the spurs almanac

october 1st

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

1887 Buckhurst Hill H Friendly 6 - 1
1892 Royal Arsenal Athletic H Friendly 3 - 0
1896 1st Coldstream Guards H Friendly 4 - 0
1898 Burton Wanderers H Friendly 5 - 2
1904 Reading H Southern League 1 - 3
1910 Middlesbrough A First Division 0 - 2
1921 Aston Villa A First Division 1 - 2
1927 Everton H First Division 1 - 3
1932 Oldham Athletic H Second Division 1 - 1
1938 Norwich City H Second Division 4 - 1
1949 Bradford Park Avenue H Second Division 5 - 0
1955 Birmingham City A First Division 0 - 3
1960 Wolverhampton Wanderers A First Division 4 - 0
1966 Fulham A First Division 4 - 3
1977 Orient A Second Division 1 - 1
1988 Manchester United H First Division 2 - 2
1994 Wimbledon A Premier League 2 - 1
2002 Cardiff City H League Cup R2 1 - 0
2005 Charlton Athletic H Premier League 3 - 2
2006 Portsmouth H Premier League 2 - 1
2007 Aston Villa H Premier League 4 - 4
2015 AS Monaco (France) A Europa League Group J 1 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1904 Biggest home defeat suffered against Reading.
1927 Lowest home crowd for a visit of Everton = 7,716

Jimmy Townley scores his first Tottenham goal.

1949 Biggest win over Bradford Park Avenue.
1951 Former Spurs manager (1912-1927) Peter McWilliam dies.

Tottenham Reserves take on Southampton Reserves at the Dell for the first competitive match under floodlights in the country in front of 13,000 people.

1960 Biggest victory away to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
1962 Nico Claesen, Spurs striker 1986-1988, born.

Paul Walsh, Spurs striker 1987-1992, born.

1966 Terry Venables gets on the scoresheet for Spurs for the first time.
1974 Danny Hill, midfielder 1991-1998, born.
1988 Paul Stewart makes his Spurs debut as a striker.
1994 Gheorge Popsecu scores for Spurs for the first time.
2002 First League Cup tie between the two clubs.
2006 Danny Murphy scores his first Spurs goal ... just 43 seconds into the match.

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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