the spurs almanac

december 8th

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

1883 Leyton Rovers A Friendly 1 - 3
1888 Upton Excelsior H Friendly 3 - 3
1894 Crusaders H London Charity Cup R1 4 - 2
1900 Millwall Athletic A Western League 1 - 1
1902 London FA H Friendly 2 - 2
1906 Corinthians H Friendly 5 - 0
1913 Crystal Palace Highbury London FA Charity Cup Final 1 - 2
1917 Queens Park Rangers H (at Homerton) London Combination 0 - 1
1923 West Bromwich Albion A First Division 1 - 4
1928 Chelsea A Second Division 1 - 1
1930 West Ham United A Friendly 2 - 1
1934 Stoke City H First Division 3 - 2
1945 Millwall A Football League South 2 - 3
1950 Blackpool A First Division 0 - 1
1956 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 2 - 2
1958 Bucharest Select XI (Rumania) H Friendly 4 - 2
1962 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 0 - 1
1964 Leytonstone A Friendly 5 - 0
1971 Rapid Bucharest (Rumania) H UEFA Cup R3 1L 3 - 0
1973 Stoke City H First Division 2 - 1
1979 Bristol City A First Division 3 - 1
1984 Newcastle United H First Division 3 - 1
1990 Sunderland H First Division 3 - 3
2001 Charlton Athletic A Premier League 1 - 3
2002 West Bromwich Albion H Premier League 3 - 1
2018 Leicester City A Premier League 2 - 0

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  26 12 6 8 57 41
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
13 8 4 1 37 20
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
12 4 2 6 19 19
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
1 0 0 1 1 2
             
             
Biggest win on this day

5-0   Corinthians  (Friendly)  (Home)  1906
5-0   Leytonstone  (Friendly)  (Away)  1964

Biggest defeat on this day

1-4  West Bromwich Albion (First Division) (Away)  1923

Biggest score-line on this day

3-3  Upton Excelsior (Friendly)  (Home)  1888
4-2  Crusaders (London Charity Cup)  (Home)  1894
4-2  Bucharest Select XI  (Friendly)  (Home)  1958
3-3  Sunderland  (First Division)  (Home)  1990

Last win on this day

2018  2-0  Leicester City  (Premier League) (Away)

Last draw on this day

1990  3-3  Sunderland  (First Division)  (Home)

Last defeat on this day

2001  1-3  Charlton Athletic  (Premier League) (Away)

Teams we have played on this day

West Bromwich Albion 3
Millwall/Millwall Athletic 2
Stoke City 2
Blackpool 1
Bolton Wanderers 1
Bristol City 1
Bucharest Select XI (Rumania) 1
Charlton Athletic 1
Chelsea 1
Corinthians 1
Crusaders 1
Crystal Palace 1
Leicester City 1
Leyton Rovers 1
Leytonstone 1
London FA 1
Newcastle United 1
Queens Park Rangers 1
Rapid Bucharest (Rumania) 1
Sunderland 1
Upton Excelsior 1
West Ham United 1
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              Notable Dates

1888 Bill Jacques, goalkeeper 1914-1923, born.
1900

Tommy Roe, forward 1925-1927, born.

1913

Jimmy Bauchop makes his last appearance for Tottenham.

1934

Walter Bellamy scores for the last time for Spurs.

1954 Tottenham complete the signing of Danny Blanchflower from Aston Villa.
1973 Ray Evans scores his first Spurs goal.
1979 Biggest away win at Bristol City.

Paul Miller scores his first goal in a Spurs shirt.

2002

First Premier League meeting with West Bromwich Albion.

2018 Dele Alli scores his 50th goal for Spurs (which was almost an action replay of his first at Leicester City).

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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