the spurs almanac

november 9th

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

1889 Clapton H Friendly 5 - 3
1895 London Westminsters H London Charity Cup R1 2 - 1
1896 Woolwich Arsenal A United League 1 - 2
1897 New Brompton H Friendly 3 - 0
1898 Reading A United League 0 - 1
1901 Wellingborough A Southern League 1 - 0
1903 Queens Park Rangers A Western League 0 - 2
1907 Millwall A Southern League 2 - 1
1912 Bolton Wanderers H First Division 0 - 1
1918 Brentford A London Combination 1 - 7
1929 Cardiff City H Second Division 1 - 2
1935 West Ham United A Second Division 2 - 2
1946 Bury H Second Division 2 - 1
1957 Everton H First Division 3 - 1
1963 Manchester United A First Division 1 - 4
1968 Leeds United A First Division 0 - 0
1974 Everton H First Division 1 - 1
1982 Gillingham A League Cup R3 4 - 2
1983 Arsenal H League Cup R3 2 - 1
1985 Luton Town H First Division 1 - 3
1988 Blackburn Rovers A League Cup R3r 2 - 1 (aet)
2004 Burnley A League Cup R4 3 - 0
2008 Manchester City A Premier League 2 - 1
2010 Sunderland H Premier League 1 - 1
2014 Stoke City H Premier League 1 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1886 Joe Brough, half back 1908-1909, born.
1896 First away match against Woolwich Arsenal and first competitive match.
1912 First home defeat by Bolton Wanderers.

Debut for winger Solomon Upton.

1918 Biggest defeat by Brentford and highest total of goals in a game between the two clubs.
1929 Tom Meads scores his first goal for the club.

Arthur "Darkie" Lowdell plays his last match for Spurs.

1963 Double winning captain, Danny Blanchflower, plays his last game in a Spurs shirt.
1982 First (and only) meeting with Gillingham.
1985 Biggest home defeat by Luton Town.

Richard Cooke scores his last Tottenham goal.

1988 Guy Butters, central defender, makes debut.
1994 Jimmy Brown, inside forward 1936-1937, dies.
2004 Spurs first League Cup win at Turf Moor.

Equal biggest margin of victory at Burnley.

2008 Ledley King makes his 250th Spurs appearance.

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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