International Football History and Statistics

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This site is driven by a unique database of international football and the English Football League including the FIFA World Cup and FA Premier League since their inception.

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On this day in football history

  • 1928 George Shenton, Port Vale full back made his League debut at the age of 36, in the Second Division game against Barnsley. He played for eight seasons making 188 appearances in the League and won a Third North medal in 1930. He is the oldest player to enter League football.
  • 1935 Death of J.H. Galt a wing half with Rangers during the decade before the First War. He won 2 Scottish caps in 1908.
  • 1959 Phil Taylor sacked by Liverpool after 23 years with the club, the last 3 as manager. They had signed him in 1936 from Bristol Rovers and he played 90 League games as an inside forward and had scored 25 goals before the War broke out. After the War he reverted to wing half, won a Championship medal in 1947, captained the team in the 1950 Cup Final which lost to Arsenal, and won 3 England caps in 1947-48. He hung his boots up in 1954 when he had played in 223 post war matches, bringing his total appearances to 313 and added a further 7 goals. He then joined the coaching staff and then succeeded Don Welsh as manager in 1956.
  • 1961 Eddie Clamp, strong tackling England wing half, transferred from Wolver-hampton Wanderers to Arsenal. He spent only a year at Highbury, but had nine at Molineux winning both League and Cup medals. He joined Stoke City 1962 and won a Second Division medal at the end of his first season with them. His last season in the League was 1964-65 which he spent with Peterborough United. His record in the League reads 294 appearances scoring 26 goals. He also won four England caps during 1958.