the spurs almanac

august 13th

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

1969 Burnley H First Division 4 - 0
1982 Ajax (Holland) A Amsterdam 707 Tournament 2 - 3
1988 Arsenal Wembley Wembley International Tournament 0 - 4
1989 Atletico Madrid (Spain) A Friendly 0 - 1
1990 Heart Of Midlothian A Friendly 1 - 1
1991 US Cantazaro (Italy) Cantazaro Nicola Ceravolo Memorial Tournament 1 - 0
1997 West Ham United A Premier League 1 - 2
2005 Portsmouth A Premier League 2 - 0
2016 Everton A Premier League 1 - 1
2017 Newcastle United A Premier League 2 - 0


          Notable Dates

1875 John Burton, half back 1900-1905, born.
1918 Roy White, half back 1940-1941, born.
1973 Paul Mahorn, forward 1992-1998, born.
1984 NIko Kranjcar, forward 2009-2012, born.
1997 Les Ferdinand scores his first goal for Tottenham.
2004 Spurs sign 20 year old striker Edson Sousa Silva from PSV Eindhoven.
2005 Defender Paul Stalteri, winger Wayne Routledge and midfielder Teemu Tainio all make their Tottenham debuts in an opening day win at Fratton Park.

Spurs' first Premier League win at Fratton Park.

First Spurs Premier League goals scored away to Portsmouth.

Fredi Kanoute appears in a Spurs shirt for the last time.

2011 Tottenham's opening day home fixture against Everton was postponed because of rioting the previous week in Tottenham, which left the local infrastructure seriously disrupted.
2016 Tottenham's opening day fixture against Everton at Goodison Park saw debuts for Victor Wanyama and Vincent Janssen.
2017 Kyle Walker-Peters makes his debut for Tottenham at right back in the season's opening day fixture.

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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