the spurs almanac

october 14th         

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

1893 London Welsh H Friendly 1 - 0
1899 Bedminster A Southern League 1 - 2
1901 West Ham United H Western League 2 - 1
1903 Reading A Western League 2 - 0
1905 Bristol Rovers A Southern League 2 - 0
1907 Reading H Western League 0 - 2
1911 Middlesbrough A First Division 0 - 2
1912 Fulham A London Professional Football Charity Fund 0 - 1
1913 Fulham A London FA Charity Cup R2 2 - 0
1916 Clapton Orient H (at Homerton) London Combination 4 - 2
1922 Aston Villa H First Division 1 - 2
1929 Clapton Orient A London FA Charity Cup R1 1 - 2
1933 Portsmouth A First Division 1 - 0
1944 Chelsea H Football League South 1 - 5
1950 Chelsea A First Division 2 - 0
1957 Hibernian A Friendly 2 - 5
1958 Bella Vista (Brazil) H Friendly 3 - 1
1961 Manchester City H First Division 2 - 0
1967 Coventry City A First Division 3 - 2
1972 Norwich City A First Division 1 - 2
1978 Birmingham City H First Division 1 - 0
1984 Malta National XI A Friendly 1 - 0
1985 Maidstone United A Brian Thompson Testimonial 2 - 1
1989 Charlton Athletic A First Division 3 - 1
1995 Nottingham Forest H Premier League 0 - 1
2000 Coventry City A Premier League 1 - 2
2006 Aston Villa A Premier League 1 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1896 Frank Osborne, forward 1923-1931, born.
1901 First home win against West Ham United playing under that name.
1905 Alex "Sandy" Tait scores the final goal of his Tottenham career.
1907 Joint biggest losing margin at home to Reading.

Debut match for half back Fred Massey.

Outside left J. Lee features in a Spurs shirt for the only time. 

1911 Ed Lightfoot makes his first Tottenham appearance at half back.
1967 Biggest away crowd drawn at Coventry between the two sides = 38,008
1989 Mitchell Thomas scores for the club for the last time.
1995 Winger Ruel Fox plays his first match for Spurs.
2000 Tim Sherwood plays the 800th match of his 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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