On this day

by Kate Smith

World Cup action, plus Irwin makes move.

2002 – Kevin Kilbane and David Connolly had their penalties saved in Republic of Ireland’s shoot-out against Spain as they were eliminated from the World Cup in South Korea.

1989 – Paul Hardyman signed from Portsmouth for £130,000.

1972 – Full-back Cec Irwin moved to Yeovil Town to take up a player / manager role.