spurs v norwich city notes

18.04.1936 Spurs play Norwich City for the first time at Carrow Road, after the Canaries had flown "The Nest" ... their former ground.

01.10.1938 Both teams stood for the Nation Anthem to give thanks for the talks in Munich, which, at the time, were thought to have averted the threat of World War II.

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they are linked with both

John Acquroff Jack Aquroff played centre forward for Norwich after starting with Spurs as a youngster.

Chris Adams Centre forward Roy Hollis joined Spurs form Norwich in the early 1950s with winger Chris Adams going the other way.

Arthur Archer -.

Percy Austin Made one senior appearance for Spurs in 1927 before the striker joined Norwich in November 1928, but never played for the Canaries in the first team.

Jimmy Banks Jimmy Banks right winger won the FA Cup with Spurs in 1921 and went on to play at Norwich in the days when they played at the Nest ground in Rosary Road.

Jimmy Bauchop -.

Sebastien Bassong One season at Newcastle promoted Spurs to move for the Cameroon international centre half.  Played well, but dropped out of favour with new managers and went on loan to Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2011-12 before linking up again with Chris Hughton (his former Newcastle boss) at Carrow Road.

Sam Bell -.

Len Bolan -.

Mark Bowen Nippy Welsh defender, who enjoyed joining in attacks, Mark Bowen made only 21 appearances for Tottenham, before moving to Norwich, where he became a regular in the side and was  instrumental in them regaining their Premier League place and enjoying a good run in the UEFA Cup.  Left to play for West Ham United, then moved to Shimizu S-Pulse in Japan under Steve Perryman, then back to England with Charlton Athletic, Wigan Athletic and Reading. Later became assistant manager to Mark Hughes for the Wales national team, Blackburn Rovers, Manchester City and QPR.

Garry Brooke Short, solidly built midfielder with a powerful shot who broke into the Spurs first team from their youth system, but a car crash caused him chest and leg injuries, after which he wasn't the same player.  Spurs let him leave to join Norwich City, where he had a good spell and then moved on to play for FC Gronigen in Holland, Wimbledon, Stoke City, Brentford, Colchester United and Reading.

Laurie Brown Laurie Brown, a half back, who had previously played for Arsenal moved to Norwich from Tottenham.

Walter Bugg .

James Chalmers -.

Martin Chivers -.

Ian Crook Player and coach at Norwich City, the young midfielder featured in the Spurs first team early in his career, but moved to Norfolk and was a key player in a good spell for the Carrow Road club.

Peter Crouch -.

Ian Culverhouse As a young defender, he played a handful of first team games with Spurs, after being a mainstay of the youth and reserve teams, but he found Carrow Road a place where he settled in and had a  long spell with Norwich City.  Left to join Wycombe Wanderers and moved into coaching there. He later returned as assistant manager under Paul Lambert.

Gary Doherty -.

Jack Duffus Wing half Jack Duffus joined Norwich City from Spurs.

Bill Edrich -.

Neale Fenn -.

Ruel Fox -.

Johnny Gavin Irish winger, who started with Limerick Town before being signed by Norwich City for 1,500 in August 1948.  Scored 79  goals in 221 matches and impressed Spurs, who he joined in 1954.  DIdn't settle in London and even though he scored 15 goals in 32 games, he returned to Norwich in 1955 as part of the deal that took Maurice Norman to White Hart Lane.  Scored another 53 goals in 117 games before later playing for Watford, Crystal Palace and Cambridge City.
Tottenham's first ever Republic of Ireland capped player.

Charlie Handley .

Chris Hughton Spurs stalwart as a left back and then coach, Reserve Team manager and Assistant Manager, who went on to manage Norwich from 2012.

Roy Hollis Centre forward Roy Hollis joined Spurs from Norwich in the early 1950s with winger Chris Adams going the other way.

Harry Kane -.

Jimmy Kennedy -.

Doug Livermore Welsh international and Norwich midfielder who played against Spurs in the 1973 League Cup Final was later to become joint manager with Ray Clemence for the 1993-94 season.

Frank McCudden Centre forward Frank McCudden played for the Canaries after signing from Spurs.

Paul McVeigh Youngster who only got a few games under his belt in the Spurs first team after coming through their youth system, Paul McVeigh moved to NOrwich, where he had a very successful time and became a popular figure at Carrow Road.

Fred Milnes -.

Billy Minter .

Jimmy Neighbour -.

Maurice Norman Norwich signed him from a local side in 1952 and three years later he made his debut.  Played only 35 game for the Canaries before he signed for Spurs in 1955 (with Johnny Gavin going the other way as part of the transfer) and became the defensive lynchpin in the Double side of 1961 and then the European success of 1963.  Career ended by a broken leg in a friendly in 1966.

Martin Peters Spurs captain who played for the club from 1970 to1975, Peters was a deft forward who went on to play for Norwich later in his career and had a successful spell there between 1975 and 1980.

Robert Pilch .

John Polston .

Kevin Scott -.

Fred Sharpe Fred Sharpe, a half back, moved to Norwich from Tottenham.

Tim Sherwood .

Jimmy Smith -.

Cyril Spiers Cyril Spiers managed Norwich having played for Spurs in goal during his career.

Andy Thompson -.

Steve Walford -.

Simon Webster -.

Charlie Williams Played for Woolwich Arsenal and Manchester City before he signed for in May 1902 as an understudy to George Clawley.  Became a regular in the Southern League from September 1903 to October 1904 making 36 league appearances and five in the FA Cup.  Left Spurs in April 1905 and joined Norwich City, where he made 29 appearances and Brentford.  Went into coaching, where he trained the Danish Olympic team, Olympique (France), Le Havre (France) and Rio Grande del Sol of Brazil.

Ernie Williamson Goalkeeper who played for Croydon Athletic (126 games) and Arsenal (105 games) before he played a single war-time game for Spurs in April 1917 against Portsmouth, for which Spurs were handed a five guinea fine, as they did not have permission from Arsenal for him to play.  On leaving Arsenal, he moved to Norwich City and made 47 first team appearances in two years before retiring in 1925.  Ernie died in 1964.

Sammy Winston Brought through the youth ranks at Tottenham, Sammy left to go to Norwich City's youth set up and then made 11 appearances for the Orient first team before moving into the non-league scene.

Willie Young -.

Bobby Zamora -.

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debuts against norwich city

George Page 17.04.1906

Jimmy Reid 22.09.1906

Albert (A.E.) Hall 18.04.1936

Bert Ringrose 02.01.1937

Ron Burgess 04.02.1939

Albert Tompkin 04.02.1939

Glenn Hoddle 30.08.1975

Ian Smith 30.08.1975

Mark Kendall 04.11.1978

Nayim 21.02.1989

Peter Garland 10.04.1991

Ian Walker 10.04.1991

John Hendry 10.04.1991

Mousa Dembele 01.09.2012

Christian Eriksen 14.09.2013

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last game for the club - played against norwich city

Charlie O'Hagan 14.04.1906

Willie Murray 14.04.1906

George Leach 14.04.1906

John Eggett 22.09.1906

Albert Cousins 21.12.1907

John Chaplin 18.04.1908

Charlie Jones 14.12.1935

Tom Evans 05.09.1936

Jimmy Neighbour 25.09.1977

Ray Clemence 10.10.1987

Peter Garland 10.04.1991

John Moncur 10.04.1991

Gheorge Popescu 17.04.1995

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first goal for the club - scored against norwich city

Vic Buckingham 04.02.1939

Nico Claesen 08.11.1986

Gary Lineker 23.09.1989

John Hendry 10.04.1991

Mousa Dembele 01.09.2012

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last goal for the club - scored against norwich city

George Payne 18.04.1908

Ally Dick 03.12.1983

Nico Claesen 12.03.1988

Chris Fairclough 22.10.1988

Nayim 09.04.1993

Neil Ruddock 09.04.1993

Michael Brown 26.12.2004



04.03.2020 Norwich City scored their 100th competitive goal against Spurs.

02.02.2016 Dele Alli's goal was Tottenham's 50th at Carrow Road against Norwich City


Norwich's first League Cup win over Spurs.

12.09.2004 Paul Robinson makes his 100th career League appearance.

Paul McVeigh makes his 150th career League appearance.

26.12.2004 This was Spurs' 1,000th post war League victory.

Gary Doherty makes his 100th career League start.

03.12.1983 Daryl Godbold makes his Norwich City debut as a first half substitute.



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