the spurs almanac

may 6th

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

1914 1st Club of Nuremburg (Germany) Nuremburg Friendly 1 - 1
1922 Blackburn Rovers A First Division 1 - 1
1928 Olympic A Team Amsterdam Friendly 5 - 2
1929 Millwall London FA Charity Cup Final 5 - 1
1933 Notts County H Second Division 3 - 1
1939 Sheffield United A Second Division 1 - 6
1944 Watford A Football League South 1 - 1
1950 Sheffield Wednesday A Second Division 0 - 0
1952 Ipswich Town A Ipswich Hospital Charity Cup 2 - 2
1961 Leicester City Wembley FA Cup Final 2 - 0
1967 Liverpool A First Division 0 - 0
1985 Newcastle United A First Division 3 - 2
1988 Barnet A Kevin Millett Testimonial 2 - 1
1995 Queens Park Rangers A Premier League 1 - 2
2000 Manchester United A Premier League 1 - 3
2012 Aston Villa A Premier League 1 - 1


        Notable Dates

1876 Leon Hyde, winger 1899-1902, born.
1929 Jimmy Armstrong scores his last goal for Spurs in this game.

Bert Smith's last game in a Spurs shirt.

1933 Willie Evans equals the highest number of goals scored by a Spurs player in a match with Notts County.

Tom Evans scores his last Tottenham goal.

1939 Les Miller makes his last appearance for Tottenham and marks it with his last goal.
1944 Percy Hooper's last match as a Spurs player.
1953 Graeme Souness, midfielder 1971-1972, born.
1961 Spurs faced Leicester City at Wembley in the FA Cup Final needing to win to become the first team to achieve "The Double" in the 20th century.  Despite some scintillating football played during the League season, this was a disappointing finale to the campaign and with Leicester's chances being hampered when Chalmers sustained an injury, Spurs won without playing well.  Bobby Smith gave Spurs the lead with a fierce shot and a Terry Dyson header wrapped the match up for Spurs.
1985 Ian Crook scores his one and only goal for Tottenham in this match.
2000 Gary Doherty makes his Spurs debut.

Darren Anderton makes his 200th Spurs appearance.

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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