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October: Ones to watch

30th September 2015

Sports4Bars.com looks ahead to the key live sporting fixtures this month, including the Rugby World Cup Final on October 31

 

Saturday October 3
4.45pm
ITV
Rugby World Cup 2015: South Africa v Scotland
St James’ Park in Newcastle is the stage for this Pool B clash. Scotland will be serious underdogs here.

Saturday October 3
8pm
ITV
Rugby World Cup 2015:
England v Australia
A crunch game in Pool A as the host nation takes on the Wallabies at Twickenham. It's 'do-or-die' for England. 

Sunday October 4
1.30pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League:
Everton v Liverpool
The Merseyside Derby at Goodison Park. Honours were even between the sides last year with scorelines of 0-0 and 1-1 recorded.

Sunday October 4
4pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League:
Arsenal v Manchester United
Last year’s Premier League encounter at the Emirates saw Manchester United win by 2-1, courtesy of goals from Wayne Rooney and Kieran Gibbs.

Saturday October 10
4.45pm
ITV
Rugby World Cup 2015:
Australia v Wales
A crunch game in Pool A as Wales face the Wallabies at Twickenham. History is against the Welsh for this encounter given that they last beat Australia way back in 2008.

Saturday October 10
8pm
ITV
Rugby World Cup 2015:
England v Uruguay
This is the easiest of England’s games in Pool A of the Rugby World Cup and should see the men in white cutting loose and scoring a host of tries.

Saturday October 17
12.45pm
BT Sport 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Tottenham v Liverpool
After a mediocre start to their campaign Spurs will be hoping to put in a decent performance against a struggling Liverpool side.

Sunday October 11
4.45pm
ITV
Rugby World Cup 2015:
France v Ireland
Pool D in Cardiff. The Six Nations rivals battle it out at the Millennium Stadium. If all has gone to plan for both teams thus far, the winner is likely to top their pool and thus gain an easier draw in the quarter-finals.

Saturday October 17
4pm & 8pm
ITV
Rugby World Cup 2015:
Quarter-Final 1/2
The competition reaches the last eight with games at Twickenham and Cardiff.

Sunday October 18
1pm & 4pm
ITV
Rugby World Cup 2015:
Quarter-Finals 3/4
The third and fourth quarter-finals take place at Cardiff and Twickenham.

Tuesday October 20
7.45pm
BT Sport 2 HD
UEFA Champions League:
Dynamo Kiev v Chelsea
Dynamo Kiev got their Champions League campaign off to a reasonable start with a 2-2 draw against Porto and will relish this home tie against Chelsea.

Tuesday October 20
7.45pm
BT Sport Europe HD
UEFA Champions League: Arsenal v Bayern Munich
The Gunners defence is likely to be severely tested against a formidable Bayern Munich side full of talented players. Arsenal will be keeping a particularly close watch on the supremely skilful midfielder Arturo Vidal.

Wednesday October 21
7.45pm
BT Sport Europe HD
UEFA Champions League:
CSKA Moscow v
Manchester United
Both sides began their European campaigns with defeats and will be eager to get back on track.

Thursday October 22
8.05pm
BT Sport Europe HD
UEFA Europa League: Liverpool v Rubin Kazan
Liverpool should be full of confidence for this tie against the Russian side who finished in 5th place in their domestic league last season.

Sunday October 25
12noon
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Sunderland v Newcastle United
The Tyne-Wear derby is sure to arouse plenty of passion amongst the players and fans at the Stadium of Light. Sunderland did the double over their rivals last season, winning 1-0 in both outings.

Saturday October 24/Sunday October 25
4pm
ITV
Rugby World Cup 2015:
Semi-Finals
The third and fourth quarter-finals take place at Cardiff and Twickenham.

Sunday October 25
2.05pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Manchester United v
Manchester City
Who will earn the bragging rights at Old Trafford in the latest chapter of this epic rivalry?

Sunday October 31
4pm
ITV
Rugby World Cup 2015:
The Final
Which two teams will have made it to the pinnacle of international rugby? Four years ago New Zealand fought a close battle against France before clinching the Webb Ellis Trophy on their home turf? Can the All Blacks prevail on European soil for the first time?

Also coming up...

Thursday October 8, 7.45pm
Sky Sports 2 HD
Euro 2016 Qualifier:
Republic of Ireland v Germany

Friday October 9, 7.45pm
ITV
Euro 2016 Qualifier:
England v Estonia

Saturday October 10, 7.45pm
Sky Sports 3 HD
Euro 2016 Qualifier:
Bosnia-Herzegovina v Wales

Sunday October 11, 2pm
Sky Sports F1 HD
F1: Russian Grand Prix

Monday October 12, 7.45pm
ITV
Euro 2016 Qualifier:
Lithuania v England

Wednesday October 21, 7.45pm
BT Sport Extra 1
UEFA Champions League:
PSG v Real Madrid

Wednesday October 21, 7.45pm
BT Sport Europe HD
UEFA Champions League: Manchester City v Sevilla

Thursday October 22, 6pm
BT Sport Europe HD
UEFA Europa League:
Anderlecht v
Tottenham Hotspur

Thursday October 22, 8.05pm
BT Sport 2 HD
UEFA Europa League:
Molde v Celtic

 

 

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