San Mames destroyed

Centenary of history turns to rubble

July 18, 2013
By Duncan McMath, Spain correspondent
1913: one year before the outbreak of World War 1, King George V was on the throne, suffragette Emily Davidson threw herself under the king's horse and died, crisps were first introduced in the UK, Bill Shankly was born, Sunderland won the First Division in England and Athletic Club de Bilbao's San Mames stadium was built.

Exactly 100 years later and George V's granddaughter has been on the throne for 51 years, women have had the vote for 95 years, Bill Shankly became one of the greatest ...

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