ON THIS DAY: 2004

Daily Mirror - - ENGLAND V PAKISTAN -

Arse­nal set a new English top-flight record of 43 matches un­beaten with a 3-0 win over Black­burn at High­bury

1875: Cap­tain Matthew Webb made his­tory as the first man to swim the English Chan­nel. He cov­ered the 21 miles from Dover to Calais in 21 hours and 45 min­utes.

1928: Liver­pool’s fa­mous Kop was opened be­fore the First Di­vi­sion match with Bury. The Reds cel­e­brated by win­ning the match 3-0.

1964: Worces­ter­shire clinched cricket’s County Cham­pi­onship for the first time with vic­tory over Glouces­ter­shire.

1999: Sun­der­land en­joyed a fa­mous 2-1 win at arch-ri­vals New­cas­tle. Toon boss Ruud Gul­lit left Alan Shearer on the bench as his side went down to goals from Niall Quinn and Kevin Phillips.

2007: St He­lens beat Cata­lans Dragons 30-8 in the Chal­lenge Cup Fi­nal. The French club were the first non-English side to reach the show­piece.

2013: Eng­land drew the fifth Ashes Test against Australia at the Oval, hav­ing al­ready se­cured a 3-0 se­ries vic­tory.

2014: Liver­pool sealed one of the sum­mer’s shock sign­ings af­ter con­firm­ing Mario Balotelli’s ar­rival from AC Mi­lan in a £16mil­lion deal.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.