the spurs almanac

march 19th

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

1887 London Caledonians N Friendly 0 - 2
1896 Royal Ordnance H Friendly 2 - 2
1898 Sheppey United H Southern League 4 - 0
1900 Bristol Rovers H Southern League 5 - 1
1903 West Ham United A Western League 0 - 0
1904 West Ham United A Southern League 2 - 0
1906 Bristol Rovers A Western League 0 - 0
1910 Newcastle United H First Division 0 - 4
1921 Preston North End Hillsborough FA Cup Semi-Final 2 - 1
1927 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 2 - 2
1928 Portsmouth H First Division 0 - 3
1932 Swansea Town A Second Division 1 - 1
1938 Swansea Town A Second Division 2 - 3
1949 Luton Town H Second Division 2 - 1
1955 Sheffield United H First Division 5 - 0
1957 Combined Antwerp XI (Belgium) Antwerp Friendly 2 - 1
1960 Fulham H First Division 1 - 1
1966 Aston Villa H First Division 5 - 5
1977 Birmingham City A First Division 2 - 1
1983 Watford A First Division 1 - 0
1986 Everton A Screen Sport Super Cup Semi-Final 2L 1 - 3 (aet)
1988 Wimbledon A First Division 0 - 3
1994 Ipswich Town H Premier League 1 - 1
1997 Leicester City A Premier League 1 - 1
2000 Arsenal A Premier League 1 - 2
2005 Manchester City H Premier League 2 - 1
2007 Chelsea H FA Cup R6r 1 - 2
2011 West Ham United H Premier League 0 - 0
2017 Southampton H Premier League 2 - 1

 

           Notable Dates

1906 Chris Carrick and Peter Kyle play their last games for the club.
1910 Tottenham's biggest home defeat by Newcastle United.
1921 Bert Bliss scored twice to take Spurs into the FA Cup Final.
1927 Harry Lowe's last appearance in a Spurs shirt.
1928 Tottenham's biggest home defeat for a visit by Portsmouth.
1932 Bill Fenton makes his debut at full back.

Tom Evans scores his first goal for Tottenham.

1938 Joe Meek scores his last Tottenham goal.
1949 Centre half Harry Clarke makes his first appearance for the club.
1955 Terry Dyson makes his wing debut.

Johnny Gavin equals the most goals scored by a Spurs player in a match against Sheffield United with four.

1966 Andy Sinton, winger 1995-1999, born.  

The match on this day saw the highest number of goals scored in a Spurs v Aston Villa match.

Laurie Brown scores the final goal of his Spurs career.

1983 Alan Brazil makes his debut in the forward line in front of the biggest away crowd for a match against Watford = 27,373

Steve Perryman was sent off for Tottenham in this match.

1986 The end of the run in the Screen Sport Super Cup (devised to compensate teams excluded from playing in European competition because of the ban on English clubs).  After taking the lead Spurs went out in extra time to Everton, who went on to play Liverpool in the Final.  The match was watched by the smallest away crowd for a visit to Everton = 12,008
1988 Ossie Ardiles ends a distinguished Spurs career with his last appearance in this match.
2007 Spurs score their 250th goal against Chelsea in competitive matches.

Chelsea's first FA Cup win at White Hart Lane.

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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