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On this day in football history

  • 1882 Welsh footballer John Price sets the Welsh scoring record when he scores four goals in Wales 7-1 win over Ireland played at Wrexham.
  • 1920 Harry Hampton, Aston Villa and former England centre-forward, transferred to Birmingham. He broke into Villa's first team during the 1904-05 season and at the end of that season scored the two goals by which they beat Newcastle United in the Cup Final at Crystal Palace. He won another Cup medal in 1913 and in the same year won England's international against Scotland by famously charging their 'keeper Brownlie and the ball over the line. He spent alsmost three years with Birmingham playing mainly at right-half and ended his career with Newport County in 1923. Scored a total of 247 League goals (213 for Villa) in about 400 matches and played four times for England. Died in March 1963 at the age of 77.
  • 1928 Rob Turnbull transferred from Chelsea to Clapton Orient. He joined Arsenal at the end of the First War as a back but at Christmas 1922 was played as an emergency centre-forward and, by the end of that season, had scored an impressive 20 goals from the position. Moved to Charlton Athletic early in 1924-25 and, after only a few weeeks, moved to Chelsea. From Orient he joined Southend United and then Crystal Palace, playing his last League games in 1933 before becoming Palace trainer. He made 178 League appearances and scored 98 goals.
  • 1967 In the 28th minute of the Amateur Cup quarter-final between Highgate United and Enfield (played at Shirley near Birmingham) Highgate centre-half Tony Allden was struck by lightening while clearing the ball. The flash rebounded through four other players and the match was abandoned with Enfield leading 1-0. Allden's heart stopped but was revived by heart massage. The other players affected were Hugh Doherty, Roy and Eric Taylor of Highgate and Ray Hill of Enfield. Unfortunately Allden died in hospital 24 hours later. He was 22.
  • 1989 Peter Shilton makes his 850th League appearance in Derby County's 3-2n win over Everton.
  • 1999 John Toshak is made new manager of Real Madrid replacing the sacked Guus Hiidink.