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On this sporting day - On This Day
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Monday, 28 August 2017 01:19

Monday, August 28

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

If it's your birthday - which sports stars do you share your special day with?

1920 Football. Aston Villa beat Arsenal 5-0.

1929 Cricket. Frank Woolley scores his 100th first class century.

1947 Football. Liverpool and England skipper Emlyn Hughes is born.

1956 Cricket. England retain the Ashes. Jim Laker finishes the series having taken 46 wickets.

1967 Cricket. Asif Iqbal and Intikhab Alam make a stand of 190 for the ninth wicket v England.

1981 Athletics. Seb Coe sets a new record for the mile of 3:47.33 minutes.

1994 Golf. Tiger Woods wins the 94th US Amateur Championship.

1995 Cricket. Richie Richardson plays his final Test match.

1996 Cycling. Chris Boardman sets a new world record of 4:13.35 minutes when winning the 4,000m individual pursuit at the World Cycling Championships.

2000 Cricket. South African cricketers Hershcelle Gibbs and Henry Williams were suspended from international cricket for six months for agreeing to take money to underperform.

2003 Football. Manchester United and Rangers were drawn together in the same Champions League group.

2004 Athletics. Kelly Holmes won her second Olympic gold medal, winning the 1,500m. She became the first Briton in 84 years to achieve the middle-distance double.

2005 Football. Michael Owen signed for Newcastle United from Real Madrid for £16.5million.

2011 Football. Manchester United beat Arsenal 8-2 at Old Trafford while Manchester City win 5-1 at Spurs.


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Golf Tips

Andy Beal from Salisbury & South Wilts Golf Club explains to sport4salisbury.com how to play the perfect chip shot.