the spurs almanac

november 17th

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

1888 Millwall Rovers H Friendly 1 - 1
1894 Highland Light Infantry H Friendly 1 - 1
1900 Portsmouth H Western League 8 - 1
1902 Woolwich Arsenal A London League 1 - 2
1906 Plymouth Argyle H Southern League 4 - 2
1917 Arsenal H (at Homerton London Combination 1 - 0
1923 Arsenal A First Division 1 - 1
1924 Kingstonians H London FA Charity Cup R2 5 - 0
1928 Nottingham Forest H Second Division 2 - 1
1930 Ilford N (Upton Park) London FA Charity Cup SF 8 - 1
1934 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 0 - 4
1945 Chelsea A Football League South 2 - 1
1951 Chelsea H First Division 3 - 2
1956 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 1 - 4
1962 Sheffield Wednesday H First Division 1 - 1
1971 Blackpool H League Cup R5 2 - 0
1973 Southampton A First Division 1 - 1
1979 Liverpool A First Division 1 - 2
1980 Weymouth A Friendly 6 - 1
1984 Ipswich Town A First Division 3 - 0
2001 Arsenal H Premier League 1 - 1
2012 Arsenal A Premier League 2 - 5

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  22 11 6 5 55 32
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
11 7 4 0 29 10
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
10 3 2 5 18 21
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
1 1 0 0 8 1
             
             
Biggest win on this day

8-1   Portsmouth  (Western League)  (Home)  1900
8-1   Ilford  (London FA Charity Cup)  (Neutral - Upton Park)  1930

Biggest defeat on this day

0-4  West Bromwich Albion (First Division) (Away)  1934

Biggest score-line on this day

8-1   Portsmouth  (Western League)  (Home)  1900
8-1   Ilford  (London FA Charity Cup)  (Neutral - Upton Park)  1930

Last win on this day

1984  3-0  Ipswich Town  (First Division) (Away)

Last draw on this day

2001  1-1  (Premier League) (Home)

Last defeat on this day

2012  2-5  Arsenal  (Premier League) (Away)

Teams we have played on this day

Arsenal/Woolwich Arsenal 5
Chelsea 2
Sheffield Wednesday 2
Blackpool 1
Highland Light Infantry 1
Ilford 1
Ipswich Town 1
Kingstonians 1
Liverpool 1
Millwall (Millwall Rovers) 1
Nottingham Forest 1
Plymouth Argyle 1
Portsmouth 1
Southampton 1
West Bromwich Albion 1
Weymouth 1

 

              Notable Dates

1900 Spurs biggest win in the Western League in their first match in the competition.

Arthur Jones scores his first goal for Spurs.

1928 Harry Wilding gets his only goal for Tottenham.
1930 Andy Thompson scores his last goal in Spurs colours.
1951 Bill Nicholson scores his last goal for Tottenham.
1959 Terry Fenwick, defender 1987-1993, born.
2001 Gus Poyet scores in injury time to grab an equaliser for Spurs in this North London derby.
2012 Emmanuel Adebayor scored an early goal and was then sent off in this heavy North London derby defeat for Spurs.

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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