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Encyclopedia > 1888 in sports

See also: 1887 in sports, other events of 1888, 1889 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...

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Boat race

Boat Race Logo Exhausted crews at the finish of the 2002 Boat Race The Boat Race is a rowing race between the rowing clubs of the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge. ... Boat Race Logo Exhausted crews at the finish of the 2002 Boat Race The Boat Race is a rowing race between the rowing clubs of the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge. ...

Football (soccer)

In typical game play, players attempt to move towards a goal through individual control of the ball, such as by dribbling (running with the ball close to their feet); by passing the ball from team-mate to team-mate; and by taking shots at the goal. ... The Football League logo The Football League (often referred to as the Coca-Cola Football League for sponsorship reasons) is a league competition for English football (soccer) clubs (though a few Welsh clubs also take part) containing three divisions (the Football League Championship, Football League One and Football League Two... Preston North End Football Club is a professional English football team. ... The FA Cups trophy is also known as the FA Cup. ... West Bromwich Albion Football Club is an English football club formed by workers from Salters Spring Works in West Bromwich, West Midlands in 1878. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Tinsley Lindley (October 27, 1865 in Nottingham - March 31, 1940 also in Nottingham) was an English footballer who still holds the record for scoring in 9 consecutive England matches between March 13, 1886 and April 7, 1888. ... First International Scotland 0 - 0 England (Partick, Scotland; 30 November 1872) Largest win Ireland 0 - 13 England (Belfast, Northern Ireland; 18 February 1882) Worst defeat Hungary 7 - 1 England (Budapest, Hungary; 23 May 1954) World Cup Appearances 11 (First in 1950) Best result Winners, 1966 European Championship Appearances 7 (First... This article lists various football records in relation to the England national football team. ... Barnet Football Club are an English football team from Barnet, a town on the northern edge of Greater London. ...

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