the spurs almanac

december 30th

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

1893 Uxbridge A Friendly 0 - 1
1899 Millwall Athletic H Southern League 2 - 1
1905 Reading  H Southern League 1 - 0
1911 Everton H First Division 0 - 1
1916 Watford H (at Highbury) London Combination 3 - 0
1922 Middlesbrough A First Division 0 - 2
1933 Sheffield United H First Division 4 - 1
1939 Watford A Football League South Group A 1 - 6
1944 Portsmouth A Football League South 0 - 0
1950 Charlton Athletic H First Division 1 - 0
1961 Chelsea H First Division 5 - 2
1967 Fulham A First Division 2 - 1
1972 Wolverhampton Wanderers H League Cup Semi-Final 2L 2 - 2 (aet)
1978 Everton A First Division 1 - 1
1989 Nottingham Forest H First Division 2 - 3
1995 Blackburn Rovers A Premier League 1 - 2
2000 Ipswich Town A Premier League 0 - 3

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  17 7 3 7 25 26
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
9 6 1 2 20 10
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
8 1 2 5 5 16
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 0 0 0 0 0
             
             
Biggest win on this day

3-0   Watford  (London Combination)  (Home)  1916
4-1   Sheffield United  (First Division)  (Home)  1933
5-2   Chelsea  (First Division)  (Home)  1961

Biggest defeat on this day

1-6  Watford (Football League South) (Away)  1939

Biggest score-line on this day

1-6  Watford (Football League South) (Away)  1939
5-2   Chelsea  (First Division)  (Home)  1961

Last win on this day

1967  2-1  Fulham  (First Division) (Away)

Last draw on this day

1978  1-1  Everton  (First Division) (Away)

Last defeat on this day

2000  0-3  Ipswich Town  (Premier League) (Away)

Teams we have played on this day

Everton 2
Watford 2
Blackburn Rovers 1
Charlton Athletic 1
Chelsea 1
Fulham 1
Ipswich Town 1
Middlesbrough 1
Millwall Athletic 1
Nottingham Forest 1
Portsmouth 1
Reading 1
Sheffield United 1
Uxbridge 1
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1
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               Notable Dates

1905 Alex Glen gets his last Spurs goal.
1932 Leon Hyde, winger 1899-1902, dies.
1933 George Hunt equals the highest number of goals scored in a game against Sheffield United.
1939 Joe Allen, inside forward 1932-1933, born.

Spurs suffer their biggest away victory to Watford.

Smallest crowd for a visit to Watford = 2,000

1950 Prime Minister Clement Attlee attended this match.
1961 A Cliff Jones hat trick helps Spurs to a big win over Chelsea.
1967 Frank Saul makes his last Spurs appearance.
1972 Spurs needed extra time to go through to the Final of the League Cup for the second time.  

Graeme Souness sold to Middlesbrough.

1977 Kazuyuki Toda,  midfielder 2003-, born.
1989 Gary Stevens appears in a Spurs shirt for the last time.

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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