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january 5th

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1895 London Welsh A FA Amateur Cup Divisional Final Replay 3 - 3
1903 New Brompton H Southern League 3 - 1
1907 Bristol Rovers H Southern League 4 - 0
1918 Brentford A London Combination 3 - 2
1924 Birmingham A First Division 2 - 3
1929 Southampton H Second Division 3 - 2
1935 Huddersfield Town H First Division 0 - 0
1946 Brentford H FA Cup R3 1L 2 - 2
1952 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 1 - 1
1955 Gateshead A FA Cup R3 2 - 0
1957 Leicester City H FA Cup R3 2 - 0
1972 Chelsea H League Cup Semi-Final 2L 2 - 2
1974 Leicester City A FA Cup R3 0 - 1
1980 Manchester United H FA Cup R3 1 - 1
1985 Charlton Athletic H FA Cup R3 1 - 1
1991 Blackpool A FA Cup R3 1 - 0
1992 Aston Villa A FA Cup R3 0 - 0
1997 Manchester United A FA Cup R3 0 - 2
1998 Fulham H FA Cup R3 3 - 1
2008 Reading H FA Cup R3 2 - 2
2011 Everton A Premier League 1 - 2
2015 Burnley A FA Cup R3 1 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1895 J. W. Eccles scores his last Tottenham goal.
1903 Alex Tait scores his first goal for the club.
1907 Arthur Pickett scores his first Tottenham goal.
1924 Jimmy Ross plays his last Tottenham match.
1946 A spate of debutants took the field - Archie Hughes (goalkeeper), Arthur Willis (full back), Roy White (half back) and Les Medley (outside right).  

The match was the first leg of the only two legged FA Cup tie that Spurs have ever taken part in.

1952 Tommy Harmer scores the first goal of his Spurs career.
1958 Steve Walford, defender 1975-1976, born.
1972 In the closing stages of the League Cup Semi Final second leg, a free kick was awarded to Chelsea near the corner flag with the aggregate score standing at 3-3.  As the ball was swung in by Alan Hudson, Cyril Knowles went to clear the ball on the near post, but in the rainy, muddy conditions, he let the ball squirm under his foot to concede the crucial goal that saw Chelsea go through to the Final.
1991 On a gale-swept, rainy and freezing cold day, Spurs managed a 1-0 victory at Blackpool to start them on their road to Wembley courtesy of a Paul Stewart goal.
1997 Neale Fenn makes his debut up front.
1998 Stephen Clemence gets on the score-sheet for Tottenham for the first time.

Garry Brady makes his wing debut.

Paul Mahorn's last Spurs appearance.

2015 Burnley's goal was their 100th against Spurs in competitive matches at Turf Moor.

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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