the spurs almanac

january 2nd

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1886 St. Martin's H Friendly 3 - 0
1892 Uxbridge H Friendly 3 - 0
1899 Chatham A Thames and Medway League 0 - 5
1904 Fulham H Southern League 1 - 0
1905 Fulham H Western League 0 - 5
1909 Leeds City H Second Division 3 - 0
1915 Chelsea A First Division 1 - 1
1926 Arsenal H First Division 1 - 1
1928 Arsenal A First Division 1 - 1
1932 Wolverhampton Wanderers H Second Division 3 - 3
1937 Norwich City A Second Division 3 - 2
1943 Southampton A Football League South 1 - 2
1954 Middlesbrough A First Division 0 - 3
1960 Birmingham City A First Division 1 - 0
1965 Birmingham City A First Division 0 - 1
1971 Sheffield Wednesday H FA Cup R3 4 - 1
1978 Sheffield United A Second Division 2 - 2
1982 Arsenal H FA Cup R3 1 - 0
1984 Watford H First Division 2 - 3
1988 Chelsea A First Division 0 - 0
1989 Arsenal A First Division 0 - 2
1993 Marlow A (at WHL) FA Cup R3 5 - 1
1995 Arsenal H Premier League 1 - 0
1999 Watford H FA Cup R3 5 - 2
2001 Newcastle United H Premier League 4 - 2
2009 Wigan Athletic H FA Cup R3 3 - 1
2010 Peterborough United H FA Cup R3 4 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1899 Debut for Billy Leech at half back.
1900 Spurs wrapped up their North-East tour with a game against Sunderland.
1905 Charlie Morgan makes his only appearance for Spurs on the wing in the club's biggest home defeat by Fulham.
1909 First home game against Leeds and the only home game against Leeds City, before they turned into United.
1932 George Hunt scores a hat-trick against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Bert Hodgkinson plays his last Tottenham match.

1937 Bert Ringrose makes his debut at full back.  

Johnny Morrison scores a hat-trick to equal the most goals scored against Norwich City in a match for Spurs.

1947 George Hardy, coach 1927-1947, dies.
1984 Midfielder Allan Cockram makes his debut.
1993 Although drawn at home Marlow chose to play the match at White Hart Lane to allow a large crowd o watch proceedings and help fill the coffers of the non-league club.  The score hardly reflects the tough task Tottenham had in overcoming the Buckinghamshire side, until the latter stages when their superior fitness told.
1995 Gheorge Popescu scores his last goal for the club.

The win equals the club record for five games without conceding a goal.

1995 In match that featured a ferocious hailstorm, Ruel Fox scores his last Spurs goal.
2001 George Ludford, half-back/forward 1936-1950, dies.

In a mild mannered game, two Newcastle United players and Tottenham's Neil Sullivan were sent off and three penalties were awarded (two to Spurs and one to Newcastle).

Gary Doherty scores his first goal for the club.

2006 Spurs sign 17 year-old midfielder Adel Taarabt on loan from RC Lens.

Ben Alnwick, the 20 year old Sunderland goalkeeper signs for Tottenham for a fee of 900,000 (which could haven risen to 1.3 million).  Going the other way was Hungarian goalkeeper Marton Fulop, who signed for the Black Cats for 500,000.

2009 The first FA Cup meeting of the two sides.
2010 The biggest home crowd for a meeting with Peterborough United.

Biggest win over the Posh.

  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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