the spurs almanac

may 18th

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

1925 Lausanne (Switzerland) A Friendly 6 - 1
1929 Royal Navy Malta Friendly 1 - 0
1933 Jersey A Friendly 5 - 1
1935 Guernsey A Friendly 5 - 0
1940 Southampton A Friendly 3 - 3
1950 Tennis-Borussia (Germany) Berlin Friendly 2 - 0
1955 FC Vasas (Hungary) Budapest Friendly 2 - 4
1963 Nottingham Forest A First Division 1 - 1
1965 DWS Club (Holland) Amsterdam Friendly 0 - 1
1978 FC Karlstad (Sweden) A Friendly 4 - 1
1984 West Ham United A Pat Holland Testimonial 1 - 4
1991 Nottingham Forest Wembley FA Cup Final 2 - 1 (aet)
2017 Leicester City A Premier League 6 - 1


          Notable Dates

1940 Johnny Morrison scores a hat trick against the Saints and his third was his last goal for Tottenham.
1959 George Maddison, goalkeeper 1922-1924, dies.
1991 Tottenham did things the hard way in winning this game in extra time, having their star player removed through injury, but it could easily have been through a red card and then having a perfectly good goal ruled out and a penalty saved.  With the game going into extra time, it was left to former Spurs junior, Des Walker to net an won goal for Spurs to take the trophy.
2017 Spurs record their biggest away win over Leicester City.

Harry Kane's four goals made him the first player since Jimmy Greaves in 1968-69 to score four hat-tricks in a season.

It also equalled the biggest win over the previous season's champions (Manchester City beat Manchester United 6-1)

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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