the spurs almanac

march 9th

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

1889 Royal Arsenal H Friendly 0 - 1
1895 Old Westminsters H London Senior Cup R2r 4 - 5
1896 Royal Ordnance A Friendly 1 - 3
1897 Eastbourne A Friendly 1 - 0
1898 Tunbridge Wells A Friendly 5 - 0
1901 Bristol Rovers A Southern League 0 - 1
1903 Brentford A Western League 0 - 0
1907 Portsmouth A Southern League 1 - 3
1918 Arsenal A London Combination 1 - 4
1921 Manchester City A First Division 0 - 2
1922 Cardiff City H FA Cup R4r 2 - 1
1925 Leeds United H First Division 2 - 1
1929 Stoke City H Second Division 1 - 0
1935 Portsmouth A First Division 1 - 1
1938 Plymouth Argyle A Second Division 2 - 2
1940 Brentford H Football League South Group C 1 - 1
1946 Fulham A Football League South 1 - 1
1953 Birmingham City N (at Molineux) FA Cup R6r2 1 - 0
1955 Racing Club de Paris (France) H Friendly 6 - 0
1957 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 1 - 1
1963 Manchester United A First Division 2 - 0
1968 Liverpool H FA Cup R5 1 - 1
1977 Liverpool H First Division 1 - 0
1982 Brighton & Hove Albion A First Division 3 - 1
1988 Everton H First Division 2 - 1
1996 Nottingham Forest H FA Cup R5r 1 - 1 (1-3 on pens)
2004 Middlesbrough A Premier League 0 - 1
2008 West Ham United H Premier League 4 - 0
2011 AC Milan (Italy) H Champions League Ro16 2L 0 - 0

 

           Notable Dates

1895 Bill Julian makes his last Spurs appearance.
1903 H. A. Rainbird plays his last game for Spurs.
1914 Isaac Spelman, half back 1937-1940 and Colin Lyman, winger 1937-1946, born.
1922 Spurs' first FA Cup win over Cardiff City.
1926 First game at home against the newly named Leeds United, played in front of the smallest home crowd for a fixture between the two sides = 8,000
1929 First home game against the newly named Stoke City.

Fred Barnett makes his last appearance for the club.

1935 Sam Bell makes his debut at inside forward.

Tom Meads plays for Tottenham for the last time.

1953 Eddie Gibbins makes the last appearance of his Tottenham career.
1959 Harry Marshall, inside forward 1931-1932, dies.
1977 Ralph Coates scores the last goal of his Tottenham career.

John Gorman plays his last game in a Spurs shirt.

1983 Clint Dempsey, forward 2012- , born.
1988 Paul Walsh scores his first goal in a Spurs shirt.
1996 After two drawn games, the tie went to penalties and Spurs failed miserably to go out 1-3 in the shoot-out.
2004 Ledley King makes his 100th Spurs appearance in the Premier League.

Darren Anderton and Helder Postiga make their last Spurs appearance.

2008 Tottenham's third goal scored in this match was their 500th home goal in the Premier League.

Darren Bent scores the 100th goal of his career.

Gilberto scores his first goal for Tottenham.

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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