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1887 World Championship (football)

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Date  13 August 1887
Event  Football World Championship
Venue  Hibernian Park, Edinburgh

The 1887 World Championship was an exhibition football match that took place in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 13 August 1887 between the winners of the Scottish Cup, Hibernian, and semi-finalists of the English FA Cup, Preston North End. Hibs beat Preston 2–1.

This was the first "World Championship" game between English and Scottish sides.

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1887 World Championship (football) Wikipedia


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