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Key sporting fixtures to watch in May

30th April 2017

 

Sports4Bars.com looks ahead to the biggest sporting fixtures coming up in May, including the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League and the FA Cup Final

 

Saturday May 6
12.30pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Premier League: Manchester City v Crystal Palace
The season is drawing to its close but there is still plenty at stake for the teams at the bottom and the top of the table, not least Manchester City and Crystal Palace.

Saturday May 6
10pm
BT Sport
Boxing: Canelo Alvarez v Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Boxing action from Las Vegas as the two renowned Mexican fighters battle it out. Alvarez is the current WBO light middleweight champions while Chavez is a former WBC middleweight champion.


Sunday May 7

11am
Sky Sports 2 HD
One-Day International Cricket: England v Ireland
This two-match series between England and Ireland gets underway at Lords. England and Ireland have met seven times in ODIs, including the 2011 ICC World Cup clash when the men in green recorded a memorable victory over England.


Sunday May 7

1.30pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Premier League: Liverpool v Southampton
Liverpool continue to battle for a place in the Top Four and will be targeting this home tie as an eminently winnable fixture that will help them move up the table during these crucial weeks.


Sunday May 7

4pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Premier League: Arsenal v Manchester United
Following their stunning win over Chelsea in April, Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United side will be full of confidence as they set their sights on a top-four finish.


Monday May 8

8pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Premier League: Chelsea v Middlesbrough
Chelsea looked to be unassailable in their quest for the League title but suffered a couple of hiccups in the tailend of the season, something they will hope to avoid against lowly ‘boro.


Tuesday May 9

7.45pm
BT Sport 2 HD
UEFA Champions League - Semi-Finals, 2nd Leg: Juventus v Monaco
The first semi-final of the UEFA Champions League. Juventus will be favourites for this clash having knocked out Barcelona in the quarter-finals.


Wednesday May 10

7.45pm
BT Sport 1 HD
UEFA Champions League - Semi-Finals, 2nd Leg: Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid
A repeat of last year’s final. Atletico have not beaten Real in four attempts this season but drew 1-1 in the last La Liga encounter between the sides. The previous encounter was a 3-0 win for Real.


Friday May 12

8pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Premier League: West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea
West Bromwich have enjoyed some great moments this season and their enterprising style of play has won over many neutrals. That said, they are likely to struggle here.


Saturday May 13

5pm
BT Sport/Sky Sports
Rugby Union: European Champions Cup Final - Clermont Auvergne v Saracens
The showpiece climax to the knockout Cup featuring the biggest teams in Europe. Saracens are the reigning champions while Clermont have never won the tournament but have impressed this season. 


Saturday May 13

8pm
BT Sport
Boxing: WBC International Featherweight - Warrington v Martinez
Boxing action from Leeds as Josh Warrington defends his title.


Sunday May 14

2.15pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Premier League: West Ham United v Liverpool
At this stage of the season every single game is important for Liverpool as they aim for a top-four finish.


Sunday May 14

2.15pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United
This should be a fascinating encounter given the recent form shown by both these teams. Spurs have been a revelation this season and are almost always entertaining.


Tuesday May 16

8pm
Sky Sports 1 HD
Premier League: Manchester City v West Bromwich Albion
Manchester City will be aiming to maintain their place in the top four as they take on the Baggies at the Etihad.


Wednesday May 24

2pm
Sky Sports 2 HD
One-Day International Cricket: England v South Africa
Action from Headingley as England open their one-day series against South Africa. They will also play the Proteas at Southampton and Lord’s.


Saturday May 27

2pm
BT Sport/BBC
Football: FA Cup Final - Arsenal v Chelsea
An all-London affair in this Wembley showpiece, one of the sporting occasions of the year and one which is guaranteed to bring members through club doors.


Saturday May 27

3pm
BT Sport
Rugby Union: Aviva Premiership Final
The English domestic season comes to a close at Twickenham Stadium as the two teams left standing after the play-offs go head to head.


ALSO COMING UP...

Saturday May 6
5pm
Sky Sports
Super League: Catalans Dragons v Leeds Rhinos


Saturday May 6

5.30pm
BT Sport 1 HD
Premier League: Swansea City v Everton


Wednesday May 10

2pm
Sky Sports 2 HD
Cricket: One-Day Cup - Essex Eagles v Sussex Sharks


Thursday May 11

2pm
Sky Sports 2 HD
Cricket: One-Day Cup - Nottinghamshire Outlaws v Durham


Sunday May 14

12 noon
Sky Sports 1 HD
Premier League: Crystal Palace v Hull City

 

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