the spurs almanac

september 7th

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

1895 Royal Engineers A Friendly 3 - 0
1901 Millwall Athletic H Southern League 2 - 0
1903 Reading H Western League 3 - 1
1904 Reading A Western League 1 - 0
1907 West Ham United A Southern League 1 - 1
1912 Sheffield Wednesday H First Division 2 - 4
1918 Fulham A London Combination 2 - 2
1925 Sheffield United H First Division 3 - 2
1929 Barnsley H Second Division 2 - 1
1931 Southampton A Second Division 1 - 2
1940 West Ham United A Football League South 4 - 1
1946 West Bromwich Albion A Second Division 2 - 3
1953 Burnley A First Division 4 - 2
1957 Burnley H First Division 3 - 1
1960 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 2 - 1
1963 Blackburn Rovers A First Division 2 - 7
1968 Burnley H First Division  7 - 0
1974 Liverpool A First Division 2 - 5
1983 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 1 - 1
1985 Newcastle United H First Division 5 - 1
1991 Aston Villa A First Division 0 - 0
1996 Newcastle United H Premier League 1 - 2

 

          Notable Dates

1903 Brearley scores the first hat-trick for Tottenham  in a  Spurs v Reading match.
1912 Sheffield Wednesday's first victory at White Hart Lane.
1940 Match was abandoned because of an air raid siren after 80 minutes.
1963 Equal biggest losing margin and most goals conceded against Blackburn Rovers.
1968 Spurs equal biggest winning margin against Burnley.
1985 Ray Clemence plays the 1,00th senior match of his career.
2002 New signing Robbie Keane plays for the Republic of Ireland in Russia before he plays his first game for Spurs.

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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