the spurs almanac

september 5th

               Results (Tottenham's score shown first)
               (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

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  25 7 8 10 29 36
Home Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
12 6 3 3 21 17
Away Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
13 1 5 7 8 19
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 0 0 0 0 0
             
             
Biggest win on this day

4-1   Birmingham City  (First Division) (Home)  1964

Biggest defeat on this day

0-3  West Bromwich Albion (First Division) (Away)  1953

Biggest score-line on this day

3-3  Sheppey United  (Southern League) (Away)  1896
3-3  Bradford Park Avenue  (Second Division) (Home)  1931

Last win on this day

2000  3-2  Everton (Premier League) (Home)

Last draw on this day

1987  0-0 Everton (First Division) (Home)

Last defeat on this day

1981  1-3  Aston Villa (First Division) (Home)

Teams we have played on this day

Everton 3
Arsenal 2
Burnley 2
Aston Villa 1
Birmingham City 1
Bolton Wanderers 1
Bradford Park Avenue 1
Chelsea 1
Fulham 1
Leeds United/Leeds City 1
Luton Town 1
Manchester City 1
Manchester United 1
Norwich City 1
Nottingham Forest 1
Queens Park Rangers 1
Sheffield United 1
Sheffield Wednesday 1
Sheppey United 1
Watford 1
West Bromwich Albion 1

              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.  Still a Spurs record as youngest goal-scorer.
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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