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THOSE WERE THE DAYS

ON THIS DATE IN SPORT­ING HIS­TORY

- Sports · Boxing · Soccer · Martial Arts · Liverpool Football Club · Liverpool · Fulham F.C. · The Football Association · Sheffield United F.C. · Sheffield · West Ham United F.C. · Carlos Tévez · Arsenal F.C. · Tottenham Hotspur Football Club · Notts County F.C. · Newport County A.F.C. · Nottinghamshire · EFL League Two · England · England national football team · Joseph Parker · Manchester · Jack Dempsey · Sol Campbell · John Terry

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.

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CROWD PULLERS: Tun­ney ( fac­ing cam­era) ra) and Dempsey in 1926 6
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