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Spurs Diary - March

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

1    SUNDAY

Diary_IversenCHELSEA v SPURS, Capital One Cup Final, at Wembley, 4pm, COME ON YOU SPURS!

1902    We win the Dewar Shield, beating Corinthians 5-2. The competition later becomes the Charity Shield.

1997    Ronnie Rosenthal’s great night at Southampton. Trailing 2-0 in an FA Cup fifth round replay, substitute Ron inspires us to a 6-2 win after extra time, scoring three in the process.

2    MONDAY

1946    We beat Chelsea 4-2 in a White Hart Lane friendly. George Foreman scores twice for us.

1993    We go down 6-0 at Sheffield United in the Premier League!

3    TUESDAY

1928    Manager Billy Minter introduces a training regime that includes long walks across snow covered fields in preparation for our fifth round FA Cup tie at Huddersfield. As a result all our players go into the game with heavy colds – and we lose 6-1! We are also relegated at the end of the season.

1973    We win the League Cup, beating Norwich City 1-0 at Wembley.

4    WEDNESDAY

SPURS v SWANSEA CITY, Barclays Premier League, at White Hart Lane, 7.45pm

Erik Lamela’s 23rd birthday.

1997    Steffen Iversen (pictured above, right) scores a hat-trick at Sunderland. We win 4-0 with Allan Nielsen also on target.

5    THURSDAY

Nathan Oduwa’s 19th birthday.

1921    We beat Aston Villa by a single Jimmy Banks goal at the Lane, on the way to ultimate FA Cup success.

1938    A record 75,038 White Hart Lane crowd watches our FA Cup quarter-final tie with Sunderland.



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