the spurs almanac

september 4th

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

1897 Sheppey United A Southern League 1 - 1
1899 Notts. County H Friendly 4 - 1
1905 Reading H Western League 5 - 1
1909 Everton A First Division 2 - 4
1911 Sheffield Wednesday H First Division 3 - 1
1915 Arsenal A London Combination (1st Competition) 0 - 2
1920 Blackburn Rovers A First Division 1 - 1
1922 Everton H First Division 2 - 0
1926 Blackburn Rovers A First Division 0 - 1
1933 Wolverhampton Wanderers A First Division 0 - 1
1937 Nottingham Forest A Second Division 1 - 3
1943 Queens Park Rangers A Football League South 1 - 1
1948 Chesterfield H Second Division 4 - 0
1954 Arsenal A First Division 0 - 2
1957 Portsmouth H First Division 3 - 5
1961 Sheffield United A First Division 1 - 1
1963 Wolverhampton Wanderers H First Division 4 - 3
1965 Fulham A First Division 2 - 0
1968 Aston Villa A League Cup R2 4 - 1
1971 Liverpool H First Division 2 - 0
1976 Manchester United A First Division 3 - 2
1982 Everton A First Division 1 - 3
1984 Sunderland A First Division 0 - 1
1985 Chelsea H First Division 4 - 1
1991 Sparkasse Stockerau (Austria) H ECWC  Preliminary R L2 1 - 0
1996 Wimbledon A Premier League 0 - 1

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  26 12 4 10 49 37
Home Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
10 9 0 1 32 12
Away Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
16 3 4 9 17 25
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 0 0 0 0 0
             
             
Biggest win on this day

5-1   Reading  (Western League) (Home)  1905

Biggest defeat on this day

2-4  Everton (First Division) (Away)  1909
0-2  Arsenal (London Combination First Competition) (Away)  1915
1-3  Nottingham Forest (Second Division) (Away)  1937
0-2  Arsenal (First Division) (Away)  1954
3-5  Portsmouth  (First Division) (Home)  1957
1-3  Everton (First Division) (Away)  1982

Biggest score-line on this day

3-5  Portsmouth  (First Division) (Home)  1957

Last win on this day

1991  1-0  Sparkasse Stockerau (Austria)  (European Cup Winners Cup Preliminary Round Second Leg) (Home)

Last draw on this day

1961  1-1  Sheffield United  (First Division)   (Away)

Last defeat on this day

1996  0-1  Wimbledon  (Premier League) (Away)

Teams we have played on this day

Everton 3
Arsenal 2
Blackburn Rovers 2
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2
Aston Villa 1
Chelsea 1
Chesterfield 1
Fulham 1
Liverpool 1
Manchester United 1
Nottingham Forest 1
Notts County 1
Portsmouth 1
Queens Park Rangers 1
Reading 1
Sheffield United 1
Sheffield Wednesday 1
Sheppey United 1
Sparkasse Stockerau (Austria) 1
Sunderland 1
Wimbledon 1

 

              Notable Dates

1899 The friendly against First Division Notts. County marked the official opening of the White Hart Lane ground.
1937 Les Allen, Spurs striker 1959-69, born.
1952 War-time guest player Frank O'Donnell 1943-44 dies.
1957 Highest number of goals scored by Portsmouth in a match at Tottenham.
1996 Allan Nielsen makes his debut, as does Rory Allen who replaces him as a substitute - the first time two players have made their debut in this manner.

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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