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1891–92 in English football

The 1891–92 season was the 21st season of competitive football in England. Three new clubs joined the Football Alliance, following the expansion of the Football League to 14 teams, the defection of Sunderland Albion to the Northern League; these new teams were Burton Swifts and Lincoln City. Everton left Anfield on 15 March 1892 after a dispute with John Houlding. Everton moved into a new stadium at nearby Goodison Park, while Houlding formed a new football club—Liverpool F. C.—on 30 March 1892, to play at Anfield. Preston North End set a new league record by winning 13 consecutive matches up to March 1892. A month Sunderland equalled the record when they won their 13th successive game; the record of 13 consecutive wins in a single season stood for 125 years until broken by Manchester City in 2017. In the 1892 British Home Championship, for the third time England played matches against Wales and Ireland on the same day, 5 March 1892, winning both by a 2–0 margin. For the Welsh game, England selected a team consisting of players with Corinthian connections and awarded eight new caps.

The new caps included professionals George Toone of Notts County in goal, Henry Lilley of Sheffield United and George Kinsey at left-half. Joe Schofield a Staffordshire schoolteacher with Stoke City played at outside-left; the other débutantes were Anthony Hossack, William Winckworth, Robert Cunliffe Gosling and Rupert Sandilands. England were a little too skilful for the Welsh and ran out 2–0 winners with goals from Arthur Henfrey and Rupert Sandilands. Against Ireland, England issued a further five new caps; the most prominent débutante was Charlie Athersmith of Aston Villa at outside-right, who would continue to appear for England over the next eight years, making twelve appearances in all. He was accompanied by Jack Devey; the other new caps were John Cox of Derby County, Michael Whitham of Sheffield United and John Pearson of Crewe Alexandra for each of whom this was their solitary England appearance. Pearson went on to have a successful career as a Football League referee, including the 1911 FA Cup Final.

Harry Daft of Notts County was awarded the captaincy for his last of five England appearances and marked the occasion by scoring twice, either side of half-time. Scotland beat both Wales and Ireland and, as a result, the outcome of the British Home Championship rested on the final game of the season. England selected a much more experienced team than for the Wales and Ireland games, only included four players who had featured in those games, including only one of the debutantes, George Toone in goal. Jack Reynolds, the West Bromwich Albion full-back, was selected to play for England for the first time though he had played five international games for Ireland, having scored against England on 15 March 1890, it had wrongly been assumed. England rattled in four goals in the first 21 minutes, although Scotland scored a late consolation goal, England were able to continue their excellent run of results against the Scots and claim the championship again. * England score given first Key A = Home match BHC = British Home Championship Notes = Number in parentheses is the times that club has won that honour.

* indicates new record for competition P = Matches played.

German submarine U-589

German submarine U-589 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. She carried out seven patrols, was a member of ten wolfpacks, sank one ship of 417 gross register tons and damaged one other of 2,847 GRT; the boat was sunk by depth charges from a British warship assisted by a British aircraft, in September 1942. German Type VIIC submarines were preceded by the shorter Type VIIB submarines. U-589 had a displacement of 769 tonnes when at the 871 tonnes while submerged, she had a total length of 67.10 m, a pressure hull length of 50.50 m, a beam of 6.20 m, a height of 9.60 m, a draught of 4.74 m. The submarine was powered by two Germaniawerft F46 four-stroke, six-cylinder supercharged diesel engines producing a total of 2,800 to 3,200 metric horsepower for use while surfaced, two Brown, Boveri & Cie GG UB 720/8 double-acting electric motors producing a total of 750 metric horsepower for use while submerged, she had two 1.23 m propellers. The boat was capable of operating at depths of up to 230 metres.

The submarine had a maximum submerged speed of 7.6 knots. When submerged, the boat could operate for 80 nautical miles at 4 knots. U-589 was fitted with five 53.3 cm torpedo tubes, fourteen torpedoes, one 8.8 cm SK C/35 naval gun, 220 rounds, a 2 cm C/30 anti-aircraft gun. The boat had a complement of between sixty; the submarine was laid down on 31 October 1940 at Blohm & Voss, Hamburg as yard number 565, launched on 6 August 1941 and commissioned on 25 September under the command of Korvettenkapitän Hans-Joachim Horrer. She served with the 6th U-boat Flotilla from 26 June 1941 for training and stayed with that organization for operations from 1 February 1942, she was reassigned to the 11th flotilla on 1 July. U-589's first patrol was preceded by a short trip from Kiel to the German-controlled island of Helgoland, in February 1942; the patrol itself commenced on the 28th. She steamed through the Norwegian Sea and arrived at Kirkenes in the far north of Norway on 21 March. On her second patrol she fired four torpedoes at the minesweeper HMS Niger but the tracks were seen and evasive action was carried out.

An unsuccessful depth charge attack followed. She covered the Barents Sea, she returned to her start point on the 20th. U-589 damaged the Soviet merchant vessel Tsiolkovskij on 1 May 1942; this ship was sunk by the German destroyers Z-24 and Z-25. After more short voyages from Kirkenes to Skjomenfjord Narvik itself and Bergen in May 1942, she carried out a uneventful patrol which culminated in her arrival at Skjomenfjord on 12 August; the boat set out for her sixth sortie on 23 August 1942. She returned to Narvik on 1 September. U-589 set out from Narvik on 9 September 1942. On the 14th, she was sunk by depth charges, first from a Fairey Swordfish of 825 Naval Air Squadron from HMS Avenger the British destroyer HMS Onslow. Forty-four men died with U-589. U-589 took part in ten wolfpacks, namely. Aufnahme Blücher Eiswolf Bums Robbenschlag Blutrausch Strauchritter Greif Nebelkönig Trägertod Helgason, Guðmundur. "The Type VIIC boat U-589". German U-boats of WWII - Retrieved 29 December 2014

1971 NCAA University Division baseball season

The 1971 NCAA University Division baseball season, play of college baseball in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association began in the spring of 1971. The season concluded with the 1971 College World Series; the College World Series, held for the twenty fifth time in 1971, consisted of one team from each of eight geographical districts and was held in Omaha, Nebraska at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium as a double-elimination tournament. Southern California claimed the championship; this is a partial list of conference champions from the 1971 season. Each of the eight geographical districts chose, by various methods, the team that would represent them in the NCAA Tournament. 10 teams earned automatic bids by winning their conference championship while 13 teams earned at-large selections. The following is an incomplete list of conference standings: The 1971 season marked the twenty fifth NCAA Baseball Tournament, which culminated with the eight team College World Series.

The College World Series was held in Nebraska. The eight teams played a double-elimination format, with Southern California claiming their seventh championship with a 7–2 win over Southern Illinois in the final

Nottingham Racecourse

Nottingham Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Nottingham, England. It is situated at Colwick Park, about 3 km east of the city centre. There are two courses at Nottingham, one inside the other, they are both 1 1/2 miles round and are left-handed. The inner is used during spring and autumn, has a 5 furlong straight, the outer is used during summer and has a 6 furlong straight; the course has easy turns and minor gradients, but the home turn is sharp. Nottingham suits well-balanced horses rather than long-striding ones; the racecourse was in operation ante 1773 at Nottingham Forest Recreation Ground when it was one of the earliest racecourses to be granted a Royal Plate race by the monarch. It was run in 4 mile; the course moved to its present site in Colwick Park in 1892. In 1965 the local corporation bought the 293 acre site for £500,000 and for a short time the future of the course looked in doubt. However, the Levy Board funded improvements to the site and the corporation agreed to lease the course to the Racecourse Holdings Trust for a nominal sum.

It staged both forms of racing until February 1996, after which it abandoned National Hunt racing to become a flat-only course. The racecourse was served by its own station up until the late 1960s. There are still remnants of the station wall on; the course hosts two early season Listed races - the Kilvington Stakes for fillies over 6 furlongs and the Further Flight Stakes over 1 mile 6 furlongs, named after the horse of that name. It hosts the listed Nottinghamshire Oaks over 1 mile 2 furlongs in the early Summer for fillies and mares. In total, it hosted 23 race meetings at an average of £ 50,467 prize money per meeting. Mr John Barnett was the courses longest serving employee, for over 25 years Mr Barnett served the course as a groundsman. On 9 June 2013, Mr Barnett's 65th birthday, he enjoyed his final raceday as a full-time employee of the racecourse, celebrated with a race named in his honour "Happy Retirement John Barnett handicap"; the 8f race consisted of 14 runners and the winner Woody Bay trained by James Given and ridden by Graham Lee finished the race in 1m 46.78s.

In April 2013, there was a triple dead-heat in a race at Nottingham, only the second time it had happened for over a decade. Horses Thorpe Bay, Majestic Manannan and My Time tied for fourth place in the Lodge Farm Stud Chris And May Mullin Handicap over 5 furlongs. Number of fixtures - 23 Prize money - £1,160,750 Top trainer - Saeed Bin Suroor, 24 from 56 runs Halpenny, Marion Rose. British Racecourses. Holmes & Sons. ISBN 9780950139722. Mortimer, Roger. Biographical Encyclopaedia of British Racing. London: Macdonald and Jane's. ISBN 0-354-08536-0. Whyte, James Christie. History of the British turf, from the earliest period to the present day, Volume I. London: H. Colburn. Retrieved 1 May 2013. Wright, Howard; the Encyclopaedia of Flat Racing. London: Robert Hale. ISBN 0-7090-2639-0. Nottingham Racecourse Course guide on GG. COM Course guide on At The Races

Boss of Me

"Boss of Me" is a song by alternative rock band They Might Be Giants. The song is famously used as the opening theme song for the television show Malcolm in the Middle, was released as the single from the soundtrack to the show. In 2002, "Boss of Me" won the band their first Grammy Award, in the category of Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media; the song was one of the band's most commercially successful singles and is one of their best-known songs. The song was written with the chorus "Who's gonna guess the dead guy in the envelope" for a contest presented by the Preston and Steve show during their Y-100 days. "Boss of Me" was released commercially in the United Kingdom and mainland Europe. Mainland Europe was given a separate release from the British release, which had different cover artwork and a different track listing; the single was marketed as the single from the soundtrack album, Music from Malcolm in the Middle, but the B-sides to all releases were all tracks from They Might Be Giants albums, as opposed to being other tracks from the soundtrack album.

"Reprehensible" comes from Long Tall Weekend. "Mr. Xcitement" went on to be included on their album Mink Car, released two months after the single. "Boss of Me" charted in three countries, reaching number 21 in the UK, 89 in the Netherlands, saw the band's first appearance on the Australian Singles Chart, reaching number 29. The "Boss of Me" music video was directed by Ted Crittenden, it is based on Malcolm in the Middle, contains the characters and set from the show. It begins with Dewey going through a dumpster that says "TMBG Toys", he rides his bike home while dragging the box full of toys. The band is performing inside the box; the box goes into Dewey's backyard where Malcolm is raking leaves, their father, Hal, is cooking on a barbecue, Reese is using hedge clippers on a tree. Dewey opens the box, revealing toy versions of TMBG, but whenever there's a close-up in the box, it is the real band in miniature. A Hawaiian hula dancer toy joins TMBG as Dewey sways forth with her. Malcolm and Reese begin shooting the toys with paintball guns until one of them accidentally shoots Hal.

Though not shown, it's presumed to have been Reese who shot him as he is seen using a weed whacker. The John Flansburgh toy is lying in the grass with his arm detached. Reese spots him and, while using the weed whacker, launches him onto the grill where Hal accidentally eats him, much to Dewey's shock; the John Linnell toy is placed in a model airplane, launched across the street before curving back and landing on the driveway. As Hal drives up, he picks up the airplane to examine it; the plane explodes. Hal angrily gathers the TMBG toys into the box and drives back to the dumpster where he promptly tosses it back in; the ska-punk band Less Than Jake covered the short televised version of the song for their album TV/EP. All songs written by They Might Be Giants. UK / Australian CD single"Boss of Me" – 2:56 "Reprehensible" – 3:17 "Mr. Xcitement" – 2:23UK cassette single"Boss of Me" – 2:56 "Reprehensible" – 3:17European CD single"Boss of Me" – 2:56 "Mr. Xcitement" – 2:23 "Birdhouse in Your Soul" – 3:11 "Boss of Me" Music video on YouTube Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics


The Kaunertal is a municipality and alpine valley in the Landeck district in the Austrian state of Tyrol. The municipality is located about 15 km southeast of Landeck at the upper course of the Inn river; the Kaunertal valley is 28 km in length and runs southeast from the town of Prutz to the Kaunertal Glacier. The valley is traversed by the Faggenbach river, which rises south of the Weißseespitze mountain and flows into the Inn river at Prutz, the site of a hydroelectric power station; the Gepatsch Reservoir, located on the upper course of the Fagge river, is 6 km in length, has a capacity of 30,795 million gallons, is formed by a rockfill dam, 630 m long and 130 m high. The dam was constructed in 1961. Water from the lake is used to generate electricity through a pipe system 13 km in length, located at the south end of the Kaunertal; the generator facility at Prutz produces 620 million kilowatt hours per year. The lake surface is at an altitude of 1,820 m; the main town in the valley is Kauns, located near the Inn river, with its Schranz Chapel containing the Kauner Kreuz.

The Kaunertal Glacier Road continues up to the Weißenseeferner glacier. This toll road is the fifth highest paved road in the Alps and reaches an elevation of 2750 m. With 29 180-degree turns, the road leads all the way to the base of the ski area at 2,750 m; the main source of income is this glacier ski area with 35 km slopes and 10 lifts, opened in 1982. Due to the ski area's elevation of 2,200–3,050 m, the glacier, it is operational from mid-October to mid-June; the ruins of the thirteenth-century Bernegg Castle with its Gothic chapel are located in the valley. List of mountain passes Kaunertal Tourist Guide Kaunertal live cam