International Football History and Statistics

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On this day in football history

  • 1891 AIK Solna is founded by Isidor Beherens.
  • 1933 Bristol Rovers beat the Dutch National B side 1-0 in a match played at the Hague.
  • 1935 Death of Jack Slater at the age of 46. Before the First War he had been a regular full-back with Bolton Wanderers. Subsequently he became the first ex-professional footballer to become a millionaire. He was also a Member of Parliament.
  • 1936 A record crowd of 68,287 at Brammall Lane saw Sheffield United beat Leeds United 3-1 in their Fifth Round FA Cup tie. Sheffield United, then in the Second Division, went on to Wembley where they were beaten 1-0 by Arsenal in the Final.
  • 1958 Chelsea's Jimmy Greaves scored his first away hat trick in the Football League against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough. His first League hat trick came against Portsmouth on Christmas Day 1957 at Stamford Bridge.
  • 1962 Leyton Orient signed former England outside-right Norman Deeley from Wolverhampton Wanderers. Joined Wolves in 1950 and turned professional shortly afterwards. He was only 5'5" and struggled to establish himself when considered a half-back but flourished when he took over from Johhny Hancocks on the right wing during the 1957-58 season. Won League Championship medals in 1958 and 1959 and a Cup Winners medal in 1960. He also gained two England caps during 1959. He played 196 League games and scored 67 goals for Wolves and a further nine goals in 73 games for Orient before going into Southern League football with Worcester City.
  • 1964 Oxford United beat Blackburn Rovers 3-1 in the FA Cup Fifth Round. Jones(2) and Calder scored their goals while Ferguson scored for Rovers. This result made Oxford the first Fourth Division club to reach the Sixth Round of the competition. The run ended there, however, when they lost 2-1 at home to Preston North End who went on to lose in the Final.
  • 1964 Oxford United beat Blackburn Rovers 3-1 in the FA Cup and become the first Division 4 club to reach the quarter finals.
  • 1981 Only because of power cuts, League matches were previously allowed to be played on Sundays. The first in 'regular' circumstances was between Darlington and Mansfield Town in front of a crowd of 5,932; treble the normal gate.
  • 1995 England's match against the Republic of Ireland in Dublin is abandoned after 27 minutes as crowd trouble erupts in the stands.