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On This Day - May 10 2016: West Ham came from 2-1 down to beat Manchester United 3-2 in the final game to be played at Upton Park

Winston Reid grabbed the winning goal for West Ham in their last match at their home of 112 years. The occasion was marred beforehand by the Manchester United team coach being pelted by bottles
PA and Sean O'Neill

ON THIS DAY

1886: The Football Association approved the giving of caps to players appearing in international matches.

1980: Paul Allen became the youngest man to date to play in an FA Cup final at Wembley, aged 17 years and 256 days, as West Ham beat Arsenal 1-0.

2004: Eddie Gray stepped down as Leeds manager but remained at the club in a consultancy role.

2009: Jenson Button won the Spanish Grand Prix ahead of Brawn team-mate Rubens Barrichello.

2015: QPR were relegated from the Premier League following a 6-0 humiliation at the hands of Manchester City.

2016: West Ham came from 2-1 down to beat Manchester United 3-2 in the final game to be played at Upton Park.

BIRTHDAYS

Barry Cahill (GAA): former Dublin footballer, and winner of an All-Ireland SFC medal in 2011, born 1981.

Paddy O'Rourke (GAA): goalkeeper with the Meath senior footballers, born 1989.

Jonathan Edwards (athletics) - triple jump world record holder, born 1966.

Dennis Bergkamp (soccer) - former Arsenal and Holland forward, born 1969.

David Weir (soccer) - former Rangers captain and Scotland defender, now assistant manager at Nottingham Forest, born 1970.

Gareth Ainsworth (soccer) - Wycombe manager, born 1973.

Sylvain Wiltord (soccer) - former Arsenal and Lyon striker, born 1974.

Nick Heidfeld (motor racing) - former German Formula One driver, born 1977.

Emilio Izaguirre (soccer) - Celtic's Honduran defender, born 1986.

Adam Lallana (soccer) - Liverpool and England midfielder, born 1988.

Allan Nyom (soccer) - West Brom defender, born 1988.

Devante Cole (soccer) - Fleetwood striker and son of Andrew, born 1995.

Missy Franklin (swimming) - four-time gold medallist at London 2012, born 1995.

QUICK QUIZ BLITZ

1 Who scored Chelsea's first goal of the Premier League season?

2 Who did Tyrone beat in the 1986 Ulster Senior Football Championship final?

3 Which Aviva Premiership team plays home games at Franklin's Gardens?

4 Who was the first winner of the Texaco Footballer of the Year award?

5 At which racecourse is the Scottish Grand National held?

(See quiz answers at bottom)

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SPORT ON TV

Today (Wednesday, May 10)

GAA: A profile of the Irish sportsman Seanie McMahon, who was regarded as one of the greatest centre backs in the country when he played for Clare between 1994 and 2006 – TG4 2130.

SOCCER: Champions League semi-final second leg, Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid - BT Sport 2 1900.

CRICKET: One-Day Cup, Essex v Sussex - Sky Sports 2 1355; Third Test, West Indies v Pakistan - Sky Sports 5 1455; Indian Premier League, Gujarat Lions v Delhi Daredevils - Sky Sports 3 1500.

TENNIS: ATP, Madrid Open - Sky Sports 1

1100; WTA, Madrid Open - BT Sport 1 1100.

CYCLING: Giro d'Italia, stage five - Eurosport 1 1200.

BASKETBALL: NBA play-offs, Washington v Boston - BT Sport 1 0100 (Thu).

BASEBALL: MLB, New York Mets v San Francisco Giants and Miami Marlins v St Louis Cardinals - BT Sport/ESPN from 1800.

HORSE RACING: May Festival, Chester - ITV4 1330.

Tomorrow (Thursday, May 11)

GAA: Off the Ball, an offbeat look at recent football developments – eir Sport 1 1900.

SOCCER: Europa League semi-final second leg, Man Utd v Celta Vigo - BT Sport 2 1930; Lyon v Ajax - eir Sport 1 2000.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Challenge Cup sixth round,

Featherstone v Halifax - Sky Sports 3 2000.

CRICKET: Royal London One-Day Cup, Nottinghamshire v Durham - Sky Sport 2 1355; Third Test, West Indies v Pakistan - Sky Sports 5 1455; Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians v Kings XI Punjab - Sky Sports 3 1500.

TENNIS: ATP, Madrid Open - Sky Sports 5 1100; WTA, Madrid Open - BT Sport 1 1300 and 2030.

GOLF: PGA, Players Championship - Sky Sports The Players 1230.

CYCLING: Giro d'Italia, stage six - Eurosport 1 1200.

BASKETBALL: NBA play-offs, San Antonio v Houston - BT Sport 1 0100 (Fri).

BASEBALL: MLB, Milwaukee v Boston and Washington v Baltimore - BT Sport/ESPN from 1800; Los Angeles Angels v Detroit - BT Sport 2 0300 (Fri).

DARTS: Premier League, Aberdeen - Sky Sports 1 1900.

HORSE RACING: May Festival, Chester - ITV4 1330.

QUICK QUIZ BLITZ answers: 1. Eden Hazard; 2 Down; 3 Northampton; 4 Sean McKeever (1958); 5 Ayr.

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