the spurs almanac

october 5th

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

1889 Vulcan H Friendly 5 - 1
1895 Clapton A Friendly 4 - 5
1898 Brighton United A United League 2 - 1
1901 Bristol Rovers A Southern League 2 - 1
1903 Queens Park Rangers H Western League 3 - 0
1907 Crystal Palace H Southern League 1 - 2
1908 Queens Park Rangers H London FA Charity Cup R1 1 - 0
1912 Middlesbrough A First Division 1 - 1
1918 Chelsea H (at Highbury) London Combination 2 - 1
1929 Nottingham Forest H Second Division 1 - 1
1935 Fulham A Second Division 2 - 1
1940 Queens Park Rangers A Football League South 1 - 1
1946 Burnley H Second Division 1 - 1
1957 Nottingham Forest H First Division 3 - 4
1963 Sheffield United A First Division 3 - 3
1964 Fulham H First Division 3 - 0
1968 Leicester City H First Division 3 - 2
1974 Burnley H First Division 2 - 3
1983 Lincoln City H League Cup R2 1L 3 - 1
1985 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 1 - 1
1991 Everton A First Division 1 - 3
2008 Hull City H Premier League 0 - 1
2014 Southampton H Premier League 1 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1898 First ever meeting with Brighton.
1901 First away win at Bristol Rovers.
1903 Goalkeeper Fred Mearns makes his debut.

Ollie Burton scores the only goal of his Tottenham career.

John L Jones gets his final Spurs goal.

1907 First home defeat at the hands of Crystal Palace.

Harry Stansfield nets his last goal for the club.

1922 The Spurs vs. Arsenal match of 23.9.1922 resulted in an FA inquiry into the players behaviour.  Bert Smith, the Tottenham half-back, was banned for a month for using "filthy language" and two Arsenal players were censured for their actions during the game.
1934 Bill Edrich signs amateur forms with Spurs.
1945 Roy Brown, goalkeeper 1962-1968, born.
1954 Ian Moores, striker 1976-1979, born.
1957 Equal highest number of goals conceded to Nottingham Forest.
1968 Jimmy Greaves scores a hat-trick in Tottenham's win.
1974

John Pratt and Mike England score for Spurs and for Burnley in the same match.  England actually scored two own goals for a very strange hat-trick !!

Mike England's goal for Tottenham was his last for the club.

1978 Mark Gower, midfielder 1997-2000, born.
1983 Smallest home crowd for a match against Lincoln City = 20,241
2008 Hull City's first ever win at White Hart Lane in their first Premier League meeting.

Didier Zokora makes his 100th Tottenham appearance.

Aaron Lennon plays his 100th Premier League match (Spurs and Leeds United).

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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