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Seven wins on the trot - the facts, Club history

Posted on 17 April 2017  - 09:30

Our fine win against Bournemouth on Saturday marked our seventh-successive victory - a Club record in the Premier League and the joint-second best sequence in our league history going back to 1908.

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Mousa Dembele, Heung-Min Son, Harry Kane and Vincent Janssen scored the goals as the team lit up the Lane again. We remain unbeaten at home in the Premier League this season, winning 15 of our 17 league games.

The win took us to seven straight in the Premier League for the first time, having previously reached six wins on three occasions.

CONSECUTIVE WINS - PREMIER LEAGUE

7 wins – Feb 26, 2017 to April 15, 2017
6 wins – Dec 14, 2016 to Jan 21, 2017
6 wins – Jan 16 to Mar 2, 2016
6 wins – October 23 to December 3, 2011
5 wins -  January 30 to February 27, 1993
5 wins – November 28 to December 26, 2004
5 wins – February 21 to April 1, 2007
5 wins – February 21 to March 27, 2010

SEVEN ON THE SPIN, 2017 - THE MATCHES

1 - Feb 26, 2017 - 4-0 v Stoke - Kane 3, Dele
2 - Mar 5, 2017 - 3-2 v Everton - Kane 2, Dele
3 - Mar 19, 2017 - 2-1 v Southampton - Eriksen, Dele
4 - Apr 1, 2017 - 2-0 v Burnley - Dier, Son
5 - Apr 5, 2017 - 3-1 v Swansea - Dele, Son, Eriksen
6 - Apr 8, 2017 - 4-0 v Watford - Son 2, Dele, Dier
7 - Apr 15, 2017 - 4-0 v Bournemouth - Dembele, Son, Kane, Janssen

ALL-TIME CLUB RECORD

The record number of consecutive league wins for the Club is held by Bill Nicholson's team of 1960, starting with the last two matches of the 1959-60 season and continuing in style in 1960-61, the 11 straight wins at the start of that campaign remains a record for the top flight in English football and paved the way for the 'double' that season of First Division title and FA Cup.

Club record – 13 wins, April 23 to October 1, 1960 - old Division One (Div 1)

7 wins – Feb 26, 2017 to April 15, 2017 - Premier League (PL)
7 wins – August 30, 1919 to September 27, 1919 - old Division Two (Div 2)
7 wins – Aug 31 1949 to Oct 1, 1949 - Div 2
7 wins – Oct 29 49 to Dec 10, 1949 - Div 2
7 wins – March 22 to May 3, 1967 - Div 1
6 wins – December 26, 1962 to March 16, 1963 - Div 1
6 wins – March 21 to April 21, 1990 - Div 1
6 wins – Oct 23 to Dec 3, 2011 - PL
6 wins – Jan 16 to Mar 2, 2016 - PL
6 wins – Dec 14, 2016 to Jan 21, 2017 - PL

MEANWHILE...

Saturday's win against Bournemouth also made it 12 successive home wins in the league - matching the Club's second best run ever.

CONSECUTIVE LEAGUE HOME WINS - STATS

14 wins - Division One, 1986-87/1987-88 - started against Aston Villa on January 24, 1987 through to Sheffield Wednesday on October 3, 1987. The run was ended by defeat against Arsenal on October 18, 1987.

12 wins - Premier League - 2016-17 - our current run started with the 3-2 thriller against West Ham on November 19, 2016.

12 wins - Division Two, 1919-20 - this run began against Leicester City on September 1, 1919 through to Stockport on January 17, 1920. It was ended by a draw against Blackpool on February 14, 1920.