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Spurs Diary - December

Looking ahead and back on events on the same day in years gone by.


1    MONDAY

1937    Stanley Matthews scores three as England beat Czechoslovakia 5-4 at White Hart Lane. It is Matthews’ only career hat-trick.

2012    Jermain Defoe scores our 100th goal at Craven Cottage where we beat Fulham 3-0.

Diary_Vlad2    TUESDAY

1941    Mike England born in Greenfield, North Wales. He would join us from Blackburn Rovers in 1966.

2006    We play our first ever game at the Emirates – and lose 3-0!

3    WEDNESDAY

CHELSEA v SPURS, Barclays Premier League, at Stamford Bridge, 7.45pm

Cristian Ceballos’ 22nd birthday

1994    Teddy Sheringham nets a hat-trick in our 4-2 home win over Newcastle United.

2011    We beat Bolton Wanderers 3-0 at the Lane.

4    THURSDAY

1965    Frank Saul is sent off at Burnley – the first Spurs player to be dismissed in a League game since 1928. Eddie Clayton is our goalscorer in the 1-1 draw.

2013    Vlad Chiriches (pictured above, right) scores his first Spurs goal in our 2-1 win at Fulham.

5    FRIDAY

Grant Ward’s 20th birthday.

1900    Jimmy Dimmock born in Edmonton. He would join us as an amateur in 1916 and score the winner in the 1921 FA Cup Final.

1996    Steffen Iversen signs from Rosenborg.



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