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ON THIS DAY 1754: Members of the Society of St Andrews Golfers played their first round over the St Andrews links. The society was the forerunner of the Royal & Ancient.

1927: BBC Radio broadcast their first cricket commentary, the Rev FH Gillingham commentating on the Essex versus New Zealand match from Leyton. 1977: Bobby Moore played his last competitive match for Second Division Fulham, away to Blackburn. He ended on a losing note, with the home side winning 1-0. On the same day, Liverpool became the first club to win the First Division title ten times when they drew 0-0 at home to West Ham. 1988: Lawrie Sanchez scored the winning goal as Wimbledon upset the form book to beat Liverpool 1-0 in the FA Cup final at Wembley. 2006: Manchester's Ricky Hatton claimed the WBA welterweight title with a hard-fought points win over Luis Collazo in Boston.
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Publication:Birmingham Mail (England)
Date:May 14, 2014
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