the spurs almanac

january 15th


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1887 Park H East End Cup R2 2 - 0
1898 Northfleet H Southern League 4 - 0
1902 Reading A Western League 1 - 1
1910 Plymouth Argyle A FA Cup R1 1 - 1
1914 Leicester Fosse H FA Cup R1r 2 - 0
1916 Watford H London Combination First Competition 1 - 0
1921 Arsenal A First Division 2 - 1
1923 Worksop Town H FA Cup R1r 9 - 0
1927 Everton H First Division 2 - 1
1930 Manchester City A FA Cup R3r 1 - 4
1936 Southend United A FA Cup R3r 2 - 1
1938 Nottingham Forest A Second Division 3 - 0
1944 Southampton H Football League South 3 - 2
1947 Stoke City A FA Cup R3r 0 - 1
1949 Chesterfield A Second Division 0 - 1
1955 Arsenal A First Division 0 - 1
1966 Newcastle United H First Division 2 - 2
1972 Carlisle United H FA Cup R3 1 - 1
1983 Luton Town H First Division 1 - 1
1989 Nottingham Forest A First Division 1 - 2
1994 Manchester United H Premier League 0 - 1
2000 Everton A Premier League 2 - 2
2005 Chelsea H Premier League 0 - 2
2008 Reading A FA Cup Third Round replay 1 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1882 Harry Milton, half back 1903-1905, born.
1910 First meeting with Plymouth Argyle in the FA Cup.
1914 George Gemmell makes his debut at centre forward, his only appearance for the club.
1915 Spurs beat Arsenal 'A' at White Hart Lane in their first ever meeting there by 12 goals to 2.

Joe Nicholls - the Spurs goalkeeper - scores a penalty.

1923 What a difference a couple of days make.  Having drawn two days before with the non league side, Spurs made no doubt this time round with a  thumping win.

John Pearson makes his last appearance in a Spurs shirt.  

1936 Biggest crowd for an away match at Southend United = 23,634
1966 Keith Weller scores his only Spurs goal.
1972 Biggest home crowd for a match against Carlisle United = 33,702
1989 Erik Thorstvedt makes his goalkeeping debut for Spurs and lets an easy shot slip through his hands in front of a live TV audience.
2005 Kasey Keller leaves to join Borussia Moenchengladbach.
2008 Full back Chris Gunter makes his debut for the club.

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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