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March: Ones to Watch

25th February 2016

 

Sports4Bars looks ahead to some of the key sporting fixtures coming up in March, including the Barclays Premier League Manchester Derby and some mouthwatering last 16, second leg UEFA Champions League clashes

Saturday March 5
12.45pm
BT Sport 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal
The North London Derby sees two in-form teams going head to head. Can Spurs strike a deadly blow against their closest rivals here?

Saturday March 5
5.30pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Watford v Leicester City
Leicester City continue to defy the odds but can they keep up the momentum through to the end of the season and clinch the title?

Wednesday March 9
7.45pm
BT Sport
UEFA Champions League - Last 16, 2nd Leg: Chelsea v PSG
Home advantage for Chelsea as they face a 2-1 deficit against the illustrious Parisians.

Thursday March 10
7pm
Sky Sports 3 HD
Premier League Darts
Another thrilling instalment of Premier League Darts. This edition comes from Nottingham where the crowd is sure to produce a great atmosphere.

Thursday March 10
8pm
Sky Sports 2 HD
Super League: Widnes Vikings v Hull FC
Top 13-a-side Rugby League action from Widnes. Both sides had good starts to their respective campaigns.

Friday March 11
8pm
Sky Sports 2 HD
Super League: Wigan Warriors v Leeds Rhinos
Leeds Rhinos have had their worse start to the season in living memory and will be desperate to turn things around.

Saturday March 12
12.45pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Norwich City v Manchester City
Manchester City will need to up their game if they are to maintain their drive for the Barclays Premier League trophy.

Saturday March 12
4pm
ITV
Six Nations Rugby: England v Wales
A massive game as Wales return to Twickenham for the first time since their momentous World Cup pool victory over England last year when they effectively knocked the host nation out of the tournament. The home side will be out for revenge this time around.

Saturday March 12
5.30pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion
A must-win game for the Gunners as they take on a Baggies side who have languished near the bottom of the table for much of the season.

Sunday March 13
1.15pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Championship: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Birmingham City
A big Midlands derby as Wolves take on bitter rivals Birmingham City.The form book could go out of the window for this one. 

Monday March 14
8pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Leicester City v Newcastle United
Another key game for Leicester City as they take on the Magpies who have endured a pretty disappointing season.

Tuesday March 15
7.45pm
BT Sport
UEFA Champions League - Last 16, 2nd Leg: Manchester City v Dynamo Kiev
City have the advantage going into this game after a resounding victory in the 1st leg of this fixture.

Tuesday March 15
12.30pm
Channel 4
Horse Racing: Cheltenham Festival - Day 1
The world’s biggest National Hunt festival gets underway at Prestwick Park.

Wednesday March 16
10am
Sky Sports 2 HD
ICC World Twenty20 Cricket: West Indies v England
Action from India. The action is sure to be fast and furious as England take on the West Indies.

Wednesday March 16
7.45pm
BT Sport
UEFA Champions League - Last 16, 2nd Leg: Barcelona v Arsenal
Having already welcomed reigning champions Barcelona to The Emirates, can the Gunners now travel to the Nou Camp and achieve the necessary result in this last 16, second leg clash which will take them to the quarter-finals? It is a tough ask for the Londoners.

Friday March 18
10am
Sky Sports 1 HD
ICC World Twenty20 Cricket: South Africa v England
This is the sixth edition of the ICC World Twenty20 competition and both sides here should be featuring in the knockout stages.

Friday March 18
12.30pm
Channel 4
Horse Racing: Cheltenham Festival - Day 5
Gold Cup day at Cheltenham and the atmosphere will be electric for the showpiece race, won last year by Coneygree.

Saturday March 19
2.30pm
BBC
Six Nations Rugby:
Wales v Italy
On their home turf, Wales should have no problems against a battling but underpowered Azzurri side.

Saturday March 19
8pm
BBC
Six Nations Rugby: France v England
The Six Nations Championship concludes with ‘Le Crunch’ as England travel to Paris, a ground where they have enjoyed decent fortunes in recent years.

Sunday March 20
1.30pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Newcastle United v Sunderland
It’s a real Derby Day in the Barclays Premier League as the Tyne-Wear rivals battle it out at St James’ Park.

Sunday March 20
4pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Manchester City v Manchester United
A fixture which will divide one of the world’s most famous football cities into its respective blue and red halves.

Saturday March 26
2pm
Sky Sports 2 HD
ICC World Twenty20 Cricket: Sri Lanka v England
These two proud rivals meet at The Etihad for a fixture which will split the city in two. Can United upset the form book and put a disappointing season behind them to beat their bitter foes?

 

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