Spurs v Birmingham City Match Reports
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22.05.2011 Premier League     Home     Won     2-1     For a match report, click here.
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04.12.2010 Premier League     Away     Drew     1-1     For a match report, click here.
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30.01.2010 Premier League    Away     Drew     1-1     For a match report, click here.
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29.08.2009 Premier League     Home     Won     2-1     For a match report, click here.
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01.03.2008 Premier League    Away     Lost     1-4     For a match report, click here.
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02.12.2007 Premier League    Home    Lost     2-3     For a match report, click here.
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18.03.2006 Premier League    Away     Won     2-0.
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26.12.2005 Premier League    Home     Won     2-0     For a match report, click here.
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02.04.2005 Premier League    Away     Drew     1-1     For a match report, click here.
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28.08.2004 Premier League    Home     Won     1-0     For a match report, click here.
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07.01.2004 Premier League    Home     Won     4-1     For a match report, click here.
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16.08.2003 Premier League    Away     Lost     0-1     For a match report, click here.
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05.04.2003 Premier League    Home     Won     2-1     For a match report, click here.
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30.11.2002 Premier League    Away     Drew     1-1     For a match report, click here.
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31.10.2000 League Cup Fourth Round      Home     Lost     1-3

A 1-3 home defeat to Birmingham City in the League Cup Fourth Round was an embarrassment for Tottenham, who failed to resist a forceful Blues side.

Dele Adebola scored twice in the 14th and 26th minutes, with Mark Burchill putting the visitors 3-0 ahead two minutes before the break with Tottenham’s only response a penalty from Darren Anderton after Stephen Clemence had been brought down in the area.  Spurs did have chances, with Les Ferdinand having three headers saved, Stephen Carr testing Ian Bennett with a fierce shot and Chris Perry hitting the crossbar with a header.


As far as crap performances go, this rates right up there with our League Cup exits at the hands of Fulham (1999), Notts. County (1994), Burnley (1983) and Swansea (1978).  Two down in 20 mins., 0-3 at 45 mins. and lucky not to be losing by six at half-time.  This is as bad as it gets, especially when all Birmingham did was play football simply and for each other … something Tottenham seem incapable of doing these days.

I exempt Stephen Carr from this as he was our best defender, midfielder and attacker.  I am sure if he had decided to use his hands, he would have been a more than adequate keeper too.  Clemence also tried, but the rest of the side were poor.  Ramon Vega being almost inexplicably so.  The first goal saw the Swiss defender let Adebola come inside onto his favoured left foot, nip between him and Thatcher and shoot past Sullivan.  The second was the result of a long cross from the left to the far post where Adebola was unmarked, with Vega moving towards the goalpost (?).  Third, a low cross into the box which Vega left at the near post, neither going to the ball or the man, leaving Burchill the easy task of popping in number three.  Another flashed across the goal, with a Brummie head just failing to get to it, Burchill had one disallowed and another couple of chances flew wide of the mark.  All Spurs had to show was a Perry header bouncing over off the bar.

Shambles is not quite the word for it.  And it is not all because Sol and Sergei were missing,  It goes deeper than that.  Second half, Tottenham came more into it, but not that much.  Les missed a couple of golden chances, Anderton put away the penalty when Clem had his  legs whipped from under him and there was a Stephen Carr header which went just over.

Something needs to be done.  Players are needed to raise the quality of the squad.  Money needs to be released and we need to identify players who will improve the team.  It doesn’t matter where they come from, just get them.

MEHSTG TOP MAN : – STEPHEN CARR.

Fred Upp

Teams –
Spurs : –  Neil Sullivan, Stephen Carr, Ramon Vega, Chris Perry, Ben Thatcher, Darren Anderton, Tim Sherwood, Steffen Freund (Simon Davies [Luke Young]), Stephen Clemence, Les Ferdinand, Willem Korsten (Jose Dominguez)
Subs. not used : –  Ian Walker, Gary Doherty.
Manager : –  Keith Burkinshaw
Kit supplier : –  Le Coq Sportif
Colours – White shirts one navy line around V neck and cuffs, Navy Blue shorts, White socks with one navy hoops around edge of turnover
Birmingham City :  Ian Bennett, , , , , , , , Mark Burchill, Dele Adebola, .
Manager : –  Jim Smith
Colours : – Blue Shirts, White Shorts, Blue socks
Ref : –  Stephen Bates (Bristol)
Linesmen : –  Mr. I. S. Hamley (Beds – Red flag);  Mr. B. A. Obray (Cambs – Yellow Flag)
Attendance : –  27,069

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29.10.1986 League Cup Third Round      Home     Won     5-0

Spurs had an easy 5-0 victory over Birmingham City at White Hart Lane in the Third Round of the League Cup.

From a 24th minute set-piece, Richard Gough headed down and Chris Waddle poked home to give Tottenham the lead and that was doubled just before half-time, when Glenn Hoddle’s through pass was taken well by Clive Allen, who turned on it to power a shot past Roger Hansbury.

With 58 minutes gone, Paul Allen’s corner found cousin Clive’s head to score the third Tottenham goal, with Graham Roberts striking a volley into the goal five minutes later.  When Julian Dicks fouled Paul Allen three minutes from time, it allowed Hoddle to curl a shot past the keeper from outside the box to round off the 5-0 victory and to see Tottenham through to the Fourth Round.

Teams –
Spurs: –  Ray Clemence, Paul Allen, Mitchell Thomas (Paul Miller), Graham Roberts, Richard Gough, Gary Mabbutt, Gary Stevens, Nico Claesen, Clive Allen, Glenn Hoddle, Chris Waddle.
Unused sub. : – Ossie Ardiles
Birmingham City : –  Roger Hansbury, Ray Ranson, Julian Dicks, Vince Overson, Jim Hagan, Martin Kuhl (David Geddis), Des Bremner, Wayne Clarke, Steve Whitton, Andy Kennedy, Tommy Williams.
Unused sub. : –  Tony Rees
Ref : –
Attendance : –  15,542

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16.04.1986

 

Division 1     Home     Won     2-0.

Teams –
Spurs :-  Ray Clemence, Chris Hughton, Paul Miller, Graham Roberts, Gary Mabbutt, Gary Stevens, Paul Allen, Tony Galvin, Clive Allen, Mark Falco (Mark Bowen), John Chiedozie.
Birmingham City :
Ref : –
Attendance : –  9,359

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15.03.1986 Division 1     Away     Won     2-1.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Ray Clemence, Danny Thomas, Paul Miller, Graham Roberts, Gary Mabbutt, Gary Stevens, Paul Allen, Tony Galvin, Mark Falco, Glenn Hoddle, Chris Waddle.
Ref : – .

Attendance : –  9,394

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25.02.1984 Division 1     Home     Lost     0-1.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Tony Parks, Chris Hughton, Paul Miller, Danny Thomas, Steve Perryman, Gary Stevens, Ally Dick (Micky Hazard), Glenn Hoddle, Steve Archibald, Richard Cooke
Birmingham City : – .
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  23,564

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22.10.1983 Division 1     Away     Won     1-0.


Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Ray Clemence, Chris Hughton, Graham Roberts, Gary Mabbutt, Steve Perryman, Gary Stevens, Ian Crook (Gary O’Reilly), Tony Galvin, Glenn Hoddle, Steve Archibald, Mark Falco.
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  18,937

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07.05.1983 Division 1     Away     Lost     0-2.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Ray Clemence, Chris Hughton, Paul Miller, Graham Roberts, Gary O’Reilly, Gary Mabbutt, Tony Galvin, Glenn Hoddle, Steve Archibald, Alan Brazil, Terry Gibson (Mark Falco).
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  18,947

NOTE : – Terry Gibson makes his final Tottenham appearance.

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18.12.1982 Division 1     Home     Won     2-1

A 2-1 win over Birmingham at White Hart Lane was secured by two Gary Mabbutt goals.

Pressed into a striker’s role in place of flu-stricken Steve Archibald, Mabbutt showed his adaptability by taking both strikes well to ensure Spurs came out on top.

Graham Roberts’ long free-kick from deep in the Spurs half was won in the air by Gary Mabbutt, but was headed out by a defender and as the ball dropped Mabbutt had timed his run to meet it shaping a perfect volley into the top left hand corner of the goal.

Teams –
Spurs: –  Ray Clemence, Chris Hughton, John Lacy, Graham Roberts, Ricky Villa (Garry Brooke), Steve Perryman, Gary Mabbutt, Micky Hazard, Tony Galvin, Glenn Hoddle, Garth Crooks
Birmingham City : .
Ref. : -.

Attendance : –  20,946

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28.04.1982 Division 1     Home     Drew     1-1.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Ray Clemence, Chris Hughton, Paul Price, Graham Roberts, John Lacy, Steve Perryman, Tony Galvin, Micky Hazard, Ricky Villa, Steve Archibald, Garth Crooks.
Birmingham City : –  .
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  25,470
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23.03.1982 Division 1     Away     Drew     0-0.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Ray Clemence, Chris Hughton, Paul Miller, Graham Roberts, Steve Perryman, Ossie Ardiles, Tony Galvin, Micky Hazard, Ricky Villa, Mark Falco, Terry Gibson (John Lacy).
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  17,708

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10.01.1981 Division 1     Home     Won     1-0

A single Garth Crooks goal gave Spurs victory over Birmingham at White Hart Lane in the First Division.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Barry Daines, Don McAllister, Paul Miller, Graham Roberts, John Lacy, Steve Perryman, Garry Brooke (Giorgio Mazzon), Tony Galvin, Glenn Hoddle, Steve Archibald, Crooks
Birmingham City : –  Jeff Wealands, Dave Langan, Steve Lynex, Alan Curbishley, Joe Gallagher, Colin Todd, Alan Ainscow, Keith Bertschin, Frank Worthington, Archie Gemmill, Tony Evans
Unused sub :  Bob Lees
Ref : –  Stephen Bates (Bristol).

Attendance : –  24,909

NOTE : – Giorgio Mazzon makes his Tottenham debut.

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22.11.1980 Division 1     Away     Lost     1-2

Spurs were denied anything from this game by the woodwork and some good finishing by the Birmingham City midfielders, as they slipped to a 1-2 defeat at At. Andrews.

Both the Tottenham Argentinians – Ardiles and Villa – had struck the woodwork before Alan Curbishley hit a 30 yard drive to give the home team the lead.  Ossie Ardiles levelled the scores halfway through the second half and Spurs looked like they might be taking something home with them, but with eight minutes left in the match, Frank Worthington flick headed a ball on and Alan Ainscow stole in to score in off the post to give Brum both points.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  Jeff Wealands, Dave Langan, Phil Hawker, Alan Curbishley, Joe Gallagher, Colin Todd, Alan Ainscow, Keith Bertschin, Frank Worthington, Archie Gemmill, Kevin Dillon.
Spurs :  –  Barry Daines, Chris Hughton, Don McAllister, Paul Miller, John Lacy, Steve Perryman, Ossie Ardiles, Glenn Hoddle, Ricky Villa, Steve Archibald, Garth Crooks.
Ref : –
Attendance : –  24,817

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16.02.1980 FA Cup Fifth Round     Home     Won     3-1

A fiercely fought FA Cup Fifth Round tie was hosted by Spurs, who ran out 3-1 winners.   A Gerry Armstrong’s shot flew in from close range to give Spurs an early land Glenn Hoddle converted from the penalty spot to make it 2-1, sending Wealands the wrong way to stroke the ball into the bottom right hand corner of the keeper’s goal, after Birmingham had equalised.  Hoddle’s second of the match wrapped up a place in the Sixth Round.

Teams –
Spurs :  –  Barry Daines, Chris Hughton, Don McAllister, Paul Miller, Steve Perryman (c), Terry Yorath, Ossie Ardiles, Ricky Villa (John Pratt), Glenn Hoddle, Gerry Armstrong, Mark Falco.
Manager : – Keith Burkinshaw.
Birmingham City : –  Jeff Wealands, , Mark Dennis, , , Alan Curbishley, , , Keith Bertschin, .
Manager : – Jim Smith
Ref : –  Ken Walmsley (Blackpool).

Attendance : –  49, 936

Spurs attacked the Paxton Road end in the first half.

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24.02.1979 Division 1     Away     Lost     0-1

Tottenham went down 0-1 to bottom of the table Birmingham City in their First Division visit to St. Andrews.

Tony Towers was the Brum goal-scorer, finishing a clearance from John Lacy with a 25 yard volley that turned to to be the 23rd minute match-winner.  Although Spurs were not at their attacking best, John Pratt had a header that went close and Chris Jones put a shot into the side-netting when well placed.

Teams –
Birmingham City : – Neil Freeman, Malcolm Page, Mark Dennis, Tony Towers, Joe Gallagher, Alberto Tarantini, Alan Ainscow, Bertschin, Don Givens, Kevin Dillon, Trevor Dark

Unused sub. : Alan Buckley
Spurs : –  Mark Kendall, Jimmy Holmes, Terry Naylor, John Lacy, Steve Perryman (c), Glenn Hoddle, John Pratt, Peter Taylor, Ricky Villa, Gerry Armstrong, Chris Jones
Unused sub. :  .

Ref. : –
Attendance : – 20,980

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14.10.1978 Division 1     Home     Won     1-0

Bottom of the league Birmingham City lost out to the only goal of the game at White Hart Lane in this First Division clash.

Ricardo Villa watched from the stands as his fellow countryman Alberto Tarantini made his Blues debut in a game that ended 1-0 to Spurs thanks to an Alan Ainscow own goal from a Glenn Hoddle free-kick.

Teams –
Spurs: –  Barry Daines, Terry Naylor, Jimmy Holmes, John Lacy, Don McAllister, Steve Perryman, John Pratt, Ossie Ardiles, Glenn Hoddle, Colin Lee, Peter Taylor
Unused sub. : – Ricky Villa
Birmingham City :  Jim Montgomery, Alberto Tarantini, Mark Dennis, Kevin Dillon (Kevan Broadhurst), Joe Gallagher, Garry Pendrey, Malcolm Page, Stewart Barrowclough, Alan Ainscow, Gary Emmanuel, Don Givens
Ref : –
Linesmen : – .
Attendance : –  42,230

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19.03.1977 Division 1     Away     Won     2-1

Spurs won a vital two points away against Birmingham City with a 2-1 victory at St. Andrews.

With Spurs perilously close to the relegation places, there was a nervousness about the play, which exhibited itself within five minutes, when John Connolly nipped in to intercept Ralph Coates’ back pass to knock the ball past Barry Daines.

Spurs picked themselves up very quickly and levelled within a minute through Glenn Hoddle’s goal following a corner, when he shot home from 12 yards with his left foot.

The second half proved a good 45 minutes for Tottenham and even though they had a couple of close shaves, a 63rd minute goal from Chris Jones, flicking a low cross past keeper Jim Montgomery at the near post having beaten Joe Gallagher to the ball, after Peter Taylor set him up.

Spurs almost added another goal as they finished the match strongly, but were worthy winners.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –   Jim Montgomery, , , , Joe Gallagher, , , , , , John Connelly.
Spurs : – Barry Daines, Terry Naylor, Jimmy Holmes, John Pratt, Keith Osgood, Steve Perryman (c), Chris Jones, Glenn Hoddle, Gerry Armstrong, Ralph Coates, Peter Taylor
Unused sub. : –  Andy Keeley.

Attendance : –  23,398

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20.10.1976 Division 1     Home     Won     1-0.

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Teams –
Spurs : –   Pat Jennings, Andy Keeley, Don McAllister, Keith Osgood, Willie Young, Steve Perryman, Glenn Hoddle, John Pratt (Neil McNab), Peter Taylor, Chris Jones, Ian Moores.

Birmingham City : –   , , , , , , , , , .
Attendance : –  20,193

NOTE : –  Andy Keeley makes his debut for Tottenham.

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17.04.1976 Division 1     Away     Lost     1-3

Manager Willie Bell fielded the same starting eleven for the second match running and secured a second win with three goals scored, against a Spurs side who were hoping to push into the UEFA Cup places at the top of the table.

The win eased the relegation threat for the Blues, who missed some easy opportunities in the opening exchanges and had to wait until the 40th minute before Gary Emmanuel’s corner was firmly headed past Pat Jennings by centre-half Joe Gallagher.

When Trevor Francis buried a low drive past Jennings to make it 2-0 (the 2,000th away league goal Tottenham had let in), the win looked secure for Brum, but an injury to Hibbert, who had been controlling midfield, let Spurs creep back into it and Ralph Coates laid the ball into John Pratt’s path to drill home past Dave Latchford to give Birmingham some jitters in the closing stages.

Having started the match in attack, but dropped deeper into defence when the pressure was mounting on the Blues goal, captain Kenny Burns popped up to shoot home Bob Hatton’s lay-off to make it 3-1 with four minutes remaining and grab both points.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  Dave Latchford, Jimmy Calderwood, Arthur Styles, Malcolm Page, Joe Gallagher, Tony Want, Gary Emmanuel, Trevor Francis, Kenny Burns (c), Peter Withe, Terry Hibbert (Bob Hatton).
Spurs: –   Pat Jennings, Terry Naylor, Don McAllister, John Pratt, Willie Young, Keith Osgood, Ralph Coates, Steve Perryman (c), Martin Chivers, John Duncan, Jimmy Neighbour (Chris Jones).

Attendance : –  30,616

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26.12.1975 Division 1     Home     Lost     1-3

Birmingham City enjoyed a late Christmas present with a 3-1 win at White Hart Lane.

Unfortunately, the railways were not operating on the Bank Holiday and this limited the size of the crowd, but it was the home supporters who left disappointed, witnessing Trevor Francis give City the lead halfway through the first half, then quickly add a second when Tony Want’s cross was not cleared.

Just after the interval, Francis turned provider with a cross for Peter Withe to convert to make it 0-3 and only a late penalty from Martin Chivers, after Joe Gallagher had handled in the box, gave the Spurs fans anything to cheer about.  Chivers sent the ball to the keeper’s right as he dived to his left.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Pat Jennings, Terry Naylor, Don McAllister, John Pratt, Willie Young, Keith Osgood, Neil McNab, Steve Perryman (c), Martin Chivers, John Duncan, Chris McGrath (Chris Jones 54)
Manager : –  Terry Neill
Birmingham City : – Dave Latchford, Ian Osborne, Tony Want, Howard Kendall, Joe Gallagher, Kenny Burns (c), Steven Bryant, Trevor Francis, Peter Withe, Bob Hatton, Terry Hibbitt
Manager : –  Willie Bell
Ref. : – Mr. Tom H. C. Reynolds (Glamorgan)
Linesmen : – Mr. J. W. Craigie (Kent) – Red flag; Mr. A. S. Heselgrave (Kent) – Yellow flag.

Attendance : –  21,651

Goal Times : –
First goal : –  21m 20s
Second goal : –  29m 00s
Third goal : – 48m 21s.

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18.02.1975 Division 1     Away     Lost     0-1

A ninth minute goal by Bob Hatton gave Birmingham an early lead in Tottenham’s visit to St. Andrew’s.

Kenny Burns went down the right wing and put in a mis-hit cross that fell in front of Hatton, who slid the ball into the net.

Tottenham did come back into the match, but found Dave Latchford in good form to keep out efforts from John Duncan and Terry Naylor. Alfie Conn went close on a couple of occasions, almost grabbing a very late leveller when his shot in crowded goal-mouth was blocked by Latchford on the floor, but Spurs could not get the equaliser they were seeking.

Teams –
Birmingham : – Dave Latchford, Kenny Burns, Bob Hatton
Spurs : –  Pat Jennings, Joe Kinnear, Cyril Knowles, Don McAllister, Mike England, Terry Naylor (Ralph Coates), Alfie Conn, Steve Perryman, Martin Chivers, Martin Peters (c), John Duncan
Ref. : –  Mr. (-)
Linesmen : Mr. – (-) – Red flag; Mr. – (-) – Yellow flag.

Attendance : –  24,240 

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23.11.1974 Division 1     Home     Drew     0-0.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Pat Jennings, Ray Evans, Phil Beal, John Pratt (Chris McGrath), Mike England, Terry Naylor, Ralph Coates, Steve Perryman, Martin Chivers, Martin Peters (c), John Duncan
Birmingham City : –  (Programme Line-up)  Dave Latchford, Ray Martin, Archie Styles, Howard Kendall, Joe Gallagher, Malcolm Page, Alan Campbell, Gordon Taylor, Ken Burns, Bob Hatton, Jimmy Calderwood
Manager : – Freddie Goodwin
Ref. : – Mr. Tom H. C. Reynolds (Glamorgan)
Linesmen : Mr. W. H. Smale (Devon) – Red flag; Mr. D. S. Bone (Beds) – Yellow flag.

Attendance : –  27,761

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06.02.1974 Division 1     Home     Won     4-2

Birmingham City visited White Hart Lane on a Wednesday evening in the First Division, but succumbed 4-2 to Tottenham.

A first minute goal from Martin Chivers set Spurs on their way, but they were pegged back when Mike England put the ball past Pat Jennings. The score was still 1-1 at the break, but with a further brace from Chivers completing his hat-trick, Spurs took a 3-1 lead before Steve Phillips narrowed the score-line. However, substitute Mike Dillon put the result beyond doubt with a fourth Spurs goal.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Pat Jennings, Ray Evans, Terry Naylor, John Pratt, Mike England, Phil Beal, Chris McGrath, Steve Perryman, Martin Chivers, Martin Peters (Mike Dillon), Ralph Coates
Birmingham City : – Gary Sprake, Ray Martin, Clarke, Garry Pendrey, Joe Gallagher, Roger Hynd, Campbell (Steve Phillips), Trevor Francis, Bob Latchford, Bob Hatton, Kenny Burns
Ref. Mr. (-)
Linesmen : Mr. – (-) – Red flag; Mr. – (-) – Yellow flag.

Attendance : –  14,345 

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28.08.1973 Division 1     Away     Won     2-1

Martin Peters two goals were enough to give Spurs a win at St. Andrews, where Bob Hatton pegged Spurs back with a goal for the home side.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  , , Hatton.
Spurs : –  Pat Jennings, Ray Evans, Phil Beal, Cyril Knowles, Mike Dillon, Steve Perryman, Ralph Coates, Jimmy Neighbour, Martin Chivers, Martin Peters, Alan Gilzean.

Attendance : –  37,754

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04.11.1972 Division 1     Away     Drew     0-0

Tottenham’s visit to St. Andrews saw them dominate the first half, but fail to produce enough forward movement to damage Birmingham City.

Martin Chivers went down under challenge in the area, but there was no interest in awarding a penalty from the referee and later Coates was baulked by Bobby Hope and goalkeeper Bob Latchford.

There was an opportunity to grab a winner in the closing moments of the match, but it would have been unfair on City, who played their part in the game.

Teams –
Birmingham City : – Bob Latchford, , , , John Roberts, , Bobby Hope, , , ,
Spurs : –  Pat Jennings, Ray Evans, Cyril Knowles, Jimmy Pearce, Mike England, Terry Naylor, Alan Gilzean, Steve Perryman, Martin Chivers, Martin Peters (c), Ralph Coates (John Pratt)
Ref : –
Linesmen : Mr. – (-) – Red flag; Mr. – (-) – Yellow flag
Attendance : –  38,504

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23.08.1972 Division 1     Home     Won     2-0

Birmingham City came to White Hart Lane wearing a three colour shirt of yellow, red and black vertical thirds and left with nothing as Spurs won 2-0. 

A 23rd minute goal from Chivers, despite former Spurs defender Tony Want’s attempt to tackle him in the first half, left Birmingham luckily going in at half-time only 0-1 down as Spurs were in the ascendency.

Ralph Coates, sliding in to finish from the six yard line, just three minutes after the half time break, made it 2-0 before Alan Gilzean hit the post with a header and the keeper was forced into a couple of good saves, while Pat Jennings was only called into action once, making a feet first save from Bob Latchford.  Steve Perryman picked up a yellow card for throwing the ball away.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Pat Jennings, Joe Kinnear (Terry Naylor 57), Cyril Knowles, John Pratt, Mike England, Phil Beal, Alan Gilzean, Steve Perryman  , Martin Chivers, Martin Peters, Ralph Coates.
Unused. Sub. : – Jimmy Pearce
Birmingham City : –  Paul Cooper, Tony Want, Carroll, Campbell, Roger Hynd, Stan Harland, Garry Pendry, Trevor Francis, Bob Latchford, Bob Hatton, Gordon Taylor.
Manager – Freddie Goodwin
Ref. Mr. Tommy Dawes (Norwich)
Linesmen : Mr. W. G. V. Cleere (Bucks) – Red flag; Mr. R. L. Weedon (Berks) – Yellow flag.

Attendance : –  30,798

Goal times
First goal 22 mins 04 secs
Second goal 47 mins 10 secs

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12.04.1967 FA Cup Sixth Round replay     Home     Won     6-0

Birmingham City visited White Hart Lane on a Wednesday night for a Sixth Round FA Cup replay. The first game ended 0-0, but this one was a simpler task for Spurs, who ran out 6-0 winners.

Terry Venables’ double put Tottenham 2-0 ahead with Alan Gilzean adding a third goal before the half-time whistle. Spurs piled on the pressure in the second half as Jimmy Greaves grabbed a brace and Frank Saul ensured an easy passage to the semi-final.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Pat Jennings, Joe Kinnear, Cyril Knowles, Alan Mullery, Mike England, Dave Mackay (c), Jimmy Robertson, Jimmy Greaves, Terry Venables, Frank Saul
Unused substitute : – Dennis Bond
Manager : – Bill Nicholson
Birmingham City : –  Jim Herriott, Bert Murray, Colin Green, Ron Wylie, Brian Sharples, Malcolm Beard, Trevor Hockey, Bobby Thomson, Graham Leggat, Geoff Vowden, Barry Bridges
Manager : – Stan Cullis
Ref. : –  Mr. D. W. Smith (Gloucs)
Linesmen : –  Mr. L. J. Forge (Essex) – Red flag; Mr. R. L. Weedon (Berks) – Yellow flag.
Attendance : –  52,304
Wednesday
Kick off : – 19.30.

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08.04.1967 FA Cup Sixth Round     Away     Drew     0-0

A gritty performance by Birmingham City gave Spurs a scare in this FA Cup quarter final tie that ended 0-0.

While there was little to talk about in terms of goal-scoring chances, the match was memorable for one moment when Dave Mackay stepped in between Cyril Knowles and Trevor Hockey, who were having their own private battle, to save the referee getting involved. Tottenham’s first effort on goal came in the 37th minute when Jimmy Greaves forced goalkeeper Jim Herriott to hold his shot.  Defences held sway, with  shutting out the other team’s forwards in a game which went to White Hart Lane for the replay.

Teams –
Birmingham City :  Jim Herriot, Bert Murray, Colin Green, Ron Wylie, Brian Sharples, Malcolm Beard, Trevor Hockey, Bobby Thomson, Ronnie Fenton, Geoff Vowden, Barry Bridges
Manager : – Stan Cullis
Spurs: –  Pat Jennings, Joe Kinnear, Cyril Knowles, Alan Mullery, Mike England, Dave Mackay (c), Jimmy Robertson, Jimmy Greaves, Alan Gilzean, Terry Venables, Frank Saul
Manager : – Bill Nicholson.

Attendance : –  51,500

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02.01.1965 Division 1     Away      Lost     0-1

Tottenham’s trip to the Midlands proved pointless on this occasion, as Malcolm Beard hit the winner after 25 minutes, following good work from Brian Sharples and Dennis Thwaites.  Spurs hit back and Jimmy Greaves went close twice being denied by Colin Green and Brian Sharples.

Tottenham strove to get an equaliser, but Tony Marchi’s 25 yard effort went just wide and Schofield was required to save from Jimmy Robertson.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  Johnny Schofield, Colin Green, Brian Sharples, Denis Thwaites.
Spurs : –  Bill Brown, Cyril Knowles, Ron Henry, Laurie Brown, Tony Marchi, Alan Mullery, Terry Dyson, Alan Gilzean, Jimmy Greaves, Jimmy Robertson.

Attendance : –  33,833

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05.09.1964 Division 1     Home      Won     4-1

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Teams –
Spurs : –  Pat Jennings, Phil Beal, Cyril Knowles. Maurice Norman, Ron Henry, Alan Mullery, Cliff Jones, Terry Dyson, Jimmy Greaves, Frank Saul, jimmy Robertson.

Birmingham City : – Schofield, Green, Sharples, Thwaites. 
Attendance : –  34,809

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29.02.1964 Division 1     Away      Won     2-1

Cliff Jones scored with a flicked header at St. Andrews to put Spurs ahead against Birmingham City and Jimmy Greaves later added a penalty to help Spurs gain a 2-1 victory at St. Andrews.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  John Hollowbread, Phil Beal, Mel Hopkins, Maurice Norman, Peter Baker, Laurie Brown, Tony Marchi, Terry Dyson, John White, Jimmy Greaves, Cliff Jones.
Ref : – Mr. J. W. Bullough (Bolton)

Linesmen : – Mr. A. Guise (-) – Red flag; Mr. T. Smailes (-) – Yellow flag.
Attendance : –  28,433

Saturday  15.15 kick off.

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02.10.1963 Division 1     Home     Won     6-1.

Teams –
Spurs : –  John Hollowbread, Mel Hopkins, Maurice Norman, Dave Mackay, Ron Henry, Danny Blanchflower, Terry Dyson, John White, Jimmy Greaves, Bobby Smith, Cliff Jones.
Birmingham City : .
Ref : –  .

Attendance : –  34,649

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15.12.1962 Division 1     Away     Won     2-0.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Bill Brown, Maurice Norman, Dave Mackay, Peter Baker, Ron Henry, Tony Marchi, Cliff Jones, Jimmy Greaves, Terry Medwin, Bobby Smith, John White.

Ref : –  .
Attendance : –  36,623

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18.08.1962 Division 1     Home     Won     3-0

Bobby Smith converted a tap-in at the far post after Jimmy Greaves’ shot had been blocked, but he was given offside.  It mattered little, as Spurs ran out 3-0 winners with a goal each from Jimmy Greaves and Cliff Jones added to by aDanny Blanchflower penalty.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Bill Brown, Maurice Norman, Dave Mackay, Peter Baker, Ron Henry, Danny Blanchflower, Cliff Jones, Jimmy Greaves, Terry Medwin, Bobby Smith, John White.
Birmingham City : –  Johnny Schofield, , , , , , , , , ,.
Ref : –  Mr. D. W. Smith (Gloucestershire)
Linesmen : – Mr. W. T. Castle (Essex) – Red flag; Mr. D. Laing (Lancs) – Yellow flag.

Attendance : –  51,140

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28.04.1962 Division 1     Away     Won     3-2.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  John Hollowbread, Maurice Norman, Dave Mackay, Peter Baker, Ron Henry, Danny Blanchflower, Cliff Jones, Jimmy Greaves, Terry Medwin, Bobby Smith, John White.

Ref : –  Mr. L. J. Tirebuck (Halifax)
Linesmen : – Mr. J. Marsh (-) – Red flag; Mr. D. Milverton (-) – Yellow flag.

Attendance : –  29,614

Saturday  15.00 kick off.

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10.01.1962 FA Cup Fourth Round replay    Home     Won      4-2

Spurs had an easier task of progressing to the Fourth Round of the FA Cup with a 4-2 replay win over Birmingham City at White Hart Lane.

Forward Jimmy Harris scored early to give Birmingham a shock lead, but it was all square at the interval when Terry Medwin made it 1-1.  Jimmy Greaves scored shortly after the teams restarted and Medwin extended the lead before Ken Leek pulled a goal back for City.  It was Les Allen’s goal that made it 4-2 that saw Tottenham through to the Fifth Round.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Bill Brown, Maurice Norman, Dave Mackay, Peter Baker, Ron Henry, Danny Blanchflower, Les Allen, Jimmy Greaves, Terry Medwin, Cliff Jones, John White

Birmingham City : –  Johnny Schofield, Stan Lynn, Graham Sissons, Terry Hennessey, Trevor Smith, Malcolm Beard, Mike Hellawell, Jimmy Bloomfield, Jimmy Harris, Ken Leek, Bertie Auld 
Ref. : –
Attendance : – 62,917

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06.01.1962 A 3-3 draw in this FA Cup Third Round saw both teams head to London the following week for the replay.

With snow in the Midlands all week before the match, the pitch was in good nick at kick-off time.  Jimmy Greaves raced onto Maurice Norman’s pass and although keeper John Schofield saved his shot, the Spurs striker got the rebound into the net. The lead was doubled on the half-hour when Cliff Jones raced through and it became 3-0 two minutes later, when Greaves got his second of the afternoon with a header after Les Allen had put the ball into the box.

With time still remaining in the first half, Stan Lynn’s fierce free-kick lead to a goal for Jimmy Harris on 33 minutes and the teams turned around at 3-1.

Shortly after the interval, Harris headed a second goal and with the fans now behind the home side, they grabbed an equaliser with Lynn hitting another rocket free kick and Ken Leek putting the ball into the net as it ran loose in the box.

Teams –
Birmingham City : – John Schofield, Stan Lynn, Graham Sissons, Terry Hennessey, Trevor Smith, Malcolm Beard, Mike Hallawell, Bryan Orritt, Jimmy Harris, Ken Leek, Bertie Auld
Spurs : –  Bill Brown, Peter Baker, Ron Henry, Danny Blanchflower, Maurice Norman, Dave Mackay, Terry Medwin, John White, Les Allen, Jimmy Greaves, Cliff Jones
Ref : –   .

Attendance : –  46,096

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09.12.1961 Division 1     Home     Won     3-1

A double from Les Allen and a goal from Dave Mackay won this game for Tottenham at WHite Hart Lane despite Birmingham City scoring through Ken Leek.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Bill Brown, Peter Baker, Ron Henry, Danny Blanchflower, Maurice Norman, Dave Mackay, Terry Medwin, John White, Les Allen, Tony Marchi, Cliff Jones.
Birmingham City : – .
Ref : –  .

Attendance : –  32,509

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08.04.1961 Division 1     Away      Won     3-2

Bobby Smith’s early goal set Spurs up for a 3-2 win in the First Division at St. Andrews.

Les Allen added a second, with John White contributing a third, before Jimmy Harris netted twice (the first from the penalty spot in the first half) to reduce the difference, but Spurs ran out winners on the day.

Teams –
Birmingham City :  , , , , , , , , Harris
Spurs : –  Bill Brown, Peter Baker, Ron Henry, Danny Blanchflower, Maurice Norman, Dave Mackay, Cliff Jones, John White, Bobby Smith, Les Allen, Terry Dyson.

Attendance : –  40,961

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19.11.1960 Division 1     Home     Won     6-0

A 6-0 home win helped Tottenham maintain their Double season success, with Terry Dyson 2, Cliff Jones 2, John White and a Bobby Smith penalty hitting the goals that saw Spurs keep their top spot in the table.

White opened the scoring, with Dyson and Jones making it 3-0 at the interval.  Dyson got his second after half-time and then Smith converted from the spot before Cliff Jones rounded off the win with the sixth Tottenham goal.

Teams –
Spurs : – Bill Brown, Peter Baker, Ron Henry, Maurice Norman, Danny Blanchflower (c), Dave Mackay, Cliff Jones, Les Allen, John White, Bobby Smith, Terry Dyson.
Birmingham City : –   Colin Withers, Brian Farmer, George Allen, Johnny Watts, Trevor Smith (c), Dick Neal, Mike Hellawell, Johnny Gordon, Robin Stubbs, Jimmy Singer, Brian Taylor.
Ref : –  G. W. Thorpe (Wilts).

Attendance : –  46,010

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02.01.1960 Division 1     Away     Won     1-0

Bobby Smith created an opening for Les Allen to give Tottenham the two points in this game at St. Andrews.

Making the trip at the top of the league, Spurs took the lead when Allen rounded Johnny Schofield in the Birmingham goal to hit the net.  The lead was a narrow one, which almost did not prove enough when Robin Stubbs scored, but the goal was wiped out when the referee awarded a handball against Dick Neal.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  Johnny Schofield, Dick Neal, Robin Stubbs, Trevor Smith (c), Jimmy Bloomfield,
Spurs : –  Bill Brown, Maurice Norman, Dave Mackay, Peter Baker, Ron Henry, Danny Blanchflower, Cliff Jones, Bobby Smith, Les Allen, Tommy Harmer, John White
Ref. : –  

Attendance : –  27,558

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29.08.1959 Division 1     Home     Drew     0-0

A game of two halves saw Tottenham have the best openings of the first half, while Birmingham had the lion’s share of the opportunities in the second.

Spurs created chances for Bobby Smith, Terry Medwin and Johnny Brooks, while Brum’s Brian Taylor, Robin Stubbs and Bryan Orritt could not force the ball home for the visitors, leaving the points shared in a goal-less draw.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Bill Brown, Mel Hopkins, Maurice Norman, Dave Mackay, Peter Baker, Danny Blanchflower, Cliff Jones, Tommy Harmer, Bobby Smith, Terry Medwin, Johnny Brooks.
Birmingham City : –  , , , , , , , Bryan Orritt, Brian Taylor, Robin Stubbs, .
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  25,243

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18.09.1957 Division 1     Home     Won     7-1

Following a 0-0 draw at St. Andrews the week before, Spurs romped home 7-1 against Birmingham City at White Hart Lane. A Tommy Harmer penalty and a goal from Terry Dyson were overshadowed by five goals from Alfie Stokes.  Birmingham scored through Eddie Brown, but they could not live with the link-up between Stokes and his strike partner Bobby Smith.

The Brummies were hampered by goalkeeper Gil Merrick’s collision with Dyson, when he needed four stitches before coming out to play on.  However, he could not carry on in goal and played on the right wing, while he handed the gloves over to Gordon Astall.  City also missed a penalty when Alex Govan hit the post and the ball went wide.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Ron Reynolds, Mel Hopkins, Peter Baker, John Ryden, Danny Blanchflower, Jim Iley, Terry Medwin, Tommy Harmer, Alfie Stokes, Bobby Smith, Terry Dyson.
Birmingham City :   Gil Merrick, , , , Alex Govan, Eddie Brown, , , , , Gordon Astall.
Ref. : – .

Attendance : –  35,292

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11.09.1957 Division 1     Away     Drew     0-0.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : – Ron Reynolds, Mel Hopkins, Peter Baker, John Ryden, Danny Blanchflower, Jim Iley, Micky Dulin, Dave Dunmore, Terry Medwin, Tommy Harmer, Alfie Stokes.

Ref : -.
Attendance : –  26,485

NOTE : –  Micky Dulin made his last appearance in a Spurs shirt.

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13.04.1957 Division 1     Home     Won     5-1

A 5-1 home victory saw Spurs ease past Birmingham City in a First Division meeting.

Dave Dunmore gave Tottenham the lead after just three minutes when he seized on a poor back pass and flicked expertly past Gil Merrick, with a penalty from Tommy Harmer making it 2-0 after Birmingham City’s defender Ken Green handled inexplicably on the half hour.  A mix-up in the Spurs defence allowed Birmingham’s Gordon Astall to pull a goal back before the interval.

Seventeen minutes into the second half, Dunmore hit his second after the referee ignored calls for offside and Reynolds had to keep out the Brum strikers with some good saves before Terry Dyson headed Brooks cross to make it 4-1 and Terry Medwin beat four opponents, then crashed a shot into the net to round off a comfortable win.

Teams –
Spurs : –   Ron Reynolds, Peter Baker, Mel Hopkins, Danny Blanchflower, Maurice Norman, Tony Marchi, Terry Medwin, Tommy Harmer, Dave Dunmore, Johnny Brooks, Terry Dyson.
Birmingham City : Gil Merrick, Jeff Hall, Ken Green, Bunny Larkin, Trevor Smith, Roy Warhurst, Gordon Astall, Noel Kinsey, Finney, Bryan Orritt, Peter Murphy.
Ref : –  .

Attendance : –  33,512

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01.12.1956 Division 1     Away     Drew     0-0

What was a good game of football, failed to produce a goal, with both goalkeepers in good form to keep the result goal-less.

While Spurs played well in the first half of each half, Birmingham were in the ascendancy in the latter part of each half and neither side could penetrate the other’s defence and when they did they found both keeper’s in good form to keep clean sheets.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  Gil Merrick, Jeff Hall, Ken Green, Johnny Newman, Trevor Smith, Roy Warhurst, Gordon Astall, Noel Kinsey, Bryan Orritt, Allan Brown, Peter Murphy
Spurs : –  Ted Ditchburn, Mel Hopkins, Peter Baker, Harry Clarke, Danny Blanchflower, Tony Marchi, George Robb, Terry Medwin, Bobby Smith, Johnny Brooks, Tommy Harmer
Ref. : – – (-).
Attendance : – 38,035

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11.02.1956 Division 1     Home     Lost     0-1 

The only goal of the game came in the second half, with Gordon Astall’s effort winning the match at White Hart Lane for Birmingham City.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Ron Reynolds, Maurice Norman, Mel Hopkins, Danny Blanchflower, Harry Clarke, Tony Marchi, George Robb, Johnny Brooks, Len Duquemin, Bobby Smith, Terry Dyson.
Birmingham City : Gil Merrick, Jeff Hall, Ken Green, Len Boyd, Johnny Newman, Roy Warhurst, Gordon Astall, Bill Finney, Eddie Brown, Noel Kinsey, Peter Murphy.
Ref : –   .

Attendance : –  26,141

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01.10.1955 Division 1     Away     Lost     0-3.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Ted Ditchburn, Mel Hopkins, Charlie Withers, Harry Clarke, Danny Blanchflower, Tony Marchi, George Robb, Sonny Walters, Johnny Brooks, Tommy Harmer, Alfie Stokes.
Ref : –
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Attendance : –  31,320
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09.03.1953 FA Cup Sixth Round second replay     Molineux     Won     1-0

A Second replay was required in this FA Cup Sixth Round tie to separate the two sides and Molineux was the venue for the game.

Having missed the replay because of the death of his son, Charlie Walters returned at his wife’s behest and it was his excellent 12th minute goal that decided the tie.  He took Ron Burgess’ throw-in and dribbled along the dead-ball line, moved in-field and then slipped his shot between Merrick and the near post to put Spurs through to a semi-final against Blackpool at Villa Park.

Teams –
Spurs:  Ditchburn, Ramsey, Withers, Brittan, Gibbins, Burgess, Walters, Bennett, Duquemin, Baily, Medley.
Birmingham City : –  Gil Merrick, Jeff Hall, Ken Green, Keith Bannister, Jack Badham, Len Boyd, Jackie Stewart, Ted Purdon, Cyril Trigg, Ray Ferris, Billy Wardle.
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  50,801

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04.03.1953 FA Cup Sixth Round replay     Home     Drew     2-2

Spurs took the lead in this Sixth Round replay, but once more it ended all square.

Seventeen minutes in, Len Duquemin headed Spurs into the lead with a header from Medley’s corner, but 45 minutes later, Jackie Stewart put a free-kick in for captain Len Boyd to equalise, flicking the ball wide of Ditchburn.  Birmingham were grateful to a fine goalkeeping display from Gil Merrick that had restricted Spurs to the one goal.

Charlie Withers, Eddie Baily and Duquemin combined to provide Bennett with a scoring opportunity to give Spurs the lead again in the 69th minute, but back came Brum seven minutes from time, when Ray Ferris headed home Stewart’s cross to take the game into extra time.  No further scoring meant a second replay and with Birmingham chairman Harry Morris calling correctly for the toss, the venue choice was his and Spurs had to head to the Midlands for a third game at Wolves.

Teams –
Spurs : –   Ted Ditchburn, Alf Ramsey, Charlie Withers, Eddie Gibbins, Colin Brittan, Ron Burgess, Les Medley, Len Duquemin, Sonny Walters, Les Bennett, Eddie Baily.
Birmingham City :   Len Boyd (c), Ray Ferris, Jackie Stewart.
Ref : –  .

Attendance : –  59,543

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28.02.1953 FA Cup Sixth Round     Away     Drew     1-1

Spurs faced Second Division Birmingham City in this Sixth Round FA Cup tie at St. Andrews.

City took the lead through Billy Wardle, who scored with a 25 yard effort, but following Gil Merrick making a good save and a header hitting the crossbar, Spurs hit back in the 75th minute, when Les Bennett headed home Les Medley’s centre to earn a replay.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  Gil Merrick, , , , , , , ,  Billy Wardle.
Spurs : –  Ted Ditchburn, Alf Ramsey, Charlie Withers, Harry Clarke, Ron Burgess, Bill Nicholson, Les Medley, Len Duquemin, Sonny Walters, Les Bennett, Eddie Baily.
Ref : –  .

Attendance : –  52,348

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01.05.1948 Division 2     Away     Drew     0-0

Despite Ted Ditchburn’s heroics keeping the score at 0-0, Birmingham City celebrated at the end of the match, as the point had secured them the Second Division title.

On their home ground, Birmingham captain Fred Harris was presented with the trophy by Arthur Oakley of the Football League.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  , , , , , , , Fred Harris, , , .
Spurs : –  Ted Ditchburn, Vic Buckingham, Johnny Woodward, Ron Burgess, Bill Nicholson, Cyril Trailor, Len Duquemin, Freddie Cox, Ernie Jones, Les Bennett, Johnny Jordan.
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  35,569

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13.12.1947 Division 2     Home     Lost     1-2.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Ted Ditchburn, Vic Buckingham, Sid Tickridge, Johnny Woodward, Ron Burgess, Bill Nicholson, Les Stevens, Len Duquemin, Freddie Cox, Les Bennett, Johnny Jordan.
Birmingham City : – .
Ref : –  .

Attendance : –  53,730

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28.12.1946 Division 2     Away     Lost     0-1.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Ted Ditchburn, Vic Buckingham, Sid Tickridge, Ron Burgess, Bill Nicholson, George Ludford, Les Stevens, Albert Hall, George Foreman, Charlie Whitchurch, Ronnie Dix.

Ref : -.
Attendance : –  44,171
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31.08.1946 Division 2     Home     Lost     1-2

Birmingham City earned a 2-1 win in the Second Division at White Hart Lane on the resumption of football after World War Two. Charlie Wilson-Jones gave the Blues a lead, but an equaliser for Tottenham came from George Foreman.  However, it was Wilson-Jones who hit the winner for the Midlands side to give them a solid win.

Teams –
Spurs: –   Ted Ditchburn, Arthur Willis, Vic Buckingham, Ron Burgess, Bill Nicholson, Les Medley, Freddie Cox, Les Bennett, George Skinner, George Foreman, George Ludford.
Birmingham City : –   , , , , , , Charlie Wilson-Jones, Billy Hughes, , Ted Duckhouse, Fred Harris, .
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  52,348

NOTE : –  There were Tottenham debuts for Ted Ditchburn, Les Bennett and George Foreman, while George Skinner made his only appearance for Spurs.

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13.10.1945 Football League South     Home     Lost     0-1

Spurs showed a marked difference in approach (in line with programme comments that ” … we have to survey the situation and take every possible measure to bring about an improvement” from the previous week’s humiliation).  However, the outcome was the same, although the result was a much narrower 0-1 defeat, the only goal scored by Ambrose Mulraney in the second period.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Archie Hughes, Ralph Ward, Arthur Willis, Roy White, Fred Ford, Ron Burgess, Sonny Walters, Jack Gibbons, Jack Acquroff, Ronnie Dix, Les Stevens.
Birmingham City : –  , , , , , , , , , , Mulraney.
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  30,589

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06.10.1945 Football League South     Away     Lost     0-8

Spurs suffered a 8-0 trouncing at the hands of Birmingham City at St. Andrews in this Football League South match.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  John Hall, Ralph Ward, Arthur Willis, Roy White, Fred Ford, Ron Burgess, Les Medley, Les Stevens, Jack Gibbons, Ronnie Dix, Colin Lyman.

Ref : -.
Attendance : –  21,608

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26.08.1939 Division 1     Home     Drew     1-1.

Birmingham were the last team to visit White Hart Lane before football stopped when World War II was declared.

Arriving at the Lane for a Second Division match, the crowd witnessed a goal-less first half, but into the second period, Fred Sargent put Tottenham ahead, only for Birmingham’s Jackie Brown to level things.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Percy Hooper, Ralph Ward, Bill Nicholson, Ron Burgess, Arthur Hitchins, Vic Buckingham, Fred Sargent, Willie Hall, George Ludford, Ronnie Dix, Colin Lyman.
Birmingham City : , , , Arthur Turner (c), , Billy Hughes, Jackie Brown, Ted Duckhouse, Fred Harris, .
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  28,366

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13.04.1935 Division 1     Home     Drew     1-1.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Allan Taylor, Fred Channell, Bill Whatley, Les Howe, Charlie Jones, Wally Alsford, Willie Evans, George Hunt, Sam Bell, Willie Hall, Andy Duncan.

Birmingham City : –  . 
Ref : -.
Attendance : –  27,190

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01.12.1934 Division 1     Away     Lost     1-2.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Joe Nicholls, Fred Channell, Bill Whatley, Les Howe, Arthur Rowe, Tom Meads, Tom Evans, Willie Evans, Jimmy McCormick, George Hunt, Eugene O’Callaghan.

Ref : -.
Attendance : –  20,546

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21.04.1934 Division 1        Home     Lost     0-2.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Joe Nicholls, Fred Channell, Bill Whatley, Arthur Rowe, Tom Meads, Alf Day, Willie Evans, Jimmy McCormick, George Hunt, Willie Hall, Eugene O’Callaghan.

Birmingham City : –  . 
Ref : -.
Attendance : –  24,576

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09.12.1933 Division 1     Home     Won     3-2.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Joe Nicholls, Bill Felton, Bill Whatley, Davie Colquhoun, Arthur Rowe, Tom Meads, Willie Evans, Jimmy McCormick, George Hunt, Willie Hall, Eugene O’Callaghan.
Birmingham City : –  .
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  26,142
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31.12.1927 Division 1     Away     Lost     2-3.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Cyril Spiers, Tommy Clay, Matt Forster, Harry Skitt, Percy Austin, Bert Smith, Jimmy Dimmock, Alex Lindsay, Jimmy Armstrong, Eugene O’Callaghan, Charlie Handley.
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  11,603

NOTE : –  Jimmy Armstrong made his debut, while Percy Austin played his only game for Tottenham.

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27.08.1927 Division 1     Home     Won     1-0

A fine goal from Welshman Eugene O’Callaghan gave Spurs an opening day 1-0 win at White Hart Lane against Birmingham FC.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Joe Nicholls, Matt Forster, Cecil Poynton, Harry Skitt, Jimmy Dimmock, Alex Lindsay, Arthur Sanders, Frank Osborne, Eugene O’Callaghan, Charlie Handley, Jack Elkes.
Birmingham : .
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  37,408

NOTE : – Albert Evans and Arthur Lowdell make their Spurs debuts.

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26.02.1927 Division 1     Away     Lost     0-1.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Jock Britton, Matt Forster, Cecil Poynton, Harry Skitt, Jimmy Dimmock, Alex Lindsay, Frank Osborne, Eugene O’Callaghan, Jack Elkes.
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  21,125

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09.10.1926 Division 1     Home     Won     6-1

Teams –
Spurs : –  Jimmy Smith, Tommy Clay, Cecil Poynton, Bert Smith, Jimmy Dimmock, Alex Lindsay, John Blair, Tommy Roe, Andy Thompson, Jimmy Seed, Jack Elkes.
Birmingham City : –  . 
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  29,392

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26.12.1925 Division 1     Home     Won     2-1.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Bill Kaine, Tommy Clay, Matt Forster, Harry Skitt, Jimmy Skinner, Bert Smith, Alex Lindsay, Frank Osborne, Andy Thompson, Jimmy Seed, Harry Hargreaves.
Birmingham City : –  . 
Ref : -.

Attendance : –   44,429

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25.12.1925 Division 1     Away     Lost     1-3.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Bill Kaine, Tommy Clay, Matt Forster, Harry Skitt, Jimmy Skinner, Bert Smith, Jimmy Dimmock, Alex Lindsay, Frank Osborne, Andy Thompson, Jimmy Seed.

Ref : -.
Attendance : –  29,586

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10.04.1925 Division 1     Home     Lost     0-1.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Fred Hinton, Tommy Clay, Harry Skitt, Arthur Grimsdell, Jimmy Skinner, Bert Smith, Jimmy Dimmock, Bill Lane, Andy Thompson, Jimmy Seed, Harry Hargreaves.

Birmingham City : –  . 
Ref : -.
Attendance : –  30,411

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03.09.1924 Division 1     Away     Won     2-0.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Fred Hinton, Tommy Clay, Cecil Poynton, Sid White, Bert Smith, Jimmy Dimmock, Alex Lindsay, Frank Osborne, Jimmy Seed, Harry Hargreaves, Jack Elkes.

Ref : –
Crowd : –  20,000.

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05.01.1924 Division 1     Away     Won     2-3

Spurs opened the scoring with Tich Handley setting up Andy Thompson, who took on two defenders and hit his shot past the keeper.  Bill Harvey crossed for Joe Bradford to bring the scores level For Birmingham and a 20-yarder from Jimmy Cringan gave the Blues the lead.

Both Bradford and Ernie Islip hit the woodwork before Moses Lane put City 3-1 up, but Tottenham narrowed the gap with Jack Elkes scoring against his old club.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  , , , Ernie Islip, Joe Bradford, Lane, Jimmy Cringan, Bill Harvey.
Spurs : –  George Maddison, Matt Forster, Jimmy Ross, Harry Lowe, Arthur Grimsdell, Bert Smith, Jimmy Dimmock, Alex Lindsay, Charlie Handley, Andy Thompson, Jack Elkes.

Attendance : –  25,000

NOTE : – Jimmy Ross plays his last game for Spurs.

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29.12.1923 Division 1     Home     Drew     1-1.

Teams –
Spurs : –  George Maddison, Tommy Clay, Matt Forster, Cecil Poynton, Harry Lowe, Bert Smith, Alex Lindsay, Charlie Handley, Andy Thompson, Jimmy Seed, Jack Elkes.
Birmingham City : –  .
Ref : –  .

Attendance : –  24,414

NOTE : – Cecil Poynton makes his Spurs debut.

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21.04.1923 Division 1     Home     Won     2-0.

Teams –
Spurs : –  George Maddison, Tommy Clay, Matt Forster, Charlie Walters, Arthur Grimsdell, Jimmy Skinner, Jimmy Dimmock, Alex Lindsay, Fanny Walden, Jimmy Cantrell, Charlie Handley.
Birmingham City : –  .
Ref : –
Crowd : –  16,335.
NOTE : – Jimmy Cantrell plays his last game for Tottenham.
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14.04.1923 Division 2     Away     Lost     1-2.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  George Maddison, Tommy Clay, Matt Forster, Charlie Walters, Arthur Grimsdell, Jimmy Skinner, Jimmy Dimmock, Alex Lindsay, Fred Barnett, Jimmy Cantrell, Frank Hartley.

Ref : –  .
Attendance : –  15,000

NOTE : –  Frank Hartley plays his first game in a Spurs shirt.

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08.04.1922 Division 2     Away     Won     2-1.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Bert Blake, Matt Forster, John Pearson, Charlie Walters, Arthur Grimsdell, Bert Smith, Jimmy Dimmock, Alex Lindsay, Fanny Walden, Charlie Wilson, Andy Thompson.

Ref : -.
Attendance : –  19,638

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01.04.1922 Division 2     Away     Won     3-0.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Bill Jacques, Tommy Clay, Bob McDonald, Harry Lowe, Charlie Walters, Bert Smith, Jimmy Dimmock, Fanny Walden, Charlie Wilson, Andy Thompson, Jimmy Seed.
Ref : –  .

Attendance : –  34,000
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01.05.1920 Division 2     Away     Won     1-0.

Teams –
Birmingham City : .
Spurs : –  Bill Jacques, Bob Brown, Bob McDonald, Jimmy Archibald, Arthur Grimsdell, Bert Smith, John Chipperfield, Jimmy Dimmock, Jimmy Banks, Jimmy Seed, Bert Bliss.
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  39,000

NOTE : – Bob McDonald makes his Tottenham debut and John Chipperfield plays his last Spurs game.

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26.04.1920 Division 2     Home     Drew     0-0.

Teams –
Spurs : – Bill Jacques, Tommy Clay, Bob Brown, Jimmy Archibald, Arthur Grimsdell, Bert Smith, Jimmy Dimmock, Fanny Walden, Jimmy Banks, Jimmy Cantrell, Bert Bliss
Birmingham City : .
Ref : -.

Attendance : –  30,000
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20.03.1909 Division 2     Away     Drew     3-3.

Teams –
Birmingham City : –  .
Spurs : –  Bob Hewitson, Ernie Coquet, Ollie Burton, Walter Bull, Danny Steel, Bobby Steel, Jabez Darnell, Charlie Woodruff, Billy minter, Vivian Woodward, Bert Middlemiss.
Ref : –

Attendance : –  8,000

NOTE : – Bob Hewitson plays for Tottenham for the last time.

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14.11.1908 Division 2     Home     Won     4-0.

New boys to the Football League Spurs ran out 4-0 winners against Birmingham City on the day that Charlie Woodruff made his debut.

An early chance fell to the visitors’ Charles “Bullet” Jones and he missed the target with the goal gaping in front of him.  Two goals each from Vivian Woodward and Bert Middlemiss secured the two points for Tottenham, but there were other notable incidents in the match between Birmingham, who had lead the table for much of the season and Spurs, who had just been beaten 0-3 by West Bromwich Albion.

Woodward could have grabbed a hat-trick if the crossbar had not stopped one of his shots and in an odd incident, Birmingham’s Edmund Eyre got his foot stuck in the main stand railings at the edge of the pitch.  With injury time building up, there was some concern that the game might be abandoned, but the match finished in fading light, even though the game kicked off five minutes early to avoid this.

Teams –
Spurs : –  Bob Hewitson, Ernie Coquet, Ollie Burton, Walter Bull, Danny Steel, Bobby Steel, Jabez Darnell, Vivian Woodward, Billy Minter, Charlie Woodruff, Bert Middlemiss.
Birmingham City : – , Edmund Eyre, Charles “Bullet” Jones, , , , ,  .
Ref. : –  .

Attendance : –  25,000

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28.02.1906 FA Cup Third Round replay     Away     Lost     0-2.

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Teams –
Birmingham City : –
Spurs : –  John Eggett, Sandy Tait, John Watson, Walter Bull, Tom Morris, Ted Hughes, Chris Carrick, Joe Walton, Peter Kyle, Alex Glen, Vivian Woodward
Ref. : –
Attendance : – 34,000

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24.02.1906 FA Cup Third Round     Home     Drew     1-1

Back in 1906, the Third Round was equivalent to the Fifth round these days and with Birmingham travelling down to London, the Blues took the lead early on in the match, but Spurs forward Peter Kyle equalised into the second half to earn a replay at Birmingham’s new St. Andrews ground. 

Teams –
Spurs : –  Jack Eggett, Sandy Tait, John Watson, Walter Bull, Tom Morris, Ted Hughes, Chris Carrick, Joe Walton, Peter Kyle, Alex Glen, Vivian Woodward
Birmingham City : –
Ref : –
Attendance : – 28,000

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Thanks to the 11v11 website and Bob Griffiths’ “Tottenham Hotspur – The Complete Record” for some of the team line-ups.