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Top live sporting fixtures coming up in May

30th April 2019

Sports4Bars.com picks some of the biggest live fixtures in May, including the latter stages of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League

Wednesday, May 1 
8pm
BT Sport 2
UEFA Champions League: Semi-Final, 1st Leg - Barcelona v Liverpool
It has been a great season so far for Liverpool but can they seize the initiative in this two-leg semi-final against European heavyweights Barcelona?

 
Thursday, May 2 
7pm
Sky Sports Action
Premier League Darts
Premier League Darts returns to the Manchester Arena as the sport’s top marksmen battle it out for a spot in the play-offs to be held at the O2 on May 23. 
 
Thursday, May 2 
8pm
BT Sport 2
UEFA Europa League: Semi-Final, 1st Leg - Arsenal v Valencia
Action from the Europa League Semi-Finals as the remaining four teams battle it out for a place in the final over two legs.Over on BT Sport 3 at the same time, Chelsea take on Eintracht Frankfurt. 
 
Friday, May 3 
8pm
Sky Sports Premier League
Football: Premier League - Everton v Burnley
Sky Sports present another Friday Night Football treat as Everton host Burnley at Goodison Park. The Toffees have been solidly mid-table this year and should have too much all-round strength for Burnley. The visitors have delivered some great performances this year though, including a 2-1 win over Spurs. 
 
Saturday, May 4 
12.30pm
Sky Sports Premier League
Football: Premier League - Manchester City v Leicester City
It’s an extraordinarily busy end of the season for Manchester City with the team fighting on several fronts but the strength in depth enjoyed by  the squad should enable them to continue to perform at their customary  high standard. 
 
Sunday, May 5
2.30m
Sky Sports Cricket
International Twenty20 Cricket: England v Pakistan
This one-off Twenty20 match between England and Pakistan takes place at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff and will be followed by a five-match ODI series between the same opponents. 
 
Monday, May 6 
8pm
Sky Sports Premier League
Premier League: Bournemouth v Tottenham Hotspur
It would be an understatement to say that Spurs fans would be left disappointed if their team were not to finish in the top four this season. But it is likely to be a very, very close run thing given how close things are at the top of the table. 
 
Tuesday, May 7 
8pm
BT Sport 2
UEFA Champions League: Semi-Final, 2nd Leg - Liverpool v Barcelona
Action from the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League with the last four teams just 90 minutes or so away from the final. A momentous night awaits at Anfield. 
 
Wednesday, May 8
8pm
BT Sport 2
UEFA Champions League: Semi-Final, 2nd Leg - Ajax v Tottenham Hotspur
Action from the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League with the last four teams just 90 minutes or so away from the final. A momentous night awaits at Anfield. 
 
Wednesday, May 8 
1pm
Sky Sports Cricket
International ODI Cricket: England v Pakistan
The One-Day International series gets underway at the Oval with four more games to come. This is a crucial period for England who will be hosting the ICC World Cup at the end of the month and will want to hit top form on their home soil. Pakistan come into this series on the back of a 5-0 defeat against Australia and will not lack motivation to bounce back to form. 
 
Thursday, May 16  
5pm
Sky Sports Golf
Golf: US PGA Championship
The second major of the season takes place at Bethpage Black in New York State. This is the first time that this club has hosted the PGA Tournament, although it did stage the US Open on two occasions - in 2002 and 2019.  At the time of writing, Tiger Wood is the early favourite for the title. 
 
Saturday, May 18
8pm
BT Sport/BBC
FA Cup Final: Manchester City v Watford
It has been another FA Cup season to savour with plenty of drama weaved into the narrative. Now the time has come for the title to be decided and it’s clear that Watford will be mighty underdogs against the might of Manchester City, although they will back themselves to cause an upset on the greatest stage. 
 
Thursday, May 23 
7pm
Sky Sports Action
Premier League Darts
London’s O2 hosts the final night of the 2019 Premier League Darts competition. Expect plenty of entertainment on and off the oche as this showpiece event unfolds. Michael van Gerwen won a third successive Premier League title last year as he claimed glory, defeating Rob Cross in the semi-finals and then Michael Smith in the final. 
 
Saturday, May 25
3pm
BT Sport
Gallagher Premiership Rugby: Semi-Final
A place in the final at Twickenham on June 1 beckons for the winners of the two semi-finals. While Exeter Chiefs and Saracens have been the clear frontrunners for much of the season, Gloucester have also looked highly effective under the guiding eye of fly-half Danny Cipriani. 
 
Thursday, May 30
10.30am
Sky Sports Cricket
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: England v South Africa
The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup gets underway as England host South Africa. All 10 competing nations will play each other in a round-robin format before the top four are sifted out. 
 
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Wednesday, May 1 
1pm
Sky Sports Cricket
Cricket: One-Day Cup - Northamptonshire Steelbacks v Yorkshire Vikings
 
Thursday, May 2 
8am
Sky Sports Main Event
Golf: Volvo China Open
 
Saturday, May 4 
1.45pm
Sky Sports Action
Rugby Union: Army v Navy​
 
Sunday, May 12  
2pm
Sky Sports F1 HD
F1: Spanish Grand Prix
 
Saturday, May 18  
4pm
Sky Sports Golf
Golf: US PGA Championship
 
Sunday, May 26 
2.10pm
Sky Sports F1 HD
F1: Monaco Grand Prix
 
Wednesday, May 29
8pm
BT Sport
UEFA Europa League Final
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