the spurs almanac

march 29th

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

1897 Southampton St. Mary's A Southern League 1 - 1
1902 Luton Town A Southern League 0 - 0
1905 Southampton H Western League 1 - 1
1907 Southampton H Southern League 2 - 0
1913 Newcastle United A First Division 0 - 3
1918 Clapton Orient A London Combination 3 -2
1919 Arsenal H (at Highbury) London Combination 0 - 1
1924 Liverpool A First Division 0 - 1
1929 Preston North End A Second Division 2 - 2
1930 Bristol City A Second Division 0 - 1
1937 Bury H Second Division 2 - 0
1941 Cardiff City A Football League War Cup R3 2L 3 - 2
1947 Plymouth Argyle A Second Division 4 - 3
1948 Millwall H Second Division 3 - 2
1958 Aston Villa H First Division 6 - 2
1969 Burnley A First Division 2 - 2
1975 Queens Park Rangers A First Division 1 - 0
1980 Liverpool H First Division 2 - 0
1982 Arsenal H First Division 2 - 2
1986 Arsenal H First Division 1 - 0

 

           Notable Dates

1868

David Black, outside left 1897-1898, born.

1890 Bert Bliss, inside forward 1911-1923, born.
1908 Alan Hall, centre forward 1933-1934, born.
1913 Charlie Brittan makes his last appearance for Tottenham.
1947 George Foreman scores his last goal for the club.
1948 Johnny Jordan scores his final goal in a Spurs shirt.

Cyril Trailor plays his last match for Tottenham.

1958 Bobby Smith's four goals are the most scored by a Spurs player in one game against Aston Villa and this scoreline equalled Tottenham's biggest winning margin over the Villains at home.

One of Smith's goals was the club's 1000th home Division 1 goal.

1960 Tommy Lunn, goalkeeper 1909-1913, dies.
1980 John Pratt scores for Spurs for the last time.
1982 Chris Hughton was sent off in this fixture and Arsenal  were also reduced to ten men when Alan Sunderland also received his marching orders.
1986 Gary Stevens scores his final Spurs 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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