the spurs almanac

august 30th

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

1919 Coventry City A Second Division 5 - 0
1920 Derby County A First Division 2 - 2
1924 Bolton Wanderers H First Division 3 - 0
1926 Sheffield Wednesday H First Division 7 - 3
1930 Reading H Second Division 7 - 1
1937 Burnley H Second Division 4 - 0
1941 Watford H London War League 5 - 0
1947 Sheffield Wednesday H Second Division 5 - 1
1948 Coventry City H Second Division 4 - 0
1952 Newcastle United A First Division 1 - 1
1954 Wolverhampton Wanderers A First Division 2 - 4
1958 Blackburn Rovers A First Division 0 - 5
1969 Ipswich Town H First Division 3 - 2
1972 Newcastle United A First Division 1 - 0
1975 Norwich City H First Division 2 - 2
1980 Arsenal A First Division 0 - 2
1986 Manchester City H First Division 1 - 0
1992 Ipswich Town A Premier League 1 - 1
1994 Ipswich Town A Premier League 3 - 1
1995 West Ham United A Premier League 1 - 1
1997 Arsenal A Premier League 0 - 0
2003 Fulham H Premier League 0 - 3


          Notable Dates

1910 Ollie Burton's last game for Tottenham.
1919 Spurs debuts for half back Bert Smith, forward Alex Lindsay and forward Jimmy Chipperfield, who scored twice in the match.

Tottenham's first meeting with Coventry City.

Tottenham's biggest away win over the Sky Blues.

1926 The highest total of goals in a game between Spurs
1924 A Spurs debut for goalkeeper Bill Hinton.
1930 Centre half Alf Messer and full backs Bert Lyons and Bert Hodgkinson make their first appearances in a Spurs shirt.

Spurs biggest home win over Reading.

Ted Harper scores five goals in the match, the most by a Spurs player against Reading.

1937 Tottenham's smallest home crowd for a visit from Burnley = 14,089

Johnny Morrison scores a hat trick to help Spurs to a 4-0 win.

1941 George Ludford scores a hat trick in Spurs' win over the Hornets.
1947 Both Johnny Jordan (twice) and Len Duquemin (once) score on their first appearances for the club.
1948 Spurs' biggest home win against the Sky Blues.
1958 Goalkeeper John Hollowbread plays his first game in the club's colours.

Spurs' equal biggest margin of defeat in an away game against Blackburn Rovers.

1972 Joe Kinnear scores his last goal for Spurs.
1975 Midfielder Glenn Hoddle and defender Ian Smith make their debuts for Spurs.
1980 Goalkeeper Mark Kendall plays his last game in a Tottenham shirt.
1986 Winger John Chiedozie plays his last game for the club.
1992 Teddy Sheringham makes his first appearances in a Spurs shirt.

Jason Cundy scores his only goal for Spurs with a shot-cum-tackle from the halfway line.

1994 Ilie Dumitrescu scores his first Spurs goal.
2002 Oyvind Leonhardsen leaves to join Aston Villa.
2003 Fulham's first Premier League win at White Hart Lane.

Jamie Redknapp's 350th career league appearance.

2004 Calum Davenport signs for Spurs from Coventry City for 1.1 million (rising to 3 million depending on appearances)
2008 Spurs sign Roman Pavlyuchenko from Spartak Moscow for 14 million.
2013 Tottenham sign Erik Lamela for a club record 30 million from AS Roma, as well as Vlad Chiriches from Steaua Bucharesti for 9 million and Denmark and Ajax mifielder Christian Eriksen for 11.5 million.
2017 Tottenham sign Juan Foyth for 8 million from Estudiantes.

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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