the spurs almanac

march 27th

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

1886 Enfield Lock H Friendly 7 - 0
1897 New Brompton H Southern League 2 - 0
1899 Rushden H United League 0 - 0
1901 Bristol City A Western League 1 - 4
1905 West Ham United A Western League 1 - 1
1909 Gainsborough Trinity H Second Division 1 - 1
1911 Oldham Athletic H First Division 2 - 0
1915 Manchester United H First Division 1 - 1
1920 Rotherham County A Second Division 1 - 1
1922 Huddersfield Town A First Division 1 - 1
1937 Nottingham Forest H Second Division 2 - 1
1943 Chelsea A Football League South League Cup 2 - 0
1948 Leicester City H Second Division 0 - 0
1954 Chelsea A First Division 0 - 1
1958 Rotterdam Select XI A Friendly 4 - 1
1959 Aston Villa H First Division 3 - 2
1963 Leyton Orient H First Division 2 - 0
1964 Liverpool H First Division 1 - 3
1965 Wolverhampton Wanderers H First Division 7 - 4
1967 Everton A First Division 2 - 0
1970 Nottingham Forest H First Division 4 - 1
1976 Sheffield United H First Division 5 - 0
1978 Millwall H Second Division 3 - 3
1982 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 0 - 1
2004 Southampton A Premier League 0 - 1
2006 West Bromwich Albion A Premier League 0 - 1
2010 Portsmouth H Premier League 2 - 0

 

           Notable Dates

1890 Sammy Brooks, outside left 1922-1924, born.
1901 A number of players made their debut as the match clashed with an FA Cup tie, so the side consisted of mainly reserve players.  Those making their first appearance in the first team were full back Anson, half back Walter Buckingham, who joined by Alf Hawley in the forward line and Walter Moles playing at half back.  

The biggest away defeat against the Robins. 

Inside forward P. Finch makes his only appearance for Tottenham.

1909

Goalkeeper Fred Boreham and full back Fred Wilkes both make their debuts for Tottenham.  

This was the last match for Tottenham played by Fred Massey, the Spurs half back.

1920 Only away game ever played against Rotherham.
1926 Billy Minter plays in a friendly at Hull - six years after his last match for Tottenham !!
1937 George Hunt scores the last goal in the last game of his Tottenham career.
1948 The only game to finish 0-0 between the two sides.
1964 Biggest home crowd for a visit by Liverpool = 57,022
1965 Keith Weller makes his debut for Spurs on the wing in a match that saw the highest number of goals in a fixture between the two sides, including a Cliff Jones hat trick.

Les Allen scores his last goal for the club.

1976 Martin Chivers scores his last goal for Tottenham.
2004 Biggest crowd against SCBC at the New Dell = 31,973.
2006 Robbie Keane's first goal was his 50th Spurs Premier League goal and his second was his 100th Premier League career goal.

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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