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On This Day - June 2, 2002: Diamond haul secures smooth passage for Derry

Gavin Diamond top scored against Antrim

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BIRTHDAYS

Mark Lawrenson (soccer) - former Liverpool and Republic of Ireland defender turned TV pundit, born 1957.

Mark Walters (soccer) - former Rangers, Liverpool and England winger, born 1964.

Steve Waugh (cricket) - former Australia captain, scorer of 10,927 Test runs, born 1965.

Mark Waugh (cricket) - twin brother of Steve, scorer of 8,029 Test runs for Australia, born 1965.

Abby Wambach (soccer) - former striker for the United States women's team who retired in 2015 as the all-time leading goalscorer in international football, born 1980.

Nikolay Davydenko (tennis) - Russian former tennis player, born 1981.

Angelo Mathews (cricket) - Sri Lanka's ODI and Test captain, born 1987.

Sergio Aguero (soccer) - Manchester City and Argentina forward, born 1988.

Freddy Adu (soccer) - United States international who became the youngest professional footballer of the modern era at the age of 14, born 1989.

Steve Smith (cricket) - Australia batsman and former captain, born 1989.

ON THIS DAY

1904: Swimmer Johnny Weissmuller was born. He became the first man to swim 100 metres in less than one minute and won five gold medals at the 1924 and 1928 Olympics. He later moved into acting and played Tarzan in a series of films. He died in Acapulco, Mexico in 1984.

1954: Lester Piggott won his first Epsom Derby at the age of 18 on Never Say Die, a 33-1 shot.

1962: In Santiago, police intervened several times in the World Cup game between Chile and Italy, one of the most violent matches in football history.

1970: Former Formula One driver Bruce McLaren died after a testing accident, aged 32. The New Zealander founded the McLaren team.

1985: UEFA ruled English clubs would be banned indefinitely from European competition following the riot at the Heysel Stadium, in which Liverpool fans were involved. The ban remained in place for five seasons.

2002: Gavin Diamond scored six points as Derry defeated Antrim 0-16 to 0-6.

2004: Jose Mourinho was appointed manager of Chelsea on a three-year contract.

2005: Wicketkeeper Keith Piper was sacked by Warwickshire after testing positive for cannabis.

2008: Sven-Goran Eriksson left Manchester City after just one season as manager.

2013: Goals from Donal O’Hare and Mark Poland helped Down to an impressive 2-17 to 1-15 won over Derry at Celtic Park.

2014: Frank Lampard announced that he would leave Chelsea after 13 years at Stamford Bridge.

2015: Then-FIFA president Sepp Blatter said he would step down and called for an extraordinary congress "as soon as possible", saying "a new president will be elected to follow" him.

2016: Chris Smalling sent England to Euro 2016 on the back of a 1-0 win, but the late header could not mask an underwhelming display against Portugal at Wembley.

QUICK QUIZ BLITZ

1 East Fife play their home matches at which stadium?

2 Who is the Antrim football captain?

3 Tipperary play their home games at which stadium?

4 Who won the Formula One World Drivers' Championship four times in a row across 2010 to 2013?

5 Which footballer won BBC's Sports Personality of the Year Award in 2009? A) Ryan Giggs B) David Beckham C) Michael Owen

SPORT ON TV

Today (Saturday, June 2)

GAELIC GAMES: Leinster SHC, Wexford v Galway – Sky Sports Arena 1600; Munster SHC, Cork v Limerick – Sky Sports Arena 1845;

SOCCER: International friendly, England v Nigeria - ITV 1700, Republic of Ireland v United States - eir Sport 1 1900, Austria v Germany - BT Sport 2 1645; Major League Soccer, Atlanta United v Philadelphia Union - Sky Sports Main Event 0030 (Sun).

CRICKET: Second Test, day two, England v Pakistan - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket 1000.

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

RUGBY UNION: International, South Africa v Wales - Channel 4 2120; HSBC Sevens World Series, London Sevens - Sky Sports Action 1600; Super Rugby, Blues v Rebels - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action 0610, Chiefs v Crusaders - Sky Sports Action 0830, Reds v Waratahs - Sky Sports Action 1040.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Challenge Cup, Warrington v Wigan - BBC One 1400.

GOLF: European Tour, Italian Open - Sky Sports Golf 1130; PGA Tour, Memorial Tournament - Sky Sports Golf 1730 and Sky Sports Main Event 1930; US Women's Open - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Golf 2300.

MOTOR CYCLING: MotoGP, Grand Prix of Italy, race - BT Sport 2 1230.

BASEBALL: MLB, Astros v Red Sox - BT Sport 1 0000 (Sun).

DARTS: World Cup of Darts, Frankfurt - Sky Sports Action 1230.

Tomorrow (Sunday, June 3)

GAELIC GAMES: Ulster SFC – Fermanagh v Monaghan – BBC2 1345, RTE2 1330; Munster SHC – Waterford v Tipperary – RTE2 1600.

CRICKET: Second Test, day three, England v Pakistan - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket 1000.

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

RUGBY LEAGUE: Challenge Cup, St Helens v Hull FC - BBC Two England 1500.

RUGBY UNION: HSBC Sevens World Series, London Sevens - Sky Sports Action 0915; Super Rugby, Brumbies v Sunwolves - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action 0700; World Rugby Under-20 Championship, New Zealand v Wales - eir Sport 1 1520.

CYCLING: Criterium du Dauphine, Prologue - Eurosport 2 1230.

GOLF: European Tour, Italian Open, Brescia - Sky Sports Golf 1130; PGA Tour, Memorial Tournament - Sky Sports Golf 1700 and Sky Sports Main Event 2100; US Women's Open - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Golf 2300.

MOTOR CYCLING: MotoGP, Grand Prix of Italy - BT Sport 2 1230.

BASEBALL: MLB, Houston Astros v Boston Red Sox - BT Sport 2 0030 (Mon).

BASKETBALL: NBA Finals, Golden State Warriors v Cleveland Cavaliers - BT Sport 1 0100 (Mon).

QUICK QUIZ BLITZ ANSWERS

Answers: 1. Bayview; 2. Kevin O’Boyle; 3, Semple Stadium; 4. Sebastian Vettel; 5. Ryan Giggs.

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