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The History of Sport – 1894

Some of the most notable events in sport from 1894: Liverpool complete an unbeaten season in Division Two of the football league, winning 22 and drawing six of their games. Sunderland FC make the first overseas tour by a football … Continue reading

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History of Sport: 1883 and 1884

1883 George Fordham rides his seventh winner of the 1000 Guineas Classic. FA Cup final – Blackburn Olympic 2–1 Old Etonians (aet). This is the first time that the FA Cup is won by a professional team and by a … Continue reading

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Sports History: 1855 to 1859

Some of the major events in sport in the late 1850s: 1855 Ice-hockey was probably played for the first time in North America at Kingston,Ontario James Kelly and Jack Smith fought for 6 hours and 15 minutes in Victoria, Australia … Continue reading

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