the spurs almanac

september 5th

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

1896 Sheppey United A Southern League 3 - 3
1898 Luton Town H United League 1 - 0
1903 Fulham A Southern League 0 - 0
1906 Watford A Southern League 1 - 1
1908 Leeds City A Second Division 0 - 1
1914 Chelsea H First Division 1 - 1
1921 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 0 - 1
1925 Manchester City H First Division 1 - 0
1931 Bradford Park Avenue H Second Division 3 - 3
1932 Nottingham Forest H Second Division 0 - 0
1936 Norwich City H Second Division 2 - 3
1937 Burnley A Second Division 1 - 2
1942 Queens Park Rangers A Football League South 1 - 0
1949 Sheffield Wednesday H Second Division 1 - 0
1953 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 0 - 3
1955 Sheffield United A First Division 0 - 2
1959 Arsenal A First Division 1 - 1
1964 Birmingham City H First Division 4 - 1
1970 Arsenal A First Division 0 - 2
1973 Burnley H First Division 2 - 3
1979 Manchester United A League Cup R2 L2 1 - 3
1981 Aston Villa H First Division 1 - 3
1987 Everton A First Division 0 - 0
1992 Everton H Premier League 2 - 1
2000 Everton H Premier League 3 - 2

          Notable Dates

1882 The first subscriptions to Tottenham Hotspur Football Club were collected and so the club was born.
1896 First Southern League match played by Spurs.

Highest number of goals in a Spurs v Sheppey United match.

1898 First Spurs League win against Luton Town.
1903 First Spurs match against Fulham and Fulham's first professional match.
1908 First meeting with Leeds City - later to become Leeds United.

First away League match for the club.

1912 Ronnie Dix, inside forward 1939-1948, born.
1924 Sonny Walters, outside right 1943-1956, born.
1980 Alton Thelwell, defender 1999-2003, born.
1992 Andy Turner became the youngest goal-scorer in the Premier League (at the time) aged just 17 years 166 days with his first goal for the club, as he made his debut from the bench.
2000 Sergei Rebrov scores his first goals for Spurs in the Premier League.

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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