the spurs almanac

september 18th

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

1897 Southampton H Southern League 2 - 0
1899 Portsmouth H Southern District Combination 2 - 0
1909 Bradford City A First Division 1 - 5
1911 Brentford A London FA Charity Cup R1 1 - 4
1915 West Ham United A London Combination (1st Competition) 1 - 1
1920 Aston Villa H First Division 1 - 2
1926 Sunderland A First Division 2 - 3
1937 Luton Town A Second Division 4 - 2
1943 West Ham United A Football League South 3 - 3
1950 Lovells Athletic H Friendly 8 - 0
1954 Portsmouth H First Division 1 - 1
1957 Birmingham City H First Division 7 - 1
1965 Liverpool H First Division 2 - 1
1971 Crystal Palace H First Division 3 - 0
1976 Liverpool A First Division 0 - 2
1982 Sunderland A First Division 1 - 0
1993 Oldham Athletic H Premier League 5 - 0
2008 Wisla Krakow (Poland) H UEFA Cup R1 1L 2 - 1
2010 Wolverhampton Wanderers H Premier League 3 - 1
2011 Liverpool H Premier League 4 - 0
2014 Partizan Belgrade (Serbia) A Europa League Group C 0 - 0
2016 Sunderland H Premier League 1 - 0

 

          Notable Dates

1897 First meeting with opponents as "Southampton".
1899 First ever meeting with Portsmouth.
1957 Alfie Stokes equals the highest number of goals scored in a match for Tottenham with 5 (Five).

Equal biggest winning margin against Birmingham City and equal highest aggregate of goals in a match against them.

1974 Spurs defender and captain, Sol Campbell, 1992-2001, born.
1979 John Piercy, striker 1998-2002, born.
2007 Johnny Gavin, winger 1954-1955, dies.
2008 David Bentley's goal was his first in Spurs colours.
2010 Harry Redknapp's 100th game in charge of Tottenham.
Rafael van der Vaart and Alan Hutton their first in Spurs colours.
Rafael van der Vaart becomes the 50th Dutch player to score in the Premier League.

Bobby Smith, forward 1955 - 1964, dies.

2011 Liverpool have two players sent off as Spurs triumph 4-0 at the Lane.
2014 Federico Fazio makes his Spurs debut.

Spurs forward Roberto Soldado makes his 50th career UEFA club competition appearance.

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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