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Live sport coming up in March

28th February 2018

There is plenty of live sport to enjoy in March, not least the Cheltenham Festival, the continuing knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League and the climax to rugby’s Six Nations Championship

 

Wednesday, March 7
7.45pm
BT Sport HD
UEFA Champions League - Last 16, 2nd Leg: Manchester City v FC Basel
City were in fine form in the Swiss leg of this tie, beating FC Basel by 4-0 at St Jakob-Park and should ease themselves through to the quarter-finals in his home leg. 

 

Saturday, March 10
12.30pm
Sky Sports PL HD
Premier League: Manchester United v Liverpool
A massive game for both sides as they zone in on a top-four finish. Neutrals will be hoping for a more free flowing match than the corresponding fixture back in October which finished in a nil-nil draw. 

 

Saturday, March 10
4.45pm
BBC
Six Nations Rugby: France v England
The match known as ‘Le Crunch’ as England attempt to rescue their Six Nations campaign following that shattering defeat in Murrayfield in February.

 

Saturday March 10
5.30pm
BT Sport 1 HD
Premier League: Chelsea v Crystal Palace
The Blues would be out for revenge having been humbled 2-1 by Palace earlier in the season. Wilfred Zaha scored the winner in a memorable victory for the struggling South Londoners. 

 

Sunday, March 11
12 noon
Sky Sports Football HD
Scottish Premier Football: Rangers v Celtic
The ‘Old Firm’ clash remains one of the most enduring derbies in world football and it is likely the form book will not have any bearing on the final result. 

 

Sunday, March 11
3pm
BBC
Six Nations Rugby: Wales v Italy
Following a disappointing defeat against Ireland, Wales should get back to winning ways against Italy who have struggled this year. 

 

Sunday, March 11
4pm
Sky Sports PL HD
Premier League: AFC Bournemouth v Tottenham Hotspur
The earlier Premier League tie between these teams was a 1-0 win for Spurs and the North Londoners should have the firepower and pace to break down the Bournemouth defence once more. 

 

Tuesday March 13
12.30pm
ITV
Horse Racing: Cheltenham Festival - Day 1
Action from the opening day of the world’s best National Hunt festival. The day’s feature race is the Champion Hurdle over two miles. 

 

Tuesday March 13
12.30pm
BT Sport HD
UEFA Champions League - Last 16, 2nd Leg: Manchester United v Sevilla
Everything is up for grabs at Old Trafford following the 0-0 draw in the first leg of this Last 16 tie and Mourinho’s men will be going all out to reach the quarter-finals. 

 

Wednesday March 14
12.30pm
ITV
Horse Racing: Cheltenham Festival - Day 2
The feature race of the day is the Queen Mother Champion Chase over two miles. This is one of the most popular races of the entire week for punters. 

 

Wednesday March 14
7.45pm
BT Sport HD
UEFA Champions League - Last 16, 2nd Leg: Barcelona v Chelsea
A huge challenge for Chelsea as they head to the Nou Camp with the aggregate score balanced at 1-1. The Blues are actually unbeaten in their last four visits to the home of Barcelona. 

 

Thursday March 15
12.30pm
ITV
Horse Racing: Cheltenham Festival - Day 3
The stayers go under the spotlight on the third day of the Festival as they take part in the Stayers’ Hurdle. 

 

Thursday March 15
7pm
Sky Sports Main Event
Premier League Darts
Night Seven of Premier League Darts as the players head to Nottingham where former champions Gary Anderson and Raymond van Barneveld go head-to-head. 

 

Friday March 16
12.30pm
ITV
Horse Racing: Cheltenham Festival - Day 4
The Gold Cup takes centre stage at what is sure to be a packed Cheltenham. Sizing John, ridden by Robbie Power, won this prestigious race in 2017. 

 

Friday March 16
7.45pm
Sky Sports Arena
Super League: St Helens v Leeds Rhinos
Top rugby action as St Helens take on the Rhinos. Saints got their Super League campaign off to a perfect start and will be favourites for this clash. 

 

Friday March 16
8pm
Sky Sports PL HD
Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United
The Magpies will be well aware of the attacking brilliance of Spurs this season but may be powerless to repel Harry Kane and co at Wembley. 

 

Saturday March 17
2.45pm
ITV
Six Nations Rugby: England v Ireland
Unfortunately this will not be a ‘winner takes all’ occasion with England’s Grand Slam now off the table following defeat against Scotland but this will still be a momentous rugby clash at the home of English rugby. 

 

Saturday March 17
5pm
BBC
Six Nations Rugby: Wales v France
Action from Cardiff as Wales take on France. It has been a mixed bag for both sides during their respective campaigns but Wales would appear to be the favourites here. 

 

Thursday, March 22
7pm
Sky Sports Main Event HD
Premier League Darts 
The Premier League bandwagon arrives in Glasgow’s SSE Hydro with the fans being treated to Anderson v Whitlock and Wright v Van Barnefeld.

 

Friday, March 23
7.45pm
ITV
International Football: Netherlands v England
A friendly at Amsterdam ArenA as these two sides meet for the 21st time. England will be aiming to limber up ahead of the 2018 World Cup coming up this summer against opponents who failed to qualify for the main event. 

 

Tuesday, March 27
8pm
ITV
International Football: England v Italy
Another friendly for England against an Italy side still reeling from their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia. 

 

Saturday March 31
12.30pm
Sky Sports PL HD
Premier League: Crystal Palace v Liverpool 
Can Palace maintain their revival and stave off the threat of relegation? They lost 1-0 to Liverpool at Anfield earlier in the season. 

 

Saturday March 31
5.30pm
BT Sport 1  HD
Premier League: Everton v Manchester City
A big North West derby at Goodison Park. The Toffees will have no fear ahead of this fixture having drawn 1-1 with City way back in August. 

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