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Tottenham Hotspur Season 1896-1897 Played Won Drew Lost For Against Points
Southern League - 4th 20 9 4 7 45 30 22
UnitedLeague - 8th 14 1 4 9 26 35 6
F.A. Cup 3 2 0 1 10 3 5thQ Rnd
Wellingborough Charity Cup -Finalist 4 3 0 1 7 5 RunnersUp
Friendly Fixtures 25 15 4 6 72 32 -
President: John Ripsher Total  -  Season 1896-1897 66 30 12 24 160 105 -
Tottenham Hotspur in the Southern League - Season 1896-1897                      
05-Sep-96 Southern Lge 2,000 A Sheppey United D 3 - 3 Crump, Milliken, Clements
12-Sep-96 Southern Lge 1,000 A Wolverton   L 0 - 1
03-Oct-96 Southern Lge 1,600 A Gravesend United W 3 - 1 Newbigging, Clements, Payne
10-Oct-96 Southern Lge 3,000 H Chatham L 2 - 3 Milliken, Payne
17-Oct-96 Southern Lge 3,000 H Gravesend United W 4 - 0 McElhaney, Milliken (2), Clements
24-Oct-96 Southern Lge 500 A Royal Ordnance  X 2 - 1 Almond, Payne
31-Oct-96 Southern Lge 5,000 A Chatham W 2 - 1 McElhaney, Milliken
07-Nov-96 Southern Lge 3,000 H Sheppey United W 3 - 2 McElhaney, Clements, Payne
14-Nov-96 Southern Lge 2,000 H Swindon Town W 3 - 1 Devlin, Milliken, Newbigging
28-Nov-96 Southern Lge 6,000 H Millwall Athletic L 1 - 3 Fleming
05-Dec-96 Southern Lge 3,500 A Reading L 1 - 2 Payne
25-Dec-96 Southern Lge 6,000 A Millwall Athletic W 4 - 0 McElhaney, Clements (2), Payne
09-Jan-97 Southern Lge 2,000 A Swindon Town L 0 - 1
13-Feb-97 Southern Lge 3,000 H Northfleet   W 5 - 0 Robertson, Clements (3), Stirling og
20-Feb-97 Southern Lge 2,000 A New Brompton  L 1 - 2 Clements
06-Mar-97 Southern Lge 2,000 A Northfleet   L 0 - 2
20-Mar-97 Southern Lge 4,000 H Reading D 4 - 4 Almond, McElhaney, Wilson, Clements
27-Mar-97 Southern Lge 2,000 H New Brompton  W 2 - 0 Wilson, Clements
29-Mar-97 Southern Lge 3,000 A Southampton St Mary's D 1 - 1 Clements
01-Apr-97 Southern Lge 2,000 H Wolverton   W 2 - 0 McElhaney, Crump
08-Apr-97 Southern Lge 3,000 H Southampton St Mary's D 2 - 2 Wilson, Clements
Royal Ordnance resigned from Southern League and results against them not counted in the final table
Tottenham Hotspur in the UnitedLeague - Season 1896-1897                      
19-Sep-96 UnitedLge 6,000 A Millwall Athletic L 5 - 6 Crump (2), Newbigging (2), Clements
02-Nov-96 UnitedLge - A Rushden   L 0 - 2
09-Nov-96 UnitedLge - A Woolwich Arsenel  L 1 - 2 McElhaney
30-Jan-97 UnitedLge 1,200 A Wellingborough   D 2 - 2 Burrows (pen), Clements
25-Feb-97 UnitedLge 2,000 H Woolwich Arsenel  D 2 - 2 Devlin, Clements
27-Feb-97 UnitedLge 4,000 H Loughborough L 1 - 2 Payne
04-Mar-97 UnitedLge - H Rushden   W 5 - 1 Briggs, Newbigging, Milliken, Allen, Crump
13-Mar-97 UnitedLge 7,000 H Luton Town L 1 - 2 Devlin
15-Mar-97 UnitedLge 200 A Kettering Town X 1 - 1 Milliken (Abandoned 25 mins, Kettering Townplayer broken leg)
03-Apr-97 UnitedLge 5,000 H Millwall Atheltic L 1 - 3 Milliken
10-Apr-97 UnitedLge 2,500 A Luton Town L 1 - 2 Newbigging
13-Apr-97 UnitedLge - A Kettering Town L 2 - 5 Wilson, Draper og
17-Apr-97 UnitedLge - H Kettering Town D 1 - 1 Clements
19-Apr-97 UnitedLge - H Wellingborough   D 1 - 1 Lanham
24-Apr-97 UnitedLge - A Loughborough L 2 - 3 Clements, Hobson
Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup - Season 1896-1897                      
12-Dec-96 F.A. Cup Q3 - H Old St Stephen's W 4 - 0 Clements (3), Payne
06-Jan-97 F.A. Cup Q4 2,000 H Maidenhead W 6 - 0 McElhaney, Newbigging (2), Payne, Crump (2)
16-Jan-97 F.A. Cup Q5 5,000 A Luton Town L 0 - 3
Tottenham Hotspur in the Wellingborough Charity Cup - Season 1896-1897                      
19-Nov-96 WDCC P 1,000 H Gravesend United W 3 - 2 Almond, Fleming (2)
16-Dec-96 WDCC 1 - A Wolverton   W 2 - 0 McElhaney, Lanham
05-Apr-97 WDCC SF 1,000 N Rushden   W 2 - 1 (aet) McElhaney (pen), Clements
29-Apr-97 WDCC Final - A Wellingborough   L 0 - 2
Tottenham Hotspur in Friendly Matches - Season 1896-1897                      
03-Sep-96 Friendly - H Rossendale   W 7 - 0 Crump, McElhaney, Newbigging (2), Clements (2), Payne
10-Sep-96 Friendly - H London Caledonians D 3 - 3 Devlin, Milliken, Clements
17-Sep-96 Friendly - H Casuals   W 4 - 0 McElhaney, Newbigging (3)
24-Sep-96 Friendly - H Luton Town X 0 - 0 Abandoned 75mins, Rain
26-Sep-96 Friendly - A Casuals   W 4 - 1 McElhaney, Newbigging (2), Clements
01-Oct-96 Friendly - H 1st Coldstream Guards W 4 - 0 Milliken, Newbigging, Clements (pen), Unknown
08-Oct-96 Friendly - H Royal Scots Greys W 5 - 0 Newbigging (2), Clements (2), Payne
29-Oct-96 Friendly - H Southampton St Mary's W 3 - 1 Brown, Newbigging, Crump
16-Nov-96 Friendly - A Luton Town L 0 - 3
21-Nov-96 Friendly - H Blackpool L 0 - 2
19-Dec-96 Friendly - A Clapton Orient   W 2 - 1 Hunter, Payne
26-Dec-96 Friendly - H Vampires   W 4 - 0 Montgomery, Clements jnr, Clements, Payne
26-Dec-96 Friendly - H 3rd Grenadier Guards  L 2 - 3 Clements, Payne
29-Dec-96 Friendly - H Northfleet   W 4 - 0 McElhaney (2), Milliken, Allen
11-Jan-97 Friendly - A Chatham L 1 - 2 Newbigging
23-Jan-97 Friendly - H Aston Villa D 2 - 2 Lanham (2)
28-Jan-97 Friendly - H Chatham D 2 - 2 Lanham, Clements
06-Feb-97 Friendly - H 3rd Grenadier Guards  W 9 - 3 Almond (2), McElhaney, Milliken (2), Robertson, Clements, Payne (2)
10-Feb-97 Friendly - A Gravesend United W 3 - 1 Gardiner, McElhaney, Robertson
13-Feb-97 Friendly - A Northfleet   W 5 - 0 Milliken, Robertson, Clements (2), Unknown
15-Feb-97 Friendly - A Southampton St Mary's L 0 - 2
09-Mar-97 Friendly - A Eastbourne   W 1 - 0 Allen
25-Mar-97 Friendly - H Gravesend United W 3 - 2 McElhaney, Wilson, Crump
16-Apr-97 Friendly - H Nottingham Forest D 1 - 1 Crump
20-Apr-97 Friendly - H Blackburn Rovers L 1 - 2 Lanham
22-Apr-97 Friendly - H Everton W 2 - 1 Lanham, Newbigging
26-Apr-97 Friendly - A London Caledonians X 1 - 1 Abandoned 45mins, Opponent Broke Leg - Newbigging