ON THIS DAY
1978 The Arrows Formula One team made their grand prix debut. After 25 years, and no wins to their name, financial problems forced Arrows into liquidation.
2006 Roger Federer won the Australian Open men’s singles title, beating Marcos Baghdatis.
2007 Alex McLeish was appointed as Scotland’s new head coach, replacing Walter Smith.
2008 Leeds confirmed Gary McAllister as their new manager after Dennis Wise left to join Newcastle as their executive director of football.
2010 John Terry was named as the footballer behind a gagging injunction involving his private life. The defender was reported to have had an affair with the ex-girlfriend of teammate Wayne Bridge