the spurs almanac

november 13th

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

1886 Silesia College A Friendly 2 - 3
1897 Bristol City H Southern League 2 - 2
1901 West Norwood A Friendly 3 - 1
1905 Brentford H Western League 2 - 3
1909 Liverpool H First Division 1 - 0
1915 Arsenal H London Combination (First Competition) 3 - 3
1920 Oldham Athletic A First Division 5 - 2
1926 Cardiff City H First Division 4 - 1
1937 Norwich City A Second  Division 1 - 2
1943 Clapton Orient A Football League South 4 - 0
1948 Barnsley H Second  Division 4 - 1
1954 Chelsea A First Division 1 - 2
1965 Sheffield Wednesday H First Division 2 - 3
1971 Manchester United A First Division 1 - 3
1976 Bristol City H First Division 0 - 1
1982 Manchester United A First Division 0 - 1
1984 Sutton United A Larry Pritchard Testimonial 5 - 3
2004 Arsenal A Premier League 4 - 5
2010 Blackburn Rovers H Premier League 4 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1889

First meeting with Bristol City.

1897

Ed Lightfoot, half-back 1911-1918, born.

1905 Jack Whitbourne, goalkeeper, makes his debut.

James Freeborough scores his only goal for Tottenham.

1908 Frank Grice, half-back 1935-1939, born.
1909 First match against Liverpool.
1920 Highest total of goals in a game between Spurs and Oldham Athletic.
1934 Dave Mackay, half-back 1959-1968, born.
1954 Johnny Gavin gets on the scoresheet for Spurs for the first time.
1961 Clive Wilson, defender 1995-1999, born.
1965 Maurice Norman's last League game for the club.
1971 Equal biggest margin of defeat at home to Manchester United.
1976 John Gorman, full back, makes his debut.

Only home defeat by Bristol City.

2004 Jermain Defoe makes his 150th career League appearance.

Nourredine Naybet scores his first Tottenham goal.

First time nine different scorers had made the score-sheet in a Premier League match.

Highest of total goals in a North London derby.

2016 Jan Vertonghen makes his 500th career appearance playing for Belgium against Estonia in a World Cup qualifying match.

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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