On This Day in Sport

Lionel Messi delivered a moment of history for Barcelona on this day in 2009, as Manchester United lost the Champions League final in Rome. Arsene Wenger also has fond memories…
Manchester United completed an unprecedented treble in Barcelona and NBA legend Vince Carter was also celebrating on this day 21 years ago. Bayern Munich were on the brink of winning…
It is 55 years since Muhammad Ali controversially won his rematch with Sonny Liston, while Liverpool sensationally floored Milan on this day in 2005. Ali retained his heavyweight title with…
Real Madrid have two reasons to remember May 24 fondly, while cricketer Nasser Hussain is also unlikely to ever forget the date. Madrid have lifted the Champions League trophy twice…
May 23 is a date in which Milan earned a measure of Champions League revenge on Liverpool and Ayrton Senna continued his majestic Monaco run. The Rossoneri became champions of…
May 22 was a memorable day for fans of Inter and Jose Mourinho. A decade ago, the Portuguese led the Nerazzurri to a treble by beating Bayern Munich in the…
There is a strong cricket theme running through sporting history on May 21 – as well as an unforgettable outing for Manchester United. Saeed Anwar dazzled during a stunning innings…
It is 60 years to the day since Real Madrid hammered Eintracht Frankfurt 7-3 to win the European Cup and there was a high five for Michael Jordan on May…
Arsenal completed a remarkable feat on May 15, 2004. It is the day that Gunners vintage of 16 years ago secured its 'Invincibles' tag, finishing the Premier League campaign unbeaten.…
In the history of Blackburn Rovers, May 14 is a momentous sporting date. Twenty-five years ago today, Blackburn sealed the Premier League title on a dramatic afternoon at Anfield. This…
Giuseppe Farina won the first ever Formula One race on this day in 1950 and much more recently May 13 was a historic day for Manchester City. Farina put his…
In the history of the FA Cup, basketball and rugby union, May 12 is a momentous sporting date. Nineteen years ago today, Liverpool produced an unlikely revival in a memorable…
May 11 is a day that has contrasting FA Cup final fortunes for each side of the Manchester divide. While for United it was a day to celebrate in 1996…
David Moyes was appointed as Manchester United boss seven years ago on Saturday and Kerry Packer shook up the cricketing establishment back in 1977. A day on from Alex Ferguson…
Anfield was the scene of wild celebrations this time last year as Liverpool produced a stunning comeback to beat Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals. Jurgen Klopp's side overturned a…
Wednesday marked the 66th anniversary of Roger Bannister's fabled sub four-minute mile. Although sporting records are always there to be broken, some best marks will forever hold a special place.…
Manchester United and Arsenal did not make it to this season's Champions League, but 11 years ago they were contesting a crucial semi-final. It was United who ended up reaching…
May 4, 2015 was when Stephen Curry's status as a true NBA superstar was confirmed. Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez was already established as a boxing royalty when, exactly four years later,…
Massive sporting events do not always live up the occasion. The boxing world was delivered a reminder of that five years ago as a fight a long time in the…
The death of Ayrton Senna on this day 26 years ago was a chilling moment in sporting history. Already a motorsport great by the time of the crash that ended…
Manchester City will reflect fondly on the date of April 30. It was on this day eight years ago that victory in the Manchester derby saw them scale the Premier…
Anthony Joshua will be hopeful of a huge heavyweight unification bout in the near future, but April 29 offers a chance to reflect on one of his greatest achievements. A…
Liverpool are hoping 2020 will see them end a league title drought that has now spanned 30 years. On this day three decades ago, Liverpool were crowned First Division champions…
Jacques Rudolph enjoyed a debut to remember for South Africa on this day 17 years ago, while April 26 is a date during which the eyes of the NFL world…
Arsenal may have gone 16 years without an English league title, but the last time they landed the trophy it was an unforgettable triumph for Arsene Wenger's 'Invincibles'. They secured…
The NFL is currently completing its first virtual draft in 2020, 16 years on from a dramatic draft day that changed the league's recent history. Eli Manning was taken at…
Alex Ferguson and David Moyes will remember April 22 as significant days in their Manchester United managerial careers for vastly contrasting reasons. While for Red Devils legend Ferguson it is…
Michael Vick entered the NFL 19 years ago on Tuesday, a quarterback considered to be so talented that the Atlanta Falcons traded up to land him in the 2001 NFL…
Arsene Wenger began his long goodbye at Arsenal on this day in 2018, while April 20 is a day fondly remembered by Chicago Bulls icon Michael Jordan and racing driver…
While George Foreman may not look back on April 19 too fondly, all fans of the Rams should consider it a momentous day in their history. Foreman attempted to overcome…
The inaugural Indian Premier League began with a bang when Brendon McCullum blasted an unbeaten 158 exactly 12 years ago. McCullum's devastating display of hitting provided a glimpse of what…
For the Indian Premier League and NFL legend Peyton Manning, April 18 is when it all began. Twelve years ago the world's premier Twenty20 franchise cricket tournament began with a…
April 17 is a date that will live long in the memory of Tottenham fans after their team held out to claim a Champions League triumph for the ages last…
Tom Brady called time on a 20-season stint with the New England Patriots in March, having led the team to unprecedented success. April 16 marks the 20th anniversary since the…
Seventy-three years after his MLB debut on April 15, Jackie Robinson continues to be remembered by MLB. The man who broke the colour barrier is celebrated on Jackie Robinson Day,…
The first win in any winning streak is often the toughest, and that applied on April 13 1957 when the Boston Celtics first landed an NBA championship, going the distance…
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