the spurs almanac

november 27th

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

1886 Fillebrook A Friendly 1 - 4
1897 Bristol City A Southern League 1 - 3
1899 The Kaffirs H Friendly 6 - 4
1905 Cambridge University H Friendly 2 - 1
1909 Sheffield United H First Division 2 - 1
1915 West Ham United H London Combination (First Competition) 3 - 0
1920 Preston North End A First Division 1 - 4
1926 Newcastle United H First Division 1 - 3
1937 Bradford Park Avenue A Second Division 1 - 3
1943 Crystal Palace A Football League South 0 - 3
1948 Nottingham Forest H Second Division 0 - 0
1954 Burnley A First Division 2 - 1
1965 Stoke City H First Division 2 - 2
1971 Chelsea A First Division 0 - 1
1974 Red Star Belgrade (Yugoslavia) H Alan Gilzean Testimonial 2 - 0
1976 Stoke City H First Division 2 - 0
1982 Liverpool A First Division 0 - 3
1985 Portsmouth A League Cup R4r 0 - 0 (aet)
1990 Sheffield United A League Cup R4 2 - 0
1993 Queens Park Rangers A Premier League 1 - 1
1996 Bolton Wanderers A League Cup R4 1 - 6
2008 NEC Nijmegen (Holland) A UEFA Cup Group D 1 - 0
2014 Partizan Belgrade (Serbia) H Europa League Group C 1 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1897 Equal smallest  away crowd for a match against Bristol City = 4,000
1900 Tommy Cable, centre half 1928-1932, born.
1909 John "Tiny" Joyce makes his debut in goal in Spurs' first League meeting with Sheffield United.
1943 Willie Hall plays his last game in a Spurs shirt.
1947 Jimmy Pearce, forward 1968-1975, born.
1948 Match abandoned because of fog after 17 minutes.
1990 Defender David Tuttle gets his first game.
1993 Stephen Robinson plays his final Tottenham match.
1996 Spurs' biggest away defeat to Bolton Wanderers and biggest League Cup defeat.
2008 Debuts for Academy players Ryan Mason and Jonathan Obika, who both come on as substitutes.
2014 Benjamin Stambouli scores his first Tottenham goal.

Aaron Lennon makes his 400th career appearance.

There was a debut for Spurs Academy player Harry Winks as a substitute.

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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