the spurs almanac

october 20th

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

1883 Grange Park H Friendly 1 - 3
1888 Clapton H Friendly 2 - 5
1894 Old Harrovians H FA Amateur Cup 1QR 7 - 0
1897 Reading H Friendly 2 - 1
1900 Queens Park Rangers A Southern League 1 - 2
1902 West Ham United A London League 0 - 0
1906 Millwall H Western League 1 - 0
1917 Clapton Orient H (at Homerton London Combination 2 - 1
1923 Sunderland A First Division 0 - 1
1928 Grimsby Town H Second Division 2 - 1
1934 Arsenal A First Division 1 - 5
1945 Swansea Town A Football League South 2 - 4
1951 Aston Villa H First Division 2 - 0
1956 Arsenal A First Division 1 - 3
1971 FC Nantes (France) A UEFA Cup R2 1L 0 - 0
1973 Norwich City A First Division 1 - 1
1976 Birmingham City H First Division 1 - 0
1979 Leeds United A First Division 2 - 1
1982 Bayern Munich H ECWC R2 1L 1 - 1
1984 Manchester United A First Division 0 - 1
1985 Coventry City A First Division 3 - 2
1987 West Ham United H Tony Galvin Testimonial 2 - 2
1990 Sheffield United H First Division 4 - 0
1992 Lazio (Italy) H Capital Cup 2L 0 - 2
2002 Bolton Wanderers H Premier League 3 - 1
2011 Rubin Kazan (Russia) H Europa League Group A 1 - 0
2012 Chelsea H Premier League 2 - 4
2013 Aston Villa H Premier League 2 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1894 Only goal of J.W. Eccles ' Tottenham career.

Bill Julian scores his first Spurs goal.

1900 First away defeat by Queens Park Rangers.

Tom Pangbourne plays the last game of his Spurs career.

1906 George Page makes his last Tottenham appearance.
1917 Alex Lindsay nets his first goal forSpurs.
1934 Davie Colquhoun plays his last match in a Spurs shirt.
1945 Jimmy McCormick's final Tottenham game.
1951 Half back Ralph Wetton makes his debut.
1965 Frank Hartley, inside forward 1922-1923 and 1927-1931, died.
1976 Andy Keeley makes his first appearance for the club in the defence.
1979 Down to ten men and with Hoddle taking over from the injured Daines in goal, Tottenham still take the points at Leeds.
1992 The return of Paul Gascoigne to White Hart Lane for the first time since joining Lazio.  He was still not returned to full fitness, but received a warm welcome and turned on the style to help his side take the Capital Cup ... and pulled his captain's shorts down when lifting the trophy too !!
2012 William Gallas scores his first Spurs goal and Jermain Defoe scores his 200th career goal.
2013 Mousa Dembele makes his 100th Premier League appearance (Fulham and Tottenham).

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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