the spurs almanac

october 12th

         

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

1889 Iona H Friendly 10 - 0
1895 Luton Town A FA Cup 1QR 2 - 1
1901 New Brompton H Southern League 3 - 1
1907 Luton Town A Southern League 1 - 3
1912 Notts County H First Division 1 - 3
1918 Arsenal A London Combination 0 - 3
1929 Oldham Athletic A Second Division  0 - 2
1935 Burnley H Second Division 5 - 1
1940 Arsenal H Football League South 2 - 3
1946 Barnsley A Second Division 3 - 1
1955 FC Vasas (Hungary) H Friendly 1 - 2
1957 Arsenal H First Division 3 - 1
1968 Manchester City A First Division 0 - 4
1974 Chelsea A First Division 0 - 1
1976 Napredac Krusevac (Yugoslavia) A Friendly 0 - 4
1981 Luton Town A Paul Price Testimonial 2 - 2
1984 Liverpool H First Division 1 - 0
1996 Aston Villa H Premier League 1 - 0

 

Notable Dates

1877 Robert Pilch, half back 1903-1905 born.
1889 Jack Jull scores his first goal for Spurs.
1895 Spurs first ever win over Luton Town.

James Collins (half back), Harry Pryor (winger) and Bob Clements (inside forward) all make their debuts for the club.

L H McKenzie (half back) and M L Owen (full back) both play their only match for Tottenham.  

Owen scored his only goal for the club in this game.

1907

Willie McNair scores his last goal for Tottenham.

1912 Bill Whatley, Spurs full-back 1932-1947, born.

The game was abandoned because of fog after 80  minutes.

Charlie Rance nets for the club for the first time.

1952 Full back Mel Hopkins makes his Tottenham debut.
1959 Jack Moran, full back 1931-1932, dies.
1963 Bobby Mimms, goalkeeper 1987-1991, born.
1968 Biggest home defeat by Manchester City.

Jimmy Robertson's last appearance in a Spurs shirt.

1980 Ledley King, defender 1998- , born.
1984

A Garth Crooks goal gives Spurs a 1-0 win when BBC televised the game live on a Friday night.

1996

When Justin Edinburgh came on for Andy Sinton in the 38th minute, he became the 1,000th Spurs substitute used in League matches.

Allan Nielsen plays the final match of his Tottenham career.

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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