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England On This Day
1871 Bernard Middleditch born in Highgate
Jack Elkes (reserve) born in Oakengates

Roy Goodall born in Dronfield Woodhouse

Tony Dorigo born in Adelaide
1966 Joe Spence dies in Chesterfield aged 68 years
1974 Harry Martin dies in Ilkeston aged 83 years

Peter Thompson dies in Ashford aged 76 years

Albert Allen's daughter, Gladys, is born and
 Nevill Cobbold's daughter, Mary, is born
Fred Wheldon signs for Queen's Park Rangers FC

Herbert Burgess joins Manchester United FC £1400
Jack Smith signs for Portsmouth FC
Norman Bullock retires from playing
Tommy Lawton signs for Everton FC for £6,500
1938 Amateur Trial England 2 The Rest 2 in Hastings
1948 George Eastham signs for Lincoln City AFC
1962 Alf Ramsey's first day England's part-time manager

1979 Eric Houghton leaves as an Aston Villa FC director
1987 Mark Walters joins Rangers FC for £½m
1992 very first FIFA ranking table puts England fifth
1998 Peter Beardsley joins Hartlepool United FC
1999 Viv Anderson awarded an MBE
2009 Jimmy Armfield awarded the CBE
2015 Sam Johnstone joins Preston North End on loan

Club Brugge appoint Scott Parker as manager

Opposition On This Day
1886 Teddy Peers (Wales) born
1905 Johann Luef (Austria) born
1907 Fred Warren (Wales) born
1917 Jimmy McAlinden (Ireland) born
1936 Graham Williams (Wales) born
1937 goalkeeper Milutin Šoškić (Yugoslavia) born
1939 Neme (Spain) born
1969 Javier Manjarin (Spain) born
1971 Diego Dorta (Uruguay) born
1972 goalkeeper Grégory Coupet (France) born
1982 goalkeeper Craig Gordon (Scotland) born
1987 Nemanja Nikolics (Hungary) born

Srečko Katanec (Slovenia manager) appointed