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Results (Tottenham's score shown first)
(match reports accessible by clicking on opponent's name, where available)
|1947||West Bromwich Albion||A||Second Division||0 - 1|
|1948||Coventry City||A||Second Division||0 - 2|
|1950||Bolton Wanderers||A||First Division||4 - 1|
|1952||West Bromwich Albion||H||First Division||3 - 4|
|1958||Blackpool||H||First Division||2 - 3|
|1961||West Ham United||H||First Division||2 - 2|
|1967||Everton||H||First Division||1 - 1|
|1969||Crystal Palace||A||First Division||2 - 0|
|1972||Birmingham City||H||First Division||2 - 0|
|1975||Liverpool||A||First Division||2 - 3|
|1978||Aston Villa||H||First Division||1 - 4|
|1980||Brighton & Hove Albion||H||First Division||2 - 2|
|1986||Aston Villa||A||First Division||3 - 0|
|1995||Aston Villa||H||Premier League||0 - 1|
|1997||Derby County||H||Premier League||1 - 0|
|2003||Leeds United||H||Premier League||2 - 1|
|2008||Sunderland||H||Premier League||1 - 2|
|2009||West Ham United||A||Premier League||2 - 1|
Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history
Biggest win on this day
Wanderers (First Division)
Biggest defeat on this day
1-4 Aston Villa (First Division) (Home) 1978
Biggest score-line on this day
3-4 West Bromwich Albion (First Division) (Home) 1952
Last win on this day
2009 2-0 West Ham United (Premier League) (Away)
Last draw on this day
1980 2-2 Brighton & Hove Albion (First Division) (Home)
Last defeat on this day
2008 1-2 Sunderland (Premier League) (Home)
Teams we have played on this day
|1905||John Blair, inside forward 1925-1928, born.|
|1943||Frank Saul, forward 1959-1968, born.|
|1947||Jack Chisholm makes his Spurs debut at centre half.|
|1950||Peter Murphy plays his first game for Spurs in the forward line and scores once in Spurs' biggest away win over the Trotters.|
|1952||Lycurgus Burrows, full back
Alan Grubb on the right wing and Les Dicker on the left wing make their debuts.
|1961||Gary Mabbutt, defender/midfield 1982-1998, born.
Jimmy Collins makes his inside forward debut for Tottenham.
|1970||Jimmy Anderson, former Spurs player, coach and manager 1908-1958, died.|
|1972||Birmingham City turn up at Tottenham wearing a bizarre away shirt. It consisted of the shirt being divided into three sections - the left side was black, the centre stripe running vertically was yellow and the right side red !!|
Moores plays his last game in a Spurs shirt in Villa's biggest win at
White Hart Lane.
The match was the first at home for Ossie Ardiles and Ricardo Villa and they were welcomed in a hail of tickertape (or more realistically, ripped up newspaper). Much was expected, but little achieved on a night when Villa (of the Aston kind) took the honours with a convincing win. The huge crowd that crammed into the ground left wondering how much impact the Argentinians might make.
|1986||Richard Gough and Mitchell Thomas make their Spurs debuts alongside each
other in defence.
Clive Allen claims all three goals in the win at Villa Park, with his third being his 100th League career goal.
|1997||Jose Dominguez makes his first appearance for Spurs on the wing.|
Kanoute scored for Spurs after coming on as a substitute for his first
appearance for the club.
Bobby Zamora makes his first start for Tottenham.
Glenn Hoddle's 100th match in charge of Spurs.
Mauricio Taricco scores his last Spurs goal to mark his 100th total league appearance.
Simon Davies makes his 100th Spurs appearance in all matches and brings his total league appearances to 150.
|2009||Jermain Defoe's goal was his 50th goal for Tottenham in his 150th Premier League match for Spurs.|
Spurs sign defender Davinson
Sanchez from Ajax for a club record £42 million.
The club also sign goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton for an undisclosed fee.
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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