30 March 1986 – Ramos Arrives

On 30 March 1986, Real Madrid back and La Liga Best Defender Sergio Ramos was born in Sevilla.He started his professional career with Sevilla's B team in 2003 and joined the first team the following year, making 39 appearances. His strong performance that season led to him being named the 2005 La Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year and attracted the ...

29 March 2009 – The Sun Rises On WPS

On 29 March 2009, the Los Angeles Sol hosted the first WPS match, beating the Washington Freedom 2-0. L.A. went on to finish as regular season champions.The new league brought professional women's soccer back to the United States for the first time since the collapse of the Women's United Soccer Association in 2003. It started with seven teams, including ...

28 March 2001 – The Magnificent Manchester Seven

On 28 March 2001, England beat Albania in a World Cup qualifier with almost half their team coming from one club--Manchester United.It was only the fourth qualifier for the two teams, who were both off to a difficult start. England had four points with a win, loss, and draw, while Albania were one point back after two losses and a win. They met at the ...

27 March 2012 – The Game Doesn’t Always Stop After The Final Whistle

On 27 March 2012, five players received post-match red cards after Crawley's 1-2 win over Bradford City, matching a Football League record.Played at Bradford's Valley Parade ground, the League Two match paired two teams headed in opposite directions. Crawley, freshly promoted from the Football Conference, had won their previous three games to climb ...

26 March 2008 – The Mighty Minnows Of Malta

On 26 March 2008, Malta secured their record win, beating Liechtenstein 7-1 with 5 goals from Michael Mifsud.Ever since their first match, a 2-3 loss to Austria in 1957, Malta struggled to find wins, failing to qualify for a single World Cup or European Championship. Losses were easy to come by, however, including crushing defeats to Spain (12-1 in ...

Beatriz Recari

Spanish GolferFactfile: Name: Beatriz RecariNationality: SpainDate of Birth: 21 April 1987Place of Birth: Pamplona, SpainSport: GolfHeight: 1m63cm (5'4)Spanish Golfer Beatriz is a player on the US LPGA tour. Based out of Florida, she has three tour wins to her name, as well as a European Tour win which she played on until 2010. She has been ...

Mari Paraiba

Brazilian Volleyball playerFactfileName: Mariana Andrade CostaNationality: BrazilDate of Birth: 30 July 1986Place of Birth: Campina Grande, ParaíbaSport: VolleyballHeight: 1m81cm (5'11)Mari is a Brazilian Volleyball player currently plying her trade in Switzerland for Zurich. Before Zurich she played for Brazilian sides Osasco, Pinheiros, ...

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

Mina is a British Rock ClimberFactfile: Name: Mina Leslie-WujastykNationality: BritishDate of Birth: 1987Place of Birth: not knownSport: Rock ClimbingHeight: not knownritish climber Mina specialises in Bouldering. She bases hers selfin Sheffield on the edge of the Peak District in the UK, the UK home of Rock Climbing, where she stayed after University. ...

6 March 1979 – Tim Howard’s Happy Birthday

On 6 March 1979, United States and Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Tim Howard was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey.He started his career in 1997 with the North Jersey Imperials in the United States Independent Soccer Leagues, but moved to Major League Soccer in 1998 with the MetroStars. After making limited appearances in his first few seasons there, he ...

Yulia Kanakina

Russian Skeleton riderFactfileName: Yulia KanakinaNationality: RussianDate of Birth: 11 December 1995Place of Birth: Krasnoyarsk, RussiaSport: SkeletonHeight: 1m63cm (5'4)Yulia is a Russian Skeleton rider. She is he current World Junir Champion and finished 26th in the recent Skeleton World Championships. A former Ballet dancer,s he took up Skeleton ...

Alexandra Wester

German Gambian-born Long JumperFactfileName: Alexandra WesterNationality: GermanyDate of Birth: 21 March 1994Place of Birth: Bakau, the GambiaSport: Athletics - Long JumpHeight: 1m80cm (5'11)PB: 6.79 (2016)Wester is a German competing athlete but was born in the Gambia. She has a German father and Ghanaian mother but competes for her fathers nation. ...

Stina Troest

Danish AthleteFactfileName: Stin TroestNationality: DenmarkDate of Birth: 17 Jan 1994Place of Birth: Copenhagen, DenmarkSport: Athletics - 400m Hurdles & 800mHeight: 1m70cm (5'7)PB: 55.56 (400m Hurdles - 2016)20.02:81 (800m - 2016)Stina is a 23 year old Danish athlete who has competed at both 400m Hurdles and 800m for her nation Denmark. Last year ...

4 March 2012 – Sundowns Cut The Powerlines

On 4 March 2012, Mamelodi Sundowns recorded the biggest win in South African history, beating Powerlines 24-0.The match came in the Round of 32 in South Africa's major domestic cup competition, the Nedbank Cup, where top flight Sundowns, winner of the cup in 1998 (when it was known as the Bob Save Super Bowl) and 2008, faced off against amateur side ...

3 March 2011 – Pellegrini’s Unwelcome Return

On 3 March 2011, Real Madrid welcomed their former manager back to the Bernabeu by crushing his new team 7-0.The manager in question was Manuel Pellegrini, who had taken charge of Real Madrid in June 2009 for their second Galacticos period that saw them acquire Kaka, Cristiano Ronaldo, Xabi Alonso, and Karim Benzema for an approximate total of £200M ...
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