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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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The History of Sport – 1893

The main events in sport from 1893: First World Amateur cycling championships held (for track events only) Cloister carries a record weight of 12 stone 7 pounds to victory in the Grand National. The Camanachd Association is set up in … Continue reading

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The History of Sport – 1892

The major events in sport in 1892.   Liverpool Football Club is founded after Everton is split by a faction fight at board level over the proposed purchase of the freehold at Anfield West Brom beat Darwen 12 – 0 … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Winners

The Stanley Cup was originally a challenge trophy. ┬áThe champion held onto it until defeated by a challenger. Any amateur Canadian team could challenge for the trophy At first, there was a single challenge match, but in 1901 the trustees … Continue reading

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