the spurs almanac

march 21st

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

1885 Remington A Friendly Unknown
1895 Old Carthusians A London Charity Cup R2 0 - 3
1896 Manchester Regiment H Friendly 8 - 0
1903 Luton Town A Southern League 0 - 3
1904 West Ham United A London League 1 - 0
1906 Plymouth Argyle A Western League 0 - 0
1908 Bristol Rovers H Southern League 1 - 2
1913 West Bromwich Albion H First Division 3 - 1
1914 Newcastle United H First Division 0 - 0
1925 Blackburn Rovers A First Division 1 - 1
1931 Swansea Town A Second Division 2 - 1
1936 Swansea Town A Second Division 1 - 1
1942 Reading A London War Cup 2 - 1
1953 Blackpool Villa Park FA Cup Semi-Final 1 - 2
1956 Bolton Wanderers A First Division 2 - 3
1959 Manchester City H First Division 3 - 1
1962 Benfica (Portugal) A European Cup Semi-Final 1L 1 - 3
1964 Manchester United H First Division 2 - 3
1970 Coventry City H First Division 1 - 2
1972 Unizale Textile Arad (Romania) H UEFA Cup R4 2L 1 - 1
1973 Vitoria Setubal (Portugal) A UEFA Cup R4 2L 1 - 2
1981 Aston Villa H First Division 2 - 0
1984 FK Austria Vienna (Austria) A UEFA Cup R4 2L 2 - 2
1990 Liverpool H First Division 1 - 0
1992 Liverpool A First Division 1 - 2
1999 Leicester City Wembley League Cup Final 1 - 0
2009 Chelsea H Premier League 1 - 0
2012 Stoke City H Premier League 1 - 1
2015 Leicester City H Premier League 4 - 3

 

           Notable Dates

1906 Alf Whyman plays his first Spurs match at outside left.
1908 Equal biggest margin on defeat in a home game against Bristol Rovers.

Alf Whyman plays his last Spurs match.

1936 Half back Frank Grice makes his debut.
1953 For the second time at the same ground, Blackpool denied Spurs an appearance in the FA Cup Final.  A last minute Alf Ramsey back-pass was intercepted and Blackpool scored in the very last seconds to take them on to the famous "Matthews Cup Final" against Bolton Wanderers.
1959 Dave Mackay makes his first Spurs appearance at half back.
1961 Garry O'Reilly, defender 1979-1984, born.
1964

Midfielder Alan Mullery makes his Spurs debut.

Laurie Brown scores the first goal of his Spurs career.

1970 Martin Peters makes his debut and scores once from a midfield position.

David Jenkins makes his last appearance for Tottenham.

1973 Stuart Nethercott, defender 1991-1998, born.
1999 Allan Nielsen's last gasp goal (and his last for the club) gives ten man Spurs the League Cup for the third time.  The dramatic win came after Justin Edinburgh had been sent off and in a deadly dull game, the Dane's winner at the death being the high point.
2009 Aaron Lennon makes his 150th career league appearance.

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.

Back to homepage