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On This Day - Nov 20, 2010: Latton push Burren all the way

Burren's Shay McArdle grabbed the only goal of the game as the Down side emerged with a two-point win 

BIRTHDAYS

Dave Watson (soccer) - former Norwich, Everton and England defender who also went on to manage Tranmere, born 1961.

Tim Harvey (motor racing) - 1992 British Touring Car champion, born 1961.

Stuart Ripley (soccer) - former Middlesbrough, Blackburn, Southampton and England winger, born 1967.

Neil Hodgson (motor cycling) - 2003 World Superbike champion and former British title winner, born 1973.

Carlos Boozer (basketball) - now retired two-time NBA all-star forward and member of the USA's gold medal-winning team at the 2008 Olympics, born 1981.

Nathan Lyon (cricket) - Australia spinner, born 1987.

Dusan Tadic (soccer) - former Southampton and Serbia midfielder, now at Ajax, born 1988.

Anthony Knockaert (soccer) - Brighton's former Leicester winger, born 1991.

ON THIS DAY 

1961: The shortest British title fight on record took place in Nottingham. Defending lightweight champion Dave Charnley knocked out David Hughes 40 seconds into the first round of their title fight.

1971: Ted MacDougall scored nine goals for Bournemouth in the first round of the FA Cup against Margate - the most scored by a player in the competition proper in a single match.

1982: A record 15 footballers were sent off, 12 in FA Cup matches and three in the league.

2000: Former Hearts boss Jim Jefferies was appointed as the new manager of Premiership strugglers Bradford.

2005: Bellaghy set up an Ulster final date with St Gall’s following a 0-11 to 0-9 win over Cavan Gaels in Omagh.

2010: Latton pushed Burren all the way in the Ulster Club Championship semi-final with Shay McArdle’s goal proving crucial for the Down side in their 1-10 to 0-11 win.

2012: Former England midfielder David Beckham announced he would end his six-year stay at the Los Angeles Galaxy after December's MLS Cup.

2014: Four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel signed a three-year deal with Ferrari with the team confirming the exit of two-time champion Fernando Alonso.

2015: Eddie Jones was confirmed as England's first ever overseas head coach in rugby union. The Australian agreed a four-year deal, starting in December.

2015: Jos Buttler scored England's fastest one-day international century off 46 balls in the 84-run win over Pakistan in fourth ODI in Dubai. England won the series 3-1.

2016: Andy Murray ensured he would remain world number one into 2017 with a 6-3 6-4 victory over Novak Djokovic at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

QUICK QUIZ BLITZ

1. Where will the finals of the UEFA Nations League be held next summer?

2. Who manages the Ballyhale Shamrocks hurlers?

3. Who scored Gaoth Dobhair’s fourth goal in their win over Crossmaglen on Sunday?

4. At which Olympics were women allowed to compete in the marathon for the first time?

5. What method was used to decide the Mullahoran and Banagher game on Saturday?

SPORT ON TV

Today (Tuesday, November 20)

SOCCER: Denmark Under-21 v England Under-21 - BT Sport 1 1645; Albania v Wales - S4C 1835; Nations League, Scotland v Israel - Sky Sports Main Event 1900; FA Cup, Oxford City v Tranmere - BT Sport 1 1930.

CURLING: Women's European Championships - Eurosport 1 1200; Men's European Championships - Eurosport 1 1700.

HOCKEY: FIH Women's Hockey Champions Trophy, Australia v Holland - BT Sport 1 0600; Argentina v China - BT Sport 1 0800; Japan v Great Britain - BT Sport 1000.

Tomorrow (Wednesday, November 21)

SOCCER: Women's Under-17 World Cup, Spain v Canada - Eurosport 2 1645; Germany v United States - Eurosport 2 1945; FA Cup, Salford v Shrewsbury - BT Sport 1930.

CRICKET: T20 Australia v India - BT Sport 1 0730.

CURLING: Men's European Championships - Eurosport 1 1200; Women's European Championship - Eurosport 1 1700.

GOLF: World Cup of Golf - Sky Sports Golf 0100.

QUICK QUIZ ANSWERS

1. Portugal 2. Henry Shefflin; 3. Kevin Cassidy; 4 Los Angeles 1984; 5. Free-kicks.

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