Spurs Diary - July
01 July 2016|Tottenham Hotspur
Looking ahead and back on events on the same day in years gone by.
2004 Jacques Santini takes over as Spurs manager.
2011 Goalkeeper Brad Friedel signs from Aston Villa.
Danny Rose’s (pictured, above) 26th birthday.
1994 Our 12 point deduction is halved by an FA tribunal but our fine is more than doubled and we remain banned from the FA Cup. We announce a further appeal.
1995 Our players return from Rudar Velenje after a 2-1 win – our only triumph in the InterToto Cup.
1959 Graham Roberts born in Southampton. Happy birthday, Robbo!
2012 Andre Villas-Boas appointed as our Head Coach.
1966 John Scales (pictured, below) born in Harrogate. The England international would join us from Liverpool in 1996.
2012 Gylfi Sigurdsson signs from 1899 Hoffenheim.
1982 Ossie Ardiles agrees move to Paris St Germain on loan.
2007 Younes Kaboul moves from Auxerre to Spurs.
1993 New manager Ossie Ardiles adds Steve Perryman and Pat Jennings to his coaching staff.
2013 Brazilian international Paulinho signs from Corinthians.
1963 Our former amateur centre-half Allan Leach-Lewis dies. He made his Spurs debut in April, 1904.
2007 We win 3-1 at Stevenage Borough where Robbie Keane (penalty), Darren Bent and Adel Taarabt all score.
1980 Robbie Keane (pictured, below) born in Dublin. Happy birthday Keano!
1990 Jurgen Klinsmann collects a World Cup winners’ medal after Germany beat Argentina in Rome thanks to a late Andreas Brehme penalty.
2004 Pedro Mendes signs from Porto.
2005 Aaron Lennon plays his first Spurs game in our 3-0 win at Stevenage. Teemu Tainio, Tom Huddlestone and Wayne Routledge also make their debuts.
1867 George Leach born in Malta and would join us from Brighton and Hove Albion in April, 1905. He also played regular county cricket for Sussex.
1978 Argentina World Cup winners Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa sign from Huracan and Racing Club respectively.
2002 Teenage midfielder Jonathan Blondel arrives at the Lane after signing from Mouscron Excelsior.
2008 Jake Livermore joins Crewe on loan but is soon back at the Lane after suffering a fractured fibula in a pre-season friendly.
1956 Tony Galvin born in Huddersfield and would join us from Goole Town in January, 1978. Happy birthday, Tony!
2011 Young Spanish forward Cristian Ceballos signs for the club.
1944 Cyril Knowles (pictured, below) born in Fitzwilliam. Sadly he would die in Middlesbrough in August, 1991, at the age of 46.
2001 Steffen Freund scores for Spurs at Stevenage where we win 8-1. Gus Poyet hits three.
1976 Keith Burkinshaw appointed manager following Terry Neill’s departure.
1984 Future Moroccan international Mounir El Hamdaoui born in Rotterdam and would move to Spurs from Excelsior in January, 2005.
2004 Sean Davis makes his debut in our 2-2 draw with FC Copenhagen in Gothenburg. Dean Richards and Jermain Defoe score.
2009 We return from Exeter City with a 3-0 pre-season friendly win. Jamie O’Hara, Aaron Lennon and Darren Bent all score.
Mousa Dembele’s 29th birthday.
1993 We win 4-2 at Shelbourne. Teddy Sheringham is among our goalscorers in Dublin.
2003 A 2-2 draw with Boca Juniors on our way to lifting the Peace Cup in South Korea. Jermain Defoe and Mido net.
1924 Centre-forward Len Duquemin born in Cobo, Guernsey. The man nicknamed the Duke would start with us as an amateur following a trial in December, 1945, but would be a professional within a month.
2004 Pedro Mendes (pictured, below) plays his first Spurs game at Trollhattan on our tour to Sweden. We lose by the only goal.
1993 A 3-1 friendly win at Drogheda United where Teddy Sheringham scores twice.
2005 Robbie Keane grabs a double as we beat Sundowns 3-1 in the Peace Cup.
2000 On tour in Sweden, we beat AIK Skelleftea 4-0 where Steffen Iversen bags a brace.
2001 We return from Orient with a 2-0 win. Simon Davies and Sergei Rebrov score in Steve Castle’s testimonial match.
1908 Fred Kirkham resigns as Spurs manager. The club’s Board opts not to replace him but to take on the role themselves.
2003 Bobby Zamora scores twice on his Spurs debut as we win 3-0 at Oxford United. Robbie Keane is also on target.
1964 Much sadness at the club and throughout the football world in general as the great John White dies when he is struck by lightning at Crews Hill golf course, near our current Training Centre in Enfield.
2001 Teddy Sheringham scores his first goal on his return to Spurs as we win 2-1 at Wycombe Wanderers. Christian Ziege makes his debut.
1994 David Howells is on target in a testimonial for ex-Spur Richard ‘Charlie’ Cooke (pictured, below, in action against Arsenal in 1983) at Bournemouth where we win 5-0.
2010 We beat New York Red Bulls 2-1 in the New York Challenge Tournament at the Home Depot Stadium. Robbie Keane and Gareth Bale are on target.
1975 On tour of Germany and Holland, we draw 1-1 with Rot-Weiss Essen. Neil McNab scores.
2002 We play at Colchester United in a testimonial for Richard Wilkins. Gary Doherty, Oyvind Leonhardsen and Lee Barnard score in our 3-1 triumph.
1968 Scottish international Dave Mackay leaves us for Derby County.
2004 A 2-2 draw at Hull City where goalkeeper Paul Robinson plays his first Spurs game. Jermain Defoe bags both our goals.
2007 A 17-year-old Danny Rose signs for us from Leeds United.
2008 England goalkeeper Paul Robinson leaves Spurs for Blackburn Rovers.
JUVENTUS v SPURS, International Champions Cup, at Melbourne Cricket Ground, 8pm local time (9am UK).
1994 A 3-0 win at Cambridge United with Ronny Rosenthal among our goalscorers.
2009 We lose 2-0 to Celtic at Wembley in the Wembley Cup.
1984 Argentine international trialist Mario Kempes records a hat-trick as we beat IL Stjordals Blink 9-0 on tour in Norway.
2009 Peter Crouch (pictured, below) returns to Tottenham from Portsmouth.
Harry Kane’s 23nd birthday.
2007 We lift the Vodacom Challenge Trophy following a 3-0 win over Orlando Pirates in Pretoria to become the first club to take the trophy out of Africa.
2008 Four goals for Darren Bent in a 5-1 friendly win at Norwich City.
SPURS v ATLETICO MADRID, International Champions Cup, at Melbourne Cricket Ground, 8pm local time (9am UK).
1994 Jurgen Klinsmann signs from Monaco.
2009 We beat West Ham United in Beijing in the Premier League Asia Trophy. Jermain Defoe hits the winner against his former club.
1964 Jurgen Klinsmann born in Goppingen. Happy birthday, Jurgen!
2008 Winger David Bentley signs from Blackburn Rovers.
2002 Chinese trialist Qu Bo makes his Spurs debut in a 4-0 testimonial win at Crystal Palace.
2009 Two goals from Robbie Keane – one from the penalty spot – as we win the Asia Trophy with a 3-0 win over Hull City in Beijing. Aaron Lennon also nets.