the spurs almanac

may 21st

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

1905 Slavia (Yugoslavia) Prague Friendly 8 - 1
1911 Eintracht FC (Germany) Brunswick Friendly 4 - 1
1914 St. Gallen (Switzerland) St. Gallen Friendly 3 - 0
1925 Berne (Switzerland) A Friendly 5 - 0
1929 Pick of Malta A Friendly 5 - 1
1941 Arsenal A London War Cup Section B 3 - 0
1950 Wacker Club (Germany) Berlin Friendly 5 - 2
1966 Glasgow Celtic Toronto Friendly 0 - 1
1974 Feyenoord (Holland) H UEFA Cup Final 1L 2 - 2
1995 Kitchee/Eastern XI (Hong Kong) A Friendly 7 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1940 Billy Minter, inside forward 1907-1926, dies.
1941 The scoreline equalled Tottenham's biggest away win over Arsenal.
1967 Cyril Spiers, goalkeeper 1927-1932, dies.
1969 Brian Statham, defender 1987-1992, born.
1974 Spurs were in their second UEFA Cup final and with the second leg being away, they needed to get a good lead to take to Holland.  Mike England headed Spurs ahead, but the Dutch hit back before half-time.  Spurs once again took the lead with England involved, although the final touch appeared to come off van Daele, but once again Feyenoord brought the scores level with just four minutes remaining on the clock.  The Dutch side featured some famous names including Wim van Hanegem, who scored the first with a stunning free-kick.
2010 Kenny Flint, winger 1947-1950, dies.

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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