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january 1st

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1898 Rushden A United League 2 - 5
1902 Everton A Friendly 1 - 3
1910 Blackburn Rovers A First Division 0 - 2
1913 Everton A First Division 2 - 1
1914 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 0 - 3
1915 Everton A First Division 1 - 1
1916 Fulham A London Combination 2 - 0
1921 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 0 - 1
1923 Everton A First Division 1 - 3
1924 Manchester City A First Division 0 - 1
1925 Bury  A First Division 2 - 5
1929 Middlesbrough A Second Division 0 - 3
1934 Blackburn Rovers A First Division 0 - 1
1935 Blackburn Rovers A First Division 0 - 2
1938 Coventry City A Second Division 1 - 2
1944 West Ham United H Football League South 1 - 0
1949 Lincoln City H Second Division 1 - 2
1955 Sunderland A First Division 1 - 1
1966 Everton H First Division 2 - 2
1972 Crystal Palace A First Division 1 - 1
1974 Leeds United A First Division 1 - 1
1977 West Ham United H First Division 2 - 1
1983 West Ham United A First Division 0 - 3
1985 Arsenal A First Division 2 - 1
1986 Arsenal A First Division 0 - 0
1987 Charlton Athletic A First Division 2 - 0
1988 Watford H First Division 2 - 1
1990 Coventry City A First Division 0 - 0
1991 Manchester United H First Division 1 - 2
1992 Coventry City A First Division 2 - 1
1994 Coventry City H Premier League 1 - 2
1996 Manchester United H Premier League 4 - 1
2001 Blackburn Rovers H Premier League 1 - 0
2003 Southampton A Premier League 0 - 1
2005 Everton H Premier League 5 - 2
2007 Portsmouth H Premier League 1 - 1
2008 Aston Villa A Premier League 1 - 2
2011 Fulham H Premier League 1 - 0
2013 Reading H Premier League 3 - 1
2014 Manchester United A Premier League 2 - 1
2015 Chelsea H Premier League 5 - 3
2017 Watford A Premier League 4 - 1


          Notable Dates

1900 Spurs played out a 2-2 draw with Middlesbrough at Ayresome Park as part of a two match tour to the North East.
1910 First league match against Blackburn Rovers.
1925 Equal biggest losing margin in an away match against Bury.
1927 Brian Farley, centre half 1949-1955, born.
1935 John Fullwood makes his debut at full back.

George Greenfield makes his last Spurs appearance

1944 Eugene "Taffy" O'Callaghan plays his last Spurs game.
1949 Only home defeat suffered by Spurs at the hands of Lincoln City.
1970 Andy Thompson, forward 1920-1931, dies.
1972 John Blair, inside forward 1925-1928, dies.
1974 The first goal for Chris McGrath in a Spurs shirt was scored in this game.
1977 Alfie Conn's last Tottenham appearance.
1983 Calum Davenport, defender 2004-, born.
1985 A sweet away win for Spurs on a very blustery day that saw Graham Roberts shoulder charge Charlie Nicholas into the stand.
1987 Tony Galvin nets his last Spurs goal.

Paul Miller's last Spurs game.

1988 Defender Terry Fenwick makes his Spurs debut.

Paul Moran scores his first Spurs goal.

1991 Paul Gascoigne was sent off for foul and abusive language to become the first player to be dismissed in a live televised match.
1996 Gerard McMahon and Ilie Dumitrescu make their final Spurs appearances.
2005 Dean Marney, Reto Ziegler and Pedro Mendes all score their first goals for Tottenham.
2008 Jermain Defoe scores the last goal of his first spell at Spurs.
2013 Biggest home match for a visit of Reading = 36,180.
2014 Michael Dawson makes his 400th career appearance.
2015 Spurs become the first team to score five goals against a Chelsea side managed by Jose Mourinho.
2017 Spurs become the first team to score four goals against Watford at Vicarage Road in the Premier League.

Harry Kane makes his 100th career Premier League appearance.

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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