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On This Day in Football: First Trentside Derby, Football League is founded

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On this day in 1866, the first ever Trentside Derby between Nottingham Forest and Notts County took place, which coincidentally was also Forest’s first...

On This Day in Football: Vinnie Jones sets new English record, Milan sign Gullit

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On this day in 1992, Chelsea midfielder Vinnie Jones set a new record in English football by getting booked after just three seconds in...

On This Day in Football: World Cup gets stolen

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On this day in 1966, a few months prior to the World Cup in England, the Jules Rimet trophy was stolen from Westminster Central...

On This Day in Football: Ajax is formed, Fulham stun Juventus

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On this day in 1900, three men, Floris Stempel, Han Dade and Carel Reeser formed AFC Ajax in Amsterdam. The new football club was named...

On This Day in Football: The Revie Era begins, Port Vale miss out on...

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On this day in 1961, Don Revie took over Leeds United as player-manager. And the rest as they say, is history. Born in Middlesbrough, Revie...

On This Day in Football: The first ever FA Cup final takes place

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On this day in 1872, the first ever FA Cup final was played between Wanderers and Royal Engineers at the Kensington Oval in London. Known...

On This Day in Football: Liverpool FC is born

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On this day in 1892, Liverpool FC was founded in Merseyside by John Houlding after splitting from Everton FC. To understand Liverpool’s origins, you have...

On This Day in Football: Mighty Plymouth stun Pele’s Santos

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On this day in 1973, Third Division side Plymouth Argyle beat Santos 3-2 in a friendly at Home Park. Back then, Santos with players like...

On This Day in Football: Shortest game in League history, Kenilworth Road Riots

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On this day in 1899, Sheffield Wednesday and Aston Villa played the shortest recorded game of football in the history of the Football League. The...

On This Day in Football: Andrew Watson creates history, Arsenal pay their debts

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On this day in 1881, Andrew Watson of Queen’s Park became the first black professional footballer to receive an international cap. And what a debut...

On This Day in Football: Juve make competitive debut, Germans bomb Old Trafford, India...

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On this day in 1900, Juventus made their competitive debut in Italian football in a 1-0 loss against Torinese. Playing in their original pink and...

On This Day in Football: Chelsea FC is founded, Cardiff stun Real Madrid

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On this day in 1905, Chelsea Football Club was founded at the Rising Sun pub in Fulham, London. Since there was already a club called...