on this day
James 'Cha' Fitzpatrick (pictured right)
retires from inter-county hurling at the age of 26 after collecting three All-Ireland titles and four Leinsters with Kilkenny.
Also on this day
in 2012 Chelsea part company with Roberto Di Matteo as manager after a 3-0 away loss to Juventus in the Champions League.
born on this day
eamonn coghlan The former world 5,000m champion turns 64.