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march 7th

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

1885 Marlborough Rovers A Friendly 1 - 0
1891 1st Scots Guards H Friendly Unknown
1896 1st Scots Guards H Friendly 8 - 0
1903 Aston Villa H FA Cup R3 2 - 3
1904 Queens Park Rangers H London League 1 - 3
1908 Millwall H Southern League 1 - 2
1914 Preston North End H First Division 1 - 0
1925 Aston Villa A First Division 1 - 0
1931 Charlton Athletic A Second Division 0 - 1
1936 Bury A Second Division 1 - 1
1942 Charlton Athletic H London War League 2 - 0
1953 Blackpool A First Division 0 - 2
1959 Leicester City H First Division 6 - 0
1964 Everton H First Division 2 - 4
1972 Unizale Textile Arad (Romania) A UEFA Cup R4 1L 2 - 0
1973 Vitoria Setubal (Portugal) H UEFA Cup R4 1L 1 - 0
1981 Exeter City H FA Cup R6 2 - 0
1984 FA Austria Vienna (Austria) H UEFA Cup R4 1L 2 - 0
1987 Queens Park Rangers H First Division 1 - 0
1992 Leeds United H First Division 1 - 3
1993 Manchester City A FA Cup R6 4 - 2
2009 Sunderland A Premier League 1 - 1
2012 Stevenage H FA Cup R5r 3 - 1
2015 Queens Park Rangers A Premier League 2 - 1

 

           Notable Dates

1892 Bert Smith, half back 1916-1929, born.
1895 Jimmy Ross, full back 1920-1924, born.
1904 Charles Brown's scores his only goal  for Tottenham.

Arthur Archer and Patrick Gilhooley play their last games for Spurs.

1908 Full back Ernie Coquet and Billy Minter at inside forward make their debuts  with Minter scoring Spurs' only goal.
1912

Fred Sargent, outside right 1934-1946, born.

1922 Peter Murphy, inside forward 1950-1952, born.
1942 Charlie Revell scores a goal in his only game for the club.
1959 Terry Medwin's four goals, the most by a Spurs player in a match against Leicester City, gives Tottenham their biggest home win over the Foxes.
1981 Spurs biggest home crowd for a match against Exeter City = 40,629

Graham Roberts scores his first Tottenham goal.

1987 Danny Thomas' career is ended in this match after a crude challenge by QPR's Gavin Maguire left him with a knee injury from which he could not recover.
1992 Andy Gray makes his midfield debut for Spurs.
1993 A Nayim hat trick helps Spurs to equal their biggest away winning margin at Manchester City.  The match was marred by home fans invading the pitch to get the match abandoned and trying to get at Spurs fans in the away end.  Police horses came onto the pitch and the match ended in farce as the game was called to a halt to stop any further interruption.
2009 Jonathan Woodgate makes his 250th appearance in English club football.

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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