the spurs almanac

may 2nd

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

1921 Middlesbrough A First Division 0 - 1
1925 Manchester City A First Division 0 - 1
1931 Burnley A Second Division 0 - 1
1934 Corinthians H Dewar Shield 7 - 4
1936 Barnsley A Second Division 0 - 0
1942 Fulham H London War League 7 - 1
1960 Crystal Palace A Friendly 2 - 2
1970 Arsenal H First Division 1 - 0
1973 Sheffield United A First Division 2 - 3
1981 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 2 - 4
1987 Nottingham Forest A First Division 0 - 2
1988 Charlton Athletic A First Division 1 - 1
1992 Manchester United A First Division 1 - 3
1996 Leeds United A Premier League 3 - 1
1998 Wimbledon A Premier League 6 - 2
2004 Aston Villa A Premier League 0 - 1
2009 West Bromwich Albion H Premier League 1 - 0
2012 Bolton Wanderers A Premier League 4 - 1
2016 Chelsea A Premier League 2 - 2



Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

Played Home Away Won Drawn Lost For Against
19 4 15 7 4 8 39 30
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
4 4 0 0 16 5
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
15 3 4 8 23 25
Biggest win on this day

7-1   Fulham  (London War League) (Home)  1942

Biggest defeat on this day

2-4  West Bromwich Albion  (First Division) (Away)  1984
0-2  Nottingham Forest (First Division) (Away)  1987
1-3  Manchester United (First Division) (Away)  1992

Biggest score-line on this day

7-4  Corinthians  (Dewar Shield) (Home)  19-

Last win on this day

2012  4-1  Bolton Wanderers (Premier League) (Away)

Last draw on this day

2016  2-2  Chelsea  (Premier League) (Away)

Last defeat on this day

2004  0-1  Aston Villa  (Premier League) (Away)


                   Notable Dates

1884 Danny Steel, centre half 1906-1912, born.
1902 Jimmy Townley, inside forward 1927-1928, born.
1936 Almer Hall makes his last appearance for the club.
1942 Tottenham's biggest home win against Fulham and the equal highest total of goals scored in a match between the two sides.

Les Stevens scores twice on his debut from the outside left position.

Arthur Hitchins plays for the club for the last time.

1960 Frank Saul scores once on his first appearance for Tottenham.
1973 Peter Collins (who also scored his last goal for the club) and Jimmy Pearce plays their last games for Tottenham.
1981 Gordon Smith scores his one and only goal for Spurs, while Don McAllister plays his last game for the club.
1987 Tony Galvin makes his last appearance for Spurs and midfielder Vinny Samways makes his debut.
1988 Nico Claesen turns out in a Spurs shirt for the last time.
1992 Gary Lineker scores his last goal for Spurs in his last game for the club.

Paul Stewart makes the last appearance of his Spurs career.

1996 Spurs equal their biggest winning margin in an away match against Leeds United.
1998 Moussa Saib scored his only goal in Spurs colours.  

Jurgen Klinsmann's four goals equalled the number of goals scored by a Spurs player in a match against the Dons.  

The match saw Spurs record their biggest away win over Wimbledon and was watched by the biggest away crowd for a match between the two clubs = 25,820

2004 Despite this defeat, Spurs retain their place in the Premier League as Leeds United fail to beat Bolton Wanderers and cannot now catch Tottenham.
2009 Tottenham's 1,200th win in the top flight.
2012 Tottenham's first Premier League win at the Reebok Stadium.

William Gallas plays the 300th Premier League game of his career.

At 40 years and 350 days, Brad Freidel becomes Tottenham's oldest player in a league match.

Luka Modric scores his last goal in Tottenham colours.

2016 Tottenham set a Premier League record for getting nine players booked in a single match.


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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