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On this day in football history

  • 1926 Manchester City inflicted a record defeat on Crystal Palace when they beat them 11-4 in the Fifth Round of the FA Cup. Roberts(5), Browell(3), Austin, Johnson and Hicks netted for City while Palace's goals came from Cherret(2), Clarke and McCracken.
  • 1932 A record percentage (73%) of home wins was recorded in the League when 30 of the 41 matches ended in defeat for the visiting side.
  • 1946 Luton Town signed Bob Morton as a professional. Playing as an inside-forward or as a wing-half he served the club for his entire career which lasted until the end of the 1963-64 season. In all he appeared in 550 matches (494 in the League) and scored about 50 goals including the Hatters' only one in the 1959 Cup Final when they lost 3-1 to Nottingham Forest.
  • 1960 Referee Jack Husband collapsed and died during half time while officiating in the FA Cup Fifth Round tie between Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion at Filbert Street.
  • 1960 Blackburn Rovers beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 in their FA Cup Fifth Round match at White Hart Lane. It was to be the last Cup tie Spurs would lose for three years. The next time they lost (also at White Hart Lane and also 3-1) was against Burnley in 1963. The week after Rovers beat Spurs in the Cup the London club reversed the result in the League at Ewood Park.
  • 1984 The first games (Southend United v Reading and Tramnere Rovers v Halifax Town) are played in the Associate Members' Cup, a new knockout competition for Third and Fourth Division clubs.