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On This Day - Nov 3 1971: Dwight Yorke, Aston Villa, Manchester United and Trinidad & Tobago striker, is born

Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke (left) celebrating with the European Cup alongside United boss Alex Ferguson and goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel (right) on May 26 1999

BIRTHDAYS

Roy Emerson (tennis) - Australia-born winner of 28 grand slam titles (12 singles and 16 doubles), born 1936.

Gerd Muller (soccer) - former West Germany and Bayern Munich striker, born 1945.

Larry Holmes (boxing) - former world heavyweight champion, born 1949.

Ian Wright (soccer) - former Arsenal and England striker, born 1963.

Dwight Yorke (soccer) - former Aston Villa, Manchester United and Trinidad & Tobago striker, born 1971.

Paul Derbyshire (rugby union) - Italy flanker, born 1986.

Colin Kaepernick (American football) - former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who began the kneeling racial inequality protest that swept the NFL, born 1987.

Joe Clarke (canoeing) - British Olympian who won gold in the men's slalom K-1 in Rio 2016, born 1992.

ON THIS DAY 

1990: Simon Hodgkinson scored a then record 23 points for England against Argentina at Twickenham.

1999: Blackburn sacked manager Brian Kidd after winning just three of their first 14 games in the second tier following relegation from the Premier League.

2007: Great Britain beat New Zealand 44-0 in the second rugby league Test at Hull's KC Stadium to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

2008: Watford parted company with manager Aidy Boothroyd, the man who had taken them to the Premier League in 2006.

2009: Alan Curbishley won his case for wrongful dismissal against West Ham.

2010: A bid for London to host the 2015 World Athletics Championships was abandoned due to continuing uncertainty over the future of the 2012 Olympic Stadium. The capital was instead put forward to host the event in 2017.

2011: Former Pakistan Test cricket captain Salman Butt was jailed for 30 months for his part in a conspiracy to bowl deliberate no-balls against England at Lord's.

2012: Ian Holloway left Blackpool to become Crystal Palace's new manager, before leading the Eagles to promotion.

2015: Former England cricket captain Tom Graveney died at the age of 88.

QUICK QUIZ

1. Kevin De Bruyne joined which club from Genk in 2012?

2. Which Ulster club did Salthill-Knocknacarra defeat in the All-Ireland Senior Club Football final in 2006?

3. How long did it take Mike Tyson to win his comeback fight against Peter McNeeley in 1995?

4. Who is the most successful manager in FA Cup history with seven wins?

5. Who did Donegal beat in the 2018 Ulster GAA Senior Football final?

(See quiz answers at bottom)

SPORT ON TV 

Today (Saturday, November 3)

SOCCER: Premier League, Bournemouth v Manchester United - BT Sport 1 1200, Arsenal v Liverpool - BT Sport 1 1700, Wolves v Tottenham - Sky Sports Premier League 1930; Scottish Premiership, St Mirren v Rangers - Sky Sports Main Event 1200; Championship, Stoke v Middlesbrough - Sky Sports Main Event 1715; Bundesliga, Hertha Berlin v RB Leipzig - BT Sport 2 - 1715.

CRICKET: ODI, Australia v South Africa - BT Sport 1 0300 (Sun).

RUGBY UNION: International, England v South Africa - Sky Sports Action 1400 and Sky Sports Main Event 1445, Wales v Scotland - BBC One 1415; PRO14, Bennetton v Ulster - eir Sport 1 1445.

GOLF: European Tour, Turkish Airlines Open - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Golf 0900; PGA Tour, Shriners Hospitals for Children Open - Sky Sports Golf 2030 and Sky Sports Main Event 2300.

TENNIS: WTA, Elite Trophy Zhuhai - BT Sport 2 0830 and 1100.

HORSE RACING: Ascot - ITV4 1330.

BOXING: Fight Night - Sky Sports Action 1900 and Sky Sports Main Event 2200.

SNOOKER: International Championship, China - Eurosport 1 1125 and 0555 (Sat).

MOTORCYCLING: MotoGP, Malaysia - BT Sport 2 0130 and 0315 (Sun).

DARTS: World Series of Darts Finals - ITV4 1900 and eir Sport 1 1900.

GYMNASTICS: World Gymnastics Championships - BBC Two England 1300.

Tomorrow (Sunday, November 4)

SOCCER: Premier League, Chelsea v Crystal Palace - Sky Sports Premier League 1530 and Sky Sports Main Event 1545; Championship, Wigan v Leeds - Sky Sports Main Event 1300; Scottish Premiership, Kilmarnock v Aberdeen - BT Sport 1 1145; Ligue 1, Nantes v Guingamp - BT Sport/ESPN 1400, St Etienne v Angers - BT Sport/ESPN 1600, Montpellier v Marseille - BT Sport 1 1945; Bundesliga, Borussia Moenchengladbach v Fortuna Dusseldorf - BT Sport 2 1430, FSV Mainz v Werder Bremen - BT Sport 2 1700; A-League, Central Coast Mariners v Adelaide - BT Sport/ESPN 0600.

RUGBY UNION: Premiership, Harlequins v Newcastle - BT Sport 1 1445; PRO14 Southern Kings v Leinster - eir Sport 1 1215, Cheetahs v Munster - eir Sport 1 1215; Top 14, Lyon v Stade Francais - Sky Sports Action 1125.

RUGBY LEAGUE: International, England v New Zealand - BBC Two England 1400.

GOLF: European Tour, Turkish Airlines Open - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Golf 0830; PGA Tour,

Shriners Hospitals for Children Open - Sky Sports Golf 2030.

TENNIS: WTA, Elite Trophy Zhuhai - BT Sport 2 0830; ATP, Paris Masters - Sky Sports Action 1400.

CYCLING: Saitama Criterium - Eurosport 2 0600.

SNOOKER: International Championship, China - Eurosport 1 1125.

MOTORCYCLING: MotoGP, Malaysia - BT Sport 2 0500.

DARTS: World Series of Darts Finals - ITV4 1245 and 1900, eir Sport 1 1900.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: NFL, Baltimore Ravens v Pittsburgh Steelers - Sky Sports Action 1700, Sky Sports Main Event 1900; New Orleans Saints v LA Rams - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action 2100; New England Patriots v Green Bay Packers - Sky Sports Action 0110 (Mon).

QUICK QUIZ answers: 1. Chelsea; 2. St Gall's; 3. 89 seconds; 4. Arsene Wenger; 5. Fermanagh

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