tottenham hotspur club records and club details

 

club details

Formed 1882
Turned Professional 1895
Became a Limited Company 1898
Former names Hotspur FC 
Previous grounds Tottenham Marshes         1882-1885
Northumberland Park       1885-1898
Nickname "The Spurs'

 

club records

Record Football League Win 9-0 v Bristol R
Division 2
22 October 1977
Record League Away Win 6-1   v Stoke City     15 September 1951
6-1   v West Ham     25 August 1962
Record Football League Defeat 0-7 v Liverpool
Division 1
2 September 1978
Record Home Defeat 0-6 v Sunderland
Division 1                19 December 1914

0-6 v Arsenal
Division 1                  6 March 1935

Record Premier League Win 9-1   v Wigan Athletic  (home)     22 November 2009
Record Premier League Away Win 5-1   v Hull City     19 August 2009

4-0   v Coventry City     21 December 1994
4-0   v Sunderland     4 March 1997

6-2   v Wimbledon     2 May 1998

Record Premier League Defeat 1-7   v Newcastle United  (away)   28 December 1996
0-6   v Manchester City  (away)  24 November 2013
Record Champions League Win 4-0 v Young Boys of Bern (Switzerland) (Home) Preliminary Qualifying Round 2nd Leg
23.8.2010
Record Champions League Defeat 0-4 v Real Madrid (Spain) Quarter Final 1st Leg
13.4.2011
Record Cup Win 13- 2 v Crewe Alex, FAC R4r   
3.2.1960
Record League Cup Defeat 1- 6 v Bolton Wanderers
R4
27.11.1996
Record Fees Paid 30 million to AS Roma (Italy) for Erik LAMELA  (August 2013)
Record Fee Received 86.5 million (cond.) from Real Madrid (Spain) for Gareth BALE  (August 2013)  (World Record fee)
Record League Appearances 655     
Steve Perryman  1969-1986
Record Premier League Appearances  
Record Premier League goal-scorer  
Record goal-scorer in a Premier League season  
Record League goal-scorer in a season 37     
Jimmy Greaves

Division 1       
1962-63
Record all-time goal-scorer  220       
Jimmy Greaves
    1961-70 
Record Attendance 85,011 v AS Monaco
Champions League Group E
14 September 2016
Played at Wembley
Record Attendance (all-time) at White Hart Lane 75,038 v Sunderland
FA Cup 6th Round
5 March 1938
Record Premier League Attendance  
Record total of goals in a Premier League season 69 -  2009-10
Record Premier League points total 70  -  2009-10
Best Premier League finish 4th  -  2009-10
Most goals in a Premier League game
Jermaine DEFOE  v Wigan Athletic  22 November 2009
Record total of goals in a League season 115
Division 1
1960-61
Record League points total (3 points for a win) 77
Division 1
1984-85
Record League points total (2 points for a win) 70
Division 2
1919-20
First Capped player while at club Jack JONES
WALES v Ireland 
1898
Most Capped player while at club Pat JENNINGS
74  
(Northern Ireland)
Youngest League player Alistair DICK
16 years and 301 days
Youngest player John BOSTOCK
16 years and 295 days
Dinamo Zagreb (UEFA Cup)  6th November 2008
Oldest League player Jimmy CANTRELL
40 years and 349 days
Youngest goalkeeper Pat JENNINGS
19 years and 71 days

 

club games

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200th Premier League London derby Crystal Palace on 11 January 2014
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appearances

100th player used by the club Buchanan SHARP v Sunderland on 31 March 1923
200th player used by the club Taffy SPELMAN v Coventry City on 28 August 1937
300th player used by the club Phil BEAL v Aston Villa on 16 September 1963
400th player used by the club Paul ALLEN/Chris WADDLE v Watford on 17 August 1985
500th player used by the club John PIERCY v Derby County on 16th October 1999
600th player used by the club Steven PIENAAR v Newcastle United on 22nd January 2011
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goal-scoring

Quickest hat-tricks for Spurs 7 Minutes

Jermain DEFOE
(51 mins, 54 mins, 58 mins)
v Wigan Atheltic (Home) (Premier League)
22 November 2009

10 Minutes

Clive ALLEN 
v West Ham United (Home) (League Cup R5r)
2 February 1987

Paul GASCOIGNE
v Hartlepool United (Home) (League Cup R2 1L)
26 September 1990

15 Minutes

Martin PETERS
v Manchester United (Away) (Division 1)
28 October 1972

Quickest goal in Europe for Spurs 1 Minute 8 seconds

Robbie KEANE
v Sevilla (away) (UEFA Cup Quarter final 1L)
26 September 1990

Quickest goal in Premier League
(also a Premier League record)
10 seconds

Ledley KING
v Bradford City (away)
9 December 2000

Other quickest goals in Premier League
 
32 seconds

Emmanuel ADEBAYOR
v Everton (home)
7 April 2013

Record number of goals in a League Cup campaign for Spurs Clive ALLEN
13 goals
Season 1986-1987
   
Most hat-tricks scored in successive games for Spurs Frank OSBORNE
3
v Liverpool  24.10.1925
v Leicester City  31.10.1925
v West Ham United   07.11.1925
Spurs hat-tricks scorers away from home Steffen Iversen  v  Sunderland  04.03.97

Jurgen Klinsmann  v  Wimbledon  May 1998

Jermain Defoe  v  Hull City  19.08.2009 

   
10,000th Premiership goal Scored by Les FERDINAND
v Fulham (home)
15 December 2001
12,000th Premiership goal Scored against Spurs by Alan SHEARER
for Newcastle United (away)
13 December 2003
13,000th Premiership goal Scored by Fredi KANOUTE
v Middlesbrough (home)
28 November 2004
14,000th Premiership goal Scored by Jermain DEFOE
v Birmingham City (home)
26 December 2005
   
Consecutive home League matches scored in 57   28 April 1951  -  25 December 1953

53   30 April 1960  -  17 November 1962

Consecutive home Premier League matches scored in 24  -
25 February 2007 -  26 April 2008

14  -
September 2001 - 10 March 2002

   
Most goals scored by Spurs in consecutive home League matches 6-1 v Stoke City  21st October 1950  (First Division)

5-1  v Portsmouth  4th November 1950  (First Division)

7-0  v Newcastle United  18th November 1950  (First Division)

   
Most goals scored in consecutive home League matches 6-2 v Swansea Town  7th November 1931  (Second Division)

9-3  v Port Vale  21st November 1931  (Second Division)

   
Longest scoring free-kick in Premier League history PAUL ROBINSON v Watford (Home)  17 March 2007

88 yards

Only goalkeeper to score from a free-kick in Premier League history PAUL ROBINSON v Watford (Home)  17 March 2007
   
Only player to score five goals in one half of a Premier League game Jermain DEFOE  v Wigan Athletic (Home)   22 November 2009
(Premier League)
(51 min., 54 min., 58 min., 69 min., 87 min.)
   
Spurs players to score on their Premier League debut

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sol Campbell                 05.12.92

Ronny Rosenthal           05.02.94

Jurgen Klinsmann          20.08.94

Dean Richards               29.09.01

Frederic Kanoute           23.08.03

Mbulelo Mabizela           19.10.03

Jermain Defoe                07.02.04

Mido                                05.02.05  (2 goals)

Gilberto                           09.03.08

Sebastien Bassong        16.08.09

Emmanuel Adebayor      10.09.11

   
Spurs players to score in most consecutive Premier League games 5 - Robbie Keane (twice); Teddy Sheringham
   
Most Spurs players to score in a season 19 -

2009-10 (a Premier League record)

1985-86

   
   

 

 

defensive

Most clean sheets in a season
21 matches
Season 1970-1971

 

Most Premier League clean sheets in a season
14 matches
Season 2011-2012

 

Most consecutive home league clean sheets
8 matches
3rd February 1921 to 30th April 1921

7 matches
24 January 1987 to 7 April 1987

6 matches 
29th August 1970 to 7th November 1970
8th February 2009 to 2nd May 2009

5 matches
23rd February 1914 to 10th April 1914
1908

Fewest home goals conceded in a league season 11 in 21 games
Second Division   1919-20

13 in 21 games
First Division   1971-72

Fewest home goals conceded in a Premier League season 10 in 19 games
2008-09

16 in 19 games
2001-02 and 2005-06

Most consecutive 1-0 home league wins
FOUR

2008-2009
v Chelsea
v West Ham United
v Newcastle United
v West Bromwich Albion

THREE

1996-1997
v Leeds United
v Wimbledon
v Middlesbrough

Most 1-0 home league wins in a season FIVE

1912-1913
1978-1979
1986-1987
1996-1997
2008-2009

Longest time without conceding a home goal
Eight matches - February 3rd 1921 to April 30th 1921

Seven matches - January 24th 1987 and April 18th 1987.

Eight matches (678 minutes) -  from 57th minute on January 27th 2009 to 65th minute on 16th May 2009.

Six matches (562 minutes) - August 28th 1970 and November 7th 1970.

Conceding 1000 Premier League goals
With Wolverhampton Wanderers' goal in the 22nd minute of the game at White Hart Lane on 14th January 2012, Spurs became the first Premier League team to concede 1,000 goals.
 

 

sending offs

Longest time between sending offs by Spurs players 27 October 1928 to 04 December 1965

Cec POYNTON 
v Stoke (Away) (League)
27 October 1928

Frank SAUL
v Burnley (Away) (League)
04 December 1965

A Football League record of time between sendings off at the same club

Quickest sending off - Minute - seconds

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Most sending offs in a season -

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sequences

Best unbeaten away sequence 16 matches
10 November 1984 to 24 August 1985
Not conceding goals 602 Minutes

From 18.11.1995 to 23.12.1995.
Five full matches (Middlesbrough 21.11.95, Chelsea 25.11.95, Everton 2.12.95, QPR 9.12.95 and Wimbledon 16.12.95)
and parts of two others (Arsenal 18.11.95 and Bolton Wanderers 23.12.95).

Best unbeaten home sequence in the Premier League 16 matches  (10 wins and 6 draws)
22 April 2000 to 03 February 2001

15 matches  (10 wins and 5 draws)
10 September 2005 to 17 April 2006

Best unbeaten home sequence in the Football League  
Best start to a top-flight season 16 matches from 20th August 1960 to 5th November 1960 (15 wins and 1 draw)
Most wins at the start to a top-flight season 11 victories from 20th August 1960 to 1st October 1960
Longest unbeaten league run 22 matches from 31st August 1949 to 31st December 1949
Longest unbeaten Premier League run 11 matches from 10th September 2011 to 3rd December 2011 (10 wins and 1 draw)
Longest losing league run 7 matches from 1st January 1994 to 27th February 1994
Longest run without a league win 16 matches from 29th December 1934 to 13th March 1935
Most consecutive home wins 14 matches from 26th December 1921 to 29th April 1922 (11 league games + 3 FA Cup matches)
Most consecutive home League wins 14 matches from 24th January 1987 to 3rd October 1987 (Division 1)
Most consecutive home Premier League wins 7 matches from 1st October 2006 to 26th December 2006
Most consecutive away Premier League wins 4 matches from 4th December 2006 to 1st January 2014
Best unbeaten home League sequence against a single club Everton - 20 matches from 27th September 1986 to 20th October 2005
Most consecutive home League 1-0 league wins

4

21.03.2009  Chelsea

11.04.2009  West Ham United

19.04.2009  Newcastle United

02.05.2009  WBA

 

Previous best was three in 1997.

Most home League 1-0 league wins in a season 5

23.11.2008  Blackburn Rovers
21.03.2009  Chelsea
11.04.2009  West Ham United
19.04.2009  Newcastle United
02.05.2009  WBA

Equalling seasons 1996-97, 1986-87, 1978-79 and 1912-13.

Seasons when Spurs have not been beaten both home and away by the same Premier League club 2008-09
Seasons when Spurs have not been beaten both home and away by the same League club 1982-83
Three wins out of three at the start of a season 1913-14         Division 1                  finished 17th

1919-20         Division 2                  Champions

1925-26         Division 1                  finished 15th

1960-61         Division 1                  Champions

2009-10         Premier League        finished 4th

 

fa cup

Youngest player in an FA Cup Final Jimmy DIMMOCK
Age : 20 years 139 days
v Wolverhampton Wanderers  23.04.1921
Best unbeaten sequence ?? matches
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Best sequence of straight wins ?? matches
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Not conceding goals ?? Minutes

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europe

Best unbeaten sequence ?? matches
?? to ??
Best sequence of straight wins 8 matches
14.09.2006 to 14.03.2007 (UEFA Cup)
Best record of an English club in Europe
Not conceding goals ?? Minutes

From ?? to ??.

Longest run of scoring in consecutive games 4 matches 

Terry Dyson - Gornik Zabrze (A); Gornik Zabrze (H); Feyenoord (A); Feyenoord (H) - European Cup 1961-62

Martin Peters - Dinamo Tbilisi (H); Cologne (A); Cologne (H); Lokomotiv Leipzig (A)

Dimitar Berbatov - Besiktas (A); Club Brugge (H); Bayer Leverkusen (A); Dinamo Bucharest (H)

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internationals

Youngest international Jonathon BLONDEL
Age : 18 years 140 days
21.08.2002
Belgium v Poland

Second youngest
Aaron LENNON
Age : 19 years 48 days
03.06.2006
England v Jamaica - came on as a second half substitute - at Old Trafford

Third youngest
Reto ZIEGLER
Age : 19 years 69 days
26.03.2005
Switzerland v France

Fourth youngest
Pat JENNINGS
Age : 19 years 113 days
03.10.1964
Northern Ireland v England

Youngest England international Aaron LENNON
Age : 19 years 48 days
03.06.2006
England v Jamaica - came on as a second half substitute - at Old Trafford.

Second youngest
Jimmy DIMMOCK
Age : 20 years 125 days
09.04.1921
England v Scotland at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland

Youngest Scotland international Jimmy ROBERTSON
Age : 19 years 290 days
03.10.1964
Scotland v Wales
Youngest Northern Ireland international Pat JENNINGS
Age : 19 years 113 days
03.10.1964
Northern Ireland v England

Second youngest
Chris McGRATH
Age : 19 years 172 days
11.05.1974
Northern Ireland v Scotland

Youngest player to take part in a World Cup Aaron LENNON
Age : 19 years 60 days
15.06.2006
England v Trinidad & Tobago - came on as a 58th minute substitute - at the Franken Stadion, Nuremburg, Germany.
He became England's second youngest player at a World Cup after Michael Owen in 1998.

Second youngest
Jimmy GREAVES
Age : 
22 years 100 days
31.05.1962
England v Hungary at Rancagua, Chile

Third youngest
Paul GASCOIGNE
Age :  23 years 15 days
11.06.1990
England v Republic of Ireland at Stadio Sant'Elia, Cagliari, Italy

Fourth youngest
Cliff JONES
Age :  23 years 121 days
08.06.1958
Wales v Hungary at Sandviken, Sweden

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records set by the 'double' team in 1960-61

Most wins in First Division history 31
Most away wins in First Division history 16
Longest run of consecutive winning games at the start of a season 11 (Still a record for the top league)
Most goals in one season in the club's history 115
Record number of points in one season (2 points for a win) 66 (equalled Arsenal's record of 1930-31)
Record number of away points 33 (equalled Arsenal's record)
Quickest team to reach 50 points 29 games
Highest number of clubs "Doubled" in a season 11 (equalled Manchester United's 1956-57 and Wolverhampton Wanderers' 1958-59 record)
Fewest players used to win the First Division 17

 

 

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