams who would have been in Europe if not for the ban on English clubs after the Heysel tragedy, saw Tottenham's lowest home crowd for a visit of Liverpool = 10,086

Pat Jennings plays his final game in a Spurs shirt

1992 After winning the trophy the previous season, Spurs slunk out of the FA Cup losing to a single goal in the home replay against Aston Villa.
1995 Jurgen Klinsmann makes the 400th League appearance of his career.

2007

Tottenham's first goal by Jermain Defoe was their 450th Premiership goal at White Hart Lane.

The defeat was Tottenham's 75th Premiership loss at White Hart Lane.

2015

Tottenham's second goal was their 200th against Burnley in all competitive matches.

2017

Spurs won their sixth consecutive Premier League game, equalling their existing record in the competition.

Harry Kane's first goal saw him get to 60 Premier League goals faster than any other Tottenham player in the competition (99 games).

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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