the spurs almanac

november 19th

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

1887 Royal Arsenal H Friendly 2 - 1
1892 Erith H Southern Alliance 3 - 2
1896 Gravesend H Wellingborough Charity Cup 3 - 2
1898 Clapton A FA Cup 2QR 1 - 1
1904 Brighton & Hove Albion A Southern League 1 - 1
1906 Oxford University H Friendly 2 - 1
1907 Millwall A Southern Charity Cup R1r 1 - 2
1910 Aston Villa H First Division 1 - 2
1921 Burnley H First Division 1 - 1
1927 Sheffield United H First Division 2 - 2
1932 Chesterfield H Second Division 4 - 1
1938 Swansea Town A Second Division 1 - 1
1949 Grimsby Town A Second Division 3 - 2
1955 Wolverhampton Wanderers H First Division 2 - 1
1960 Birmingham City H First Division 6 - 0
1966 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 0 - 1
1977 Brighton & Hove Albion H Second Division 0 - 0
1983 Luton Town A First Division 4 - 2
1994 Aston Villa H Premier League 3 - 4
2000 Liverpool H Premier League 2 - 1
2006 Blackburn Rovers A Premier League 1 - 1
2016 West Ham United H Premier League 3 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1873 Charlie Williams, goalkeeper 1902-1905, born.
1887

Match abandoned fifteen minutes from the end due to bad light.  The match had started late because of the late arrival of the Woolwich Arsenal team.

1892 Tom Clay, full back 1913-1929, born.
1896 William Fleming scores his last Spurs goal.
1904 First Spurs goal for Walter Bull.
1907 Lowest recorded crowd for an away match against Millwall = 700
1927 Jock Britton plays the final match of his Tottenham career.
1938 Winger Freddie Cox makes his debut scoring once.
1949 Biggest away crowd for a visit to Grimsby Town = 22,482
1960 Equal biggest winning margin against Birmingham City on a home match.
1977 Biggest home crowd for a visit of Brighton = 48,613
1983 Richard Cooke makes his debut on the wing scoring his first.  Ally Dick also notches for the club for the first time.
1994 Gerry Francis' first game in charge of Tottenham.
1997 Christian Gross appointed as Spurs manager.
2000 Alton Thelwell makes his debut for Tottenham.
2006 Michael Dawson plays his 50th Premier League match for Tottenham.

Jermain Defoe makes the 250th senior appearance of his career.

Steed Malbranque plays the 250th league game of his career.

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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