the spurs almanac

march 20th

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

1886 Upton Excelsior H Friendly Won
1897 Reading H Southern League 4 - 4
1899 Royal Engineers H Thames & Medway League 1 - 2
1905 Queens Park Rangers A Western League 1 - 1
1909 Birmingham H Second Division 3 - 3
1915 Oldham Athletic H First Division 1 - 0
1920 Rotherham County H Second Division 2 - 0
1926 West Ham United A First Division 1 - 3
1937 Chesterfield A Second Division 3 - 1
1943 Millwall H Football League South - League Cup 5 - 0
1948 Brentford A Second Division 0 - 2
1954 Sunderland H First Division 0 - 3
1965 Sunderland A First Division 1 - 2
1971 Burnley A First Division 0 - 0
1974 1FC Cologne (Germany) H

UEFA Cup R4 2L

3 - 0
1976 Burnley A First Division 2 - 1
1982 Southampton H First Division 3 - 2
1985 Real Madrid (Spain) A UEFA Cup R4 2L 0 - 0
1993 Chelsea A Premier League 1 - 1
1996 Bolton Wanderers A Premier League 3 - 2
2004 Manchester United A Premier League 0 - 3
2010 Stoke City A Premier League 2 - 1
2016 Bournemouth H Premier League 3 - 0

 

           Notable Dates

1897 Forward Frank Wilson scores once on his debut for the club in their first home game against Reading.

Willie Almond scores the last goal in his time at Tottenham.

1899 Their last games for the club were played by Alex Hall and Hickson.
1909 Bob Hewitson plays his last game in a Spurs shirt.
1920 Willie Sage makes his debut at half back in Tottenham's first game against Rotherham, playing as Rotherham County.  

The score equals the biggest home win over the opponents.

1926 Jock Britton makes his first appearance for the club between the sticks.

Sid White's last game of his Spurs career.

1943 Eugene "Taffy" O'Callaghan scores for the club for the last time.
1954 Goalkeeper Ron Reynolds makes his debut.
1965 Terry Dyson plays his last game for Tottenham.
1982 Graham Roberts scores a hat trick against Southampton to give Spurs a 3-2 win.
1985 A disallowed Mark Falco goal and a sending off for Steve Perryman frustrated Spurs as they were knocked out of the UEFA Cup, which they had won the previous season.
1993

Midfielder Danny Hill and defender Stuart Nethercott makes their debuts for Spurs.

1996

Steve Slade makes his last appearance for Spurs.

2004

Kasey Keller plays his 175th career Premier league match.

Biggest crowd at an away match v Manchester United = 67,634.

2010 Tottenham's first Premier League win at the Britannia Stadium and a first goal for Eidur Gudjohnsen in Spurs colours.
2016 Tottenham's first home Premier League game against Bournemouth.

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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