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On This Day - Feb 13 2005: Tyrone's Owen Mulligan dashes Dublin dreams

Another Mugsy special: Owen Mulligan sidesteps Dublin keeper Stephen Cluxton and sends the ball into the Dublin net

ON THIS DAY

1989: Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Mohammad took 12 hours to score 163 runs against New Zealand in Wellington, including a record 11 and a half hours to reach 150.

1991: BBC television commentator Ron Pickering died aged 60. A renowned coach, he guided Lynn Davies to the 1964 Olympic long jump gold medal.

1992: Liverpool signed a then-record £4million four-year sponsorship deal with brewers Carlsberg.

1999: Arsenal offered to replay their FA Cup third-round clash against Sheffield United after a controversial Marc Overmars goal had decided the original tie.

2005: A moment of magic from Owen Mulligan gave Tyrone a 1-10 to 0-9 win over Dublin at Healy Park. With 25 minutes gone, the Cookstown man picked the ball up 40 yards for goal and after racing through the Dublin defence, blasted past Stephen Cluxton for the game’s defining moment.

2010: Scotland wing Thom Evans underwent neck surgery after being injured in the RBS 6 Nations game against Wales.
 
2011: Antrim and Down would both get their National Hurling League Division Two campaigns off to winning starts. Goals from Aaron O’Prey and Eoin Clarke would give Down a 2-11 to 0-14 win over Carlow in Portaferry while Antrim needed a strong finish to beat Kerry 1-15 to 0-12 in Tralee with PJ O’Connell flicking to the net in the first half.

2012: Wolves announced they had sacked manager Mick McCarthy.

2013: Andy Hunt resigned as British Olympic Association chief executive.
 
BIRTHDAYS

Liam Brady (soccer) - former Arsenal and Republic of Ireland midfielder, born 1956.

Pierluigi Collina (soccer) - Italian former referee who oversaw the 2002 World Cup final, born 1960.

Paul Deacon (rugby league) - former Bradford, Wigan and Great Britain scrum-half, born 1979.

Rafael Marquez (soccer) - Mexico defender, formerly with Barcelona and Monaco, now with Atlas in Mexico, born 1979.

Liam Miller (soccer) - former Republic of Ireland and Sunderland midfielder, now with Cork City, born 1981.

Anna Watkins (rowing) - London 2012 gold medallist, born 1983.

Jamie Murray (tennis) - Scottish doubles specialist and brother of Andy, winner of the mixed doubles title at Wimbledon in 2007 and men's doubles at the Australian Open in 2016, born 1986.

Kevin Strootman (soccer) - Roma and Holland midfielder, born 1990.

Mamadou Sakho (soccer) - Liverpool and France defender, born 1990.

Memphis Depay (soccer) - Manchester United and Holland winger, born 1994.
 
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Today 

GAA: All-Ireland Club SFC semi-finals, Ballyboden St Enda’s (Dublin) v Clonmel Commercials (Tipperary) TG4 1600; Castlebar Mitchels (Mayo) v Crossmaglen Rangers (Armagh) TG4 1800; National Hurling League, Tipperary v Dublin Setanta Ireland 1900; National Hurling League, Limerick v Wexford, Setanta Sports 1 1900.

SOCCER: Premier League, Sunderland v Manchester United - BT Sport 1 1200, Chelsea v Newcastle - Sky Sports 1 1700; Championship, QPR v Fulham - Sky Sports 1 1200 & Sky Sports 5 1200; Primera Division, Villarreal v Malaga - Sky Sports 2 1710, Valencia v Espanyol - Sky Sports 2 1925; Serie A, Chievo v Sassuolo - BT Sport 1 1715, Juventus v Napoli - BT Sport Europe 1930; German
Bundesliga, Cologne v Eintracht Frankfurt - BT Sport Europe 1715; French Ligue 1, Nantes v Lorient - BT Sport 1 1900.

CRICKET: First Test, New Zealand v Australia - Sky Sports 3 2125.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Super League, Catalans v Hull - Sky Sports 3 1655.

RUGBY UNION: Six Nations, France v Ireland - BBC One 1400, Wales v Scotland - BBC One 1630 & S4C 1600.

MOTOR SPORT: Rally Sweden - BT Sport 1 0900.

TENNIS: WTA St Petersburg Ladies' Trophy - BT Sport 2 1100; ATP Rotterdam Open - Sky Sports 2 1300 & Sky Sports 5 1830.

GOLF: European Tour, Tshwane Open - Sky Sports 4 1030; PGA Tour, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am - Sky Sports 4 1800.

HORSE RACING: Channel 4 Racing - Channel 4 1330.

SNOOKER: Snooker Shootout, from Reading - ITV4 1230 & 1830.

BASKETBALL: NBA, All Star Saturday - BT Sport 1 0130 (Sun).
 
Tomorrow 
 
GAA: National Hurling League, Waterford v Kilkenny ? TG4 1400.

SOCCER: Premier League, Arsenal v Leicester - Sky Sports 1 1130, Aston Villa v Liverpool - Sky Sports 1 1400, Manchester City v Tottenham - Sky Sports 1 1600; Primera Division, Real Sociedad v Granada - Sky Sports 5 1055, Sevilla v Las Palmas - Sky Sports 4 1455, Getafe v Atletico Madrid - Sky Sports 5 1710, Barcelona v Celta Vigo - Sky Sports 1 1925; Serie A, Sampdoria v Atalanta - BT  Sport//ESPN 1400, Fiorentina v Inter Milan - BT Sport Europe 1945; Ligue 1, Lyon v Caen - BT  Sport 1 1245, St Etienne v Monaco - BT Sport/ESPN 1600, Nice v Marseille - BT Sport 1 1945; Eredivisie, FC Groningen v Ajax - Sky Sports 3 1120.

CRICKET: Fifth one-day international, South Africa v England - Sky Sports 2 0730; Third T20, India v Sri Lanka - Sky Sports 3 1350; First Test, New Zealand v Australia - Sky Sports 2 2125.

RUGBY UNION: Six Nations, Italy v England - ITV 1300; Premiership, Saracens v Wasps - BT Sport 1 1545.

MOTOR SPORT: Rally Sweden - BT Sport 1 1100.

TENNIS: WTA St Petersburg Ladies' Trophy - BT Sport 2 1330; ATP Rotterdam Open - Sky Sports 5 1430.

GOLF: European Tour, Tshwane Open - Sky Sports 4 1000; PGA Tour, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am - Sky Sports 4 1800.

SNOOKER: Snooker Shootout, from Reading - ITV4 1330 & 1830.

BASKETBALL: NBA, All-Star Game - BT Sport 1 0130 (Mon).
 
QUICK QUIZ BLITZ

1 How many games, excluding replays, would a club entering the FA Cup extra preliminary round play to reach the final?

2 Fraher Field is a pitch in which county?

3 Who is the last non-American winner of golf's Masters?

4 Rafael Nadal has won how many grand slam tennis singles titles?

5 Who scored Down’s goal in their 2010 All-Ireland quarter-final win against Kerry?
 
Answers: 1 14; 2 Waterford; 3 Australian Adam Scott (2013); 4 14; 5 Mark Poland
  

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