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Wednesday, 10 May 2017 00:15

Wednesday, May 10

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

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1886 Football. The FA sanctioned the awarding of caps for international appearances.

1910 Golf. Jimmy Demaret is born. He won 44 golf tournaments, but failed to win the Open.

1919 Horse racing. Johnny Loftus wins the 45th Kentucky Derby aboard Sir Barton.

1929 Golf. Walter Hagen shoots a 292 at Muirfield to win the 64th British Open.

1954 Cricket. Cricketer George Hirst dies. He scored 36,323 first class runs and took 2,739 wickets.

1960 Athletics. Jamaican world champion sprinter Merlene Ottey is born.

1960 Cricket. Pakistan's off-spinner Tauseef Ahmed is born.

1961 Football. England beat Mexico 8-0 a Wembley in a friendly.

1966 Athletics. British triple jumper and Olympic champion Jonathan Edwards is born.

1969 Football. Former Arsenal star and Holland international Dennis Bergkamp is born.

1974 Football. French international Sylvain Wiltord is born.

1978 Football. Liverpool win the 23rd European Cup, beating Bruges at Wembley.

1980 Football. At 17 and 256 days, West Ham United's Paul Allen became the youngest man to play in an FA Cup final. The Hammers beat Arsenal courtesy of a Trevor Brooking header.

1989 Football. Barcelona win the European Cup Winners Cup, beating Sampdoria 2-0 in Berne.

2015 Football. QPR are relegated from the Premier League following a 6-0 defeat at Manchester City.

 

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