the spurs almanac

may 8th

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

1948 Jersey A Friendly 3 - 0
1950 Norwich City A Norwich Hospital Charity Cup 2 - 2
1954 SV Hamburg (Germany) A Friendly 2 - 2
1974 Liverpool H First Division 1 - 1
1978 Aleppo FC (Syria) A Friendly 1 - 0
1979 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 3 - 1
1982 Leeds United H First Division 2 - 1
1985 Arsenal A Pat Jennings Testimonial 3 - 2
1992 Hull City A Gareth Roberts Testimonial 6 - 2
1993 Liverpool A Premier League 2 - 6
2004 Blackburn Rovers H Premier League 1 - 0
2013 Chelsea A Premier League 2 - 2
2016 Southampton H Premier League 1 - 2
2019 Ajax  (Holland) A Champions League SF L2 3 - 2  (draw 3-3 on agg.; win on away goals)

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

Played Home Away Won Drawn Lost For Against
14 4 10 8 4 2 32 23
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
4 2 1 1 5 4
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
10 6 3 1 27 19
               
               
Biggest win on this day

6-2  Hull City  (Gareth Roberts Testamonial) (Away)  1992

Biggest defeat on this day

2-6  Liverpool  (Premier League) (Away)  1993

Biggest score-line on this day

6-2  Hull City  (Gareth Roberts Testamonial) (Away)  1992
2-6  Liverpool  (Premier League) (Away)  1993

Last win on this day

2019  3-2  Ajax (Holland)  (Champions League Semi-final Second leg) (Away)

Last draw on this day

2013  2-2  Chelsea (Premier League) (Away)

Last defeat on this day

2016  1-2  Southampton  (Premier League) (Home)

 

               Notable Dates

1883 Jimmy Kennedy, half back 1908-1912, born.
1901 Arthur Sanders, centre forward 1921-1928, born.
1934 Maurice Norman, centre half 1955-1966, born.
1955 Keith Osgood, centre half 1973-1978, born.
1973 Len Bolan, outside right 1933-1936,dies.
1974 Chris McGrath scores his last goal for Tottenham.
1979 Gordon Smith and Mark Falco, who scored once, make their debuts for Tottenham.  

The last game for the club by defender Jimmy Holmes in which he scored his last goal too.

1982 Chris Jones plays his last match for Tottenham.
1993 Dave McDonald makes his Spurs debut.

Kevin Watson's last Tottenham match.

2004

Simon Davies plays his 100th Premier League match for Tottenham.

2019 An incredible comeback from 0-2 down after 22 minutes (0-3 on aggregate) thanks to a Lucas Moura hat-trick in 32 minutes, with the last goal in the last minute of added time in the second half saw Tottenham through to their first Champions League final against Liverpool in Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano stadium.

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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