Sports fans: do you recall?

On this day
On this day

2013: Loanee Simon Lappin is considering staying on longer at Sheffield United.

2013: Michail Antonio hits top form - just as Sheffield Wednesday manager David Jones was considering dropping him.

2013: Chesterfield ready themselves for the visit of soccer minnows Daventry Town in the FA Cup.

2013: “I hated the FA Cup because I always got beaten in it” said Rotherham United’s Steve Evans, ahead of a meeting with Bradford City.

2012: Sheffield Wednesday boss Dave Jones compares Michail Antonio to England wingers Theo Walcott and Aaron Lennon.

2012: Sheffield United’s Nick Blackman says his nine goals in 18 appearances is “nothing to shout about.”

2012: Curtis Woodhouse pleads his innocence after being sent off for a bad tackle for Sheffield FC. “I might as well have chinned him, I’d have got the same punishment.”

2011: Steve Simonsen says he’d be proud to get to Wembley with Sheffield United, if they could advance and beat Bradford City in the JPT.

2011: Gary Madine heads back into the Sheffield Wednesday squad after a two match ban for a red card offence and further misconduct with the referee.

2011: Rotherham United hand the captain’s arm band to Danny Harrison - the fifth skipper in 17 games.

2007: Ruud Gullit was confirmed as the new coach of Los Angeles Galaxy. The Dutchman resigned his post in August 2008 for personal reasons.

1996: Steve Coppell quit as manager of Manchester City after just 33 days, citing a stress-related illness as his reason - leaving assistant Phil Neal in the caretaker role.

1996: Chelsea signed Italian star Gianfranco Zola for £4.5million from Parma.

1995: Everton striker Duncan Ferguson lost his appeal against the Scottish Football Association’s 12-match ban for his on-field assault on Raith’s John McStay in April, an offence for which he served a jail sentence.