the spurs almanac

september 23rd

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

1893 Romford H Friendly 2 - 2
1897 2nd Scots Guards H Friendly 4 - 1
1899 Reading H Southern League 2 - 1
1901 Sheffield United A Friendly 1 - 3
1903 New Brompton A Friendly 0 - 3
1905 West Ham United H Southern League 2 - 0
1907 Millwall A Western League 0 - 2
1911 Blackburn Rovers H First Division 0 - 2
1912 Bromley H London FA Charity Cup R1 3 - 0
1916 Reading A London Combination 4 - 2
1922 Arsenal H First Division 1 - 2
1929 Millwall H Second Division 1 - 1
1933 Liverpool H First Division 0 - 3
1939 Chelmsford City A Friendly 2 - 4
1944 Southampton A Football League South 3 - 1
1950 Sunderland H First Division 1 - 1
1961 Nottingham Forest A First Division 0 - 2
1964 Copenhagen Select XI (Denmark) A Friendly 1 - 2
1967 Manchester United A First Division 1 - 3
1972 West Ham United H First Division 1 - 0
1978 Manchester City A First Division 0 - 2
1985 Orient A League Cup R2 1L 0 - 2
1986 Barnsley A League Cup R2 1L 3 - 2
1987 Torquay United A League Cup R2 1L 0 - 1
1989 Norwich City A First Division 2 - 2
1992 Lazio (Italy) A Capital Cup 0 - 3
1997 Bolton Wanderers A Premier League 1 - 1
1998 Brentford H League Cup R2 2L 3 - 2
2000 Manchester City H Premier League 0 - 0
2006 Liverpool H Premier League 0 - 3
2007 Bolton Wanderers A Premier League 1 - 1
2009 Preston North End A League Cup R3 5 - 1
2012 Queens Park Rangers H Premier League 2 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1922 Arguing with the ref after Tottenham's late equaliser, Arsenal players harassed the referee and caused an outbreak fop fighting that saw both clubs and players from both sides censured by the FA
1950 Biggest home League crowd against Sunderland = 59,190
1972 A Frank Lampard Snr. own goal, off his backside, gives Spurs a 1-0 win.
1985 Equal highest losing margin between Spurs and Orient.
1986

Highest number of goals scored against Barnsley and highest number of goals in a match between the two sides.

1987

Only defeat at the hands of Torquay United.

1989

Gary Lineker's first goal for Tottenham.

1992

The only playing of this trophy which was an excuse for Capital Radio to cover the game and Sky to show it live on TV.  Part of the deal that took Gazza to Lazio was to play home and away friendlies.  This was the first leg and saw Gazza make his first appearance in front of his new fans, scoring in the process.

1997

Spurs become the first away team to score a goal in Bolton Wanderers' new stadium.

1998

Mark Gower makes his last appearance for Spurs.

2006 Tottenham's 550th Premier League match and their 275th away game ended with the fourth consecutive game without scoring.
2009 Peter Crouch scores a hat-trick for Spurs as they equal their biggest winning margin in an away match with Preston North End.
2012 Steven Caulker makes his 100th career 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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