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On this sporting day - On This Day
Written by Mike Turner   
Sunday, 07 May 2017 00:11

Sunday, May 7

Famous sporting events and news from yesteryear that happened on this day

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1907 Motor sport. Charles Collier wins the first Isle of Man TT Race.

1921 Horse racing. Behave Yourself and Charles Thompson win the 47th Kentucky Derby.

1930 Cricket. Duleepsinhji scores 333 for Sussex v Northants in 330 minutes.

1932 Horse racing. Eugene James wins the 58th Kentucky Derby on Burgoo King.

1951 Olympics. The International Olympic Committee allows Russia to participate in the 1952 Games.

1958 Football. England beat Portugal 2-1 at Wembley. Bobby Charlton scored both goals on his home England debut.

1967 Motor racing. Italian Formula One racer Lorenzo Bandini dies.

1974 Football. Former Blackburn Rovers, West Ham United and Fulham player Ian Pearce is born in Bury St Edmonds. He was also appointed player/assistant manager with Lincoln City.

1981 Football. Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur drew 1-1 at Wembley in the FA Cup Final. Spurs won the replay.

1986 Football. Steaua Bucherest win the 31st European Cup beating Barcelona 2-0 in a penalty shoot-out after the final in Seville had ended goalless.

1992 Horse racing. Jockey Angel Cordero retires after winning 7,000 races.

1996 Rugby union. Rugby union becomes a professional sport in England.

1997 Football. Glasgow Rangers win the Scottish Premier League title for the ninth time in a row.

1998 Football. Kevin Keegan is appointed Fulham manager.

1998 Football. Celtic won the Scottish League title for the first time in ten years.

2001 Football. Harry Redknapp stepped down as manager of West Ham United.

2003 Football. Leeds United name Peter Reid as their new manager.

2012 Football. Blackburn Rovers are relegated from the Premiership following their 1-0 defeat to relegation rivals Wigan Athletic.

 

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