ON THIS DAY

The Herald - Sport - - FORMULA ONE -

1872 Eng­land and Scotland played the first foot­ball in­ter­na­tional. The game at Hamil­ton Cres­cent, Glasgow, fin­ished 0-0.

1956 Floyd Pat­ter­son be­came the then youngest world heavy­weight box­ing cham­pion when, at the age of 21, he beat Archie Moore.

1991 United States beat Nor­way 2-1 to win foot­ball’s first women’s World Cup, in China. 2004 Four-time Olympic gold medal­list Matthew Pin­sent an­nounced his re­tire­ment three months af­ter his fi­nal tri­umph in Athens in the cox­less fours.

2012 An­drew Flintoff won his pro­fes­sional box­ing de­but af­ter beat­ing Amer­i­can Richard Daw­son at the Manch­ester Arena.

2014 Tyson Fury beat Dereck Chisora by 10th-round stop­page to be­come the new Euro­pean and Bri­tish heavy­weight cham­pion.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.