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This is a discussion on 28 September within the September forum, part of the On This Day in History category; Liverpool transferred Tommy Miller, a clever Scottish international inside forward, to Manchester United. Originally a centre forward, his first senior club was Hamilton Academicals and ...

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    Default 28 September 1920

    Liverpool transferred Tommy Miller, a clever Scottish international inside forward, to Manchester United. Originally a centre forward, his first senior club was Hamilton Academicals and he joined Liverpool in 1912 and led their forward line when they were defeated by Burnley in the 1914 Cup Final. Spent one season at Old Trafford, one with Heart of Midlothian and then returned to Hamilton for four years. In Scottish and English League matches he scored about 100 goals in some 350 appearances. Three Scottish caps 1920 & 1921.

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    Heart of Midlothian sacked their manager, Tommy Walker. Joined the club in 1932 as a player and was the finest Scottish inside forward of his day, appearing in 21 pre-war internationals, Had 2.5 years with Chelsea just after the War and returned to Hearts early in 1949 to become assistant manager and then manager in 1950. Guided the club to its first successes for 50 years;
    between 1954 and 1965 they won the League twice, 1958 and 1960, and were runners-up five times. They also won the Scottish Cup in 1956 and the League Cup thrice, 1955, 1960 and 1963.

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    Walter Bussey, Stoke City inside forward, signed by Blackpool. A useful player who joined Stoke in 1926 and played right up to the Second War. He also played for Swansea Town 1935-37 and Exeter City, 1937-39 scoring, in all 89 goals in 356 League matches.

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    Sammy Smyth, brilliant Irish international inside forward of Wolverhampton Wanderers moved to Stoke City. Joined Wolves in 1947 from Linfield and won a F.A. Cup medal in 1949. Left Stoke in 1953 for Liverpool and spent his last season in the Football League with them. He scored 68 goals in 172 matches and played 9 times for Ireland between 1947 and 1952.

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    The match between Carlisle and Darlington became the first floodlit FA Cup match between two Football League clubs.

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    Billy Wright of Wolverhampton Wanderers wins his first England Cap.

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