the spurs almanac

january 6th

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

1883 Latymer A Friendly 1 - 8
1897 Maidenhead H FA Cup 2QR 6 - 0
1900 Queens Park Rangers A Southern League 0 - 0
1902 Millwall Athletic A London League 1 - 1
1906 Watford A Southern League 0 - 0
1912 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 0 - 0
1917 Clapton Orient A London Combination 2 - 1
1922 Middlesbrough H First Division 2 - 0
1934 Aston Villa A First Division 5 - 1
1945 Southampton H Football League South 4 - 0
1951 Huddersfield Town A FA Cup R3 0 - 2
1962 Birmingham City A FA Cup R3 3 - 3
1973 Leeds United A First Division 1 - 2
1990 Southampton H FA Cup R3 1 - 3
1996 Hereford United A FA Cup R3 1 - 1
2001 Leyton Orient A FA Cup R3 1 - 0
2009 Burnley H League Cup SF 1L 4 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1883 Ernie Coquet, full back 1907-1911, born.
1908 Foster Hedley, outside left 1933-1935, born.
1909 William Harris makes his debut at full back.
1912 The smallest away crowd for a match with West Bromwich Albion = 4,000 only saw 57 minutes of action before fog caused the abandonment of the game.
1934 Herbert Chapman, inside forward 1904-1907, dies.

The match against Aston Villa saw keeper Joe Nicholls pelted with fruit and bottles by the home fans.  Both teams wore black armbands as a mark of respect to Chapman.

Tom Meads scores the last goal of his Spurs career.

1943 Terry Venables, midfield 1965-1969 and Spurs manager 1987-1991, born.
1969 Ilie Dumitrescu, forward 1994-1996, born.
1970 John Hendry, forward 1990-1995, born.
1972 Albert Gosnell, outside left 1910-1911, dies.
1980 Steed Malbranque, midfielder 2006- , born.
1982 Sam Bell, inside forward 1934-1937, dies.
1990 Equal biggest losing margin to Southampton in a home match.

Bobby Mimms plays his final Tottenham  match.

1996 Tottenham's first match against Hereford United.
2001 Tottenham's first meeting with Leyton Orient in the FA Cup.

 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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