the spurs almanac

october 24th

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

1885 Westminster Rovers H Friendly 3 - 1
1891 Clapton H Friendly 1 - 2
1896 Royal Ordnance A Southern League 2 - 1
1903 Brighton & Hove Albion H Southern League 2 - 2
1904 West Ham United H Western League 0 - 1
1908 Glossop North End A Second Division 1 - 1
1914 Aston Villa H First Division 0 - 2
1931 Plymouth Argyle H Second Division 0 - 1
1936 Swansea Town A Second Division 1 - 2
1942 Portsmouth A Football League South 0 - 1
1953 Manchester City H First Division 3 - 0
1955 Plymouth Argyle A Friendly 0 - 0
1959 Nottingham Forest H First Division 2 - 1
1960 Army XI H Friendly 3 - 5
1962 Manchester United H First Division 6 - 2
1964 Chelsea H First Division 1 - 1
1970 Stoke City H First Division 3 - 0
1973 Aberdeen A UEFA Cup R2 1L 1 - 1
1981 Brighton & Hove Albion H First Division 0 - 1
1984 Club Brugge (Belgium) A UEFA Cup R2 1L 1 - 2
1987 Nottingham Forest A First Division 0 - 3
1998 Newcastle United H Premier League 2 - 0
2009 Stoke City H Premier League 0 - 1
2013 FC Sheriff (Moldova) A Europa League Group K 2 - 0
2018 PSV Eindhoven (Holland) A Champions League Group B 2 - 2

 

Games on this day in Tottenham Hotspur's history

TOTAL Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
  25 8 6 11 36 24
Home  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
15 6 2 7 26 11
Away  Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
10 2 4 4 10 13
Neutral Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
0 0 0 0 0 0
             
             
Biggest win on this day

6-2  Manchester United  (First Division) (Home)  1962

Biggest defeat on this day

0-3  Nottingham Forest (First Division) (Away)  1987

Biggest score-line on this day

3-5  Army XI (Friendly) (Home)  1960
6-2  Manchester United  (First Division) (Home)  1962

Last win on this day

2-0  2003  FC Sherriff (Moldova)  (Europa League) (Away)

Last draw on this day

2-2  2018  PSV Eindhoven (Holland)  (Champions League) (Away)

Last defeat on this day

1-1  1973  Aberdeen (UEFA Cup) (Away)

Teams we have played on this day

Brighton & Hove Albion 2
Nottingham Forest 2
Plymouth Argyle 2
Stoke City 2
Aberdeen 1
Army XI 1
Aston Villa 1
Chelsea 1
Club Brugge (Belgium) 1
Clapton 1
Glossop North End 1
Manchester City 1
Manchester United/Newton Heath 1
Newcastle United 1
PSV Eindhoven (Holland) 1
Portsmouth 1
Royal Ordnance 1
FC Sheriff (Moldova) 1
Swansea City/Swansea Town 1
West Ham United/Thames Ironworks 1
Westminster Rovers 1
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               Notable Dates

1876 Tom Soulsby, winger 1901-1902, born.
1903 First game against Brighton & Hove Albion under that name.
1921 Ted Ditchburn, goalkeeper 1939-59, born.
1962 Jimmy Greaves scores a hat-trick in a match which saw the highest total of goals between Manchester United and Spurs.

In this match Spurs scored their 2,000th First Division goal.

1970 Jimmy Neighbour makes his wing debut for the club.
1987 Joint highest margin for a home defeat to Nottingham Forest.

In the evening, Frank Bruno took the Heavyweight championship at White Hart Lane by stopping Joe Bugner in round 8 in front of a 35,000 crowd, which was the biggest single event in British boxing at the time.

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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