the spurs almanac

january 26th

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1884 Albion H Friendly 0 - 1
1895 London Welsh H London Senior Cup R1 5 - 0
1901 Bristol Rovers H Southern League 4 - 0
1907 Norwich City A Southern League 0 - 5
1918 Fulham H (at Highbury) London Combination 0 - 1
1924 Newcastle United A First Division 2 - 2
1929 Notts. County H Second Division 3 - 0
1931 Stoke City H Second Division 3 - 0
1935 Newcastle United H FA Cup R4 2 - 0
1938 New Brighton H FA Cup R4r 5 - 2
1946 Coventry City H Football League South 2 - 0
1952 Manchester United A First Division 0 -2
1957 Chelsea H FA Cup R4 4 - 0
1963 Arsenal H Friendly 3 - 1
1980 Swindon Town A FA Cup R4 0 - 0
1990 Plymouth Argyle A Geoff Crudgington Testimonial 3 - 0
1991 Oxford United H FA Cup R4 4 - 2
2010 Fulham H Premier League 2 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1907 Biggest defeat on an away trip to Norwich City.
1919 Bill Nicholson O.B.E., right back 1938-1955, manager 1958-1974 and Club President, born.
1924 Frank Osborne scores his first goal for Tottenham.
1929 Jack Elkes equals the highest number of goals scored against Notts. County in a match with two strikes.
1931 Alf Messer nets his final Spurs goal.
1946 Charlie Whitchurch's scores his first goal for the club..
1953 Fred Massey, half back 1907-1909, dies.
1957 Biggest home crowd for a match against Chelsea = 66,398
1969 Albert Evans, centre forward 1927-1929, dies.
1980 Swindon Town's biggest crowd for a visit of Tottenham Hotspur = 26,000
1991 This match equalled the highest number of goals in the encounters between Spurs and Oxford United, while the star of the show Paul Gascoigne joined a number of players who had scored twice against The U's - the highest number of goals by a player in a match against them.  
It was all watched by Tottenham's biggest home crowd against Oxford United = 31,665
1995 Vic Buckingham, defender 1935-1949, dies.
2005 Spurs sign Mounir El Hamdaoui, from Excelsior Rotterdam and Mido, on loan for 18 months from AS Roma.

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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