Spurs v Charlton Athletic notes

02.08.1934 Spurs met Charlton Athletic on the tennis courts in the Professional Football Club’s Lawn Tennis Championships winning 5-0 with a team of Allan Taylor, Walter Bellamy, Willie Hall and Jimmy McCormick.  Spurs then beat West Ham 3-2, but lost out in the final to Chelsea 2-3.

30.12.1950 Prime Minister Clement Attlee attended the match.

22.04.1957 Tottenham’s fourth goal was their 100th of the season.

27.08.2002 Tottenham’s win took their League points tally to 4,000 exactly.

07.05.2007 Tottenham’s win took Charlton Athletic down to the Championship.


They are linked to both

Darren Bent Signed by Charlton from Ipswich Town for £3 million, he spent two seasons at the Valley scoring a lot of goals before he joined Spurs in June 2007 for £16.5 million on Charlton’s relegation from the Premier League.

Dennis Bond .

Mark Bowen .

Martin Brennan .

David Button .

Nathan Byrne .

Sid Castle .

Cristian Ceballos .

Dean Chandler Spurs youth team player who went on to play a handful of matches for Charlton between 1994 and 1997.

Jimmy Chipperfield .

Garth Crooks .

Jermain Defoe .

Dorian Dervite .

Kevin Dickenson .

Gary Doherty .

Mike Flanagan Played for Spurs reserves, but made more of a name for himself at Charlton.

Theo Foley One time Spurs reserve coach had previously been manager at Charlton in the 1970s.

Fred Ford .

Matt Forster .

Peter Garland Spurs youth player and reserve who went to the Valley to get first team football.

Bert Goodman .

Richard Gough .

Mark Gower .

Chris Gunter .

Charlie Hannaford .

John Hendry Young Spurs forward had a loan spell at Charlton to get first team experience.

Edwin Herod .

Scott Houghton .

Jim Iley .

Johnnie Jackson Young left-footed Spurs midfielder was allowed to leave and joined Charlton Athletic after Colchester United.

Neil Johnson The Spurs inside forward played one game for the Valley club while on loan in 1971.

Chris Jones Another loanee, who went to Charlton.

David Kerslake .

Paul Konchesky Loaned to Spurs from September to December 2003, the midfielder played in ten matches.

Don McAllister .

Paul Miller Centre half who came through the Spurs system to sign as a professional in May 1977 and play nearly 300 matches for the club, before joining Charlton in February 1987.

Alan Mullery .

Jack Munns .

Danny Murphy Former Crewe Alexandra midfielder, who became an England international midfielder and joined Charlton Athletic from Liverpool.  Made 64 appearances and scored 10 goals (56 in the League with seven goals) in one and a half seasons for the Valley side before his move to White Hart Lane is January 2006.

Terry Naylor .

John Oakes Played one game for Spurs as a war time guest player on 09.02.1944 at Reading.  More noted as a centre half at Athletic, where he had been signed for £1,144 from Aldershot.  Played 133 League games for Charlton with three goals to his name, with another 203 war-time matches for them in which he scored four times.

Jon Obika .

Alan Pardew .

Scott Parker .

Dean Parrett .

Chris Perry Bought by Spurs from Wimbledon in 1999, the defender moved on to Charlton in 2003.

Gary Poole .

Owen Price .

Walter Rayner A coach at Tottenham, Walter Rayner went on to become the first manager of Charlton Athletic before being sacked and banned from being a manager because of financial irregularities while in charge at the Valley.

Andy Reid Signed from Nottingham Forest after a long chase, but failed to fit in at Spurs after a number of injuries and scored once in 26 Premier League games and one cup appearance.  Left to get more first team football at Charlton in the summer of 2006.

Charlie Revell .

Martin Robinson .

Mark Robson .

Kevin Scott .

Jimmy Seed Charlton’s most successful manager was Jimmy Seed, who was once a Spurs player from 1919 to 1927, including a Spurs win in the FA Cup final of 1921. Seed was manager of Charlton from 1933 to September 1956 when he was sacked because Charlton had made a horrible start to the 1956-57 season.

Peter Shreeves .

George Skinner Started for Spurs during WWII and made one appearance after the war, but left to join Gillingham and then Brighton and Hove Albion.  Played one game as a guest during war-time for Charlton Athletic.

Gary Stevens Spurs’ versatile defender/midfielder moved into coaching at Charlton for a couple of years on retirement.

Les Stevens Signed professional for Spurs in May 1940 staying until February 1948, but made a single war-time guest appearance for Charlton in a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace on 10.02.1945.

Ben Thatcher .

Paul Walsh .

Simon Webster .

Charlie Whitchurch .

Len Worley .

Luke Young Started with Spurs, coming up through the youth system and got into the team (debuted in 1997 and made 776 appearances), but the defender was frustrated by the lack of a regular start in the first team and left in 2001.


Debuts against Charlton Athletic

John Illingworth 14.12.1929

George Robb 25.12.1951

Charlie Revell 07.03.1942

Stephen Kelly 28.12.2003

Andros Townsend 09.01.2011


Last game for the club – played against Charlton Athletic

Matt Forster 19.04.1930

Joe Nicholls 13.04.1936

Charlie Revell 07.03.1942

Colin Lyman 23.02.1946

Peter Murphy 26.12.1951

Derek King 02.10.1955

Martin Robinson 15.10.1977

Paul Miller 01.01.1987

Noureddine Naybet 01.10.2005

Johnnie Jackson 05.02.2006


First goal for club – scored against Charlton Athletic

George Robb 25.12.1951

Charlie Revell 07.03.1942

Johnnie Jackson 11.02.2004

Steed Malbranque 09.12.2006

Andros Townsend 09.01.2011


Last goal for club – scored against Charlton Athletic

Frank Hartley 26.11.1928

Jimmy Smy 01.11.1930

Charlie Revell 07.03.1942

George Skinner 23.02.1946

Peter Murphy 26.12.1951

Vic Groves 03.09.1953

Tony Galvin 01.01.1987

Mitchell Thomas 14.10.1989

Oyvind Leonhardsen 07.02.2001

Steffen Iversen 26.12.2002

Simon Davies 11.02.2004

Johnnie Jackson 11.02.2004



27.08.2002 Simon Davies makes his 50th Tottenham appearance.

26.12.2002 Robbie Keane’s goal was the 750th scored in the history of the Premier League.

28.12.2003 Fredi Kanoute makes his 100th start for an English club.

Robbie Keane plays his 200th career League match

11.02.2004 Mark Fish makes his 100th appearance for Charlton.

Gary Doherty makes his 100th club career start.

Mauricio Taricco makes his 250th English League start.

06.11.2004 Goran Bunjevcevic makes his 50th Premiership appearance for Tottenham.

Jamie Redknapp makes his 250th career League start.

Hermann Hreidarsson makes his 250th English League appearance and 300th appearance for an English club.

16.03.2005 Mark Fish makes his 100th Premiership appearance for Charlton.

01.10.2005 Ledley King makes his 150th career Premiership appearance – all for Tottenham.

05.02.2006 Radostin Kishishev makes his 150th Premiership appearance – all for Charlton.

Chris Powell makes his 250th career appearance in top flight football.

09.12.2006 Michael Dawson makes his 150th club career start (Nottingham Forest and Spurs).  Pascal Chimbonda will be making his 50th career Premiership appearance (Wigan and Tottenham).

Aaron Lennon makes his 50th career appearance in top flight football (Leeds and Tottenham).

07.05.2007 Dimitar Berbatov’s goal was Tottenham’s 100th goal of the season.


Transfers from Tottenham to Charlton Athletic

Name Date Fee

Andy REID Aug 2006 £3,000,000 (conditional)

Chris PERRY Nov 2003 £100,000

Paul MILLER Feb 1987 £130,000

Don McALLISTER Aug 1981 Free

Terry NAYLOR Nov 1980 Free

Dennis BOND Oct 1970 £25,000

Sid CASTLE May 1921


Transfers from Charlton Athletic to Tottenham

Name Date Fee

Darren BENT June 2007 £16,500,000 (conditional)

Owen PRICE April 2000 £500,000 (conditional)