the spurs almanac

july 17th

         Results
         (match reports accessible by clicking on opponent's name, where available)

1997 Faaberg IF A Friendly 2 - 0
2001 Swindon Town A Friendly 3 - 1
2004 FC Trollhattan (Sweden) A Friendly 0 - 1
2009 AFC Bournemouth A Friendly 3 - 0
2010 San Jose Earthquakes (USA) A Friendly 0 - 0

 

            Notable Dates

1886 Ellis Crompton, centre forward 1910-1912, born.
1924 Len Duquemin, centre forward 1945-1957, born.
1955 White Hart Lane hosted a British and Empire Heavyweight title fight between the holder Jack London and challenger Bruce Woodcock.  Woodcock took the title with a sixth round knockout in front of 26,479.
1957 Martin Robinson, forward 1975-1978, born.
2003 Ben Thatcher leaves to sign for Leicester City.
2004 Pedro Mendes and Marton Fulop make their Spurs debuts in this pre-season friendly.

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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