Database

Click to follow
The Independent Online
English football teams who have enjoyed most seasons in European competition

1 Liverpool 23 2 Manchester United 18 3= Leeds United 12 Tottenham Hotspur 12 5= Arsenal 11 Everton 11 7 Aston Villa 8 8 Manchester City 7 9= Nottingham Forest 6 Chelsea 6

Stamp's Sporting Statistics

WINNERS OF THE ATHLETICS WORLD CUP

Year Men Women 1977 GDR Europe 1979 USA GDR 1981 Europe GDR 1985 USA GDR 1989 USA GDR 1992 Africa CIS

WORLD GOLF RANKINGS

1 Nick Price (Zim) 21.00pts 2 Greg Norman (Aus) 20.97 3 Nick Faldo (GB) 16.99 4 Bernhard Langer (Ger) 15.78 5 Fred Couples (US) 14.86 6 Jose Maria Olazabal (Sp) 14.12 7 Ernie Els (SA) 12.40 8 Colin Montgomerie (GB) 11.80 9 David Frost (SA) 11.28 10 Corey Pavin (US) 10.82

ANNIVERSARIES

Today Births of German footballer Franz Beckenbauer (1945); and motor cyclist Barry Sheene (1950).

Monday Birth of athlete Jesse Owens (1913).

Tuesday The world's first baseball club, the Knickerbocker Club of New York, was formed (1845).

Wednesday George Best made his debut for Manchester United (1963).

Thursday Lester Piggott broke Frank Buckle's record of 27 Classic wins when he rode Commanche Run to victory in the St Leger (1984).

Friday Births of rugby league player Roger Millward (1947); and rugby union player Andy Irvine (1951).

Saturday Births of British racing driver Stirling Moss (1929); sports presenter Desmond Lynam (1942); and the former West Ham player and manager Billy Bonds (1946).

Comments