the spurs almanac

october 9th

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

1886 Woodford Bridge H Friendly 2 - 0
1897 Gravesend United H Southern League 2 - 0
1899 Reading  A Southern District Combination 1 - 2
1909 Bury H First Division 1 - 0
1915 Queens Park Rangers A London Combination (First Competition) 4 - 0
1920 Chelsea H First Division 5 - 0
1926 Birmingham H First Division 6 - 1
1929 Stoke City H Second Division 3 - 1
1937 Manchester United H Second Division 0 - 1
1943 Brighton & Hove Albion H Football League South 2 - 0
1948 Cardiff City A Second Division 1 - 0
1954 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 3 - 1
1961 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 2 - 1
1965 Everton A First Division 1 - 3
1968 Manchester United H First Division 2 - 2
1971 Derby County A First Division 2 - 2
1976 Arsenal A Peter Simpson Testimonial 2 - 1
1978 Saudi Arabian XI A(Jeddah) Friendly 4 - 2
1982 Coventry City H First Division 4 - 0
1984 Halifax Town H League Cup R2 2L 4 - 0
1990 Hartlepool United A League Cup R2 2L 2 - 1
1991 Swansea City H League Cup R2 2L 5 - 1
2001 Tranmere Rovers A League Cup R3 4  - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1886 Frank Bentley, Spurs half-back 1908-1912, born.
1920 Tottenham's  heaviest win over Chelsea at home.
1924 Jack Chisholm, Spurs centre-half 1941-48, born.
1929 Smallest home crowd for a visit of Stoke City = 8,545
1948 Biggest crowd for a game at Cardiff City between the two teams = 56,018
1967 Gheorge Popescu, defender 1994-1995, born.
1971 Sid Crowl, winger 1913-1918, dies.
1982 Garry Brooke scores a hat-trick in a 4-0 victory to equal Tottenham's biggest home win over the Sky Blues.
1984 The only home match played against Halifax Town.
1990

Hartlepool United's first and only home match against Tottenham.  Kevin Dearden, Spurs goalkeeper, made his debut in this match.

1991

David Tuttle plays his last game for Spurs.

2001 Gus Poyet scores his first goal for Spurs in a comfortable League Cup win, which saw both sides have one man sent off.

Tottenham equal their biggest winning margin in an away League Cup tie.

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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