Tag Archives: Manchester United

The History of Sport – 1910: Meriel Lucas sets the record for All-England Badminton titles, Boxing’s first “fight of the century”

1910 was a fairly quiet one in sport but here are some of the notable events from that year: In football Manchester United move from Bank Street to present home Old Trafford. Celtic win their sixth successive Scottish league title. … Continue reading

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History of Sport: 1887 and 1888

Here are some of the main events that occurred in sport in 1887 and 1888:- 1887 Preston North End beat Hyde 26-0 in an FA Cup tie at Deepdale.  This remains the highest score in a major English club competition. … 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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My Sporting Predictions for 2013

Having reflected on 2012 in sport it is time to turn my attention to the year ahead. Here are my thoughts on what may happen in sport in 2013. Football – Manchester United  will win the Premier League  in England. … 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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