Spurs v Brentford notes

They are linked with both

Ijah Anderson Signed pro terms with Tottenham in 1993 after progressing through the youth ranks, but was released in 1994 without making the first team.  Signed by Brentford in 1995 after a year without a game at Southend United, the left sided midfielder became a regular in the team, going on to make over 200 appearances.  Left Griffin Park in 2003 to join Bristol Rovers.

Tom Atherton .

Bert Badger .

Bill Bann .

Peter Beadle .

Frank Bentley .

John Bostock .

Garry Brooke .

Johnny Brooks .

Jimmy Brown US international who played in the 1930 Uruguay World Cup.  Born in Scotland but went to the US to search for his estranged father at 19.  Returned to the UK and he played for Manchester United, appeared once for Brentford and four times for Spurs before  winning the Southern League with Guildford City.  Returned to Brentford, for whom he guested during the war.

Simon Brown .

David Button .

Nathan Byrne .

Jack Chisholm .

Allan Cockram An England Youth international, Allan appeared twice towards the end of the 1983-84 season, when Spurs had a fixture pile-up ahead of the UEFA Cup Final, but was released to join the Bees in 1988.  A stylish midfielder, Cockram played over 100 times before he was let go in 1990, going on to play for and manage teams in non-league.

Billy Cook .

Arthur Crompton .

Roger Cross .

Harry Crump .

Jack Curtis .

Kevin Dearden .

Josh Ekim .

Jimmy Elliott .

Les Ferdinand Plucked from non-League Hayes, Les Ferdinand carved a fine career in the game.  His time a Griffin Park came when he spent a loan spell there early in his QPR days, playing three times in 1988.  Moved from QPR to Newcastle United and then on to Spurs in 1997, scoring 39 goals in 149 games ahead of a 2003 departure to West Ham United.

Bobby Flavell .

Danny Foster .

Ryan Fredericks .

Jack Gibbons .

Alex Glen .

James Hartley .

Edwin Herod .

Phil Holder Having signed as an apprentice at Spurs, Phil Holder only made 14 appearances in five years, scoring twice, moving on to Crystal Palace, the USA and Bournemouth.  Started coaching and was appointed as assistant manager to Steve Perryman at Brentford in the last 1980s.  Took over when Perryman left to manage Watford in 1990, winning the Third Division title in 1991-92, but following relegation the next season, he was sacked. 

Jimmy Holmes .

Chris Hughton .

David Jenkins .

Bill Lane .

Charlie Lanham .

Colin Lee .

Paris Maghoma Spurs youngster, who was released in 2020, with Brentford snapping up the defender.

Paul Mahorn .

Billy Manuel .

Richard McElhaney .

Bob McTavish .

Paul Miller .

Leigh Mills .

John Moncur .

Tim O’Shea .

Tony Parks Played 49 times for Spurs, including the UEFA Cup final of 1984, before moving on to  Griffin Park in August 1988.

Steve Perryman Spurs legend, Stevie P holds the record number of appearance for the club and captained the team to FA Cup success in a long first team career from 1969 to 1986.  Made his first step into management at Brentford, when he twinned it with playing for The Bees in 1987.  Was in charge at Griffin Park for three years before leaving to take over at Watford.

Glenn Poole .

Alex Pritchard .

James Quilter .

Isaiah Rankin .

Brian Statham .

Bob Stormont .

Sid Tickridge .

Cyril Toulouse .

Nick Tsaroulla .

Arthur Turner .

Fred Webster .

Charlie Williams .

Vic Woodley Goalkeeper who guested for both Brentford and Tottenham during World War II.


Debuts against Brentford

Charles Brown 06.10.1902
Ollie Burton 12.01.1903
Arthur Archer 16.11.1903
Pat Gallacher 03.04.1905
Bill Adams 10.01.1946
Archie Hughes 05.01.1946
John McConnachie 14.09.1903
Robert Pilch 16.11.1903
Harry Milton 28.03.1904
Willie Murray 29.10.1904
Jack Whitbourne 13.11.1905
F McMullan 26.02.1906
Bert Middlemiss 16.11.1907
Les Medley 05.01.1946
Roy White 05.01.1946
Arthur Willis 05.01.1946
Jimmy Scarth 17.12.1949
Sir Alf Ramsey 20.08.1949
Kevin Watson 21.09.1992
Mark Gower 15.09.1998


Last game for the club – played against Brentford

Alex “Sandy” Brown 26.04.1902
H A Rainbird 09.03.1903
John McConnachie 02.11.1903
George Fredericks 26.03.1903
Charles Brown 28.03.1904
Pat Gallacher 03.04.1905
Robert Pilch 03.04.1905
Andrew Swan 11.04.1905
F McMullan 26.02.1906
Matt Reilly 16.02.1907
Jimmy Pass 14.03.1908
Bob McTavish 18.09.1911
Hugh Lorimer 07.11.1921
Bill Adams 10.01.1946
Jeff Minton 21.09.1992
Mark Gower 23.09.1998


First goal scored for Spurs – against Brentford

George Fredericks 26.03.1903
Joe Walton 11.01.1904
James Freeborough 13.11.1905
George Leach 26.02.1906
Sid Crowl 26.12.1916
Eddie Baily 01.11.1947
Kevin Watson 21.09.1992
Darren Anderton 07.10.1992


Last goal scored for spurs – against Brentford

Alex “Sandy” Brown 26.04.1902
George Fredericks 26.03.1903
Bob Houston 26.03.1903
James Freeborough 13.11.1905
Bill Berry 07.04.1906
George Leach 07.04.1906
Sid Crowl 26.12.1916
Kevin Watson 21.09.1992


20.08.1949 Midfielder Ken Coote made his debut for Brentford.