On This Day - May 8 1935: Jack Charlton, England's 1966 World Cup winner and former manager of the Republic of Ireland, is born

Republic of Ireland manager Jack Charlton shakes hands with Italy's Robert Baggio after the Irish side had defeated the Italians 1-0 in their opening game at the 1994 World Cup in the United States. The Giants stadium in New York was the venue, Ray Houghton the Irish goalscoring hero on June 18 1994
ON THIS DAY  1896: Yorkshire completed a record innings in the County Championship when they scored 887 against Warwickshire at Edgbaston. 1908: Yorkshire bowled out Northamptonshire for 2[...]

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