the spurs almanac

september 4th

          Results
         (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 H ECWC 
Preliminary R L2
1 - 0
1996 Wimbledon A Premier League 0 - 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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