On This Day..do you recall?

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2013: Sheffield Wednesday strengthen their back four with the the loan signing of Roger Johnson.

2013: Harry Bunn calls on Sheffield United’s forwards to re-discover their goal touch after one goal in three outings.

2013: Sheffield Steelers’ Rob Dowd mourns the 4-1 defeat to arch rivals Nottingham Panthers.

2012: Kell Brook admitted to having to “starve” himself to make weight to fight Carson Jones.

2012: Sheffield Wednesday’s Joe Mattock was anxious to kick on after failing to get a chance in the starting line up.

2012: Danny Wilson was struggling to replace the absent Michael Doyle in midfield.

2012: 2012: Football Association chairman David Bernstein made a ‘’full and unreserved apology” following the findings of the Hillsborough Independent Panel.

2010: Former two-weight world champion Ricky Hatton was admitted to a rehabilitation facility after ‘’suffering from severe depression for several weeks’’. Hatton had been the subject of tabloid allegations of cocaine use the day before.

2007: McLaren were fined 100 million dollars (£49.2million) and stripped of their points in the constructors’ championship as a result of a Formula One spy scandal. However, the World Motor Sport Council opted not to dock the points from their drivers, Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso.

1983: Lancashire’s Steven O’Shaughnessy scored 100 runs in 35 minutes against Leicestershire at Old Trafford - one of the fastest centuries ever seen in first-class cricket.

1970: Margaret Court of Australia beat Rosemary Casals to win the US Open and become only the second woman after Maureen Connolly to complete the Grand Slam of the four major tennis championships.