THOSE WERE THE DAYS
ON THIS DATE IN SPORTING HISTORY
1926: The largest crowd in boxing history – 120,757 – gathered to watch Gene Tunney defeat Jack Dempsey in a heavyweight clash at the Sesquicentennial Stadium in Philadelphia.
1986: Liverpool thrashed Fulham 10- 0 at Anfield in the first leg of their second- round League Cup tie.
2008: An independent FA tribunal ruled in favour of Sheffield United in their claim for compensation from West Ham over the Carlos Tevez affair.
2009: Former Arsenal and Tottenham defender Sol Campbell left Notts County by mutual consent, having played only one first- team game for the League Two club.
2012: Former England captain John Terry retired from international football.
2016: Middlesex beat Yorkshire by 61 runs to win the County Championship for the first time since 1993.
2017: Hughie Fury lost his WBO heavyweight title fight to Joseph Parker by a majority decision in Manchester.