the spurs almanac

november 11th

          Results (with Tottenham's score shown first)
         (match reports accessible by clicking on opponent's name, where available)

1893 Vampires H Friendly 3 - 1
1899 Ilkeston Town H Friendly 7 - 0
1901 Swindon Town H Western League 6 - 0
1905 Millwall A Southern League 1 - 2
1911 Liverpool H First Division 2 - 0
1912 Crystal Palace A London FA Charity Cup R2r2 1 - 4
1916 Southampton A London Combination 0 - 1
1922 Liverpool A First Division 0 - 0
1933 Newcastle United H First Division 4 - 0
1939 Watford H Football League South Group A 8 - 2
1944 Millwall A Football League South 4 - 3
1950 Everton A First Division 2 - 1
1957 Vfb Stuttgart (Germany) H Friendly 3 - 2
1961 Fulham H First Division 4 - 2
1964 Scotland XI H John White Memorial Match 2 - 6
1967 Southampton A First Division 2 - 1
1972 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 1 - 1
1978 Nottingham Forest H First Division 1 - 3
1981 Wrexham H League Cup R3 2 - 0
1989 Wimbledon H First Division 0 - 1
1994 Reading A Friendly 1 - 1
2000 Aston Villa A Premier League 0 - 2
2007 Wigan Athletic H Premier League 4 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1881 Tom Fitchie, Inside forward 1901-1902, born.
1893 Willie Sage, half back 1919-1926, born.
1896 Hugh Lorimer, winger 1919-1922, born.
1901 Equal largest winning margin over Swindon Town.
1906 John Richardson, full back 1925-1929, born.
1939 Highest total of goals in a match between the two clubs.
1953 Jimmy Holmes, defender 1976-1981, born.
1964 A star studded side turned out to play in a match to raise funds for John White's family.  The mercurial midfielder had been struck by lightning on an Enfield golf course and killed tragically. John White's brother Tommy, a centre-forward who played in Scotland, played and scored as a guest in a Tottenham team that lost 2-6 to a Scotland XI, with Tony Marchi scoring the other Spurs goal.
1978 Erik Edman, defender 2004-2005, born.
1981 Biggest home win over Wrexham.
1988 Kyle Naughton, defender 2009-2014, born.
1994 A last minute friendly arranged in the gap left by an England international saw Spurs turn up after the kick off time.  Most fans had been unaware of the game and Spurs gained a 1-1 draw with a goal from Martin Nash, a trialist from Canada and brother of Steve Nash (NBA Spurs fan and basketball player).
2007 Darren Bent plays the 200th league match of his career.

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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