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The History of Sport – 1901

Some of the main events in sport in 1901: Football – FA Cup final – Tottenham Hotspur 3–1 Sheffield United at Crystal Palace, London (replay following 2–2 draw at Crystal Palace).  Tottenham Hotspur is the first (and to date only) … Continue reading

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History of Sport: 1870 and 1871

1870 Football is standardised as an eleven a side game. The jockey George Stevens wins his fifth Grand National, still a record, riding The Colonel. The first America’s Cup Challenge at sailing.The USA yacht “Magic” retains the trophy against a … Continue reading

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