the spurs almanac

november 20th

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

1897

Luton Town H FA Cup 2QR 3 - 4
1899 Queens Park Rangers H Southern District Combination 3 - 1
1905 Fulham A Western League 3 - 0
1909 Aston Villa A First Division 2 - 3
1915 Brentford A London Combination (1st Competition) 1 - 1
1920 Preston North End H First Division 1 - 2
1926 Burnley A First Division 0 - 5
1937 West Ham United H Second Division 2 - 0
1943 Watford H Football League South 4 - 2
1948 Grimsby Town A Second Division 1 - 1
1954 Leicester City H First Division 5 - 1
1965 Northampton Town A First Division 2 - 0
1968 Arsenal A League Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg 0 - 1
1971 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 3 - 2
1976 Sunderland A First Division 1 - 2
1982 West Ham United H First Division 2 - 1
1985 Portsmouth H League Cup R4 0 - 0
1988 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 2 - 0
1993 Leeds United H Premier League 1 - 1
1999 Southampton A Premier League 1 - 0
2005 West Ham United H Premier League 1 - 1
2010 Arsenal A Premier League 3 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1911 Charlie Jones, centre half 1934-36, born.
1926 Equal biggest losing margin in an away game at Burnley.

Tottenham ended the game with only eight players and two of them were unable to make much of a contribution, after injuries and illness struck the team who lost 0-5 at Burnley.

1929 Billy Minter resigned as Tottenham manager, but remained at the club as assistant secretary.
1943 Ron Burgess scores a hat-trick in a win over Watford.
1961 Jimmy Greaves signs for Tottenham for 99,999 from AC Milan.
1965 Biggest away crowd in an away game against Northampton Town = 17,611
1968 First meeting with Arsenal in the League Cup.
1971 Barry Daines makes his goalkeeping debut.
1985 First tie with Portsmouth in the League Cup.
1993 Gordon Durie's final match for the club.
2004 Philip Ifil signs his first professional contract with Spurs.

Defender Mauricio Taricco leaves for West Ham United on a free transfer.

2010 Spurs win their first game away against a top four side for 68 matches.

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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