ANNIVERSARIES

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Today: Nigel Martyn became the first pounds 1m goalkeeper in Britain, moving from Bristol Rovers to Crystal Palace (1989).

Wednesday: Australia's Lionel Cooper scored 10 tries for Huddersfield against Keighley, a British record in rugby league (1951).

Friday: Pele reached the 1,000-goal mark while playing for Santos against Vasco de Gama (1969).

Saturday: 15 players from English clubs were sent-off on this day in 1982, a record which could just be broken this season.

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