Monday, June 05, 2006

5th June - Spurs in History

5th June, 1909

Spurs 2 Everton 2 (Friendly in Palermo)

Spurs embarked on a close season tour of Argentina and Uruguay where they played seven games in twenty days during the month of June. They travelled with Everton and the two clubs played each other twice during the tour.

This was the first game of the tour and Spurs goals were scored by Walter Tull and Bert Middlemiss.

5th June, 1957

Manitoba All Stars 0 Spurs 12

Spurs tour of North America continued with an emphatic win over the local side. 12,000 people turned up for the game and saw goals from Alfie Stokes (5), Terry Dyson (3), Micky Dulin (2), Tommy Harmer and Dave Dunmore. Spurs were 7 up at half time.

5th June, 1968

Alan Mullery became the first player to be sent off playing for England. He was dismissed in the European Championship game against Yugoslavia.


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