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 N (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

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  20 13 5 2 40 19
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
11 7 4 0 20 7
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
8 5 1 2 16 11
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
1 1 0 0 4 1
             
             
Biggest win on this day

5-0  Blackburn Rovers  (First Division)  (Home)  1924

Biggest defeat on this day

0-2  Newcastle United  (First Division) (Away)  1913

Biggest score-line on this day

3-3  Bristol City  (Southern District Combination)  (Away)  1899

Last win on this day

1975  1-1  Stoke City  (First Division) (Home)

Last draw on this day

1986  1-0  Coventry City  (First Division) (Home)

Last defeat on this day

2008  1-2  Fulham  (Premier League) (Away)

Teams we have played on this day

Blackburn Rovers 1
Bolton Wanderers 1
Bristol City 1
Bury 1
City Ramblers 1
Corinthians 1
Coventry City 1
Feyenoord (Holland) 1
Finchley 1
Fulham 1
Latymer 1
Leeds United 1
Luton Town 1
Newcastle United 1
Nottingham Forest 1
Portsmouth 1
Queens Park Rangers 1
Stoke City 1
Swansea City 1
West Bromwich Albion 1
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               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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