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On This Day - September 26, 2010: Tyrone dreams crushed at Croke Park

Tyrone lost heavily to Dublin 

BIRTHDAYS

Neil Coles (golf) - winner of 26 European tournaments, born 1934.

Ian Chappell (cricket) - former Australia Test captain, born 1943.

Klaus Augenthaler (soccer) - former Bayern Munich and West Germany defender, a World Cup winner in 1990, born 1957.

Paul Warhurst (soccer) - former Sheffield Wednesday defender/striker, born 1969.

Michael Ballack (soccer) - former Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Germany midfielder, born 1976.

Jon Harley (soccer) - former Chelsea and Fulham full-back, born 1979.

Fuifui Moimoi (rugby league) - New Zealand and Tonga prop, currently with Workington Town, born 1979.

Serena Williams (tennis) - winner of 23 grand slam women's singles titles, born 1981.

Rob Burrow (rugby league) - former Leeds scrum-half, born 1982.

Ricardo Quaresma (soccer) - Besiktas and Portugal winger, born 1983.

Jonny Bairstow (cricket) - England and Yorkshire wicketkeeper-batsman, born 1989.

ON THIS DAY

1956: Manchester United beat Anderlecht 10-0 in the European Cup, making them the first British club to reach a double-figure score in any European competition.

1960: The first two games in football's League Cup were played, with Bristol Rovers taking on Fulham and West Ham meeting Charlton.

1965: Franz Beckenbauer made his international debut for West Germany. The defender went on to become his country's most famous captain and won 102 caps. He lifted the World Cup as a player in 1974 and won it as a manager in 1990.

1983: Australia II won the America's Cup from US yacht Liberty at Newport, Rhode Island. The trophy had been in the hands of the New York Yacht Club since the competition began in 1851.

2003: Malcolm Glazer, owner of Super Bowl champions the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, increased his stake in Manchester United plc to 3.17 per cent. The American tycoon went on to take full ownership of the club. He died in May 2014, at the age of 85.

2006: An independent disciplinary commission suspended Jonathan Barnett's agent's licence for 18 months, nine months of which were suspended, and fined him £100,000 for breaching Football Association rules regarding illegal approaches following the Ashley Cole tapping-up case involving Chelsea. Barnett subsequently lost an appeal but had his ban reduced to 12 months.

2008: Newcastle confirmed Joe Kinnear as their interim manager until the end of October after Kevin Keegan's departure. Health problems forced Kinnear to stand down the following February, with the club ultimately suffering relegation to the Championship.

2010: Tyrone’s All-Ireland hopes were destroyed as Dublin eased past them in the All-Ireland Ladies final on a 3-16 to 0-10 scoreline.

2013: FIFA suspended Jamaica midfielder Jermaine Hue for nine months after he tested positive for a banned substance. It also revoked a provisional suspension on an unnamed Bulgaria international for failing a drugs test just hours after imposing it.

2015: Wales beat England 28-25 at Twickenham in Pool A of the Rugby World Cup.

2017: England all-rounder Ben Stokes was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm after an incident of disorder in Bristol. He was later acquitted.

QUICK QUIZ BLITZ

Who returned as the Tipperary hurling manager this week?

Name the eight London football clubs which played in the then First Division in the 1989-1990 season.

Who are the two team captains for the 2018 Ryder Cup?

Who did Anthony Joshua beat to retain his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles at Wembley at the weekend?

Which former England and Essex cricket captain was the last to open the batting and the bowling for his country in a Test in Pakistan in December 1987?

SPORT ON TV

Today (Wednesday, September 26)

SOCCER: Carabao Cup, Liverpool v Chelsea - Sky Sports Main Event 1930; Ligue 1, Paris St Germain v Reims - BT Sport/ESPN 2000, Marseille v Strasbourg - BT Sport/ESPN 1800; Scottish Cup, St Johnstone v Celtic - BT Sport 1 1915.

CYCLING: Road World Championships - Eurosport 1 1300.

TENNIS: WTA, Tashkent Open - BT Sport 2 0600; Wuhan Open - BT Sport 1 1230.

CRICKET: County Championship, Surrey v Essex - Sky Sports Cricket 1025 and Sky Sports Main Event 1030.

SNOOKER: China Championship - Eurosport 2 0725 and 1225.

BASEBALL: MLB, St Louis Cardinals v Milwaukee Brewers - BT Sport/ESPN 0000 (Thurs), Arizona Diamondbacks v Los Angeles Dodgers- BT Sport/ESPN 0300 (Thurs).

Tomorrow (Thursday, September 27)

GOLF: 42nd Ryder Cup - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Ryder Cup 1200.

CYCLING: Road World Championships - Eurosport 1 0800 and 1400.

TENNIS: WTA, Tashkent Open - BT Sport 2 0600; Wuhan Open - BT Sport 1 0730.

CRICKET: County Championship, Surrey v Essex- Sky Sports Cricket 1025.

SOCCER: Bundesliga 2, Greuther Furth v Hamburg - BT Sport 1 1930.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Super League Qualifiers, Salford Red Devils v Toulouse - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Arena 1930.

GRIDIRON: NFL, Los Angeles Rams v Minnesota Vikings - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action 0030 (Fri).

SNOOKER: China Championship - Eurosport 2 0725 and 1225.

MOTORSPORT: Russian Grand Prix drivers press conference - Sky Sports F1 1100.

BASEBALL: MLB, Colorado Rockies v Philadelphia Phillies - BT Sport/ESPN 2000.

Answers: 1 Liam Sheedy; 2 Arsenal, Charlton, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Millwall, QPR, Tottenham and Wimbledon; 3 Thomas Bjorn and Jim Furyk; 4 Alexander Povetkin; 5 Graham Gooch.

 

 

 

 

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