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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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Sports History:1830 to 1839

1830s Game resembling croquet played in Ireland. 1830 Wingfield Sculls rowing race first held between Putney and Mortlake on the Thames. 1831 First recorded cross-country running races at Shrewsbury School, England. 1832 First specially appointed newspaper sports editor. William Porter … Continue reading

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