the spurs almanac

october 19th

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

1889 Edmonton A Friendly 2 - 3
1895 Ilford A Friendly 2 - 0
1901 Northampton Town A Southern League 1 - 3
1903 New Brompton H South Eastern League 4 - 2
1904 Plymouth Argyle A Western League 0 - 5
1907 Brighton & Hove Albion H Southern League 1 - 1
1912 Manchester United A First Division 0 - 2
1914 Crystal Palace A London FA Charity Cup R2 1 - 3
1918 Crystal Palace H (at Highbury) London Combination 2 - 0
1929 Wolverhampton Wanderers A Second Division 0 - 3
1935 Bradford Park Avenue H Second Division 4 - 0
1940 Charlton Athletic A Football League South 0 - 4
1946 West Ham United A Second Division 2 - 2
1953 Millwall A Friendly 2 - 0
1957 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 2 - 3
1963 Leicester City H First Division 1 - 1
1968 Liverpool H First Division 2 - 1
1974 Arsenal H First Division 2 - 0
1983 Feyenoord (Holland) H UEFA Cup R2 1L 4 - 2
1991 Manchester City H First Division 0 - 1
1994 Hartlepool United A Cyril Knowles Tribute match 3 - 1
1996 Middlesbrough A Premier League 3 - 0
1997 Sheffield Wednesday H Premier League 3 - 2
1998 Leicester City A Premier League 1 - 2
2003 Leicester City A Premier League 2 - 1
2006 Beskitas (Turkey) A UEFA Cup Group B 2 - 0
2008 Stoke City A Premier League 1 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1901 First meeting with Northampton Town.
1903 Tom Smith plays his last game for Tottenham.
1904 Biggest away defeat by Plymouth Argyle.

Charlie Williams makes the last appearance of his Spurs career.

1911 Charlie Britten signs for Tottenham from Northampton for 1,100.
1912 Centre forward Jimmy Cantrell makes his debut.
1929 Arthur Crompton plays his last game in a Spurs shirt.
1957 Tommy Bing makes his only Tottenham appearance.
1968 David Jenkins plays his first Spurs match in the forward line.
1978 Walter Bellamy, winger 1926-1935, died.
1983 Spurs played host to a visiting Feyenoord side, featuring Johan Cruyff and a young Ruud Gullitt.  Spurs swept aside the challenge of the Dutch masters imperiously in the first half by taking a 4-0 lead.  It is regarded as one of the best 45 minutes of football ever played by Spurs.
1997 Jose Dominguez scores his first goal for the club.
1998 George Graham's first game in charge of Tottenham as manager.
2003 Mbulelo Mabizela comes on as a substitute to make his debut and scores his first goal for Spurs.
2006 Hossam Ghaly scores his first Tottenham goal.
2008 First Premier League meeting with Stoke City.

Gareth Bale and Michael Dawson are both sent off and two penalties are conceded - one scored and one missed.

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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