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THE TOWN'S CHRISTMAS DAY RECORD

25 December 2015

Town's last game on this day? Against Man Utd!

The Town's record on Christmas Day reads played 34, won 13, drawn nine and lost 11, scoring 49 and conceding 37.

The Hatters last played on Christmas Day 56 years ago - against Manchester United at Old Trafford. The Red Devils triumphed 3-0.

Among the other fixtures the Town have played on this day include high-scoring home victories over Millwall (6-0 in 1926), Brighton (4-0 in 1934) and Barnsley (4-0 in 1937).

The Hatters haven't won on Christmas Day since a 2-0 victory at Swansea Town in 1950. The Town also beat local rivals Watford in their Southern League days, winning 2-0 in 1905 and 1906.

The full record on 25th December:

1897 DIV2 Burton Swifts A L 1-2 
1900 SOUTHERN Kettering Town L 0-2
1901 SOUTHERN Kettering Town D 2-2
1905 SOUTHERN WATFORD H W 2-0
1906 SOUTHERN WATFORD H W 2-0
1907 SOUTHERN WATFORD H D 1-1
1908 SOUTHERN Bristol Rovers L 0-1
1909 SOUTHERN BRISTOL ROVERS W 2-1
1911 SOUTHERN WATFORD H D 1-1
1912 SOUTHERN 2 Newport County L 0-2
1914 SOUTHERN NORTHAMPTON TOWN H D 1-1
1919 SOUTHERN SOUTHAMPTON H L 0-1
1920 DIV3 SOUTHAMPTON H D 1-1 
1922 D3S Queens Park Rangers A L 0-4 
1923 D3S BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION H D 0-0 
1924 D3S Watford A D 1-1 
1925 D3S Gillingham A L 1-2 
1926 D3S MILLWALL H W 6-0 
1928 D3S NORWICH CITY H W 2-1 
1929 D3S NORTHAMPTON TOWN H W 1-0 
1930 D3S TORQUAY UNITED H W 3-1 
1931 D3S CARDIFF CITY H W 2-1 
1933 D3S Aldershot A D 0-0 
1934 D3S BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION H W 4-0 
1935 D3S Notts. County A W 3-0 
1936 D3S NOTTS. COUNTY H W 2-1 
1937 DIV2 BARNSLEY H W 4-0 
1946 DIV2 West Ham United A L 1-2 
1948 DIV2 PLYMOUTH ARGYLE H W 3-1 
1950 DIV2 Swansea Town A W 2-0 
1951 DIV2 West Ham United A L 0-3 
1953 DIV2 West Ham United A L 0-1 
1954 DIV2 HULL CITY H D 1-1 
1957 DIV1 Manchester United A L 0-3

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