the spurs almanac

march 15th

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

1884 Latymer A Friendly 2 - 0
1890 Edmonton H Friendly 1 - 4
1897 Kettering Town A United League 1 - 1
1902 Brentford A Southern League 1 - 2
1911 Manchester United A First Division 2 - 3
1913 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 0 - 2
1915 Manchester City H First Division 2 - 2
1919 Clapton Orient A London Combination 2 - 1
1922 Everton A First Division 0 - 0
1924 Aston Villa A First Division 0 - 0
1930 Cardiff City A Second Division 0 - 1
1941 Millwall A (played at White Hart Lane) Football League South 0 - 1
1948 Barnsley H Second Division 0 - 3
1952 Sunderland H First Division 2 - 0
1958 Sunderland H First Division 0 - 1
1975 Middlesbrough A First Division 0 - 3
1980 Crystal Palace H First Division 0 - 0
1986 Birmingham City A First Division 2 - 1
1987 Wimbledon A FA Cup R6 2 - 0
1995 Manchester United A Premier League 0 - 0
1997 Leeds United H Premier League 1 - 0
2009 Aston Villa A Premier League 2 - 1
2015 Manchester United A Premier League 0 - 3

 

           Notable Dates

1897 Match abandoned after an opponent suffered a broken leg.  

E. Markham makes his full back debut for Spurs.

1902 Spurs' first meeting with Brentford.

Nottingham Forest met Southampton at White Hart lane on this day in the FA Cup semi-final, with the South Coast side winning 3-1.  The 20,000 crowd paid 1,460 to watch the cup tie.

1911 Eddie Birnie scores the only goal of his Spurs career.
1915 Smallest home crowd for a match against Manchester City = 6,000

Harry Sparrow scores his final goal for Tottenham.

Tom Collins plays his last game in a Spurs shirt.

1922 Forward Charlie Handley makes his debut.
1948 Charlie Withers makes his debut at full back in Spurs' biggest home defeat by Barnsley.
1958 Ernie Walley makes his final Tottenham appearance.
1961 England U23 played Germany U23 at White Hart Lane.
1986 Spurs lowest crowd in an away match at Birmingham City = 6,934
1987 Neil Ruddock plays his first game for Spurs in the heart of the defence in their first FA Cup meeting with Wimbledon and their first away match against the former non-league side.
1995 Gary Mabbutt makes the 700th appearance of his career.
2009 Wilson Palacios makes his 50th career appearance in English league matches.

Michael Dawson makes his 200th career league appearance.

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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