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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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British Sports Hall Of Fame 1911

Four more choices for my Hall of Fame. Bob Ferguson (Golf) – one of only four men to win the Open golf championship three times in a row, which he did from 1880 to 1882. He was runner up in … Continue reading

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