the spurs almanac

may 21st

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

1905 Slavia Prague (Yugoslavia) A Friendly 8 - 1
1911 Eintracht FC (Germany) A (Brunswick) Friendly 4 - 1
1914 St. Gallen (Switzerland) A Friendly 3 - 0
1925 Berne (Switzerland) A Friendly 5 - 0
1929 Pick of Malta A Friendly 5 - 1
1941 Arsenal A London War Cup Section B 3 - 0
1950 Wacker Club (Germany) A (Berlin) Friendly 5 - 2
1966 Glasgow Celtic N (Toronto) Friendly 0 - 1
1974 Feyenoord (Holland) H UEFA Cup Final 1L 2 - 2
1995 Kitchee/Eastern XI (Hong Kong) N (Hong Kong) Friendly 7 - 2
2017 Hull City A Premier League 7 - 1


Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  11 9 1 1 49 11
Home Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
1 0 1 0 2 2
Away Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
8 8 0 0 40 6
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
2 1 0 1 7 3
Biggest win on this day

8-1   Slavia Prague  (Friendly) (Away)  1905

Biggest defeat on this day

0-1  Glasgow Celtic (Friendly) (Toronto)  1966

Biggest score-line on this day

8-1  Slavia Prague  (Friendly) (Away)  1905
7-2  Kitchee Eastern XI  (Friendly) (Hong Kong)  1995

Last win on this day

2017  7-1  Hull City (Premier League) (Away)

Last draw on this day

1974  2-2  Feyenoord (UEFA Cup Final 1st leg) (Home)

Last defeat on this day

1966  0-1  Glasgow Celtic (Friendly) (Toronto)

Teams we have played on this day

Arsenal 1
Berne (Switzerland) 1
Eintracht FC (Germany) 1
Feyenoord (Holland) 1
Glasgow Celtic 1
Hull City 1
Kitchee/Eastern XI (Hong Kong) 1
Pick of Malta 1
St. Gallen (Switzerland) 1
Slavia Prague (Yugoslavia) 1
Wacker Club (Germany) 1


                Notable Dates

1940 Billy Minter, inside forward 1907-1926, dies.
1941 The score-line equalled Tottenham's biggest away win over Arsenal.
1967 Cyril Spiers, goalkeeper 1927-1932, dies.
1969 Brian Statham, defender 1987-1992, born.
1974 Spurs were in their second UEFA Cup final and with the second leg being away, they needed to get a good lead to take to Holland.  Mike England headed Spurs ahead, but the Dutch hit back before half-time.  Spurs once again took the lead with England involved, although the final touch appeared to come off van Daele, but once again Feyenoord brought the scores level with just four minutes remaining on the clock.  The Dutch side featured some famous names including Wim van Hanegem, who scored the first with a stunning free-kick.
2010 Kenny Flint, winger 1947-1950, dies.
2017 Biggest away win over Hull City and highest number of goals in a match between the two sides.

Tottenham record their biggest away win and the biggest ever away win in Premier League history.

Tottenham's 400th Premier League win.

The first goal in the game, scored by Harry Kane, was Tottenham's 1,400th 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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