Wednesday, February 9 – 1938 Prices offered on that FA Cup at Derby races yesterday were: 9-2 Arsenal, 11-2 Brentford, 7-1 Charlton Athletic and Sunderland,
January 2, 1936 An eighteen-year-old footballer yesterday won the most important prize in pedestrianism – the 130 yards Powderhall handicap final at Edinburgh. Name, J.H.
Tuesday, June 11 – 1930 Sport as a passion Football manager on an “enemy of soul” Value & danger of spectacular games “Sport as a
Monday, October 29 – 1917 At the sitting of the Football Commision appointed by the Lancashire Football Association, at Preston, yesterday, Thomas Cunliffe, the well-known
November 12, 1915 It is expected that the report of the joint Commission of the Football Association and the Football League in the Liverpool and
August 31, 1915 George Edward Travers, one of Manchester United Football Club’s players, appeared for public examination at the Salford Bankruptcy Court yesterday. In his
Thursday, April 16 – 1914 A memorandum accompanying the text of the Ready Money Football Betting Bill, issued yesterday, shows the measure deals solely with
Tuesday, April 23 – 1912 A commission appointed by the Football League sat at York yesterday to inquire into the result of the Newcastle United
Tuesday, July 4 – 1911 The Head Constable of Liverpool has just issued in voluminous forms his report on the police establishment and the state
Tuesday, February 26 – 1907 Degrading the game At the Liverpool Police-court, yesterday, before Messrs. R.G. Bradley and C.H. Hayhurst, Paul McCann, a respectable-looking man,
Friday, April 6 – 1906 Speaking at Sunderland, Councillor William Walker said that 30,000 football gambling coupons were issued in Sunderland shipyards, and £2,500 changed
July 22, 1905 There was a fair attendance at Liverpool Football Grounds on Saturday, when Alec Nelson, of London (half-mile champion), and John Cox (left
January 21, 1893 Shortly after five o’clock on Saturday evening a woman passing along York-street, Bury, saw a man climb over the boarding (about 7ft.
June 17, 1892 The annual meeting of the members of the Aston Villa Football Club was held on Friday, Mr. James Hinks (president) in the
February 26, 1839 This event, of which so much has been said and written, and which has created so great a sensation in all the