the spurs almanac

december 5th

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

1891 Minerva A Middlesex Senior Cup R2 0 - 2
1896 Reading A Southern League 1 - 3
1898 Kettering Town H United League 3 - 0
1900 Swindon Town A Western League 1 - 0
1903 Luton Town A Southern League 2 - 3
1908 Fulham A Second Division 3 - 2
1910 Fulham

Stamford Bridge

London FA Charity Cup Final 2 - 1
1914 Blackburn Rovers H First Division 0 - 4
1925 Aston Villa H First Division 2 - 2
1931 Bradford City H Second Division 1 - 5
1936 Coventry City A Second Division 0 - 1
1942 Queens Park Rangers H Football League South 6 - 0
1953 Wolverhampton Wanderers H First Division 2 - 3
1959 Blackburn Rovers H First Division 2 - 1
1964 Sheffield Wednesday H First Division 3 - 2
1970 Manchester United H First Division 2 - 2
1981 Coventry City H First Division 1 - 2
1984 Sunderland H League Cup R4 1 - 2
1987 Brentford A Friendly 0 - 0
1992 Chelsea H Premier League 1 - 2
1998 Liverpool H Premier League 2 - 1
2006 Middlesbrough H Premier League 2 - 1
2015 West Bromwich Albion A Premier League 1 - 1
2018 Southampton H Premier League 3 - 1

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  24 10 4 10 41 41
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
15 7 2 6 31 28
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
8 2 2 4 8 12
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
1 1 0 0 2 1
             
             
Biggest win on this day

6-0   Queens Park Rangers  (Football League South)  (Home)  1942

Biggest defeat on this day

0-4  Blackburn Rovers (First Division) (Home)  1914
 

Biggest score-line on this day

1-5  Bradford City (Second Division) (Home)  1931
6-0   Queens Park Rangers  (Football League South)  (Home)  1942
Last win on this day

2018  3-1  Southampton  (Premier League) (Home)

Last draw on this day

2015  1-1  West Bromwich Albion  (Premier League) (Away)

Last defeat on this day

1992  2-1  Chelsea  (Premier League) (Home)

Teams we have played on this day

Blackburn Rovers 2
Coventry City 2
Fulham 2
Aston Villa 1
Bradford City 1
Brentford 1
Chelsea 1
Kettering Town 1
Liverpool 1
Luton Town 1
Manchester United 1
Minerva 1
Middlesbrough 1
Queens Park Rangers 1
Reading 1
Sheffield Wednesday 1
Southampton 1
Sunderland 1
Swindon Town 1
West Bromwich Albion 1
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1
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              Notable Dates

1896 Tottenham's first match against Reading.  

James Mair, half back, makes his debut. 

William Fleming plays his last Spurs match.

1900 Jimmy Dimmock, outside left 1918-1931, born.
1914 Spurs biggest home defeat by Blackburn Rovers.
1931 Biggest home defeat by Bradford City.
1944 Biggest home win over Queens Park Rangers.
1948 Terry Naylor, defender 1969-1980, born.
1964 Roy Low makes his debut at half back.
1971  Ian Hendon, defender 1989-1993, born.
1992 Sol Campbell comes on as a substitute to make his debut and scores once playing as a forward.
1996 Steffen Iversen signs for Spurs from Rosenborg BK for 2.7 million.
2006 Teemu Tainio makes his 200th career league appearance.
2018 Tottenham's third goal by Heung-Min Son was their 50th home goal against Southampton in the Premier League.

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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