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On This Day - May 11, 2013: Down ladies edge Armagh in Division Three final

 Sinead Fegan captained Down to their win over Armagh

BIRTHDAYS

John Gregory (soccer) - Former England midfielder and Aston Villa manager, now at Indian side Chennaiyin, born 1954.

John Parrott (snooker) - 1991 world champion, born 1964.

Jeremy Goss (soccer) - Former Norwich and Wales midfielder, born 1965.

Gary Orr (golf) - Scottish former European Tour player, born 1967.

Jason Queally (cycling) - Britain's Olympic gold medallist in 2000, born 1970.

Stanley Gene (rugby league) - Former Papua New Guinea star, born 1974.

Victor Matfield (rugby union) - Former South Africa captain, born 1977.

Andres Iniesta (soccer) - Former Barcelona and Spain midfielder, now at Vissel Kobe, born 1984.

Abou Diaby (soccer) - Former Arsenal and Marseille midfielder, born 1986.

Thibaut Courtois (soccer) - Real Madrid and Belgium goalkeeper, born 1992.

ON THIS DAY

1985: A fire at Valley Parade, home of Bradford, claimed the lives of 56 people in a match against Lincoln which was supposed to be a celebration of the Bantams' Third Division championship win that season.

2003: West Ham were relegated from the Premiership after a 2-2 draw with Birmingham on the final day of the season. Bolton's 2-1 win over Middlesbrough ensured their survival.

2008: Manchester United secured the Premier League title, their 10th under Sir Alex Ferguson, with a 2-0 win at Wigan.

2009: Richard Gasquet was suspended by the International Tennis Federation after the Frenchman confirmed he had tested positive for cocaine. He was later cleared after protesting it entered his system after kissing a girl in a nightclub.

2010: West Ham sacked Gianfranco Zola, while former England boss Steve McClaren was appointed Wolfsburg coach.

2011: The funeral of golf great Seve Ballesteros was held in his home village of Pedrena in Spain.

2012: Newcastle boss Alan Pardew was named the Barclays Premier League's manager of the season.

2013: Kyla Trainor and Hazel Jordan scored the goals as Down came back to beat Armagh in the Division Three final on a 2-6 to 0-11 scoreline.

2014: A last-minute Kevin Hinphey point gave Derry the win that knocked holders Down out of the Christy Ring Cup.

2016: Sunderland claimed a 3-0 victory against Everton to secure their Premier League status and relegate both Newcastle and Norwich.

2016: Bill Beaumont was elected chairman of World Rugby, taking up office from July 1.

2018: Cardiff Blues won the European Challenge Cup after beating Gloucester 31-30 in the final in Bilbao.

SPORT ON TV

Today (Saturday, May 11)

GAELIC GAMES: Leinster SHC, Kilkenny v Dublin – Sky Sports Arena 1830.

CRICKET: One-Day International, England v Pakistan - Sky Sports Cricket & Sky Sports Main Event 1030.

SOCCER: EFL, Championship play-off semi-final, Aston Villa v West Brom - Sky Sports Main Event 1200, Championship play-off semi-final, Derby v Leeds - Sky Sports Main Event 1700, League One play-off semi-final, Sunderland v Portsmouth - Sky Sports Main Event 1915; Vanarama National League play-offs, AFC Fylde v Salford City - BT Sport 1 1400; WSL, Arsenal v Manchester City - BT Sport 2 1200.

RUGBY UNION: Heineken Champions Cup final, Leinster v Saracens - BT Sport 2 1600, Channel 4 1630; Super Rugby, Highlanders v Jaguars - Sky Sports Action & Sky Sports Main Event 0610, Chiefs v Sharks - Sky Sports Action & Sky Sports Main Event 0830, Lions v Waratahs - Sky Sports Action 1405.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Challenge Cup, Bradford Bulls v Leeds Rhinos - BBC One 1400.

GOLF: PGA Tour, AT&T Byron Nelson - Sky Sports Golf 1800; European Tour, British Masters - Sky Sports Golf 1230.

CYCLING: Giro d'Italia, Opening stage - S4C 1400, Europort 1 1530.

F1: Formula One, Spanish Grand Prix practice and qualifying - Sky Sports F1 1045.

MOTO: World Superbikes, Round five in Imola - Eurosport 2 0930; Speedway, FIM Speedway of Nations - BT Sport 1 1830.

HORSE RACING: Live coverage - ITV4 1330.

MOTOR RACING: World Rally Championship, Round 12 in Chile - BT Sport/ESPN 1400.

UFC: UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro - 0100 (Sun).

MMA: Bellator, world lightweight title bout between Michael Chandler and Patricio Pitbull - Sky Sports Main Event & Sky Sports Action 0200 (Sun).

NETBALL: Superleague semi-finals, Wasps v Loughborough, Manchester v Bath - Sky Sports Action 1645.

BASEBALL: MLB, Boston Red Sox v Seattle Mariners - BT Sport/ESPN 1800, Oakland Athletics v Cleveland Indians - BT Sport/ESPN 2100, Arizona Diamondbacks v Atlanta Braves - BT Sport/ESPN 0100 (Sun).

Tomorrow (Sunday, May 12)

GAELIC GAMES: Munster SHC, Waterford v Clare & Cork v Tipperary – RTE2 1330; Ulster SFC – Tyrone v Derry (deferred) – BBC2 1900.

SOCCER: Premier League, coverage of the final day of the season - Sky Sports Premier League 1400, Sky Sports Main Event 1445; SPL, Rangers v Celtic - Sky Sports Main Event 1100 EFL, League Two play-off semi-final, Mansfield v Newport - Sky Sports Main Event 1730; Ligue 1, Marseille v Lyon - BT Sport 1 1945; A-League semi-final, Sydney FC v Melbourne Victory - BT Sport 1 1830.

CRICKET: Royal London One-Day Cup - Sky Sports Cricket 1055.

F1: Spanish Grand Prix race - Sky Sports F1 1230.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Challenge Cup, Warrington Wolves v Wigan Warriors - BBC One 1405, Huddersfield Giants v St Helens - Sky Sports Arena 1800.

GOLF: PGA Tour, AT&T Byron Nelson - Sky Sports Golf 1800; European Tour, British Masters - Sky Sports Golf 1000.

CYCLING: Giro d'Italia, Second stage - Europort 1 1200; Tour of California, Opening stage - Eurosport 1 2200.

HORSE RACING: Live coverage - ITV STV Central 1330.

RUGBY UNION: Super Rugby, Brumbies v Sunwolves - Sky Sports Action & Sky Sports Main Event 0700.

MOTO: World Superbikes, Round five from Imola - Eurosport 2 0930; World Touring Cars, Round three in Slovakia - Eurosport 1 0930.

MOTOR RACING: World Rally Championship, Round 12 in Chile - BT Sport 2 1300.

BASEBALL: MLB, Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees - BT Sport/ESPN 1800, Chicago Cubs v Milwaukee Brewers - BT Sport/ESPN 0000 (Mon).

QUICK QUIZ BLITZ

1. Which League Two side made it through to the fifth round of the FA Cup this season where they lost 4-1 to Manchester City?

2. Who is the captain of the Down footballers?

3. What nationality is former world number one tennis player Martina Hingis?

4. Which three English clubs did Gary Lineker play for?

5. In which American sport do teams compete for the Vince Lombardi trophy?

Answers: 1. Newport; 2. Darren O’Hagan; 3. Swiss; 4. Leicester, Everton and Tottenham; 5. American football

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