TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR HISTORY 1882-2000

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Welcome to the History Section of the Site. Here you will find information on EVERY Tottenham game in Europe, Every FA Cup and League Cup final success, EVERY Premiership Results with Scorers and some match reports, Information on some of Tottenham Greatest Players (i.e. Danny Blanchflower, Dave Mackay, Gazza etc.) Information from the 1960-61 double winning side, and much more!

Tottenham Hotspurs Results and Reports
Tottenham Hotspur in the Premiership All of Tottenham's results in the Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup A detailed look at the all FA Cup success'
Tottenham Hotspur in the League Cup A detailed look at all the League Cup success'
Tottenham Hotspur in Europe A detailed look at EVERY European match
Tottenham facts and other stuff
Tottenham players 1908-2000 A list of every player since 1908 to have worn the shirt!
Classic Tottenham Matches Match Reports from some of Tottenham's greatest matches
Season 1960-61, The Double A look back at the 1960-61 double winning squad
Previous Tottenham managers A look back at all Tottenham's previous managers
Tottenham's greatest players A look at some of Tottenham's best!
T.H.F.C Timeline A look at some important dates in Tottenham's history

T.H.F.C Timeline

1882 Hotspur F.C was formed by boys from a local cricket club who attended the local grammar school! The name Hotspur comes from the great Sir Henry (Hotspur) Percy!
1883 Club Re-organized by Mr. John Ripsher. Club colors turned to navy blue and white after Preston! Hotspur F.C played home matches at the Tottenham Marshes!
1884 Club renamed to Tottenham Hotspur Athletic Club!
1885 First competitive match played Vs St Albans in the London Association Cup! Spurs won 5-2! Club colors changed to light blue and white!
1887 First clash with the Arsenal. They were then known as The Royal Arsenal. Match in famously abandoned due to Arsenal complaining of poor lighting. Strangely, Tottenham were leading at the time 2-1 with 15 minutes to go and ever since, Tottenham have been fierce rivals with Arsenal. spurs also appeared in their first Cup Final losing 1-0 to Caledonians in the East Cup!
1888 Spurs move to Northumberland park!
1890 Colors changed to Red shirts and navy blue shorts!
1895 Spurs turn professional
1896 Spurs elected to the Southern league, Division one! Club colors changed to chocolate and gold.
1898 The club becomes a limited company.
1899 Club colors change to white shirts and blue shorts. Tottenham move to White hart Lane where they stay for further 100 years and on! First match staged Vs Notts County!
1900 Spurs become champions of the Southern League
1901 Spurs make history and become the only ever and still are the only ever non-league club to have won the FA Cup beating Sheffield United 3-1 in a replay!
1907 Fred Kirkham appointed!
1908 Fred Kirkham sacked!
1908 Entry secured to the Second division!
1909 Promoted to the First Division!
1912 Peter McWilliam appointed!
1915 Relegated to the Second Division!
1920 Promoted again but this time, Spurs set a record of 70 points  under the old system of two points for a win.
1921 Spurs beat Wolves 1-0 at Stamford bridge to achieve their second FA Cup success!
1927 Peter McWilliam sacked
1927 Billy Minter Appointed!
1928 Relegated to the second division with 38 points!
1930 Billy Minter sacked!
1930 Percy Smith Appointed.
1933 Promoted again this time as Division 2 runners up!
1935 Relegated to the second Division!
1935 Percy Smith sacked!
1935 Jack Treasdern Appointed!
1938 Jack Treasdern Sacked
1938 A record crowd of 75,038 turned up to see Spurs beat Sunderland in the 6th round of the FA Cup! A record which still exists to this day!
1938 Peter McWilliam re-appointed
Between 1942 & 1949 Peter McWilliam was sacked, Arhtur Turner and Joe Hulme were both appointed and both sacked!
1949 Arthur Rowe was appointed!
1950 Promoted Again!
1951 Arthur Rowe's Spurs become champions of England for the first time!
1955 Arthur Rowe sacked!
1955 Jimmy Anderson appointed!
1958 Jimmy Andersen sacked!
1958 Bill Nicholson appointed!
1961 The great Bill Nicholson leads Spurs to the famous League and FA Cup double! This is the first time this had been achieved in Britain this centaury!
1962 Spurs win the FA Cup for a forth time!
1963 Spurs become the first ever British club to win  European trophy beating Atletico Madrid 5-1! The great Jimmy Greaves scores a record 37 league goals on one season!
1967 Spurs win the FA Cup!
1971 Spurs win the league Cup for the first time!
1972 Tottenham win the UEFA Cup!
1973 Spurs win the League Cup again and become (at the time) the first club to win the League Cup twice!
1974 Spurs lose to Feyenoord in UEFA Cup Final!
1974 Bill Nicholson retires!
1974 Terry Niell appointed!
1976 Terry Niell sacked"
1976 Keith Burkinshaw appointed!
1977 Relegated to second division!
1978 Promoted to first division!
1980 Old West stand knocked down!
1981 Spurs win FA Cup in replay at Wembley!
1982 Spurs repeat success of last year again in a replay at Wembley in clubs centenary year!
1983 Spurs finish 4th in league thus qualified for Europe!
1984 Spurs Win UEFA cup for 2nd time!
1984 Keith Burkinshaw retires!
1984 Peter Shreeves appointed
1985 Strip changed to white shirt, white shorts!
1986 Steve Perryman leaves after completing 665 league appearances for Tottenham!
1986 Peter Shreeves resigns! David Pleat takes over!
1987 Spurs lose in FA Cup final and Clive Allen set new club goalscoring record of 49 goals in league and domestic cups!
1987 David Pleat resigns! Terry Venables takes over!
1991 Spurs win a record 8th FA Cup!
1991 Terry Venavbles sacked! Peter Shreeves takes over!
1992 - 93 Doug Livermoore in charge!
1993 - 94 Ossie Ardiles comes in!
1994 Gerry Francis takes over at Spurs!
1997 Gerry Francis sacked! Christian Gross takes charge.
1998 Christian Gross sacked! George Graham takes over!
1999 Spurs win League Cup for third time!
2000 Sergei Rebrov signs for Spurs in record club deal 11million pounds!

**I Must apologies for the delay on this section of Spurs2K. I didn't realize I needed more time to complete it. I will not set any date for this parts opening, instead i will just inform you on the front page. Thank you for your patience!**