the spurs almanac

november 12th

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

1887 Nondescripts H Friendly 6 - 1
1892 Clapton H Friendly 1 - 2
1898 Bristol City H United League 2 - 1
1900 Luton Town A Friendly 0 - 1
1904 Millwall H Southern League 1 - 0
1906 Cambridge University H Friendly 4 - 2
1910 Sheffield United A First Division 0 - 3
1921 Newcastle United A First Division 2 - 0
1927 Aston Villa A First Division 2 - 1
1932 Lincoln City A Second Division 2 - 2
1938 Bradford Park Avenue H Second Division 2 - 0
1949 Sheffield United H Second Division 7 - 0
1955 Manchester City A First Division 2 - 1
1956 Heart of Midlothian H Anglo-Scottish Floodlit Tournament 4 - 2
1960 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 1 - 2
1966 West Ham United H First Division 3 - 4
1975 West Ham United H League Cup R4 0 - 0
1977 Crystal Palace A Second Division 2 - 1
1980 Crystal Palace H First Division 4 - 2
1983 Liverpool H First Division 2 - 2
1988 Wimbledon H First Division 3 - 2
1990 West Ham United A Billy Bonds Testimonial 3 - 4
2006 Reading A Premier League 1 - 3
2008 Liverpool H League Cup R4 4 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1904 Alfie Warner scores his last goal for the club.
1910 Equal smallest away crowd against Sheffield United.
1912 Almer Hall, inside forward 1934-1936, born.
1920 Ernie "Alphabet" Jones, winger 1946-1949, born.
1923

Ken Flint, outside left 1947-1948, born.

1938

George Ludford and Isaac Spelman score their first goals in Spurs colours.

1949

Biggest home victory over Sheffield United.

1955

Tottenham's 1,500th League match.

1960

Biggest away crowd vs. Sheffield Wednesday = 53,988

1961

Danny Thomas, full-back 1983-1987, born.

1966

Tim O'Shea, defender/midfield 1986-1988, born.

1969

Jason Cundy, defender 1992-1996, born.

1980

Steve Archibald becomes one of the players to score most goals in a game against Crystal Palace with a hat-trick.

1988

Guy Butters scores for Tottenham for the only time.

1998 Roy Hollis, forward 1952-1954, dies.
2004 Keith Weller, winger 1964-1967, dies.
2006 Paul Robinson plays his 100th game for Tottenham.

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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