the spurs almanac

november 1st

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

1884 Sekforde Rovers A Friendly 4 - 0
1890 Queens Park Rangers A London Senior Cup 2nd Prelim. R 1 - 1
1902 West Ham United H Southern League 1 - 1
1909 Woolwich Arsenal H London Professional Football Charity Fund 3 - 0
1913 Preston North End A First Division 2 - 1
1920 Arsenal H London FA Charity Cup R2 3 - 1
1924 Aston Villa H First Division 0 - 3
1930 Charlton Athletic H Second Division 5 - 0
1941 Fulham A London War League 2 - 2
1947 Brentford H Second Division 4 - 0
1952 Manchester United H First Division 1 - 2
1958 Manchester City A First Division 1 - 5
1961 Feyenoord (Holland) A European Cup Winners Cup R1 1L 3 - 1
1969 Sheffield Wednesday H First Division 1 - 0
1972 Millwall H League Cup R4 2 - 0
1975 Wolverhampton Wanderers H First Division 2 - 1
1980 Everton A First Division 2 - 2
1986 Wimbledon H First Division 1 - 2
1988 Blackburn Rovers H League Cup R3 0 - 0
1997 Leeds United H Premier League 0 - 1
2003 Bolton Wanderers H Premier League 0 - 1
2008 Liverpool H Premier League 2 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1919 First home match against Port Vale.

Bert Smith's first Tottenham goal.

1920 Freddie Cox, winger 1938-1947, born.
1924 Harry Skitt plays his first game in Spurs colours.
1930 Jimmy Smy's last goal for Spurs.
1947 A Len Duquemin hat-trick helps Spurs to a 4-0 win.
The other goal was scored by Eddie Baily - his first for the club.
1957 Robert Pilch, half-back 1903-1905, dies.
1961 Frank Saul scored two goals on his European debut for Spurs.
1972 First League Cup game against Millwall.
1975 Willie Young gets his first goal in a Spurs shirt.
1986 First League match against Wimbledon.

Mitchell Thomas scores his first Tottenham goal.

1997 This defeat by Leeds United was Gerry Francis' last home match in charge of the team.
2003

Darren Anderton makes the 350th League appearance of his career.

Bolton Wanderers' first Premier League win at White Hart Lane.

Jonathan Blondel plays his last match for Tottenham.

2008 Darren Bent makes the 50th appearance for Spurs.

Jonathan Woodgate plays his 250th career Premier League match (Leeds United, Newcastle United, Middlesbrough and Tottenham).

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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