the spurs almanac

october 28th

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

1893 Old St. Marks H London Senior Cup R1r 1 - 6
1899 Southampton H Friendly 4 - 3
1905 Portsmouth A Western League 0 - 0
1911 Preston North End H First Division 6 - 2
1912 Crystal Palace H London FA Charity Cup R2r 3 - 3
1914 Crystal Palace A LondonProfessional Football Charity Fund 2 - 2
1916 Queens Park Rangers H (at Homerton) London Combination 4 - 5
1922 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 1 - 5
1933 Middlesbrough H First Division 2 - 0
1939 Millwall H Football League South - Group A 3 - 0
1944 Brentford H Football League South 2 - 2
1950 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 2 - 1
1953 FC Austria H Friendly 3 - 2
1961 Burnley H First Division 4 - 2
1967 Stoke City A First Division 1 - 2
1970 West Bromwich Albion H League Cup R4 5 - 0
1972 Manchester United A First Division 4 - 1
1978 Bolton Wanderers H First Division 2 - 0
1981 Manchester United A League Cup R2 2L 1 - 0
1987 Aston Villa A League Cup R3 1 - 2
1992 Manchester City A League Cup R3 1 - 0
1999 Kaiserslautern (Germany) H UEFA Cup R2 1L 1 - 0
2000 Chelsea A Premier League 0 - 3
2006 Watford A Premier League 0 - 0
2007 Blackburn Rovers A Premier League 1 - 2
2012 Southampton A Premier League 2 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1893 First recorded Spurs goal scored by Stanley Briggs.
1911 Equal highest number of goals in a match between Spurs and Preston North End.

Ernie Newman scores his first Spurs goal.

1912 Last games in Spurs colours for Chris Young and Tom Morris.
1916 Equal highest total of goals in a match against Queen's Park Rangers.

S.A. Clayton makes his debut at full back.

1939 First Spurs goal for Les Medley.
1960 Ernie Phypers, half back 1934-1937, died.
1962 Erik Thorstvedt, goalkeeper 1988-1992, born.
1967 Eddie Clayton's last game for the club.
1970 Equal biggest home win against WBA and first meeting in the League Cup.
1972 Mike Dillon, central defender, makes debut.  

Martin Peters scores the most goals in a single game against Manchester United for Spurs with all four.

1987 Ossie Ardiles scores his last goal for Spurs.
1992 First match against Manchester City in the League Cup.
2000 Darren Anderton's 250th match for Spurs.
2007 Clive Allen takes charge of the Spurs team as Tottenham appoint Sevilla's Juande Ramos as the Spurs Head Coach and Marcos Alvarez joins him as his assistant.

Tom Huddlestone makes his 50th appearance for Tottenham.

2012 Tottenham's first goals at St. Mary's stadium against Southampton give the club their first win there.

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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