the spurs almanac

november 8th

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

1884 Marlborough Rovers H Friendly 1 - 0
1890 Queens Park Rangers H London Senior Cup Preliminary R2 2 - 1
1902 Portsmouth H Western League 0 - 0
1905 Queens Park Rangers H Southern Charity Cup R1 2 - 0
1909 Queens Park Rangers N London FA Charity Cup SF 0 - 0
1913 Sunderland H First Division 1 - 4
1919 Bury A Second Division 1 - 2
1924 Huddersfield Town A First Division 2 - 1
1926 Clapton Orient A London Professional Football Charity Fund 3 - 1
1930 Bradford City A Second Division 0 - 2
1941 Clapton Orient H London War League 2 - 0
1947 Leicester City A Second Division 3 - 0
1952 Portsmouth A First Division 1 - 2
1958 Bolton Wanderers H First Division 1 - 1
1969 Nottingham Forest A First Division 2 - 2
1971 Preston North End A League Cup R4r 2 - 1 (aet)
1972 Olympiakos (Greece) A UEFA Cup R2 2L 0 - 1
1975 Queens Park Rangers A First Division 0 - 0
1980 Wolverhampton Wanderers H First Division 2 - 2
1986 Norwich City A First Division 1 - 2
1997 Liverpool A Premier League 0 - 4
2012 NK Maribor (Slovenia) H Europa League Group J 3 - 1
2015 Arsenal (Slovenia) A Premier League 1 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1896 Alex Lindsay, half back / forward 1917-1930, born.
1916 Bert Ringrose, full back 1936-1937, born.
1921 Johnny Jordan, inside forward 1947-1948, born.
1926 Lowest away crowd at Clapton Orient = 864
1930 Jimmy Smy's last game for Spurs.
1943 Martin Peters, forward 1970-1975, born.
1947 Equal biggest winning margin for a game away to Leicester City.
1952 Dennis Uphill makes his last appearance in a Spurs shirt and signs off with a goal.
1958 Tottenham's 1,000th match in the old First Division.
1997 Last game of Gerry Francis in charge as manager of Tottenham.
2004 Martin Jol is appointed as the new Head Coach of Tottenham.
2012 Jermain Defoe hits a hat-trick against NK Maribor of Slovenia to give Tottenham a first group win of this Europa League campaign.

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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