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

1887 London Caledonians H East End Cup Semi-Final 0 - 1
1895 Bristol South End A Friendly 7 - 0
1897 Nottingham Forest H Friendly 1 - 1
1898 Millwall Athletic A Southern League 1 - 3
1900 Sheppey United H Southern League 3 - 0
1904 Kettering Town H Southern League 5 - 1
1906 Portsmouth A Southern League 0 -1 
1910 Woolwich Arsenal H First Division 1 - 1
1921 Bradford City H First Division 2 - 0
1927 Newcastle United A First Division 2 - 3
1932 Bradford City A Second Division 0 - 2
1938 Aston Villa A Second Division 0 - 2
1949 Grimsby Town H Second Division 5 - 2
1953 West Ham United A Friendly 1 - 2
1954 Preston North End A First Division 1 - 2
1955 Burnley H First Division 0 - 3
1960 Manchester City H First Division 0 - 1
1965 Blackburn Rovers H First Division 5 - 2
1966 Northampton Town H First Division 1 - 1
1977 Sunderland H First Division 1 - 1
1979 Southampton A First Division 3 - 3
1983 Ipswich Town H First Division 3 - 1
1986 Birmingham City H First Division 2 - 0
1990 Millwall A First Division 1 - 0
2005 Liverpool A Premier League 2 - 2

 

            Notable Dates

1882 Tom Collins, full back 1910-1915, born.
1888 Billy Minter, inside forward 1907-1926, player-trainer 1920-1927, manager 1927-1929 and assistant secretary 1927-1940, born.
1898 Joe Knowles plays his last game for Tottenham.
1904 Arthur Turner finishes his scoring for the club with four goals.
1921 Tottenham's 100th League home win.
1927 John Richardson makes his Spurs debut at full back.
1949 Biggest home win over Grimsby Town and the equal highest total of goals in a match with the Mariners.  

Les Bennett and Les Duquemin both score two goals each to equal the most scored by a Spurs player against Grimsby Town.

1955 Half back Alan Woods plays his last game for Spurs in a  game which saw Spurs equal their biggest losing margin in a home match against Burnley.
1960 Tommy Harmer's last appearance for the club.
1965 Alan Gilzean's hat trick helps Spurs to a big win over Blackburn Rovers.
1986 A small crowd turned out for this match, which had been re-arranged due to the rioting and murder of a policeman on the nearby Broadwater Farm housing estate when the original fixture was scheduled.

John Chiedozie scores the last goal of his Spurs career.

1987

Aaron Lennon, winger 2005- , born.

2000 Harry Clarke, centre half 1948-1957, dies.
2001 Alec Stock, who played for Spurs as an amateur in the 1930's and better known as manager of Luton Town and Fulham, dies.
2005 Michael Dawson makes his Spurs debut.

Erik Edman scores his first goal in a Tottenham shirt.

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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