the spurs almanac

november 15th

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

1884 Latymer A Friendly 2 - 1
1890 City Ramblers H Friendly 1 - 0
1899 Bristol City A Southern District Combination 3 - 3
1902 Corinthians A Friendly 3 - 1
1909 Queens Park Rangers Craven Cottage London FA Charity Cup SFr 4 -1
1913 Newcastle United A First Division 0 - 2
1919 Bury H Second Division 2 - 1
1924 Blackburn Rovers H First Division 5 - 0
1930 Swansea Town H Second Division 1 - 1
1941 Portsmouth A London War League 2 - 1
1947 Leeds United H Second Division 3 -1
1952 Bolton Wanderers H First Division 1 - 1
1954 Finchley H Friendly 2 - 1
1958 Luton Town A First Division 2 - 1
1961 Feyenoord (Holland) H European Cup R1 2L 1 - 1
1969 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 2 - 0
1975 Stoke City H First Division 1 - 1
1980 Nottingham Forest A First Division 3 - 0
1986 Coventry City H First Division 1 - 0
2008 Fulham A Premier League 1 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1884 Local side Latymer fielded twelve men in the first half of a friendly against Tottenham, but still lost 2-1.
1899 Highest scoring match between Spurs and Bristol City.

Goalkeeper David Haddow makes his debut.

1913 Bill Cartwright makes his debut at full-back.
1924 Biggest home win against Blackburn Rovers.
1930 Bert Lyons scores his last goal for Spurs.
1950 Jimmy Neighbour, winger 1970-1977 and later Spurs Under-17 coach, born.
1967 Gustavo Poyet, midfield 2001- , born.
1980 One of the most sparkling forty five minutes of football  in Spurs history saw them lead Nottingham Forest 3-0 at half time, with goals by Steve Archibald (2) and Ossie Ardiles.
1986 John Polston makes his first appearance in a Spurs shirt.
1994 Gerry Francis announced as new manager of Tottenham Hotspur.

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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