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On This Day - May 19 1962: Derry manager Damian Barton was born

Damian Barton was a member of Derry's successful 1993 All-Ireland title winning side, lining out in the half forward line. He was appointed Derry manager in September 2015, succeeding Brian McIver
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1965: Bobby Moore captained West Ham to victory in the European Cup Winners' Cup final against 1860 Munich at Wembley.

1976: Liverpool enjoyed European glory as they drew 1-1 with Club Brugge to seal a 4-3 aggregate victory in the UEFA Cup final.

1984: Everton won the FA Cup for the fourth time, beating Watford 2-0 at Wembley.

2006: Thierry Henry ended speculation linking him with Barcelona - for a year, at least - by signing a new four-year contract at Arsenal.

2007: Chelsea beat Manchester United 1-0 in the FA Cup final with a Didier Drogba goal in extra time to complete a cup double.

2011: The Football Association's board agreed to abstain in the vote for the FIFA presidency.

2012: Chelsea won the Champions League for the first time in their history, beating Bayern Munich 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the final on the German club's home ground.


GAA: Damian Barton (GAA) - former player with and current manager of the Derry senior footballers, born 1962. 

Bert van Marwijk (soccer) - former Holland coach who led the team to the 2010 World Cup final, currently manager of Saudi Arabia, born 1952.

Tony Coton (soccer) - former Manchester City and Watford goalkeeper, born 1961.

Dario Franchitti (motor racing) - four-time IndyCar Series champion and three-time Indy 500 winner from Scotland, born 1973.

Andrew Johns (rugby league) - former Warrington Wolves and Australia half-back, born 1974.

Manuel Almunia (soccer) - former Arsenal and Watford goalkeeper, born 1977.

Diego Forlan (soccer) - former Uruguay international and Manchester United, Atletico Madrid and Inter Milan striker, now with Mumbai City, born 1979.

Andrea Pirlo (soccer) - Former Juventus and Italy World Cup-winning midfielder now with New York City, born 1979.


1. Sean McMahon and Brian Lohan won Fitzgibbon Cup medals with which college in the 1990s?

2. Which club did Manchester City sign Pablo Zabaleta from in 2008?

3. Which title did Sean Boylan last win before he stepped down as Meath manager?

4. How many apparatus make up the men's artistic individual all-around event in gymnastics?

5. Where is Kell Brook fighting Errol Spence Jnr on Saturday night?

(See answers at bottom)


Today (Friday, May 19)

SOCCER: LaLiga, Granada v Espanyol - Sky Sports 5 1925; Scottish Championship, Falkirk v Dundee United - BT Sport 1 1930; Chinese Super League, Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao v Jiangsu Suning - Sky Sports 1 1255.

RUGBY UNION: Super Rugby, Chiefs v Crusaders - Sky Sports 1 0830, Stormers v Blues - Sky Sports 3 1755; PRO12, Leinster v Scarlets - Sky Sports 1 and BBC Two Wales 1930.

TENNIS: ATP Masters, Italian Open - Sky Sports 3 1100 and 2000; WTA, Italian Open - BT Sport 2 1830.

GOLF: European Tour, Rocco Forte Open - Sky Sports 4 1130 and 1530; PGA Tour, AT&T Byron Nelson - Sky Sports 4 2100

CRICKET: One-day international, Ireland v Bangladesh - eir Sport 1 1030; Indian Premier League - Sky Sports 1 1500.

MOTOR CYCLING: MotoGP, France, practice sessions - BT Sport 2 0800, 1045 and 1200.

CYCLING: Giro d'Italia - Eurosport 1 1200; Tour of California - Eurosport 1 2200.

BASEBALL: MLB, Chicago Cubs v Milwaukee Brewers - BT Sport/ESPN 1915, Baltimore Orioles v Toronto Blue Jays - BT Sport/ESPN 0000.

HORSE RACING: York - ITV4 1400.

Tomorrow (Saturday, May 20)

SOCCER: League One play-off final, Bradford v Millwall - Sky Sports 1 1400; Serie A, fixtures TBC - eir Sport 1 1655 and 1940 and BT Sport 2 1930; LaLiga, Sevilla v Osasuna - Sky Sports 5 1915; MLS, Seattle Sounders v Real Salt Lake - Sky Sports 2 2200; Brasileirao, Chapecoense v Palmeiras - BT Sport 2 2300.

RUGBY UNION: Super Rugby, Hurricanes v Cheetahs - Sky Sports 2 0830, Force v Highlanders - Sky Sports 2 1030, Lions v Bulls - Sky Sports 5 1610; HSBC Sevens World Series, London Sevens - Sky Sports 3 0900; Premiership, Exeter Chiefs v Saracens - BT Sport 1 1415, Wasps v Leicester Tigers - BT Sport 1 1700; PRO12, Munster v Ospreys - Sky Sports 1 1800.

TENNIS: WTA, Italian Open semi-finals - BT Sport 1 1100 and BT Sport 2 1530; ATP Masters, Italian Open semi-finals - Sky Sports 5 1330 and Sky Sports 3 1900.

GOLF: European Tour, Rocco Forte Open - Sky Sports 4 1300; PGA Tour, AT&T Byron Nelson - Sky Sports 4 1800; LPGA Tour, Kingsmill Championship - Sky Sports 4 2300.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Super League Magic Weekend, Widnes Vikings v Wakefield Trinity - Sky Sports 2 1400, Hull FC v St Helens - Sky Sports 2 1630, Wigan Warriors v Warrington Wolves - Sky Sports 2 1845.

BOXING: IBF World Super-Featherweight, Gervonta Davis v Liam Walsh - BT Sport 1 1945.

MOTORSPORT: World Rally Championship, Rally Portugal - BT Sport//ESPN 1500.

MOTORCYCLING: MotoGP, France, practice and qualifying - BT Sport 2 0800 and 1100.

CYCLING: Giro d'Italia - Eurosport 1 1215; Tour of California - Eurosport 1 1930.

BASKETBALL: NBA, play-offs - BT Sport 1 0130 (Sun).

BASEBALL: MLB, St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants - BT Sport//ESPN 0000.

HORSE RACING: Newbury - ITV 1330.


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