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On This Day in Football: Irishman becomes first international manager

On This Day in Football: Irishman becomes first international manager – originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1897, Ireland became the first national team to play under an official manager. Back then, national teams were selected by their … Continue reading

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Midday open thread: President's Day, the nuclear football and Stormy Daniels

Today’s comic by Tom Tomorrow is Another particle blaster incident: What you missed on Sunday Kos … Celebrating the life my mom lived rather than the one we had hoped for her, by Kerry Eleveld How Republicans stole the Second Amendment, Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza … Continue reading

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On This Day in Football: Liverpool spoil the party as United make Old Trafford debut

On This Day in Football: Liverpool spoil the party as United make Old Trafford debut – originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1910, Manchester United played their first ever game at Old Trafford in a First Division tie … Continue reading

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On This Day in Football: Ireland play their first ever international, England stun Spain

On This Day in Football: Ireland play their first ever international, England stun Spain – originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1882, Ireland played their first ever international game of football. Unfortunately, it was a 13-0 hammering by … Continue reading

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On This Day in Football: Rangers win first Old Firm final, Record crowd at Hillsborough

On This Day in Football: Rangers win first Old Firm final, Record crowd at Hillsborough – originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1894, Rangers beat Celtic 3-1 in the Scottish Cup final in what was the first Old … Continue reading

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On This Day in Football: Stoke keeper makes history, France begin record run

On This Day in Football: Stoke keeper makes history, France begin record run – originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1952, Stoke City goalkeeper Dennis Herod achieved one of the bravest yet bizarre feats in English football. Stoke … Continue reading

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Victims identified in Florida shooting: Hero football coach, future college swimmer among dead

PARKLAND, Fla. (WFLA) – Some of the 17 people killed in a deadly rampage at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida have been identified in multiple media reports. Here are some of their names: Aaron Feis, an assistant … Continue reading

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On This Day in Football: Cologne gets a new club

On This Day in Football: Cologne gets a new club – originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1948, German Bundesliga club FC Koln were formed. But the foundation of Koln was successful after the merger of different clubs. … Continue reading

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Football Coach Hero Reportedly Stepped In Front Of Bullets To Save Students During FL Massacre

Football coach Aaron Feis is reportedly in critical condition after protecting students in the tragic Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in FL on Feb. 14.

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On This Day in Football: Fergie gives Beckham the boot, Riots in Ireland

On This Day in Football: Fergie gives Beckham the boot, Riots in Ireland – originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 2003, Manchester United legends Sir Alex Ferguson and David Beckham were involved in a bit of a skirmish … Continue reading

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Football hasn’t changed that much, but fandom has

Considering there’s a North London derby on Saturday it’s pretty quiet in terms of general news. Maybe it’s because we won so comprehensively last weekend and wins seems to have a natural life cycle. We win, we enjoy it – … Continue reading

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On This Day in Football: Bobby Moore hits England century, Arsenal create history

On This Day in Football: Bobby Moore hits England century, Arsenal create history – originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1973, England legend Bobby Moore earned his 100th cap for the Three Lions as they played Scotland at … Continue reading

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“Create a situation where everybody feels important” – Jurgen Klopp explains his football ideology

Jurgen Klopp has spoken about his approach to football management, with a togetherness in all facets of the club being […]

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