Football manager, journalist and broadcaster. He was the BBC's first sports commentator and Arsenal Football Club's second longest serving manager, 1934 - 47.
Person, Sport / Games
Fencing master. Born St James's Place, Piccadilly. Briefly took over his father's fencing academy in Carlisle House, but then moved it to the Royal Opera House. Note, there were two Carlisle Houses...
Person, Sport / Games, Italy
Founded by munitions workers in Woolwich, under the name 'Dial Square'. This was the name of the Royal Arsenal complex where they worked, and also explains the team's nickname of 'The Gunners'. The...
Group, Sport / Games
A test cricket series played between England and Australia. The name originated following a satirical obituary published in the British newspaper, The Sporting Times, after Australia's 1882 victory...
Event, Sport / Games, Australia
The first official game played to Football Association rules took place in Battersea Park. It was played between teams selected by the President (Arthur Pember) and the Secretary (Ebenezer Cobb Mor...
Event, Sport / Games
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Born: 10/8/1869, 153 years ago
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