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On This Day - Nov 18 2005: Old Trafford legend Roy Keane leaves Manchester United

Former Manchester United legend Roy Keane 
ON THIS DAY
 
1959: Joe Baker made football history when he became the first player from outside the Football League to play for England. The Hibernian star scored in the 2-1 win over Northern Ireland at Wembley.
 
1990: Fred Daly, the first Irish golfer to win the Open Championship, died at the age of 79. The former Ryder Cup player won at Hoylake in 1947.
 
2001: Britain's Lennox Lewis regained the WBC, IBF and IBO heavyweight titles with a fourth-round knockout of Hasim Rahman in Las Vegas.
 
2005: Roy Keane left Manchester United after 12 and a half years at the club.
 
2006: Armagh players Caoimhe Marley, Bronagh O'Donnell and Caroline O'Hanlon received their Allstar awards after the Orchard County reached the All-Ireland final.
 
2007: Crossmaglen qualified for the Ulster final with a 2-6 to 0-11 win over Dromore, Martin Aherne with both goals.
 
2010: FIFA executive committee members Amos Adamu and Reynald Temarii were banned from taking part in any kind of football-related activity for three years and one year respectively in relation to allegations of corruption over World Cup votes.
 
2012: Kilcoo qualified for their first ever Ulster final as Sean Devlin's late goal helped them to a 1-9 to 0-10 win over St Gall's.
 
2013: Former British number one Elena Baltacha announced her retirement from tennis. She died of liver cancer in May 2014 at the age of 30.
 
2015: New Zealand rugby union player Jonah Lomu died at the age of 40.
 
BIRTHDAYS
 
Brian Huggett (golf) - Welsh member of five Ryder Cup teams, and runner-up at the 1965 Open, born 1936.
 
Warren Moon (gridiron) - former record-breaking quarterback with the Houston Oilers and Seattle Seahawks, born 1956.
 
Petter Solberg (rallying) - Norway's 2003 world rally champion, born 1974.
 
Jimmy Quinn (soccer) - former Northern Ireland striker and Reading manager, born 1959.
 
Peter Schmeichel (soccer) - former Manchester United and Denmark goalkeeper, born 1963.
 
Damien Johnson (soccer) - former Blackburn and Birmingham midfielder who won more than 50 caps for Northern Ireland, born 1978.
 
Luke Chadwick (soccer) - former Manchester United midfielder, born 1980.
 
Michael Dawson (soccer) - Hull's former England and Tottenham defender, born 1983.
 
Allyson Felix (athletics) - American sprinter and six-time Olympic champion, born 1985.
 
Marc Albrighton (soccer) - Leicester midfielder, born 1989.
 
QUICK QUIZ
 
1. How many times has Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or?
 
2. Who is Belfast's Paddy Barnes set to fight in the Odyssey Arena this weekend?
 
3. British number one Johanna Konta was born in which Australian city?
 
4. Which Cavan club was the last to reach the Ulster Club Senior final?
 
5. What is the name of Chicago's NHL team?
 
(See quiz answers at bottom)
 
SPORT ON TV
 
Today (Saturday, November 18)
 
GAA: International Rules second test, Australia v Ireland   RTE2 0830.
 
SOCCER: A-League, Western Sydney Wanderers v Wellington Phoenix - BT Sport 1 0630, Sydney FC v Newcastle Jets - BT Sport 1 0845; Scottish Premiership, Ross County v Celtic - BT Sport 1 1200; Premier League, Arsenal v Tottenham - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League 1230, Manchester United v Newcastle United - BT Sport 1 1700; Serie A, Roma v Lazio - eir Sport 1 1655, Napoli v AC Milan - BT Sport 2 1930.
 
CRICKET: Test Cricket, India v Sri Lanka - Sky Sports Cricket 0350, Sky Sports Main Event 0400, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 0600; Women's Ashes T20, Australia v England - BT Sport 1 0330.
 
GOLF: European Tour, The DP World Tour Championship - Sky Sports Golf 0730; PGA Tour, The RSM Classic - Sky Sports Golf 1830; LPGA Tour, The CME Group Tour Championship - Sky Sports Golf 2130.
 
RUGBY LEAGUE: World Cup quarter-final, match TBC - BBC Two England 0430 (Sun).
 
RUGBY UNION: Autumn internationals, Wales v Georgia - BBC One 1400, S4C 1400, England v Australia - Sky Sports Action 1400, Sky Sports Main Event 1455, Scotland v New Zealand - BBC Two England 1700, BT Sport 2 1700, Ireland v Fiji - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Action 1715.
 
BASKETBALL: NBA, Philadelphia 76ers v Golden State Warriors - BT Sport 1 0030 (Sun).
 
BOXING: Carl Frampton v Horacio Garcia, SSE Arena Belfast - BT Sport 1 2030.
 
DARTS: Grand Slam of Darts, Wolverhampton Civic Hall - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Action 2000.
 
HORSE RACING: Cheltenham - ITV, STV 1330.
 
MMA: UFC Fight Night 121 Prelims - BT Sport 2 0100 (Sun); UFC, Fabricio Werdum v Marcin Tybura - BT Sport 2 0300 (Sun).
 
MOTOR RACING: WRC, Rally Australia - BT Sport 2 2200.
 
SNOOKER: Shanghai Masters - Eurosport 1 0600, 1130.
 
TENNIS: ATP World Tour Finals, O2 London - BBC Two England 1400.
 
Tomorrow (Sunday, November 19)
 
GAA: Munster Senior Hurling Club Championship, Ballygunner v Na Piarsaigh  TG4 1330; Leinster Senior Hurling Club Championship, Cuala v St Martin's (deferred)   TG4 1530; Fenway Classic, Dulbin v Galway, Tipperary v Clare & final   TG4 1730.
 
SOCCER: A-League, Perth Glory v Melbourne Victory - BT Sport//ESPN 0800; Serie A, Crotone v Genoa - eir Sport 1 1125, BT Sport 1 1130, Torino v Chievo - eir Sport 1 1355, Inter Milan v Atalanta - BT Sport 1 1930, eir Sport 1 1940; Sky Bet Championship, Leeds v Middlesbrough - Sky Sports Main Event 1300; Ligue 1, Caen v Nice - BT Sport//ESPN 1400, TBC - eir Sport 1 1600, Bordeaux v Marseille - BT Sport 2 1945; Bundesliga, Schalke v Hamburg - BT Sport 2 1415, Werder Bremen v Hannover - BT Sport 2 1700; Premier League, Watford v West Ham - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League 1530.
 
CRICKET: Test Cricket, India v Sri Lanka - Sky Sports Cricket 0350, Sky Sports Main Event 0430, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 0600; CSA T20 Challenge, Titans v Cape Cobras - Sky Sports Cricket 1155.
 
GOLF: European Tour, The DP World Tour Championship - Sky Sports Golf 0700, Sky Sports Main Event 0730; LPGA Tour, The CME Group Tour Championship - Sky Sports Golf 1800; PGA Tour, The RSM Classic - Sky Sports Golf 2100.
 
RUGBY UNION: Aviva Premiership, Exeter Chiefs v Harlequins - BT Sport 1 1430; Top 14, Toulon v Racing 92 - Sky Sports Action 1545.
 
TENNIS: ATP World Tour Finals, O2 London - BBC Two England 1800.
 
GRIDIRON: NFL, TBC - Sky Sports Action 1735, TBC - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Action 2100, Dallas Cowboys v Philadelphia Eagles - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Action 0100 (Mon).
 
DARTS: Grand Slam of Darts, Wolverhampton Civic Hall - Sky Sports Action 1300, Sky Sports Main Event 1830.
 
HORSE RACING: Cheltenham and Fontwell Park - ITV4 1330.
 
ICE HOCKEY: NHL, New York Rangers v Ottawa Senators - eir Sport 1 0000.
 
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