On This Day - May 14 1979: Clinton Morrison, Republic of Ireland striker, is born


Nicola Fairbrother (judo) - Won world title at 56kg category in 1993 and Olympic silver medallist in 1992, born 1970.

Julian White (rugby union) - Former England prop, born 1973.

Lee McCulloch (soccer) - Former Wigan, Rangers and Scotland midfielder, born 1978.

Clinton Morrison (soccer) - Former Crystal Palace, Birmingham and Republic of Ireland striker, born 1979.

Hugo Southwell (rugby union) - Former Scotland and Wasps back, born 1980.

Nigel Reo-Coker (soccer) - Former West Ham and Aston Villa midfielder, born 1984.

Francois Steyn (rugby union) - South African World Cup winner, born 1987.

Bernardo (soccer) - Brighton defender, born 1995.


1754: Members of the Society of St Andrews Golfers played their first round over the St Andrews links. The society was the forerunner of the Royal & Ancient.

1977: Bobby Moore played his last competitive match for Second Division Fulham at Blackburn - the home side won 1-0. On the same day, Liverpool became the first club to win the First Division title 10 times when they drew 0-0 at home to West Ham.

1988: Lawrie Sanchez scored the winning goal as Wimbledon upset the odds to beat Liverpool 1-0 in the FA Cup final at Wembley.

2000: Wimbledon dropped out of the top flight after 14 years with a 2-0 defeat at Southampton as Bradford avoided relegation by beating Liverpool 1-0.

2005: The playing career of Rugby World Cup-winning captain Martin Johnson ended with a 39-14 defeat for Leicester against Wasps in the Premiership final.

2007: Stuart Pearce was sacked as Manchester City manager.

2008: Rangers lost the UEFA Cup final 2-0 to Zenit St Petersburg in Manchester.

2011: Manchester United drew 1-1 at Blackburn to clinch a record 19th league title, while Manchester City ended their 35-year wait for a major trophy by winning the FA Cup with a 1-0 victory over Stoke in the Wembley final.

2013: Wigan were relegated from the Premier League only days after winning the FA Cup at Wembley.

2016: Saracens won 21-9 against Racing 92 in the European Champions Cup final.

2016: Arsenal beat Chelsea 1-0 in the Women's FA Cup final at Wembley.

2018: Thomas Tuchel was appointed as the new manager of Paris St Germain.


1. Who did Kerry lose to in the 2005 All-Ireland GAA Senior Football Championship final?

2. The French Grand Prix returned to the Formula 1 calendar last year for the first time since 2008. Who won the race?

3. Which two teams have won the European Rugby Champions Cup a record four times?

4. What nationality is pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie?

5. Which Belfast fighter had the ring nickname of The Terminator?

(See quiz answers at bottom)


Tuesday, May 14

CRICKET: One-day international, England v Pakistan - Sky Sports Main Event & Sky Sports Cricket 1230.

SOCCER: Sky Bet Championship play-off, West Brom v Aston Villa - Sky Sports Main Event 1945; Ladbrokes Premiership play-off, Inverness v Dundee United - BT Sport 1 1930.

CYCLING: Giro d'Italia, stage four - Eurosport 1 1200 & S4C 1400; Tour of California, stage three - Eurosport 1 2200.

TENNIS: WTA, Italian Open - BT Sport 2 1000.

BASKETBALL: NBA play-off, Golden State Warriors v Portland Trail Blazers - Sky Sports Main Event 0030 (Wed).

BASEBALL: MLB, Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians - BT Sport/ESPN 1900, Washington Nationals v New York Mets - 0000 (Wed).

Wednesday, May 15

SOCCER: Sky Bet Championship play-off, Leeds v Derby - Sky Sports Main Event 1930; Coppa Italia final, Atalanta v Lazio - BT Sport 1 1930.

CYCLING: Giro d'Italia, stage five - Eurosport 1 1245 & S4C 1400; Tour of California, stage four - Eurosport 1 2200.

HORSE RACING: Live racing from York - ITV4 1330.

BASKETBALL: NBA play-off, Milwaukee Bucks v Toronto Raptors - Sky Sports Main Event 0030 (Thu).

BASEBALL: MLB, Arizona Diamondbacks v Pittsburgh Pirates - BT Sport/ESPN 2000, Atlanta Braves v St Louis Cardinals - BT Sport/ESPN 0000 (Thu).

TAEKWONDO: World Taekwondo Championships - BT Sport/ESPN 1900.

QUICK QUIZ answers: 1. Tyrone, 1-16 to 2-10; 2. Lewis Hamilton; 3. Leinster and Toulouse; 4. French; 5. Eamonn Magee

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