the spurs almanac

october 8th

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

1887 Hendon A London Senior Cup R1 0 - 6
1892 2nd Coldstream Guards H Friendly 6 - 0
1896 Royal Scots Greys H Friendly 5 - 0
1898 Chatham H Southern League 2 - 0
1900 Notts. County H Friendly 1 - 1
1904 Bristol Rovers A Southern League 1 - 3
1906 West Ham United A Western League 0 - 5
1910 Preston North End H First Division 1 - 1
1921 Manchester Untied H First Division 2 - 2
1923 Clapton Orient H London Professional Football Charity Cup 1 - 3
1927 Cardiff City A First Division 1 - 2
1932 Preston North End A Second Division 6 - 2
1938 Luton Town A Second Division 0 - 0
1949 Southampton A Second Division 1 - 1
1955 Bolton Wanderers H First Division 0 - 3
1966 Manchester City A First Division 2 - 1
1973 Queens Park Rangers A League Cup R2 0 - 1
1975 Crewe Alexandra A League Cup R3 2 - 0
1977 Oldham Athletic H Second Division 5 - 1
1983 Vale Recreation (Guernsey) A Friendly 7 - 2
1986 Barnsley H League Cup R2 2L 5 - 3
1988 Charlton Athletic A First Division 2 - 2
1994 Queens Park Rangers H Premier League 1 - 1

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  23 9 6 8 51 44
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
11 5 3 3 29 15
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
12 4 3 5 22 29
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 0 0 0 0 0
             
             
Biggest win on this day

6-0  2nd Coldstream Guards  (Friendly) (Home)  1892

Biggest defeat on this day

0-6  Hendon (London Cup) (Away)  1887

Biggest score-line on this day

7-2  Vale Recreation (Guernsey)  (Friendly) (Away)  1983

Last win on this day

5-3  1984  Barnsley  (League Cup) (Home)

Last draw on this day

1-1  1994  Queens Park Rangers  (Premier League) (Home)

Last defeat on this day

0-1  1973  Queens Park Rangers  (League Cup) (Away)

Teams we have played on this day

Preston North End 2
Queens Park Rangers 2
2nd Coldstream Guards 1
Barnsley 1
Bolton Wanderers 1
Bristol Rovers 1
Cardiff City 1
Charlton Athletic 1
Chatham 1
Crewe Alexandra 1
Hendon 1
Luton Town 1
Manchester City 1
Manchester United/Newton Heath 1
Notts County 1
Oldham Athletic 1
Orient/Leyton Orient/Clapton Orient 1
Royal Scots Greys 1
Southampton/St. Mary's 1
Vale Recreation (Guernsey) 1
West Ham United/Thames Ironworks 1
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               Notable Dates

1879 Albert Dixon, full back 1907-1908, born.
1882 Chris Carrick, outside left 1905-1906, born.
1898 Ernie Payne plays his last Spurs match.
1906 Equal biggest defeat by West Ham United.

Danny Steel makes his Spurs debut at centre half.

Full back Claude Watson plays the only game of his Tottenham career.

George Badenoch makes his last Tottenham appearance in this match.

1910 Outside right John McTavish makes his debut for Spurs.
1921 Jimmy Archibald plays his last game in a Spurs shirt.
1927 Jimmy Townley scores the last goal of his Spurs career.
1931 Bill Brown, goalkeeper 1959-1967, was born.
1932 Equal highest number of goals scored by Tottenham against Preston North End and the equal highest aggregate of goals in a match between the sides.

Davie Colquhoun scores for the last time for the club.

1953 Charlie Lanham, inside forward 1895-1897, dies.

Jock Britton, goalkeeper, 1926-1928, dies.

1955 Heaviest home defeat to Bolton Wanderers.
1963 Allan Cockram, midfielder 1983-1984, born.
1973 First League Cup tie with Queens Park Rangers.
1975 First League Cup tie against Crewe Alexandra and first away win against them.  

Smallest away crowd for a match between the two sides = 10,561

Alfie Conn nets his last goal for Spurs.

1977

Martin Robinson scores the final goal of his time at Tottenham.

Ralph Coates makes his last appearance as a Spurs player.

1986 Highest aggregate of goals in a match between the two teams.

Shaun Close scores his first Spurs goal on his debut as a forward.

1994 Kevin Scott's red card, picked up for a fight with QPR's Les Ferdinand was reduced to a yellow card on appeal.

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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