the spurs almanac

november 3rd

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

1894 Wolverton H FA Cup 2QR 5 - 3
1900 Portsmouth A Friendly 3 - 1
1902 Queens Park Rangers H Western League 3 - 0
1906 Portsmouth H Southern League 1 - 1
1917 Chelsea A London Combination 0 - 0
1923 Nottingham Forest A First Division 0 - 0
1924 Clapton Orient A London Professional Football Charity Fund 1 - 2 (aet)
1928 Clapton Orient H Second Division 2 - 1
1930 Crystal Palace A London Professional Football Charity Fund 2 - 2
1934 Manchester City A First Division 1 - 3
1945 Brentford H Football League South 1 - 0
1951 Wolverhampton Wanderers H First Division 4 - 2
1956 Portsmouth A First Division 3 - 2
1962 Leicester City H First Division 4 - 0
1970 Motherwell A Texaco Cup R2 2L 1 - 3
1973 Everton A First Division 1 - 1
1979 Middlesbrough A First Division 0 - 0
1982 Bayern Munich (Germany) A European Cup Winners Cup R2 2L 1 - 4
1984 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 2 - 3
2002 Chelsea A Premier League 0 - 0
2007 Middlesbrough A Premier League 0 - 0
2011 Rubin Kazan (Russia) A Europa League 0 - 1
2012 Wigan Athletic H Premier League 0 - 1
2013 Everton A Premier League 0 - 0

 

           Notable Dates

1894 This match marked the debuts of Lycurgus Burrows at full back and Charlie Ambler in goal.

First Spurs goal scored by Ernie Payne.

1923 Sid White makes his debut at half back.

Sammy Brooks makes his last appearance for Tottenham.

1924 The match went into extra time, but bad light caused the game to be stopped after 20 minutes of the extra time, although the result was allowed to stand, with Harry Hargreaves' strike in extra time, after the game finished 1-1 at 90 minutes, giving Tottenham the trophy.
1928 Harry Wilding makes his centre half debut.
1955 Maurice Norman signs for Tottenham from Norwich City.
1962 Both Danny Blanchflower and Terry Medwin score their last goals for Spurs.
1970 Spurs crash out of their one and only entry to the Texaco Cup.
1982 Another bad weather day as Spurs crash out of the European Cup Winners Cup amidst the fog that was so bad that one end of the pitch could not be seen from the other.
2007 Jermain Defoe makes his 250th career league appearance (West Ham, Bournemouth and Spurs).

Robbie Keane makes his 250th Premier League appearance (Coventry City, Leeds United and Spurs).

Michael Dawson makes his 200th career appearance (Nottingham Forest 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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