the spurs almanac

december 31st

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

1887 St. Martin's H Friendly 3 - 0
1897 Swindon Town A Southern League 3 - 4
1904 Fulham A Southern League 0 - 1
1910 Sheffield Wednesday A First Division 1 - 2
1921 Preston North End H First Division 5 - 0
1927 Birmingham A First Division 2 - 3
1932 Charlton Athletic A Second Division 3 - 0
1938 Coventry City A Second Division 0 - 4
1949 Cardiff City H Second Division 2 - 0
1955 Charlton Athletic A First Division 2 - 1
1960 Blackburn Rovers H First Division 5 - 2
1966 Newcastle United H First Division 4 - 0
1977 Blackburn Rovers H Second Division 4 - 0
1983 West Ham United A First Division 1 - 4
1988 Newcastle United H First Division 2 - 0
1994 Coventry City A Premier League 4 - 0
2011 Swansea City A Premier League 1 - 1

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  17 10 1 6 42 22
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
7 7 0 0 25 2
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
10 3 1 6 17 20
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 0 0 0 0 0
             
             
Biggest win on this day

5-0  Preston North End  (First Division)  (Home)  1922

Biggest defeat on this day

0-4  Coventry City  (Second Division) (Away)  1938

Biggest score-line on this day

3-4  Fulham  (Southern League)  (Away)  1904
5-2  Blackburn Rovers  (First Division)  (Home)  1960

Last win on this day

1994  4-0  Coventry City  (Premier League) (Away)

Last draw on this day

2011  1-1  Swansea City  (Premier League) (Away)

Last defeat on this day

1983  1-4  West Ham United  (First Division) (Away)

Teams we have played on this day

Blackburn Rovers 2
Charlton Athletic 2
Coventry City 2
Newcastle United 2
Birmingham 1
Cardiff City 1
Fulham 1
Preston North End 1
Sheffield Wednesday 1
St. Martin's 1
Swansea City 1
Swindon Town 1
West Ham United 1

 

               Notable Dates

1894 Jack Elkes, inside forward and centre half 1923-1929, born.
1898 John Cameron scores a hat trick against Swindon Town equalling the most goals in a game for Spurs against the Robins.
1908 Jimmy Brown, inside forward 1936-1937, born.
1910 Ellis Crompton makes his debut at centre forward.
1921 Equal biggest home win against Preston North End.
1927 Jimmy Armstrong (forward) and Percy Austin (centre forward) make their debuts.  For Austin, it was his only Spurs game.
1949 Billy Rees scores his first Spurs goal.
1966 Charlie Hewitt, inside forward 1906-1907, dies.
1977 Defender Terry Naylor makes his 200th League appearance.
1980 Billy Cook, inside forward 1929-1931, dies.
1983 Simon Webster plays his last game for the club.
1984 Jamie Slabber, forward 2003-2005, born.
1997 Cameron Carter-Vickers, defender 2016- , born.
2011 Spurs finish 2011 with a point at the Liberty Stadium, leaving them as the top London side for the first time since 1995.

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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