the spurs almanac

march 23rd

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

1894 2nd Scots Guards H Friendly 3 - 1
1895 London Caledonians H Friendly 5 - 1
1901 Reading A FA Cup R3 1 - 1
1903 Millwall Athletic H London League 1 - 0
1907 Plymouth Argyle A Southern League 0 - 0
1912 Aston Villa H First Division 2 - 1
1918 Fulham A London Combination 3 - 0
1919 West Ham United H Victory Cup R1 3 - 1
1929 Swansea Town H Second Division 1 - 1
1935 Middlesbrough A Football League South 1 - 3
1940 Fulham A Football League South Group C 3 - 2
1946 Plymouth Argyle H Football League South 2 - 0
1951 Fulham A First Division 1 - 0
1957 Newcastle United A First Division 2 - 2
1963 Leicester City A First Division 2 - 2
1968 Stoke City H First Division 3 - 0
1971 Ipswich Town A First Division 2 - 1
1974 Manchester United A First Division 1 - 0
1976 Brighton & Hove Albion A Joe Kinnear Testimonial 6 - 1
1977 Derby County H First Division 0 - 0
1982 Birmingham City A First Division 0 - 0
1983 Aston Villa H First Division 2 - 0
1985 Southampton H First Division 5 - 1
1991 Queens Park Rangers H First Division 0 - 0
2014 Southampton H Premier League 3 - 2

 

           Notable Dates

1894 Arthur Grimsdell, half back 1911-1929, born.
1901 First FA Cup tie with Reading.  Spurs escaped with a draw against another Southern League team, when the ball was pushed out by a defender and the officials did not award a penalty.
1903

Tottenham's smallest home crowd for a match against Millwall = 1,500

James Chalmers scores his first Spurs goal.

1907

Spurs' smallest away crowd for a visit to Home Park = 5,000

1918 Equal smallest away crowd for a game against Fulham = 3,000
1929 Tottenham's first home game against Swansea.
1951 Tottenham's highest away crowd for a visit to Fulham = 47,391
1954 Paul Price, defender 1981-1984, born.
1954 Len Duquemin makes his last appearance in a Tottenham shirt.
1975 Andy Turner, midfielder 1992-1996, born.
1982 Steve Perryman makes his 500th League appearance for the club.
1983 Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam, striker 2005- , born.
1985 Both Garry Brooke and Garth Crooks score their last Tottenham goals.
2014 Christian Eriksen scores two goals in a match for the first time of his career.

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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