the spurs almanac

october 10th
 

          Results
         (match reports accessible by clicking on opponent's name, where available)

1885 Grange Park A Friendly 0 - 3
1891 Caledonian Athletic H London Senior Cup R1 3 - 4
1896 Chatham H Southern League 2 - 3
1898 Southampton H United League 4 - 0
1903 Wellingborough H Southern League 1 - 0
1904 Woolwich Arsenal A Southern Charity Cup R1 3 - 1
1908 Blackpool A Second Division 1 - 1
1910 Chelsea H London FA Charity Cup R2 3 - 0
1914 Middlesbrough H First Division 3 - 3
1925 Bury A First Division 0 - 3
1931 Burnley H Second Division 1 - 1
1936 Burnley A Second Division 1 - 3
1942 Millwall H Football League South 2 - 1
1951 Copenhagen Combined XI H Friendly 2 - 1
1953 Arsenal H First Division 1 - 4
1959 Wolverhampton Wanderers H First Division 5 - 1
1960 Manchester City H First Division 1 - 1
1964 Arsenal H First Division 3 - 1
1966 Dundee A Friendly 3 - 2
1970 Liverpool H First Division 1 - 0
1979 Norwich City H First Division 3 - 2
1981 Stoke City H First Division 2 - 0
1987 Norwich City A First Division 1 - 2
1989 Wycombe Wanderers A Gary Lester Testimonial 3 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1882 John Chaplin, full-back 1905-1908, born.
1896 First match against Chatham.
1908 First ever match against Blackpool and the smallest away crowd recorded in matches between the clubs = 6,000

Tom Leslie makes his debut at half back.

Bobby Steel scores his first goal for the club.

1914 Ed Lightfoot scores the last Spurs goal.
1925 Equal biggest margin of away defeat against Bury.

Goalkeeper Bill Kaine makes his first Tottenham appearance.

1931 Alan Taylor in goal and Arthur Rowe at centre half play their first games for Spurs.

Ted Harper scores the last goal of his Tottenham career.

1953 Biggest home crowd for a visit of Arsenal = 69,821
1959 Bobby Smith scores 4 goals - the most for Spurs in a match against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Hollywood actress Jayne Mansfield attended the game and waved to the fans from the Press Box.

1960 Biggest home crowd for a visit of Manchester City = 58,916
1970 Tottenham's 1,500th First Division match.
1975 Arthur Hitchins, centre half 1937-1942, dies.
1981 Glenn Hoddle makes his 250th appearance in a Spurs shirt.
1983 Andy Duncan, inside forward 1934-1943, dies.
1987 Ray Clemence makes his final appearance for the club.

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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