the spurs almanac

september 1st

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

1898 Gainsborough Trinity H Friendly 6 - 2
1900 Millwall Athletic H Southern League 0 - 3
1901 Heart of Midlothian H Friendly 0 - 0
1903 Woolwich Arsenal H London League 0 - 1
1906 West Ham United H Southern League 1 - 2
1908 Wolverhampton Wanderers H Second Division 3 - 0
1909 Sunderland A First Division 1 - 3
1910 Everton A First Division 0 - 2
1913 Sheffield United A First Division 4 - 1
1917 Crystal Palace A London Combination 4 - 2
1919 Leicester City H Second Division 4 - 0
1923 Preston North End A First Division 2 - 2
1928 Southampton A Second Division 1 - 1
1930 Burnley H Second Division 8 - 1
1934 Huddersfield Town A First Division 0 - 0
1945 Wolverhampton Wanderers A Football League South 2 - 4
1947 Bury H Second Division 2 - 2
1951 Newcastle United A First Division 2 - 7
1952 Manchester City H First Division 3 - 3
1956 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 0 - 1
1962 Manchester City H First Division 4 - 2
1965 Leicester City A First Division 2 - 2
1970 Huddersfield Town A First Division 1 - 1
1971 AC Torino (Italy) A Anglo-Italian League Cup Winners Cup 1 - 0
1973 Leeds United H First Division 0 - 3
1979 Manchester City H First Division 2 - 1
1984 Norwich City H First Division 3 - 1
1987 Oxford United H First Division 3 - 0
1990 Arsenal A First Division 0 - 0
1993 Chelsea H Premier League 1 - 1
2007 Fulham A Premier League 3 - 3
2012 Norwich City H Premier League 1 - 1
2013 Arsenal A Premier League 0 - 1

 

          Notable dates

1906 Arthur Rowe born.  Rowe was to play for Tottenham and manage the club to the Second Division championship in 1950 and then to their first League title in 1951 with the "push and run" side.
1908 Spurs play their first ever League match against Wolverhampton Wanderers at White Hart Lane and within six minutes, Vivian Woodward scores Tottenham's first League goal.
1909 Spurs play their first ever First Division match against Sunderland at Roker Park.
1930 Highest scoring match between Spurs and Burnley.  Equal highest winning margin for Spurs with 7-0 win in 1968.
1951 Highest number of goals in a Spurs match against Newcastle United.
1970 Spurs take part in the only known staging of the Anglo-Italian League Cup Winners Cup against Torino.  Spurs taking the trophy over two legs.
1996 Allan Nielsen plays in Denmark's game against Slovenia to become the 100th player on Spurs books to win an international cap.
2003 Tottenham sign French midfielder Stephane Dalmat on loan for the rest of the season from Internazionale.
2004 Spurs sign 19 year old Australian international Spase Divelski on a free transfer from PSV Eindhoven.
2007 Younes Kaboul and Gareth Bale score their first goals for Spurs.
2008 Transfer deadline day and Tottenham complete the signings of striker Roman Pavlyuchenko for 14 million from Spartak Moscow and Manchester City defender Vedran Corluka for 8.5 million.
2010 Transfer deadline day again and Spurs capture goalkeeper Stipe Pletikosa on loan from Spartak Moscow for the season and Despite technical difficulties with their computer links which resulted in the paperwork arriving late at the Premier League, they received special dispensation to complete the transfer of Rafael van der Vaart from Real Madrid for 8 million.
2012 Mousa Dembele makes his debut as a substitute and scores his first goal for Spurs.
2013 Erik Lamela makes his Spurs debut.

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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