TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

("Spurs")

Year formed1882
Turned professional1895
Limited company1898
Previous names

1882 - 1884: Hotspur Football Club

1884 to date: Tottenham Hotspur FC

Ground

Wembley Stadium, Empire Way, London HA9 0WS

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements115 x 74 yards (105 x 68 metres)
Ground capacity90,000 (all seated)
Record attendance at present groundto be confirmed

 

League career

Southern League: 1896 - 1908

United League: 1896 - 1899

Western League: 1900 - 1908

London League: 1901 - 1903

Division Two: 1908 - 1909

Division One: 1909 - 1915

Division Two: 1919 - 1920

Division One: 1920 - 1928

Division Two: 1928 - 1933

Division One: 1933 - 1935

Division Two: 1935 - 1950

Division One: 1950 - 1977

Division Two: 1977 - 1978

Division One/Premiership: 1978 - .

First Football League game1st September 1908 v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Division Two, won 3-0
Honours
European

European Cup-Winners' Cup winners: 1962-63

UEFA Cup winners: 1971-72, 1983-84

UEFA Cup runners-up: 1973-74

Domestic - League

Division One champions: 1950-51, 1960-61

Division One runners-up: 1951-52, 1956-57, 1962-63

Division Two champions: 1919-20, 1949-50

Division Two runners-up: 1908-09, 1932-33

Southern League champions: 1899-1900

Southern League runners-up: 1901-02, 1903-04

Western League champions: 1903-04

Western League runners-up: 1901-02

Western League Division 1B runners-up: 1907-08

London League champions: 1902-03

London League runners-up: 1901-02

United League runners-up: 1897-98

Second World War Division South 'C' champions: 1939-40

Second World War South Division champions: 1943-44, 1944-45

Second World War South Division runners-up: 1942-43

Domestic - Cup

FA Cup winners: 1900-01, 1920-21, 1960-61, 1961-62, 1966-67, 1980-81, 1981-82, 1990-91

FA Cup runners-up: 1986-87

League Cup winners: 1970-71, 1972-73, 1998-99, 2007-08

League Cup runners-up: 1981-82, 2001-02, 2008-09

Charity Shield winners: 1920-21, 1951-52, 1961-62, 1962-63

Charity Shield joint holders: 1967-68, 1981-82, 1991-92

Charity Shield runners-up: 1919-20, 1982-83

FA Youth Cup winners: 1969-70, 1973-74, 1989-90

FA Youth Cup runners-up: 1980-81, 1994-95

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position

12th, Division Two, 1929-30

Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
Most League points
2 for a win

70, Division Two, 1919-20

3 for a win86, Premier League, 2016-17
Fewest League points
2 for a win28, Division One, 1914-15
3 for a win

44, Premiership, 1997-98

Most League goals scored

115, Division One, 1960-61

Most League goals conceded

95, Division One, 1958-59

Fewest League goals scored

38, Division One, 1987-88

Fewest League goals conceded26, Premier League, 2016-17
Most wins in a League season

32, Division Two, 1919-20

Fewest wins in a League season

8, Division One, 1914-15

Most draws in a League season

17, Division One, 1968-69

Fewest draws in a League season4, Division One / Premier League, 1960-61, 2016-17
Most losses in a League season

22, Division One, 1934-35

Fewest losses in a League season

4, Division Two, 1919-20

Record League win

9-0 v Bristol Rovers, Division Two, 22nd October 1977

Record Cup win

13-2 v Crewe Alexandra, FA Cup 4th round replay, 3rd February 1960

Record defeat

0-8 v Cologne, UEFA Intertoto Cup, 22nd July 1995

Highest number of League goals scored
in a season

37, Jimmy Greaves, Division One, 1962-63

in total220, Jimmy Greaves, 1961-70
Most League goals scored in one match

5, Ted Harper v Reading, Division Two, 30th August 1930

5, Alf Stokes v Birmingham City, Division One, 18th September 1957

5, Bobby Smith v Aston Villa, Division One, 29th March 1958

5, Jermaine Defoe v Wigan Athletic, FA Premiership, 22nd November 2009

Most League appearances655, Steve Perryman, 1969-86

Most capped player

74, Pat Jennings for Northern Ireland

Youngest League playerAlly Dick, 16 years 301 days v Manchester City, 20th February 1982
Highest transfer fee received£85,300,000 for Gareth Bale to Real Madrid, September 2013
Highest transfer fee paid£30,000,000 for Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle United, August 2016