Football: This week

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On 6 February 1991, Cameroon became the first African team to play at Wembley when they faced England in a friendly.

The build-up to the game had been metaphorically chilly due to Cameroon's Roger Milla demanding a pounds 50,000 appearance fee from the FA. He did not receive the money and did not play.

The match itself took place on a night when the temperature was measured at - 4C, but England supporters were eventually warmed by events on the pitch. The Crystal Palace striker, Ian Wright, made an assured international debut, and his senior partner, Gary Lineker, scored both goals in the 2-0 win.

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