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On This Day in Football: Hungary humiliate England

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On this day in 1954, Hungary humiliated England 7-1 in Budapest in an international friendly. The mighty Hungarian side had been unbeaten since May 1950...

On This Day in Football: Milan stop the Benfica juggernaut, Juve rule in Rome

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On this day in 1963, Italian giants AC Milan won the European Cup by beating Portuguese side Benfica 2-1 at the Wembley Stadium. Benfica had...

On This Day in Football: Red reigns supreme in Moscow

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On this day in 2008, Manchester United beat Chelsea on penalties to win the UEFA Champions League. Played at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, this...

On This Day in Football: Historic day for Barca and Real as both lift...

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On this day in 1992, Barcelona won their first ever UEFA European Cup by beating Serie A side Sampdoria 1-0 in the final. Played at...

On This Day in Football: Iran beat Israel to win the Asian Cup, Fergie...

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On this day in 1968, Iran beat Israel 2-1 to win their first ever AFC Asian Cup title. Played at the Shahid Shiroudi Stadium in...

On This Day in Football: Bobby Moore accused of theft, Milan thump Barca

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On this day in 1970, England legend Bobby Moore was accused of theft in Bogota, Colombia. England were in the South American nation for a...

On This Day in Football: Bayern begin European dominance, Arsenal suffer heartbreak

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On this day in 1974, Bayern Munich won the first of their three consecutive European Cups by beating Atletico Madrid in the final. A 1-1...

On This Day in Football: Barcelona triumph over Dusseldorf, Hearts win Scottish Cup

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On this day in 1979, Barcelona beat German Bundesliga side Fortuna Dusseldorf 4-3 at extra time to win the European Cup Winners’ Cup. Played in...

On This Day in Football: Spurs become first English club to win a European...

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On this day in 1963, Tottenham Hotspur became the first English club to win a European competition by beating Atletico Madrid 5-1 in the...

On This Day in Football: England perform the infamous ‘Nazi salute’

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On this day in 1938, England impressively beat Germany 6-3 at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium. But the match is perhaps best remembered for an entirely...

On This Day in Football: Newcastle United retain the FA Cup

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On this day in 1952, Newcastle United beat Arsenal in the final to win the FA Cup for the second year running. Newcastle had beaten...

On This Day in Football: Bundesliga witnesses chaotic ending

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On this day in 1978, the German Bundesliga witnessed the most exciting end to a campaign. It was the last game of the season as...

On This Day in Football: Wembley’s grand opening, Sir Bobby bids United goodbye

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On this day in 1923, Bolton Wanderers beat West Ham United 2-0 in the FA Cup final in what was the first ever game...

On This Day in Football: Spurs make history, Tragedy strikes Zambia

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On this day in 1901, Tottenham Hotspur beat Sheffield United 3-1 to lift the FA Cup, and in doing so, became the first non-league...

On This Day in Football: The Invincibles clinch title, United stun Spurs

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On this day in 2004, an unbeaten Arsenal side drew 2-2 against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane to clinch the Premier League title...

On This Day in Football: Wolves win the First Division, Liverpool go down

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On this day in 1954, Wolverhampton Wanderers won their first ever top flight title with a 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur. Wolves had come very...

On This Day in Football: Bobby Charlton makes England debut

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On this day in 1958, just over two months after the tragic Munich Air Disaster, bobby Charlton made his debut for the England national...

On This Day in Football: Real Madrid get off the mark

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On this day in 1905, Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey to win their first major honour. Known back then as...

On This Day in Football: Scots beat England in front of record crowd, Adu...

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On this day in 1937, Scotland hosted England at Hampden Park in Glasgow for the last game of that season’s British Home Championship in...

On This Day in Football: Newcastle star scores five for England, Liverpool clinch title

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On this day in 1975, England beat Cyprus 5-0 is a Euro qualifier with Newcastle United forward Malcolm MacDonald scoring all five goals. Played in...

On This Day in Football: Charlton beat France, Ellis Park Disaster leaves 43 dead

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On this day in 1937, Charlton Athletic beat the French national team 5-2 in Paris. The French were initially scheduled to play Italy but the...

On This Day in Football: Blackburn hit FA cup hat-trick, United annihilate Roma

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On this day in 1886, Blackburn Rovers won their third consecutive FA Cup by beating West Bromwich Albion 2-0 in a replay. Rovers remain the...

On This Day in Football: Shearer makes history, Chelsea borrow Coventry’s kit

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On this day in 1988, Alan Shearer became the youngest player to score a hat-trick in the English top flight at the age of...

On This Day in Football: Bayern-Dortmund clash produces 14 yellow and three red cards

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On this day in 2001, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund met in a feisty league fixture that produced 14 yellow and three red cards. The...

On This Day in Football: The Mighty Magyars humble Italy

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On this day on 1924, the Italian national team suffered its worst ever defeat by losing 7-1 to Hungary in Budapest. The friendly played in...

On This Day in Football: Ibrox disaster leaves 25 dead

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On this day in 1902, a stand at Rangers’ Ibrox Stadium collapsed during a game between Scotland and England resulting in the deaths of...

On This Day in Football: Duncan Edwards makes debut, Scotland clinch title

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On this day in 1936, Scotland beat England at Wembley to win the British Home Championship. It was the last game of the campaign and...

On This Day in Football: Birth of Boca, Sheffield invades Wembley

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On this day in 1905, Argentinean heavyweights Boca Juniors were founded in Buenos Aires. Esteban Baglietto, Juan Farenga, Teodoro Farenga, Santiago Sana, and Alfredo Scarpati,...

On This Day in Football: Wolves legend sets England record, Gijon end Jose’s party

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On this day in 1955, England hammered Scotland 7-2 at Wembley with four of the goals coming from Wolverhampton Wanderers legend Dennis Wilshaw. He remains...