Tag Archives: Alice Legh

The History of Sport 1909: The First Giro d’Italia, A Riot Means That No Scottish Cup Is Awarded

Some of the main events in sport in 1909 were: West Auckland Town, an English amateur team, defeats FC Winterthur of Switzerland 2–0 to win the Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy, one of the earliest international club football competitions Nottingham Forest … Continue reading

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The History of Sport – 1892

The major events in sport in 1892.   Liverpool Football Club is founded after Everton is split by a faction fight at board level over the proposed purchase of the freehold at Anfield West Brom beat Darwen 12 – 0 … Continue reading

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British Sports Hall of Fame 1922: Sam Hardy, Albert Hill, Alice Legh and Stanley Shoveller

My latest nominations for the British Hall of Fame Sam Hardy (Football) – the best British goalkeeper of the early 20th century.  He played for England 21 times between 1907 and 1920 when he was 36.  At club level he … Continue reading

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