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Tottenham Hotspur v Sunderland Match History 1898-2010

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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]Tottenham Hotspur host Sunderland, who were the first club outside the original 12 members to join the Football League, in the 12th round of Premier League matches on Tuesday night.
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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]This will be the 109th time the two teams have met.
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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]The first meeting came at Northumberland Park in March 1898 when Spurs were playing in the Southern League in a friendly which Sunderland won 2-0.
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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]A second meeting followed with the year when Spurs beat Sunderland 2-1 in the old second round (today's fourth round) of the FA Cup in February 1899.
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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]Tottenham's first visit to Sunderland came during a mini tour of the North-East to celebrate the turn of the century with Spurs winning the friendly match 3-1 on 2nd January 1900.
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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]The first Football League meetings between the two clubs saw Sunderland win at home 3-1 in September 1909 and Spurs having a comprehensive win in the return fixture at White Hart Lane 5-1.
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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]Tottenham Hotspur's all-time record attendance of 75,038 at White Hart Lane came in an FA Cup 6th round match against Sunderland in March 1938. Sundeland won the game 1-0. This was the only FA Cup match Sunderland have won out of the 7 played so far with Spurs winning five and one game drawn.
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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]The only two League matches played outside the Top Flight came during 1977-78 when Spurs won at Roker Park 2-1 but lost the return Division Two match at the Lane 3-2.
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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]The clubs first met in the Football League Cup in November 1984 with Spurs drawing 0-0 away but Sunderland winning the replay at the Lane 2-1.
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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]The three matches in the competition have resulted in a win each and one game drawn.
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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]Since Sunderland joined the Premier League in season 1996-97, no further domestic cup ties have been played between the two clubs.
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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]Spurs have a good record during the Premier League Era with 11 wins to Sunderland's 5 and the remaining 2 games drawn. Spurs have taken an average of 1.94 points off Sunderland in the 18 matches played so far.
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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]Last season, goals from Robbie Keane and Tom Huddlestone saw Spurs win 2-0 at home with Sunderland winning 3-1 at the Stadium of Light.
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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]Overall, Spurs have the upper hand over Sunderland with 43 wins to 38 and 27 of the 108 matches played so far drawn.
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    [FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]Full history of Tottenham Hotspur v Sunderland matches 1898-2010[/FONT]
     


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