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march 1st

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

1890 Swindon Town A Friendly 1 - 2
1902 Corinthians H Dewar Shield 5 - 2
1913 Aston Villa A First Division 0 - 1
1919 Brentford A London Combination 1 - 4
1924 Sheffield United H First Division 1 - 2
1930 Bradford City A Second Division 2 - 0
1939 Newcastle United A Second Division 0 - 1
1941 Northampton Town H Football League War Cup R2 1L 4 - 0
1947 Sheffield Wednesday A Second Division 1 - 5
1952 Derby County H First Division 5 - 0
1958 Partick Thistle H Friendly 0 - 2
1960 Burnley A First Division 0 - 0
1968 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 0 - 1
1969 Manchester City A FA Cup R6 1 - 1
1972 Everton A First Division 1 - 3
1975 Derby County A First Division 2 - 1
1980 Leeds United H First Division 1 - 2
1987 Arsenal H League Cup Semi-Final 2L 0 - 0
1988 Derby County H First Division 2 - 0
1989 Aston Villa H First Division 1 - 2
1992 Nottingham Forest H League Cup Semi-Final 2L 1 - 2
1995 Southampton A FA Cup R5r 6 - 2 (aet)
1997 Nottingham Forest H Premier League 0 - 1
1998 Bolton Wanderers H Premier League 1 - 0
2003 West Ham United A Premier League 0 - 2
2008 Birmingham City A Premier League 1 - 4
2009 Manchester United Wembley League Cup Final 0 - 0 (aet)
[lost 1-4 on pens]
2015 Chelsea Wembley League Cup Final 0 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1888 Fred "Fanny" Walden, winger 1912-1926, born.
1914 George Foreman, forward 1944-1949, born.
1947 Equal biggest margin of defeat in an away game against Sheffield Wednesday.

Albert Hall's last game in the white shirt of Spurs.

1952 Tottenham's biggest home win over Derby County.
1958 Chris Adams makes his debut in the forward line and scores once.
1968 Full back Tony Want makes his debut.
1975 Chris Jones scores his first Tottenham goal.
1992 A bomb scare prior to the game mean that there was a strange atmosphere once the match got underway.  On a rainy day, Forest did enough to go through to the Final.
1995 Spurs achieved an amazing turnaround after being 0-2 down, with substitute Ronnie Rosenthal being the hero.  His goals took the tie into extra time and then after completing his hat-trick, Spurs finished the job with Southampton shell shocked by the Tottenham barrage on their goal that gave Spurs their biggest win in an away match against Southampton.
1998 Moussa Saib makes his debut in midfield.
2003 Les Ferdinand scores his first goal ... for West Ham United after leaving Tottenham in a 2-0 win for the home side.
2009 Spurs lose out 1-4 on a penalty shoot-out to Manchester United after holding them to a 0-0 draw after extra time in the League Cup Final.

Information gathered from  "Spurs - A Day-To-Day Life" by Graham Betts,  Spurs Handbook and 
"Spurs - A Complete Record" and "The Spurs Alphabet" both by Bob Goodwin and other sources.

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