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On This Day - May 28 1982: Diego Maradona moves to Barcelona in football's first £5million transfer

Argentina legend Diego Maradona pictured with Padraig Kennedy, Rebecca Marr and Andrew Hogan of Éire Óg GAA club, Fujairah. Picture by Ammar Ali.


1907: The first TT race on the Isle of Man took place. One race was held over 10 laps of the St John's Circuit. The single cylinder was won by Charlie Collier on a Matchless travelling at an average speed of 38.2 miles per hour.

1980: Nottingham Forest won their second consecutive European Cup, beating Hamburg 1-0 in the final in Madrid.

1982: Diego Maradona moved from Boca Juniors to Barcelona in football's first £5million transfer.

1990: Maiden, skippered by Tracy Edwards with the first all-female crew, finished second in the Whitbread Round the World Race.

2001: Bolton beat Preston 3-0 in the play-off final to win promotion to the Premier League.

2002: Second-tier side Wimbledon were given the green light to relocate to Milton Keynes despite vehement opposition from many of their supporters and the Football Association.

2003: AC Milan won the Champions League, beating Juventus 3-2 on penalties in the final after a goalless draw at Old Trafford.

2007: Derby won promotion to the Premier League after beating West Brom 1-0 in the Championship play-off final at Wembley. They were relegated the following season with a record low points total.

2010: Real Madrid and Inter Milan confirmed they had agreed a deal for coach Jose Mourinho to join the Spanish club.

2011: Barcelona won the Champions League by beating Manchester United 3-1 in the final at Wembley.

2016: Real Madrid won the Champions League final 5-3 on penalties after drawing 1-1 with rivals Atletico Madrid in Milan.

2017: Blackpool won promotion to League One after beating Exeter 2-1 in the Sky Bet League Two play-off final at Wembley.


Jeff Dujon (cricket) - former West Indies wicketkeeper, born 1956.

Hans-Jorg Butt (soccer) - former Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich goalkeeper, born 1974.

Misbah-ul-Haq (cricket) - former Pakistan Test captain, born 1974.

Berrick Barnes (rugby union) - Australia centre, born 1986.

Michael Oher (American football) - Former Carolina Panthers offensive tackle who was the inspiration for the film The Blind Side, for which Sandra Bullock won a Best Actress Oscar, born 1986.

Kyle Walker (soccer) - Manchester City and England defender, born 1990.

Tom Carroll (soccer) - Swansea midfielder, born 1992.

Jonnie Peacock (athletics) - Great Britain's double Paralympic gold medallist sprinter, born 1993.

John Stones (soccer) - Manchester City and England defender, born 1994.


1. What nationality is Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic?

2. What was Bobby Moore's (now retired) shirt number at West Ham?

3. Who won the GAA All-Ireland Club Football Championship in 2011?

4. Which boxers won gold for Northern Ireland at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Canada?

5. Brian Deane scored the first goal in the Premier League in 1992, but which team did he play for?

(See quiz answers at bottom)


Today (Monday, May 28)

SOCCER: League Two play-off final, Coventry v Exeter - Sky Sports Main Event 1430.

CRICKET: First Test, day five, England v Pakistan - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket 1030.

TENNIS: French Open - Eurosport 1 and ITV4 0930, Eurosport 2 1000, eir Sport 1 1400.

BASKETBALL: NBA, Houston Rockets v Golden State Warriors - BT Sport 1 0200 (Tue).

BASEBALL: MLB, Cleveland Indians v Chicago White Sox - BT Sport/ESPN 2100, Colorado Rockies v San Francisco Giants - BT Sport/ESPN 0000 (Tue).

Tomorrow (Tuesday, May 29)

SOCCER: International friendly, Peru v Scotland - BBC One Scotland 1345.

CRICKET: Royal London Cup, Kent v Somerset - Sky Sports Cricket 1355 and Sky Sports Main Event 1400.

TENNIS: French Open - Eurosport 1 and ITV4 0930, Eurosport 2 1000, eir Sport 1 1400.

BASEBALL: MLB, New York Yankees v Houston Astros - BT Sport 1 0000 (Wed), Seattle Mariners v Texas Rangers - BT Sport/ESPN 0300 (Wed).

QUICK QUIZ answers 1. Serbian; 2. 6; 3. Crossmaglen Rangers; 4. Neil Sinclair and Jim Webb; 5. Sheffield United

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