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1896 Bob Crompton signed for Blackburn Rovers. The greatest right back of his day he stayed with the club until May 1920 the longest spell any player put in with one club until Ted Sagar completed 24 years with Everton in 1953. He played in 42 internationals for England and is estimated to have appeared in something like 600 matches for Rovers.
1928 The first amateur match to be played at Wembley Stadium, Ealing against St. Leonards in the Southern Amateur League.
1962 Peter Lorimer made his League debut for Leeds United at the age of 15 years and 9 months against Southampton at Elland Road. It was his only game of the season and he had only one more before he became a regular during 1965-66 when he was joint top scorer.
1964 Bill McGarry appointed manager of Ipswich Town. His first managerial experience was with Bournemouth & Boscombe United whom he joined in March 1961 and where he also continued as a player. Moved to Watford in June 1963 but the club would not pay a transfer fee to enable him to be registered as a player. Was a fine wing half from 1946 with Port Vale and 1951 with Huddersfield Town and during his 18 year career turned out in 586 League games, 362 for Huddersfield, and scored 34 goals. Also won 4 England caps.