Football

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DateCountryDetail
11/09/1895
United Kingdom The FA Cup is stolen and in 1963 a man confesses that he stole it and melted it down to make half crown coins.
28/04/1900
United Kingdom In the FA Cup final at Crystal Palace, Bury beat Southampton 4-0.
27/04/1901
United Kingdom Non league Tottenham Hotspur beat Sheffield United 3-1 at Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final.
25/08/1928
United Kingdom Liverpool football club opens the "Kop End" stand at their ground in Anfield.
13/07/1930
Uruguay The first football World Cup opens in Montevideo, Uruguay, with France playing Mexico.
06/02/1958
United Kingdom Seven Manchester United footballers are among 21 dead after an air crash in Munich.
29/06/1958
Sweden Brazil beat Sweden 5-2 in the football World Cup final in Stockholm.
20/03/1966
United Kingdom The football World Cup is stolen while on exhibition in London.
30/07/1966
United Kingdom England wins the football World Cup, beating Germany 4 - 2 in extra time.
14/01/1969
United Kingdom Sir Matt Busby announces his retirement as Manchester United manager
19/11/1969
Brazil Brazilian football star Abedi Pele scores his 1,000th professional goal in a match in Rio de Janeiro.
02/01/1971
United Kingdom Sixty six football supporters are killed following a clash between Glasgow Celtic and Glasgow Rangers at the Ibrox Park Stadium in Glasgow
15/10/1971
United Kingdom British footballer Andy Cole is born
12/07/1974
United Kingdom The manager Liverpool football club Bill Shankly resigns.
10/05/1980
United Kingdom In the FA Cup final at Wembley, West Ham United beat Arsenal 1-0.

 

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