the spurs almanac
(match reports accessible by clicking on opponent's name, where available)
|1886||Upton Park||A||London Association Cup R1||0 - 6|
|1897||Millwall Athletic||A||United League||1 - 0|
|1899||Millwall Athletic||H||Southern District Combination||1 - 2|
|1901||Rest of the Southern League||H||Friendly||2 - 0|
|1905||Fulham||H||Western League||1 - 0|
|1909||Middlesbrough||H||First Division||1 - 3|
|1915||Fulham||H||London Combination 1st Competition||3 - 1|
|1920||Chelsea||A||First Division||4 - 0|
|1922||Llanelly||A||Friendly||1 - 2|
|1926||Sheffield United||H||First Division||3 - 1|
|1937||Fulham||A||Second Division||1 - 3|
|1943||Reading||A||Football League South||3 - 2|
|1948||Queens Park Rangers||H||Second Division||1 - 0|
|1954||Newcastle United||A||First Division||4 - 4|
|1965||Manchester United||H||First Division||5 - 1|
|1968||Peterborough United||H||League Cup R4||1 - 0|
|1971||Wolverhampton Wanderers||H||First Division||4 - 1|
|1974||Carlisle United||H||First Division||1 - 1|
|1976||Derby County||A||First Division||2 - 8|
|1978||Wolverhampton Wanderers||A||John McAlle's Testimonial||1 - 2|
|1982||Norwich City||A||First Division||0 - 0|
|1993||Manchester United||A||Premier League||1 - 2|
|1999||Derby County||A||Premier League||1 - 0|
|2011||Newcastle United||A||Premier League||2 - 2|
Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history
Biggest win on this day
(First Division) (Away) 1920
Biggest defeat on this day
0-6 Upton Park (London
Association Cup) (Away) 1886
Biggest score-line on this day
2-8 Derby County (First Division) (Away) 1976
Last win on this day
1-0 1999 Derby County (Premier League) (Away)
Last draw on this day
2-2 2011 Newcastle United (Premier League) (Away)
Last defeat on this day
1-2 1993 Manchester United (Premier League) (Away)
Teams we have played on this day
Bob Brown, full-back 1919-1924, born.
John L. Jones scores the first goal of his Tottenham career.
|1905||Joe Blake makes his debut at outside left, as does Forward George Leach.|
James Grey makes his first Spurs appearance at half-back.
|1909||First home defeat by Middlesbrough.|
|1920||Biggest away crowd against
Chelsea = 76,000
The equal biggest away win for Spurs at Stamford Bridge.
Biggest League crowd for a Spurs league fixture.
|1948||Biggest home crowd against Queens Park Rangers = 69,718|
Willie Newbigging, centre forward 1896-1897, dies.
Winger Johnny Gavin plays his first Tottenham game.
|1965||Jimmy Greaves scores a fantastic solo goal dribbling past many famous United players to help Spurs to a 1-5 win, that United were to avenge later on the same season.|
|1968||First ever meeting with Peterborough United.|
|1973||Steve Perryman captains the England Under-21 side against Poland at Plymouth.|
|1974||Smallest home crowd against Carlisle United = 12,813|
|1976||One of Spurs heaviest defeats with the half-time score being 3-2 to Derby County, a second half capitulation left Spurs well beaten. Biggest defeat by Derby County and highest total of goals in a game between the two clubs.|
|1999||John Piercy becomes the 500th player used in the League by Spurs when he comes on as a substitute at Pride Park.|
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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