THE SMALLEST GRANTS AWARDED BY FOOTBALL TRUST
(Start of season to 30 November 1993)
1 Relocation of segregation gate, Scarborough pounds 112; 2 Telephone transfer, Wycombe Wanderers pounds 130; 3 Inspection of floodlight towers, St Johnstone pounds 150; 4 Floodlight cable, Scarborough pounds 385; 5 Emergency gate and door, Burnley pounds 476; 6 Stewarding equipment, Scarborough pounds 487; 7 Crush barrier testing, Hartlepool pounds 510; 8 Stewarding equipment, Wrexham pounds 513; 9 Stewarding equipment, Northampton pounds 581; 10 Three hose reel drums, Crewe pounds 586.
Today: Tony Adams jailed for nine months, five of which were suspended, for drink-driving (1990); Germany play as a unified team for the first time in 40 years and beat Switzerland 4-0 (1990); Liverpool play for the first time under Bill Shankly (1959).
Monday: Dejan Savicevic moves from Atletico Madrid to Milan for pounds 11.5m, then the world's biggest transfer fee (1991).
Tuesday: The birth of golf's Walter Hagen (1892) and Christy O'Connor Snr (1924); flat-racing jockey Greville Starkey (1938); Florence Griffith- Joyner (1959) and Chris Evert (1954). Death of Jack Hobbs (1963).
Wednesday: First modern speedway race held in New South Wales (1923).
Thursday: Death of Henry Cotton (1987).
Christmas Eve: birth of Colin Cowdrey at Bangalore, India (1932).
Christmas Day: First game of ice hockey believed to be played at Kingston, Ontario in Canada (1855).Reuse content