spurs v wolverhampton wanderers notes

28.08.1933 To mark Tottenham's first home game back in the First Division at the start of the 1933-34 season, they hired the Band of the Grenadier Guards to play before the game against Wolverhampton Wanderers.  The band could not make it for an evening kick off and so the time was brought forward to the afternoon, meaning that the Monday fixture was won by Spurs, but in front of a much reduced crowd, as many fans were unable to attend.
10.10.1959 Hollywood actress Jayne Mansfield attended the match and waved to the crowd from the Press box.
06.02.1982 The new West Stand at White Hart Lane is opened by Sir Stanley Rous - President of FIFA for the match against Wolves.
15.05.2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers' last game in their first Premier League season before being relegated.
   

 

they are linked with both

David Black Wolves 1893-1896
Spurs 1897-1898
Sammy Brooks Spurs 1922-1924
Harry Crump Spurs 1895-1898 and 1899-1900
Harry Hargreaves Spurs 1923-1926
Tom Huddlestone Spurs midfielder who spent a couple of months on loan at Molineux in the early stages of his career at White Hart Lane.
Steffen Iversen Spurs 1992-2003; Wolves 2003-

Norwegian striker who failed to realise potential and went to Wolves to try and recapture his goal-scoring ability.

Robbie Keane Wolves - ; Spurs 2002-

Super striker who was sold by Wolves after a mercurial start to his career and signed by Spurs via Coventry, Inter Milan and Leeds. 

Mark Kendall Spurs 1975-1981; Wolves 

Goalkeeper who failed to convince at Spurs, but made a cult hero at Wolves in their lower league days.

Colin Lee Spurs 1977-1980;  Wolves manager 1983-1986

Brought to Spurs to score goals, he left after a few years, then ended up at Molineux as the Wolves manager

Tommy Lunn Spurs 1909-1913
Jamie O'Hara Joined Spurs as a youth team player when released by Arsenal and made his way through to the first team.  A combative player, he looked like he might make a place in the side his own, but following a spell out with injury and with midfield players being bough, he was allowed to go on loan to Portsmouth and then Wolves in January 2011.  Signed for the Midlands club in the summer of that year.
Harry Marshall Spurs 1931-1932
Dean Richards Wolves - ; Spurs 2001-

Big central defender, bought by Wolves from Bradford City and also played for SCBC before being bought by Glenn Hoddle to bolster the Tottenham defence.  Sadly passed away at a young age.

Vinny Samways Spurs 1984-1994; Wolves

Spurs midfielder, who moved on to Everton and abroad before returning to England for a loan spell at Wolves.

Steve Sedgley Spurs 1989-1994
Andy Sinton Bought by Gerry Francis for 1.6 million, he played for Spurs during 1996-1999, making 99 appearances and then moved to Wolves where he stayed until August 2002, playing 71 times.
Gordon Smith Spurs 1978-1982
Cyril Spiers Spurs 1927-1932
Wolves Asst. manager.
Paul Stewart Spurs 1988-1992
Erik Thorstvedt Spurs 1988-1996; Wolves

Popular keeper at Spurs, who developed a good record and went to Wolves for a short time at the tail end of his career before retiring because of injury.

 

debuts against wolverhampton wanderers

Bob Hewitson 01.09.1908
Douglas McFarlane 01.09.1908
Bobby Steel 01.09.1908
Joe Brough 28.12.1908
Jimmy Seed 05.04.1920
Joe Scott 08.09.1928
Davie Colquhoun 29.08.1931
George Greenfield 29.08.1931
Keith Weller 27.03.1965
Ralph Coates 14.08.1971
Mark Yeates 15.05.2004
Emmanuel Adebayor 10.09.2011
Scott Parker 10.09.2011

 

last game for the club - against wolverhampton wanderers

Arthur Crompton 19.10.1929
Bert Hodgkinson 02.01.1932
Les Medley 25.04.1953
Arthur Willis 24.04.1954
Dave Mackay 11.05.1968
Alan Mullery 17.05.1972
Barry Daines 30.04.1981
Darren Caskey 27.01.1996
Gus Poyet 15.05.2004
Christian Ziege 15.05.2004

 

first goal for the club - against wolverhampton wanderers

Frank Hartley 08.09.1928
Joe Scott 08.09.1928
Dick Rowley 22.02.1930
Neil Johnson 25.01.1969
Roger Morgan 22.02.1969
Willie Young 01.11.1975
Clive Wilson 27.01.1996
Stephane Dalmat 06.12.2003
Rafael van der Vaart 18.09.2010
Alan Hutton 18.09.2010
Emmanuel Adebayor 10.09.2011

 

last goal for the club - against wolverhampton wanderers

Les Allen 27.03.1965
Gerry Armstrong 23.04.1980
Randolph Galloway 08.09.1928
Alan Mullery 17.05.1972

 

milestones

23.04.1980 Kenny Hibbitt scores his 100th goal for Wolves.
15.05.2004 Denis Irwin makes his 902nd career appearance, his 400th appearance in English top flight football and his last of his career.

Mark Kennedy  makes his 300th club career appearance.

Anthony Gardner makes his 100th career League start.

12.12.2009 Wolverhampton Wanderers' first Premier League win at White Hart Lane.
18.09.2010 Harry Redknapp's 100th game in charge of Tottenham.

Rafael van der Vaart becomes the 50th Dutch player to score in the Premier League, with his first goal for Tottenham Hotspur.

Spurs score their 100th home league goal against Wolverhampton Wanderers when van der Vaart converts the penalty in the 3-1 win.

06.03.2011 Karl Henry plays his 300th career league game.

Jermain Defoe makes his 300th Premier League appearance.

14.01.2012 Tottenham Hotspur become the first team to concede 1,000 Premier League goals with Wolverhampton Wanderers' goal in this game.
   

 

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