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Tottenham Hotspur Honors and Records

Located in North London, the UK, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is also known as Spurs. Its home ground is the White Hart Lane. The club motto is To dare is to do (Audere est Facere).

The Tottenham Hotspur Football in the Community Scheme is a non-profit making program which strives to create unique chances for young people from any part of the community.

Established four years ago, the program has matured into an innovative and sophisticated organization which helps in developing football from grass roots to excellence, tackling serious social issues, and now boasting wide-ranging community involvement.

Over the past few years, Spurs have become better and better and have finished in the top teams in the Premier League. Here are several honors and records of the Spurs.


FA Cup in 1901

FA Cup in 1921

League Champions in 1951

League Champions in 1961

FA Cup in 1961

European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1963

FA Cup in 1967

League Cup in 1971

UEFA Cup in 1972

League Cup in 1973

FA Cup in 1981

FA Cup in 1982

UEFA Cup in 1984

FA Cup in 1991

League Cup in 1999

League Cup in 2008

First Division Champions: in 1950-51 and 1960-61 seasons

First Division Runners-Up: in 1921-22, 1951-52, 1956-57, and 1962-63 seasons

Second Division Champions: in 1919-20 and 1949-50 seasons

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

League Cup Winners: in 1970-71, 1972-73, and 1998-99 seasons

UEFA Cup Winners: in 1971-72 and 1983-84 seasons

Cup Winners Cup Winners: in 1962-63 season


Record League Victory: 9-0 vs. Bristol Rovers (Division 2, in 22/10/1977)

Record Attendance: 75,038 vs. Sunderland (FA Cup 6th Round, in 05/03/1938)

Record Defeat: 0-7 vs. Liverpool (Division 1, in 02/09/1978)

Record Cup Victory: 13-2 vs. Crewe Alexandra (FA Cup 4th Round Replay, in 03/02/1960)

Record Transfer Fee Paid: £11m – Sergei Rebrov from Dynamo Kiev, (in 01/06/2000)

Record Transfer Fee Received: £14m – Michael Carrick from Man United, (in 31/07/2006)

Most League Appearances: Steve Perryman, 655 (in 1969/86 season)

Most League Goals in total: Jimmy Greaves, 220 (in 1961/70 season)

Highest League Scorer in a Season: Jimmy Greaves, 37 (Division 1, in 1962/63 season)

Most Goals scored in a season: Clive Allen, 49 (in 1986/87 season)

Most capped Spurs player: Pat Jennings, 74.

The 10 most successful clubs in the modern era of Premier League

The Premier League is 28 years old with only Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal, and Everton having remained part of the furniture.

In total, there are 49 different clubs having competed in the top flight since its rebrand in 1992. We have ranked all 49 of those clubs based on total points accumulated, seasons spent in the league, and average points per game to figure out the 10 most successful clubs in the modern era of the league.

Total points 1992-2020

In spite of going seven seasons without winning the tittles, Manchester United retains a 223-point lead at the top of the Premier League table of all time. Arsenal is the only other team to have passed 2000 points and Chelsea and Liverpool complete the top four.

Here is the list of top ten:

10. West Ham – 1,137 points

9. Aston Villa – 1,258 points

8. Newcastle – 1,316 points

7. Manchester City – 1,450 points

6. Everton – 1,476 points

5. Tottenham – 1,654 points

4. Liverpool – 1,948 points

3. Chelsea – 1,997 points

2. Arsenal – 2,011 points

1. Manchester United – 2,234 points

Seasons spent in Premier League

Only six clubs have been able to take part in all of the 28 Premier League editions. Beyond that six, Newcastle United and Aston Villa have only spent three years outside of the top flight.

Of the rest, nine clubs, including Southampton, Fulham, Blackburn, West Brom, Leicester, Leeds, Bolton, Sunderland, and Stoke, have all endured spells in League One or below.

Average points per game

In terms of average points per game, the top 10 clubs in the league are below.

10. Everton – 1.37 points

9. Newcastle – 1.37 points

8. Blackburn – 1.39 points

7. Leeds – 1.48 points

6. Tottenham – 1.54 points

5. Man City – 1.63 points

4. Liverpool – 1.81 points

3. Chelsea – 1.86 points

2. Arsenal – 1.87 points

1. Man Utd – 2.08 points.

The Dirtiest Premier League Clubs Rankings

English football clubs are often criticized for playing dirty” football, being dangerous and not in the spirit of the match.

Controversy was definitely created last weekend when Ashley Cole tackled Javier Hernandez, but what do the numbers suggest on which parties are the worst behaving?

I’ve taken into account a lot of fouls and even the fair play and disciplinary table (figures from the Premier League website) and the general feeling that you get from watching any team play. The Football League website offers statistics for teams formerly active in the Championship.

5. Norwich City

The Norwich Premier League has a bad, but not catastrophic record, after back-to-back promotions.

They were placed on their 495 fouls in the midtable and were placed in the lower half this season with their six yellows and two reds. Norwich regularly depends on force to deal with other sides, a strategy that is likely to lead to low fair-play rankings.

4. Stoke City

Stoke City is commonly regarded as one of the dirtiest sides in the league. They may have finished at the bottom of last season’s fair play table, but they remain among the best behaved sides in the league in terms of fouls, yellows and reds.

Although the occasional really bad challenge (Ryan Shawcross on Ramsey) arises, they often play a strong, difficult, yet decent, extremely successful defensive game.

This does not substitute for the fairly routine crimes they perform, or their poor handling of opposition actors and arbitrators, but it does suggest that they are not as bad as anyone would say.

3. Newcastle United

With an impressive 75, Newcastle secured more yellow cards than any other team last season, but had only two players sent off. The Tyneside club, courtesy of a lack of regard for rivals and referees, wound up at the bottom of the fair play table.

Although weak discipline is not to be commended, in their first season back in the Premiership, a combative style helped Newcastle to achieve a decent 12th place finish.

2. Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn has long been seen as a dirty hand, and that evaluation is balanced by their disciplinary record. In the fair play league they finished 15th, and four reds and 64 yellows meant that in the punitive league they fared no better.

Tough, scrappy play will scare opponents and deliver results, as it did last weekend against Arsenal. If that comes at the expense of the place of a bad fair play league, so be it.

  1. Bolton Wanderers

For several years, Bolton have established the prestige of mentally psychic opponents well before the first ball.

The undisputed King of Fouling is Kevin Davies. He committed 115 offences last season, 40 more than the second worst offender. Davies has committed the most fouls of any player in the league in all but two seasons since 2003-04. He came in second in the other 2 years.

It takes more than one player’s acts, apparently, to make Bolton the dirtiest team in the league. Fortunately, he is ably assisted by his colleagues, who last season allowed the club to commit a total of 513 offences. They have tallied up 68 yellows and five reds to rate high among the league’s worst behaving sides.

They would probably have been one of the less well-behaved sides, even without Davies’ 10 Yellows.

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