Tag Archives: FA Cup

The History of Sport – 1903

The first international cross-country running championships are held at Hamilton Park Racecourse in Scotland. The Strathcona Cup curling tournament is inaugurated. Canada win. In the F.A.Cup Final Bury beat Derby County 6-0 having gone through the entire competition without conceding … Continue reading

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The History of Sport: 1877 and 1878

The main events in sport from 1877 and 1878 1877 The first English cross-country championships to be held successfully. Percy Stenning wins the race. The rules of Eton Fives are codified. The Oxford and Cambridge boat race finishes in a … Continue reading

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History of Sport: 1875 and 1876

The major developments in sport in 1875 and 1876 1875 An English Hockey Association was founded. Hurlingham Polo Association draws up the first English rules of the sport. Ninian Finlay plays rugby for Scotland against England aged 17 years and … Continue reading

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History of Sport: 1872 to 1874

  The major developments in sport in the years 1872 to 1874   1872 Harry Gem founds the Leamington Club, the oldest club for tennis. The first F.A. Cup Final is played at The Oval, London. The Wanderers win the … Continue reading

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How TV Fails To Reflect The Magic of the FA Cup

The 4th round of the FA Cup at the weekend produced some great upsets. Luton won at Norwich, Oldham beat Liverpool, MK Dons thrashed QPR. ¬†You could have seen the Oldham win live on ITV but the other games were … Continue reading

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Football:FA Cup Finals

The Football Association Challenge Cup, the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football, organised by and named after The Football Association (the FA). It is the oldest existing football competition in the world having commenced in the … Continue reading

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