Spurs v Reading Reserves Match Reports
[this page is under-going on-going construction – please bear with MEHSTG as we try to complete this mammoth task for all our opponents.]


15.03.2011 Friendly.  Click here for a match report.

28.04.2008 A visit to Reading saw a game played as the heavens opened to make conditions difficult, but both sides had good spells to draw 2-2.

Although Reading were in the ascendancy in the early stages, with 39 minutes gone, Thomas Pekhart finished off some good play between Troy Archibald-Henville and Jon Obika to give Tottenham the lead and that became 2-0 in the 50th minute, as Obika got to the line and pulled the ball back for Jake Livermore to shoot home.

The rain teemed down and the Reading side, containing a high percentage of first-teamers, hit back late on with a goal from Jimmy Kebe and a 20 yard strike from John Oster.

Teams :
Reading –  Federici, Murty, De La Cruz, Bygrave, Spence, Kelly, Gunnarsson, Oster, Frewen (Bignall 61), Kebe, Henry.
Subs not used :  Andersen, Kamdjo, Downes, Bryant
Spurs –  David Button, Adam Smith (Alex Olsen 89), Troy Archibald-Henville, Dorian Dervite, David Hutchins, Kyle Fraser-Allen, Jake Livermore, Yaser Kasim, Jon Obika (David Hutton 70), Tomas Pekhart, Ryan Mason (Takura Mtandari 82)
Subs not used :  Tommy Forecast, Andros Townsend
Attendance : –  ,


13.02.2007 For a match report, click here.

31.10.1979 Reading Reserves hosted a Football Combination fixture against Spurs and won out 2-1 with Tottenham’s goal scored by Colin Lee.

Teams :
Reading –  .
Sub. not used :
Spurs –  Mark Kendall, Terry Naylor, Gary O’Reilly, Giorgio Mazzon, John Lacy (Garry Brooke), John Pratt, Tony Galvin, Paul Miller, Colin Lee, Mark Falco, Stuart Beavon
Attendance : –  ,


01.03.1978 Spurs Reserves went to Reading for this Combination game and the Biscuitmen’s keeper – John Turner – did well in goal to keep the score down to 3-0.

Teams :
Reading –  .
Sub. not used :
Spurs –
Sub. not used :
Attendance : –  ,


17.09.1977 A 3-1 home win over Reading Reserves saw Spurs comfortable winner, but the visiting side scored through Richie Bowman.  

Teams :
Spurs –
Sub. not used :
Reading –  .
Sub. not used :
Attendance : –  ,


05.03.1977 There was a 2-0 win for Tottenham Reserves over their Reading counterparts at Cheshunt.

Tottenham had to call on Ron Henry, who was 42 and worked with the Juniors, to fill in at right back, but he picked up a groin injury 15 minutes into the match and had to be taken off.  Goals from Andy Keeley, heading in a right wing corner in the first half and Martin Robinson after the interval took the points for Spurs.  

Teams :
Spurs –  S. Letch, Roger Wade, Steve Cavanagh, Andy Keeley, Steve Walford, Ron Henry (Malcolm Stewart 15), Noel Brotherston, Don McAllister, Ian Moore, Garry Brooke, Martin Robinson.
Reading –  .
Sub. not used :
Attendance : –  ,


13.10.1976 Tottenham Reserves were edged out 2-3 on their visit to Elm Park, with Reading taking the points 3-2 thanks to goals from Dennis Nelson 2 and Gerry Williams.

Teams :
Reading –   , , , , , , , , , Gerry Williams, , Dennis Nelson.
Sub. not used :
Spurs –
Sub. not used :
Attendance : –   ,


20.12.1975 Spurs Reserves were at home to Reading Reserves in the Football Combination and were good value for their 3-0 win.

A first minute goal from Martin Robinson gave Tottenham the ideal start to the match and in the 27th minute, Kevin Stead made it 2-0, tapping in from close range.  When Fred Barwick completed the scoring there was still half of the second half to play.

Teams :
Spurs – Daines (cpt), M. Stead, Barwick, Keeley, T. Boyle, I. Smith, Brotherston, Bacon, M. Robinson, Armstrong, K. Stead
Sub. not used :
Reading –  .
Sub. not used :
Attendance : –  ,


24.09.1975 Elm Park hosted Spurs Reserves in a 1-1 draw with Reading Reserves.

The home team took the lead in the first minute, but Tottenham came back to level when Glenn Hoddle put away a penalty kick in the 15th minute.

Teams :
Reading –  .
Sub. not used :
Spurs – Daines, I. Smith, M. Stead, T. Boyle, Walford, Conn, Brotherston, Hoddle, McGrath, Coates, Robinson (Bacon)
Attendance : –  ,


17.09.1975 A 1-1 draw at Elm Park saw Spurs take a point from this Football Combination match, win which Reading’s goal was scored by Barnett.

Teams :
Reading –  .
Sub. not used :
Spurs –
Sub. not used :
Attendance : –   ,


11.01.1975
The Reserves hosted Reading in a Football Combination match at White Hart Lane and ran in four unanswered goals to take both points.

There was only one goal in the first period, which was knocked into the Reading goal by one of their own players during a melee in front of goal.

Into the second half, Tottenham reinforced their superiority with Danny Clapton making it 2-0, John Margerrison adding a third and Clapton completing his brace to round off the scoring in a resounding win.

Teams :
Spurs – T. Lee, Osgood, Anderson, Dillon, Cegielski, Holder, Gibbins, McNab, Chris Jones, Margerrison, Clapton
Sub. not used :
Reading –  .
Sub. not used :
Attendance : –  ,


11.12.1974 Reading was the destination for the Spurs reserve side in the Football Combination and the match ended 2-2.

Tottenham were indebted to goals from Chris McGrath and Jimmy Neighbour for a share of the points.

Teams :
Reading –
Spurs – Cranstone, Neighbour, Kinnear, Evans, Cegielski, Osgood, Margerrison, Pratt, Gibbins (Anderson), McGrath
Attendance : –   ,


15.11.1972 Goals from Eddie Jones and Ray Clarke gave Spurs Reserves a 2-0 away win at Elm Park against Reading Reserves in the Football Combination. 

Teams :
Reading – 

Spurs – T. Lee, Anderson, E. Jones, Osgood, Peck, Dillon, McGrath, Souness, Eddie Jones, Chris Jones, Clarke, Scarth
Attendance : –   , 


16.08.1972 Spurs Reserves earned a 3-0 home win over Reading Reserves at White Hart Lane thanks to goals from Graeme Souness and two from Ray Clarke.

Teams : –
Spurs : – T. Lee, Evans, E. Jones, Osgood, Peck, Dillon, McGrath, Souness, Clarke, Mabee, Neighbour
Reading : –
Attendance : – .


26.01.1972 Spurs Reserves travelled to Reading and won 2-0.

Teams :
Reading –
Spurs – 

Attendance : –   , 


25.08.1971 The score-line read Spurs Reserves 6 Reading Reserves 0 in this Football Combination meeting at White Hart Lane.

Tottenham’s Reserves put Reading to the sword with goals from Ray Clarke 2, Roy Woolcott 2, Jimmy Pearce and John Cutbush securing a big win.

Teams :
Spurs – Lee, Evans, E. Jones, Dillon, Peck, Holder, Pearce, Souness, Clarke, Woolcott, Cutbush
Sub. not used :
Reading –  .
Sub. not used :
Attendance : –   ,


14.04.1971 Spurs Reserves earned a 1-0 away win at Reading thanks to a goal from Roy Woolcott.

Teams :
Reading –
Spurs – Daines, Cutbush, Want, Bunkell, Naylor, Pratt, Johnson, Holder, Woolcott, Morgan, Neighbour
Unused sub. :  John Collins 

Attendance : –   ,