the spurs almanac

september 24th

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

1892 Polytechnic A Southern Alliance 2 - 1
1896 Luton Town H Friendly 0 - 0
1898 Warmley H Southern League 7 - 1
1900 Richmond Association H Friendly 8 - 0
1904 West Ham United A Southern League 0 - 0
1906 Fulham H Southern League 5 - 1
1910 Oldham Athletic A First Division 0 - 2
1921 Aston Villa H First Division 3 -1
1927 Manchester United A First Division 0 - 3
1932 Grimsby Town A Second Division 2 - 3
1938 West Bromwich Albion A Second Division 3 - 4
1949 Leicester City A Second Division 2 - 1
1951 Newcastle United H FA Charity Shield 2 - 1
1955 Newcastle United H First Division 3 - 1
1960 Aston Villa H First Division 6 - 2
1966 Nottingham Forest H First Division 2 - 1
1977 Luton Town H Second Division 2 - 0
1980 Crystal Palace H League Cup R3 0 - 0
1983 Watford A First Division 3 - 2
1988 Middlesbrough H First Division 3 - 2
1994 Nottingham Forest H Premier League 1 - 4
1998 Brentford H League Cup R3 3 - 2
2003 Coventry City H League Cup R2 3 - 0
2008 Newcastle United A League Cup R3 2 - 1
2011 Wigan Athletic A Premier League 2 - 1
2013 Aston Villa A League Cup R3 4 - 0
2014 Nottingham Forest H League Cup R3 3 - 1
2016 Middlesbrough A Premier League 2 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1896 First ever meeting with Luton Town, in a friendly.  The match had to be abandoned after 75 minutes because of rain.
1938

The first goal West Bromwich Albion scored in this match was the 1,00th Tottenham had conceded away from home in the League.

1960

This victory set a record in the Football League for ten straight wins at the start of the season.

Equal highest winning margin for Spurs against Aston Villa and equal highest number of goals scored against them in a single match.

1983

Steve Archibald, coming on as a substitute scores to answer Keith Burkinshaw, who had dropped him after a row over an injury and Glenn Hoddle scores with a magnificent chip to give Spurs a win at Watford.

1994 Equal biggest home defeat to Nottingham Forest.
2003 Rohan Ricketts scores his first goal for the club.

David Pleat takes control of the side after Glenn Hoddle's dismissal for the first time.

2008 Roman Pavlyuchenko scores his first goal for Spurs.

Tottenham win a cup-tie at St. James Park for the first time ever.

2013 Vlad Chiriches makes his Tottenham debut and Nacer Chadli scores his first goal for the club.
2014 Michel Vorm makes his Tottenham debut and Ryan Mason scores his first goal for the club.

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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