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Spurs Diary - November

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

Diary_Saul1.    SATURDAY

1893    We are found guilty of ‘professionalism’ by the London FA for giving Ernie Payne 10 shillings to buy a pair of football boots after he arrived for a game without his. We are suspended for two weeks and Payne for one.

1961    Frank Saul (pictured, right) celebrates his Euro debut with two goals in our 3-1 European Cup win at Feyenoord. Terry Dyson is also on target.

2.    SUNDAY

ASTON VILLA v SPURS, Barclays Premier League, at Villa Park, 4pm

Shaq Coulthirst’s 20th birthday.

1898    We return from Royal Engineers with a 6-2 win in the Thames and Medway League. Kenny McKay scores five.

2010    We beat Inter Milan 3-1 in the Champions League at White Hart Lane.

3.    MONDAY

1982    We go down 4-1 in the thick fog at Bayern Munich. As a result we go out of the Cup Winners’ Cup on a 5-2 aggregate.

2013    We draw 0-0 at Everton to go fourth in the table.


1980    Ossie Ardiles scores the winner as we knock out Arsenal in the League Cup fourth round at White Hart Lane.

2000    We return from Sunderland with a 2-1 win. Tim Sherwood and Chris Armstrong score.

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