the spurs almanac

october 18th

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

1884 Woodgrange H Friendly 4 - 5
1890 Luton Town A Friendly 1 - 4
1902 Brentford H Southern League 3 - 1
1913 Burnley A First Division 1 - 3
1919 Clapton Orient A Second Division 4 - 0
1924 Leeds United A First Division 0 - 1
1930 Bury H Second Division 3 - 1
1941 Brentford A London War League 4 - 1
1947 Plymouth Argyle H Second Division 2 - 0
1952 Blackpool H First Division 4 - 0
1954 Sportklub Wacker (Austria) H Friendly 1 - 2
1958 Leicester City A First Division 4 - 3
1969 Newcastle United H First Division 2 - 1
1975 Manchester City H First Division 2 - 2
1980 Aston Villa A First Division 0 - 3
1986 Sheffield Wednesday H First Division 1 - 1
1987 Arsenal H First Division 1 - 2
1988 Home Farm A Friendly 4 - 0
1989 Arsenal H First Division 2 - 1
2004 Portsmouth A Premier League 0 - 1
2014 Manchester City A Premier League 1 - 4
2016 Bayer 04 Leverkusen  (Germany) A Champions League 0 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1913 Jim Fleming makes his debut at centre-forward.
1924 First game against Leeds United under that name.
1925 Alex Wright, centre forward 1950-1951, born.
1958 Jeff Ireland and George Robb both make their last appearance for the club.
1976 Matt Forster, full back 1920-1930, died.
1977 Paul Stalteri, full back/midfielder 2005- , born.
1980 Both John Lacy and Chris Hughton make their 50th League game for the club.
1989 John Reddish, left back 1928-1932, died.
2004 Midfielder Michael Carrick makes his debut.
2014 Four penalties were awarded in this match, with Manchester City getting three of them (one saved) and Roberto Soldado had Tottenham's penalty saved.  City's third penalty resulted in Federico Fazio being sent off on his first Premier League start 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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