the spurs almanac

january 4th

          Results
          Match reports accessible by clicking on opponent's name, where available.

1890 Foxes H Friendly 1 - 1
1896 Reading H Friendly 2 - 1
1902 Reading H Southern League 4 - 2
1908 West Ham United H Southern League 3 - 2
1913 Blackburn Rovers H First Division 0 - 1
1919 Brentford H London Combination 1 - 1
1930 Barnsley A Second Division 0 - 2
1936 Newcastle United A Second Division 4 - 1
1941 Clapton Orient H London War Cup - Section B 3 - 0
1947 West Bromwich Albion H Second Division 2 - 0
1958 Leicester City H FA Cup R3 4 - 0
1964 Chelsea H FA Cup R3 1 - 1
1969 Walsall A FA Cup R3 1 - 0
1975 Nottingham Forest A FA Cup R3 1 - 1
1986 Oxford United A FA Cup R3 1 - 1
1987 Arsenal H First Division 1 - 2
2003 Southampton A FA Cup R3 0 - 4
2005 Manchester United A Premier League 0 - 0
2014 Arsenal A FA Cup R3 0 - 2
2017 Chelsea H Premier League 2 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1933 David Levene, Willie Evans and Jimmy Brain all play for a Spurs/Arsenal/Chelsea/West Ham United side vs. a Rest of London side at White City in a match to experiment with floodlit football.
1939 John Smith, inside forward 1959-1964, born.
1941 Jack Gibbons scores one of his five hat-tricks against Orient.
1947 Debuts for William "Sonny" Walters (outside right) and Eddie Baily (inside forward).  Walters grabbed one debut goal.
1962 Peter Southey, defender 1979-1983, born.
1969 Spurs' only meeting with Walsall.
1986 First FA Cup tie against Oxford United.

Younes Kaboul, defender 2007- , born.

2003 First FA Cup tie ever played at St. Mary's.

Spurs first defeat to Southampton in an away tie and the biggest defeat in FA Cup matches with them.

2005

Controversy reigns as Pedro Mendes' 87th minute lob from the halfway line crosses the line, but the officials fail to notice and Spurs have to settle for a draw.

2017 Tottenham's 50th Premier League meeting with Chelsea.

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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