the spurs almanac

march 6th

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

1886 Ilford H Friendly 6 -  1
1897 Northfleet A Southern League 0 - 2
1901 Reading A Western League 1 - 1
1905 Bristol Rovers A Western League 1 - 2
1909 Stockport County A Second Division 3 - 1
1920 Aston Villa H FA Cup R4 0 - 1
1926 Liverpool A First Division 0 - 0
1935 Arsenal H First Division 0 - 6
1937 Preston North End H FA Cup R6 1 - 3
1943 Chelsea H League Cup 2 - 0
1948 Plymouth Argyle A Second Division 1 - 1
1954 Cardiff City H First Division 0 - 1
1971 Liverpool A FA Cup R6 0 - 0
1974 1FC Cologne (Germany) A UEFA Cup R4 1L 2 - 1
1976 Norwich City A First Division 1 - 3
1982 Chelsea A FA Cup R6 3 - 2
1985 Real Madrid (Spain) H UEFA Cup R4 1L 0 - 1
1988 Arsenal A First Division 1 - 2
2002 Manchester United A Premier League 0 - 4
2008 PSV Eindhoven  (Holland) H UEFA Cup Round of 16 1L 0 - 1
2010 Fulham A FA Cup R6 0 - 0
2011 Wolverhampton Wanderers A Premier League 3 - 3

 

           Notable Dates

1876

Billy Jones, half back 1906-1907, born.

1901 Equal smallest away crowd for a match against Reading = 1,000
1909 First away game against Stockport County and Spurs' biggest away win there.
1935 Half back Ernie Phypers makes his Spurs' debut in the club's biggest away defeat at Arsenal.
1937 Biggest home crowd for a match against Preston North End = 71,913
1971 Spurs' biggest away crowd for a visit to Liverpool = 54,731
1985 Tottenham's first home defeat in European competition.  A freak own goal by Steve Perryman, who diverted a shot saved by Ray Clemence back past him, ended Spurs' proud record in 24 years of European football.
1988 Clive Allen scores the final goal of his Spurs career.
1997 Bobby Cook, outside right 1949-1950, dies.
2011 Jermain Defoe makes the 300th Premier League appearance of his career (Spurs, Portsmouth, West Ham United).

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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