the spurs almanac

october 29th

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

1892 2nd Scots Guards H Friendly 2 - 4
1896 Southampton St. Mary's H Friendly 3 - 1
1898 Wolverton H FA Cup 1QR 4 - 0
1902 Reading A Western League 0 - 3
1904 Brentford H Southern League 1 - 1
1906 Fulham A Southern League 1 - 2
1910 Liverpool A First Division 2 - 1
1921 Liverpool A First Division 1 - 1
1923 Crystal Palace H London FA Charity Cup R1r 2 - 1
1927 Derby County A First Division 1 - 1
1928 Queens Park Rangers A London FA Charity Cup R2 1 - 1
1932 Millwall A Second Division 4 - 1
1938 West Ham United H Second Division 2 - 1
1949 Barnsley H Second Division 2 - 0
1955 Portsmouth A First Division 1 - 4
1960 Newcastle United A First Division 4 - 3
1966 Aston Villa H First Division 0 - 1
1977 Stoke City A Second Division 3 - 1
1983 Notts. County H First Division 1 - 0
1987 Birmingham City H League Cup R3 5 - 0
1988 Aston Villa A First Division 1 - 2
1989 Liverpool A First Division 0 - 1
1991 Grimsby Town A League Cup R3 3 - 0
1994 West Ham United H Premier League 3 - 1
1995 Newcastle United H Premier League 1 - 1
2003 West Ham United H League Cup R3 1 - 0
2005 Arsenal H Premier League 1 - 1
2008 Arsenal A Premier League 4 - 4
2014 Brighton & Hove Albion H League Cup R4 2 - 0
2016 Leicester City H Premier League 1 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1876 James Hartley, forward 1897-1899, born.
1902 Equal biggest away defeat by Reading.
1904 Winger Willie Murray makes his debut.
1910

Ed Bulling, full-back, makes debut in the club's first away win at Liverpool.

1920

Charlie Whitchurch, winger 1945-1947, born.

1928 Albert Evans' last Spurs game.
1931 John George, half-back 1904-1906, died.
1938 Bert Sproston plays his last game in Spurs colours.
1949 Biggest home crowd versus Barnsley = 54,846
1987 Spurs first League Cup tie with Birmingham City.

Graham Roberts' last Spurs goal scored in this match.

1991 Spurs biggest away win against Grimsby Town.
1994 Ossie Ardiles last game in charge as a manager of Tottenham Hotspur.  Ironically, after the side conceding goals in almost every match to make winning hard, Spurs won this match at a canter.  A fitting finale to a Spurs great.

Erik Thorstvedt's last game between the sticks for Tottenham.

2003

Bobby Zamora scored his first and only goal for Spurs.

2005

Tottenham's 700th draw in the top division.

Ledley King makes his 150th start in a Tottenham line-up in the Premier League.

2008 Harry Redknapp's first game officially as Tottenham's manager.

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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