Today in sport, May 20: TV listings, Man Utd conquer Europe, Jamie Vardy achieves a dream

On this day in sporting history, Manchester United broke Chelsea hearts in Europe, Jamie Vardy achieved a dream, but a British boxing legend fell agonisingly short of his.

On this day in sport

1904: Delegates from seven countries formed FIFA at a meeting in Paris. The founder members of what would become football's world governing body were Belgium, Denmark, France, Holland, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

1966: Henry Cooper's dream of taking the world heavyweight crown was dashed when a cut eye ended his challenge against champion Muhammad Ali at Highbury football stadium.

2003: Celtic lost the UEFA Cup final in Seville. The Glasgow side were beaten 3-2 by Porto.

2008: Manchester United won the Champions League, beating Chelsea 6-5 on penalties after the final finished 1-1 following extra-time in Moscow.

2011: Leinster won the Heineken Cup by beating Northampton 33-22 in the final at the Millennium Stadium.

2013: Manchester City and the New York Yankees reached an agreement to purchase an expansion franchise in Major League Soccer, with the new team, to be known as New York City Football Club, to join MLS in 2015.

2015: Leicester striker Jamie Vardy received his first England call-up in the squad for a friendly against the Republic of Ireland and a Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia. He made his debut as a substitute against the Republic.

2016: Jesse Lingard scored the winner as Manchester United came from behind to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 after extra-time to win the FA Cup at Wembley.

Jesse Lingard scored as Manchester United came from behind to beat Crystal Palace in the 2016 FA Cup final.
Jesse Lingard scored as Manchester United came from behind to beat Crystal Palace in the 2016 FA Cup final.

2016: Hibernian's 3-2 win over Rangers in the William Hill Scottish Cup final was marred by crowd trouble following the match, with Rangers saying their players and staff were assaulted by Hibs fans who invaded the pitch.

2018: Midfielder Santi Cazorla announced he was leaving Arsenal after six years with the club. The Spaniard joined the Gunners from Malaga in 2012 and made 180 appearances, scoring 29 times in all competitions.

2019: Three-time former F1 world champion Niki Lauda died at the age of 70.

Upcoming sport TV listings

Today (Thursday May 20)

Soccer

Tranmere v Morecambe (League Two play-offs) - Sky Sports Main Event 17:30

SPFL, Scottish Premiership play-off final first leg - Sky Sports Premier League 19:30, Sky Sports Main Event 20:00.

Golf

PGA Championship - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Golf 13:00, Sky Sports Main Event 22:30.

Motorsport

Monaco GP, practice 1 - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports F1 10:00. Practice 2 - Sky Sports F1 13:45.

Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton

Cricket

County Championship, Surrey v Middlesex - Sky Sports Cricket 10:30.

Cycling

Giro d'Italia - Eurosport 1 10:15, S4C 14:00.

Baseball

MLB, Tampa Bay Rays v Baltimore Orioles - BT Sport/ESPN 17:30

Oakland Athletics v Houston Astros - BT Sport 1 20:30

Pittsburgh Pirates v Atlanta Braves - BT Sport/ESPN 00:00 (Fri).

Basketball

NBA, play-in tournament, Los Angeles Lakers v Golden State Warriors - Sky Sports Main Event 03:00 (Fri)

Tomorrow (Friday May 21)

Soccer

Blackpool v Oxford (League One play-offs) - Sky Sports Main Event 19:30

Golf

PGA Championship - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Golf 13:00, Sky Sports Main Event 22:30.

Rory McIlroy at Kiawah Island in 2015
Rory McIlroy at Kiawah Island in 2015

Rugby Union

European Rugby Challenge Cup, Leicester Tigers v Montpellier - BT Sport 1 19:00.

Cricket

County Championship, Surrey v Middlesex - Sky Sports Cricket 10:55, Sky Sports Main Event 11:00.

Cycling

Giro d'Italia - Eurosport 1 11:20, S4C 14:00.

Motorcycling

World Superbikes, Ciudad del Motor de Aragon free practice - Eurosport 2 09:30, Ciudad del Motor de Aragon free practice 2 - Eurosport 2 14:00.

Motorsport

World Rally Championship, World Rally Championship in Portugal - BT Sport 1 14:30, BT Sport 2 19:00.

Basketball

NBA play-in tournament, Washington Wizards v Indiana Pacers - Sky Sports Main Event 01:00 (Sat).

Baseball

MLB, Cincinnati Reds v Milwaukee Brewers - BT Sport/ESPN 00:00 (Sat), San Francisco Giants v Los Angeles Dodgers - BT Sport 3 02:30 (Sat).

Saturday (May 22)

Soccer

Brentford v Bournemouth (Championship play-offs) - Sky Sports Football 12:00, Sky Sports Main Event 12:10

Swansea v Barnsley (Championship play-offs) - Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Main Event 17:15

Sunderland v Lincoln (League One play-offs) - Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Main Event 14:45

Sunderland 30-goal striker Charlie Wyke
Sunderland 30-goal striker Charlie Wyke

Scottish Cup final, St Johnstone v Hibs - Premier Sports 1 13:30

Bundesliga, TBA - BT Sport/ESPN 14:30

Serie A, TBA - Premier Sports 1 17:00, TBA - Premier Sports 1 19:45

Hereford v AFC Hornchurch (FA Trophy) - BT Sport 1 15:45

Eredivisie, TBA - Premier Sports 2 19:00

Golf

PGA Championship - Sky Sports Golf 13:00, Sky Sports Main Event 20:00

Rugby Union

Heineken Champions Cup, La Rochelle v Toulouse - BT Sport 2 16:00, Channel 4 16:15

Rainbow Cup, TBA - Premier Sports 2 11:55, TBA - Premier Sports 2 14:25

Rugby League

Super League, Catalans Dragons v St Helens - Sky Sports Arena 16:55

Cricket

County Championship, Surrey v Middlesex - Sky Sports Cricket 10:55

Cycling

Giro d'Italia - Eurosport 1 10:25, S4C 14:00.

Horse racing

Haydock Park - ITV 4 13:15.

Motorcycling

World Superbikes, Ciudad del Motor de Aragon superpole - Europsort 2 08:30, Ciudad del Motor de Aragon race one - Europsort 2 11:30

Motorsport

Monaco GP, practice 3 - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports F1 10:45, Monaco GP, qualifying- Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports F1 13:00

World Rally Championship, World Rally Championship in Portugal - BT Sport 1 19:00

Basketball

NBA play-in tournament, Golden State Warriors v Memphis Grizzlies - Sky Sports Main Event 02:00 (Sun)

Baseball

MLB, New York Yankees v Chicago White Sox - BT Sport/ESPN 18:00

Miami Marlins v New York Mets - BT Sport/ESPN 21:00

Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants - BT Sport 3 00:00 (Sun).

Notable birthdays

Paul Barber (hockey) - Played 99 times for England between 1977 and 1988, winning Olympic gold at the 1988 Games in Seoul, born 1955.

Monte Lynch (cricket) - former Surrey, Gloucestershire and England batsman, born 1958.

Stewart Cink (golf) - 2009 Open champion and five-time United States Ryder Cup player, born 1973.

Laurent Robert (soccer) - former Newcastle and France midfielder, born 1975.

Quinton Fortune (soccer) - South African former Manchester United midfielder, born 1977.

Gary Woodland (golf) - 2019 US Open winner, born 1984.

Mark Cavendish (cycling) - British racer who has 30 Tour de France stage wins to his name, born 1985.

Mario Mandzukic (soccer) - former Juventus and Croatia striker now at Milan, born 1986.

Mario Mandzukic celebrates scoring for Croatia
Mario Mandzukic celebrates scoring for Croatia

Hal Robson-Kanu (soccer) - West Brom and Wales forward, born 1989.

Tom Daley (diving) - British diver, who went to the 2008 Beijing Olympics aged 14 and won bronze at London 2012 and the Rio Olympics, born 1994.

Karen Khachanov (tennis) - Russian 2019 French Open quarter-finalist, born 1996.

Top Trivia

While Jamie Vardy was playing for non-league Stocksbridge, he worked at a factory making carbon fibre medical splints to supplement his £30-a-week income from football.