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7-0 - our record away win - the stats...

Sat 05 January 2019, 12:38|Tottenham Hotspur

Our 7-0 victory against Tranmere in the FA Cup on Friday night represented our best-ever away win.

It toppled the previous best set at the end of the 2016/17 campaign when we beat Hull City 7-1 at the KC Stadium. That result came just three days after setting another best away mark in the Premier League of 6-1 at Leicester City - Harry Kane scored seven goals in those two games!

Harry was on target again at Prenton Park as we hit our goalscoring straps in the second half.

Indeed, it took until the 40th minute and a bolt from the blue from Serge Aurier to break the deadlock against a well-organised Rovers side.

Three goals in quick succession from Fernando Llorente, Serge again and Heung-Min Son took it to 4-0 before Fernando wrapped up his hat-trick with two goals in as many minutes. Harry came off the bench to complete the scoring and set the record mark of 7-0.

We've had a number of 6-0 away victories going all the way back to another FA Cup win at Oldham in 1933. Oldham feature again via a 6-0 League Cup win more recently in 2004.

Our best away wins

5-0 v Coventry City - Division Two - 30/08/1919
6-0 v Oldham - FA Cup - 14/01/1933
5-0 v Portsmouth - FA Cup - 16/01/1937
5-0 v Plymouth - Division Two - 07/05/1949
6-1 v Stoke - Division One - 15/09/1951
6-1 v West Ham - Division One - 25/08/1962
6-1 v Keflavik - UEFA Cup - 14/09/1971
6-0 v Margate - FA Cup - 13/01/1973
6-0 v Drogheda - UEFA Cup - 14/09/1983
5-0 v Millwall - Division One - 29/04/1989
6-0 v Oldham - League Cup - 23/09/2004
5-0 v MK Dons - League Cup - 25/10/2006
5-0 v Hearts - Europa League - 18/08/2011
5-0 v Dinamo Tbilisi - Europa League - 22/08/2013
6-1 v Leicester City - Premier League - 18/05/2017
7-1 v Hull City - Premier League - 21/05/2017
7-0 v Tranmere - FA Cup - 04/01/2019

Our biggest FA Cup wins

The 7-0 win against Tranmere is the fifth time we've won by a seven-goal margin in the FA Cup - a competition we first entered all the way back in 1894!

Indeed, it's the first time we've won by seven goals since our all-time record scoreline, 13-2 against Crewe in 1960.

Incredibly, that initial fourth round tie ended in a 2-2 draw before we put together what remains our record victory in all competitions in the replay at the Lane. Les Allen led the way with five goals, Bobby Smith grabbed four, Cliff Jones bagged a hat-trick and Tommy Harmer popped up with the 13th, his last goal for Spurs.

FA Cup wins by a six-plus margin

Spurs 13-2 Crewe Alexandra - Allen 5, Smith 4, Jones 3, Harmer - 4th round replay - 03/02/1960
Spurs 9-0 Worksop Town - Lindsay 4, Handley 3, Dimmock, Seed - 1st round replay - 15/01/1923
Spurs 9-1 Tranmere - McClellan 3, Baily 2, Duquemin 2, Hollis 2 - 3rd round replay - 12/01/1953
Spurs 7-0 2nd Coldstream Guards - Joyce 2, Meade 2, Black, Crump, Tannahill - 3Q round - 30/10/1897
Spurs 7-1 Plymouth - Humphreys 3, Middlemiss 2, Minter, D Steel - 1st round replay - 19/01/1910
Spurs 7-1 Watford - Hall 2, Miller 2, Duncan, Sargent, Ward - 3rd round - 07/01/1939
Spurs 6-0 Maidenhead - Crump 2, Newbigging 2, McElhanney, Payne - 4Q round - 06/01/1897
Oldham 0-6 Spurs - Hunt 3, Evans, O'Callaghan, own goal - 3rd round - 14/01/1933
Spurs 6-0 Birmingham City - Greaves 2, Venables 2, Gilzean, Saul - QF replay - 12/04/1967
Margate 0-6 Spurs - Chivers 2, Knowles, Pearce, Peters, Pratt - 3rd round - 13/01/1973
Spurs 6-0 Millwall - Son 3, Alli, Eriksen, Janssen - QF - 12/03/2017
Tranmere 0-7 Spurs - Llorente 3, Aurier 2, Kane, Son - 3rd round - 04/01/2019

Seven goals-plus in a game

We've now registered seven goals or more on 32 occasions in league and cup action - amazingly, 30 were at White Hart Lane!

After beating Tranmere 7-0, we can now claim seven or more in 11 cup matches - seven in the FA Cup, three in European competition plus one in the Football League Cup.

In addition, since joining the Football League in 1908, we've notched seven goals or more in a game on 21 occasions, 10 times in the old First Division, eight in the Second Division and three times in the Premier League - the 9-1 against Wigan (2009), 7-2 against Southampton (2000) and 7-1 at Hull (2017).

Listed below are all 32 instances of our having netted seven or more goals in a match.

Seven-plus - Premier League/Football League

11.10.1958 10-4 v Everton - Division One
22.10.1977 9-0 v Bristol Rovers - Division Two
22.11.2009 9-1 v Wigan Athletic - Premier League
29.09.1962 9-2 v Nottingham Forest - Division One
21.11.1931 9-3 v Port Vale - Division Two
28.03.1936 8-0 v Southampton - Division Two
01.09.1930 8-1 v Burnley - Division Two
03.12.1932 7-0 v Swansea Town - Division Two
12.11.1949 7-0 v Sheffield United - Division Two
18.11.1950 7-0 v Newcastle United - Division One
07.09.1968 7-0 v Burnley - Division One
21.05.2017 7-1 v Hull AWAY - Premer League
30.08.1930 7-1 v Reading - Division Two
25.12.1952 7-1 v Middlesbrough - Division One
18.09.1957 7-1 v Birmingham City - Division One
02.11.1935 7-2 v Swansea Town - Division Two
22.01.1955 7-2 v Sheffield Wednesday - Division One
15.04.1963 7-2 v Liverpool - Division One
11.03.2000 7-2 v Southampton - Premier League
30.08.1926 7-3 v Sheffield Wednesday - Division One
27.03.1965 7-4 v Wolverhampton Wand. - Division One

Seven-plus - major cup competitions

03.02.1960 13-2 v Crewe Alexandra - FA Cup 4 replay
15.01.1923 9-0 v Worksop Town - FA Cup 1 replay
28.09.1971 9-0 v Keflavik - UEFA Cup 1
12.01.1953 9-1 v Tranmere Rovers - FA Cup 3 replay
28.09.1983 8-0 v Drogheda United - UEFA Cup 1
20.09.1961 8-1 v Gornik - European Cup Prel.
04.01.2019 7-0 v Tranmere AWAY - FA Cup 3
30.10.1897 7-0 v 2nd Coldstream Guards - FA Cup 3 Qual.
19.01.1910 7-1 v Plymouth Argyle - FA Cup 1 replay
07.01.1939 7-1 v v Watford - FA Cup 3
03.12.1975 7-2 v Doncaster Rovers - League Cup 5