Asked in Rugby League
First player sent off at wembley?
The first player to be sent off at Wembley was Branko Stanovic, (wrong, see below) who was playing for Yugoslavia against Sweden in August 1948 during the Olympic Games soccer tournament. (Source: "News of the World" Football Annual 2006-2007, page 386.) The News of the World has got it wrong again! According to the FIFA website, there were only three sendings off at the 1948 Olympic Tournament (2 Turkish and 1 Austrian) and these teams did not play at Wembley - see link...
Asked in Nigeria, Barclays Premier League
Who IS the first Nigeria player to play in English premier league?
Selestin babayahro is the first nigeria player to in english premier league(chelsea) ...
Asked in Basketball
What is the minimum salary in the national basketball league?
The minimum salary of a player in the National Basketball League depends on how long they have been playing. For players first starting out the minimum salary as of 2010 is $473,604. ...
Asked in Stadiums
What was the first game played at the new wembley stadium?
The first game was between the Multiplex and Wembley Stadium staff (Behind closed doors) The first open to public was between the Geoff Thomas Foundation Charity XI and the Wembley sponsors allstars The first official professional game was England U21 and Italy U21 The first competitive game was between Stevenage Boro and Kidderminster Harriers ...
Asked in English Football, Barclays Premier League
Who was the first American to play in the English premier league?
John Harkes was the first american soccer player to play in the Premier league. PLaying for Sheffield Wednesday in the EPL's inaugural season. Harkes played 5 seasons in the EPL and a couple more in league 1. Finished his career with 90 National team caps. ...
Asked in Liverpool Football Club
Who scored first ever goal for Liverpool at wembley stadium?
At The New Wembley Stadium Martin Skrtel,There have been 5 goals Scored at the new Wembley by Liverpool they wre scored by Martin Skrtel,Dirk Kuyt,Luis Suarez and Andy Carroll (Andy Carroll Scored Twice at Wembley) ...
Asked in Football - American
Who was the first black player in the American League?
Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians was the first African American to play in the American League in 1947. ...
Asked in Sports, African-American History
Who was the first major league African American player?
Moses Fleetwood "Fleet" Walker was the first major league baseball player. I thought it was another guy, but oh well. -Anonymous Quo ...
Asked in Baseball, Baseball History
Who was the second black player to play in the modern major leagues and the first to do so in the American League?
Who was the second black player to play in the modern major leagues and the first to do so in the American League? ...
Asked in English Football
Which team won the first FA cup final played at Wembley?
Bolton Wanderers F.C. won the first F.A. Cup Final in the original Wembley stadium in the 1922-23 season. The first final in the new Wembley was won by Chelsea F.C. The runners-up on both occasions were West Ham United and Manchester United respectfully. ...
Asked in Soccer History, Barclays Premier League
Who was the first player to reach 200 Premier League goals?
Alan Shearer is the only player to score 200 goals in the English Premier League, he finished his career with 260 goals in the league. ...
Asked in Football - Soccer, English Football
Who was the first player to score for both sides in an FA cup final at wembley?
Bert Turner in 1946 final scored og for derby then later in the game scored for Charlton ...