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Coming up in October

30th September 2016

 

Sports4Bars.com looks ahead to the key live sporting fixtures coming up in October, including some massive head-to-heads in the UEFA Champions League

Sunday October 2
2.15pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City
An intriguing tie as an up-and-coming Spurs side take on Barclays Premier League pacesetters Manchester City at White Hart Lane.

Thursday October 6
7.45pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
World Cup 2018 Qualifier: Austria v Wales
After their sensational Euro 2016 campaign can Wales continue their tremendous run of form? Austria are certainly no pushovers and held eventual champions Portugal to a draw in the group stages of Euro 2016.

Saturday October 8
5pm
ITV
World Cup 2018 Qualifier: England v Malta
A Wembley outing for England as they take on minnows Malta. The Maltese lost 5-1 to Scotland in early September and England will surely prove to strong for them.

Tuesday October 11
7.45pm
ITV
World Cup 2018 Qualifier: Slovenia v England
England continue their World Cup qualifying campaign and Slovenia will pose a more serious challenge to the Three Lions. England last faced them in September, beating them 1-0.

Saturday October 15
12.30pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Chelsea v Leicester City
The reigning champions head to Stamford Bridge and will hope to find plenty of gaps in the Blues' defence which has hardly been watertight so far this season.

Saturday October 15
5.30pm
BT Sport 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Crystal Palace v West Ham
They may have one of the more impressive stadiums in the Premier League but the Hammers do not yet have the team to match it. Crystal Palace are aiming simply for survival and may view this home game as a winnable encounter.

Monday October 17
8pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Liverpool v Manchester United
This is a game which will have diehard fans and neutrals heading through the club doors to catch the action on the big screen as in-form Liverpool take on their great historical rivals Man United.

Tuesday October 18
7.45pm
BT Sport 3
UEFA Champions League: Bayer Leverkusen v Tottenham Hotspur
Spurs' European adventure continues as they head to Germany for another group match. They performed adequately in their campaign opener against Monaco but went down 2-1.

Wednesday October 19
7.45pm
BT Sport 3
UEFA Champions League: Barcelona v Manchester City
A massive game for all concerned as two huge clubs battle it out at one of the world' great sporting cathedrals. Both sides have impressed in their early outings and will each expect to top the group. Neutrals will be hoping for an all-out attacking effort from the many star names up-front.

Saturday October 22
12.30pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Bournemouth v Tottenham Hotspur
He may have sent out on loan by Arsenal but Bournemouth midfielder will be desperate to make an impact against his old North London foes Spurs in this home encounter. Wilshere was instrumental in his side's 1-0 shock win over Everton and will be a key man here.

Saturday October 22
5.30pm
BT Sport 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Liverpool v West Bromwich Albion
The Kop faithful's love affair with manager Jurgen Klopp shows no sign of being extinguished anytime soon with the Reds playing an ambitious and successful brand of football this season. Meanwhile, the Baggies have had a bright start to their campaign and will be intent on a solid finish in the top half of the table.

Sunday October 23
4pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Chelsea v Manchester United
A game that will send the media into a frenzy as Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho makes his return to Stamford Bridge after his sacking last season. Expect plenty of fireworks on and off the pitch for this one as the forceful personalities of Diego Costa and Zlatan Ibrahimovic take centre stage.

Saturday October 29
12.30pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Sunderland v Arsenal
After a disappointing start to the season Sunderland are already being talked of as relegation fodder, a status that could be further underlined by this outing against a Gunners side who have been fitfully impressive so far. The highlight of their season to date, of course, was the comprehensive defeat of Chelsea back in September and they will strive to replicate that near-perfect performance.

Saturday October 29
3pm
BT Sport 1 HD
Aviva Premiership Rugby: Saracens v Leicester Tigers
Having lost their 'invincibles' tag earlier this season, Saracens will pick themselves up and continue to play their distinctive brand of hard, physical rugby. In-form Tigers may just fancy their chances of nicking a win here though.


Also coming up...

Sunday October 2
12noon
BT Sport 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Manchester United v Stoke City

Thursday October 6
7pm
Sky Sports 3 HD
Darts: World Grand Prix

Saturday October 15
12.30pm
Channel 4
Channel 4 Racing: British Champions Day, Ascot

Saturday October 22
12.30pm
Channel 4
Channel 4 Racing: Doncaster, Cheltenham and Wetherby

Sunday October 23
8pm
Sky Sports F1 HD
F1: USA Grand Prix

Friday October 28
7.45pm
BT Sport 1 HD
Aviva Premiership Rugby: Northampton Saints v Gloucester

Saturday October 29
5.30pm
BT Sport 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Crystal Palace v Liverpool

Monday October 31
8pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Barclays Premier League: Stoke City v Swansea City

 

 

 

 

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