the spurs almanac

january 9th

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

1886 Dalston Rovers A Friendly Score unknown
1892 Queens Park Rangers H Friendly 1 - 2
1897 Swindon Town A Southern League 0 - 1
1899 Chatham H Thames & Medway League 0 - 4
1904 Millwall A Southern League 1 - 0
1905 West Ham United H Southern Charity Cup Semi-Final 10 - 0
1909 Barnsley A Second Division 1 - 1
1915 Sunderland H FA Cup R1 2 - 1
1926 West Ham United H FA Cup R3 5 - 0
1932 Sheffield Wednesday H FA Cup R3 2 - 2
1937 Newcastle United H Second Division 0 - 1
1943 Aldershot A Football League South 3 - 1
1954 Leeds United A FA Cup R3 3 - 3
1960 Newport County A FA Cup R3 4 - 0
1965 Torquay United A FA Cup R3 3 - 3
1971 Leeds United A First Division 2 - 1
1980 Manchester United A FA Cup R3 1 - 0 (aet)
1988 Oldham Athletic A FA Cup R3 4 - 2
1993 Manchester United A Premier League 1 - 4
1999 Sheffield Wednesday A Premier League 0 - 0
2002 Chelsea A League Cup SF 1L 1 - 2
2008 Arsenal A League Cup SF 1L 1 - 1
2011 Charlton Athletic H FA Cup R3 3 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1877 Bob Houston, centre forward 1902-1903, born.
1897 Utility player Jimmy Allen makes his debut in Tottenham's first away game against Swindon Town, when the smallest attendance was recorded = 1,982
1903 Arthur Crompton, outside right 1928-1930, born.
1905 Tottenham's biggest win over West Ham United including Vivian Woodward's five goals - the most by a player in a match against West Ham.  

This match also has the highest number of goals in a match between the two sides.

1926 A Jimmy Dimmock hat trick helps Spurs to the FA Cup 2nd round.
1937 Albert Page makes his debut at centre half.
1946 Arsenal hosted West Ham United in the FA Cup Third Round 2nd leg tie at the Lane as their ground was out of action during the war.
1959 John Kirwan, outside left 1899-1907, dies.
1965 Tottenham's first meeting with Torquay United.
1980 Spurs went through to the next round with a late extra time goal from Ossie Ardiles at Old Trafford, despite losing Milijia Aleksic in goal and with Glenn Hoddle having to replace him between the posts.
1988 On a very rainy day, Spurs played their first FA Cup tie on plastic.  Oldham's plastic pitch was thought to be a problem for Spurs, but they found their footing and won comfortably in the end.
1992 Programme Editor and Club Historian Leslie Yates dies.
1999 Steffen Freund makes his debut in midfield.
2011 Winger Andros Townsend makes his debut in midfield and scores his first Spurs goal.

Luka Modric plays his 100th game for Spurs.

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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