the spurs almanac

august 15th

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

1953 Aston Villa H First Division 1 - 0
1965 Standard Liege (Belgium) Costa Del Sol Costa Del Sol Tournament Final 1 - 0
1966 Benfica (Portugal) Costa Del Sol Costa Del Sol Tournament Final 2 - 1
1970 West Ham United H First Division 2 - 2
1982 1FC Koln (Germany) Amsterdam Ajax 707 Tournament 3rd/4th place play-off 0 - 0
1987 Coventry City A First Division 1 - 2
1992 Southampton A Premier League 0 - 0
1998 Wimbledon A Premier League 1 - 3
2015 Stoke City H Premier League 2 - 2


          Notable Dates

1902 Bill Bann, full back 1923-1930, born.
1916 George Jeffrey, inside forward 1937-1938, born.
1920 Les Stevens, outside left 1940-1948, born.
1929 Derek King, centre half 1951-1955, born.
1961 Percy Austin, centre forward 1926-1928, dies.
1982 Johnnie Jackson, midfielder 2003-, born.
1987 Spurs were thrown up against the side that had beaten them just three months before in the FA Cup final.  This time however, Spurs had some new recruits in the team - Chris Fairclough and Johnny Metgod, who were both making their first appearance for Spurs.
1992 Midfielders Darren Anderton and Andy Turner both make their Spurs debuts on the first day of the Premier League.
1998 Paolo Tramezzani makes his Tottenham debut at full back.
2001 Holland visit White Hart Lane to play England in an international friendly match, which the Dutch won 2-0.
2015 Hugo Lloris makes his 100th Spurs Premier League appearance.

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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