Stephen Watson presents highlights from the Carling Cup of Nations as Northern Ireland take on Scotland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
As the new football season kicks off this August, the television institution that is Match of the Day celebrates 50 years since it was first aired. This definitive documentary charts the history of this iconic programme and highlights its long-ingrained place at the heart of Saturday night television. We discover why Match of the Day holds such a special place in the nation’s affections with classic archive featuring George Best, Brian Clough, Sir Bobby Robson, David Coleman and Jimmy Hill and brand new contributions from Jose Mourinho, Sergio Aguero, Ryan Giggs, Thierry Henry, Gary Lineker, Wayne Rooney, Des Lynam, Rio Ferdinand, Ian Wright, Michael Owen, Alan Hansen, Alan Shearer, John Motson and stars from the England women’s football team. We also hear from fans of the show including Sir Alan Sugar, Sue Johnston, Piers Morgan and Russell Brand. Barry Stoller, who composed the iconic Match of the Day music, talks for the very first time about how the tune became the most recognised theme tune on television beating EastEnders and Dr Who! There are also special performances of the music by Lethal Bizzle and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The show looks at how MOTD has evolved over the years, remaining the main place for football viewers to watch action. We also remember how the programme dealt with tragedy, when 96 Liverpool fans Iost their life at Hillsborough. We take a look at the elements of the show that have become synonymous with the MOTD brand like Goal of the Month and we track down a serial winner of the award who became a cult hero in the ‘90s. And Sergio Aguero takes us back to the very spot he scored the most famous of last-minute MOTD goals. Full of fantastic anecdotes and the finest footballing moments of the past 50 years this documentary celebrates Match of the Day notching up its half century while continuing to set the footballing agenda among viewers.
Guy Mowbray presents highlights of classic FA Cup third-round encounters of yesteryear. Hereford United's famous encounter with Newcastle United in 1972, Bradford City's clash with Tottenham Hotspur in 1989 and Shrewsbury Town's meeting with Everton from 2003 are this episode's featured matches.
The FA Cup fourth round has delivered a host of thrilling ties - BBC Sport takes a look back at some of the most memorable in this one-hour special. Despite beating Swansea in the third round, non-league Havant & Waterlooville were given no chance of claiming victory at Liverpool in the fourth. However, they led twice in the first half of their 2008 tie at Anfield - eventually losing 5-2 in a breathless encounter. The clock will also be wound back to the 1980s, with the spotlight on two famous cup upsets from that decade - York City's 1-0 win over Arsenal and Port Vale's 2-1 victory against Tottenham.
A World Cup which began with low expectations for England ended with positivity and optimism, despite the pain of losing in the semi-finals to Croatia. The England squad - both on and off the pitch - restored pride in the national team. Gabby Logan sits down for an in-depth interview with Gareth Southgate as they look back at England’s World Cup campaign with a host of contributions from key members of the squad.
A look back at the action from a thrilling 2018 World Cup in Russia, one of the most exciting and unpredictable tournaments of the modern era.
David Beckham and Michael Owen are among the stars reflecting on four decades of football's flagship show. Classic clips and cherished memories illustrate how the programme became a national treasure and why it's a favourite of comedians. Other contributors include Bobby Robson, George Best, Brian Clough, Noel Gallagher of Oasis, Ian Wright, Delia Smith, Des Lynam and Jimmy Hill
The first episode of Match of the Day from 1964, presented by Kenneth Wolstenholme and former Arsenal player Walley Barnes. The featured match is Liverpool versus Arsenal at Anfield.
Match of the Day recorded this night of the Hillsborough disaster, April 15th 1989. This episode contains distressing scenes. The Hillsborough disaster was an incident that occurred on 15 April 1989 at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England, during the FA Cup semi-final match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest football clubs. The crush resulted in the deaths of 96 people and injuries to 766 others. The incident has since been blamed primarily on the police, and remains the worst stadium-related disaster in British history, and one of the world's worst football disasters.
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the Premier League as the 2009/10 season gets under way. Everton v Arsenal Chelsea v Hull Blackburn v Man City Aston Villa v Wigan Wolverhampton v West Ham Stoke v Burnley Bolton v Sunderland Portsmouth v Fulham
Gary Lineker presents highlights and goals from the day's Premier League action in a mid-week special edition. Burnley v Man Utd Hull v Tottenham Liverpool v Stoke Birmingham v Portsmouth Sunderland v Chelsea Wigan v Wolves
Gary Lineker presents goals and highlights from the day's Premier League fixtures. Wigan v Man Utd Arsenal v Portsmouth Man City v Wolves Sunderland v Blackburn Hull v Bolton Birmingham v Stoke
Gary Lineker presents goals and highlights from the day's Premier League fixtures. Man Utd v Arsenal Tottenham v Birmingham Bolton v Liverpool Chelsea v Burnley Stoke v Sunderland Wolves v Hull Blackburn v West Ham
Gary Lineker presents all the goals and highlights from Barclays Premier League fixtures. Man City v Arsenal Spurs v Man Utd Stoke v Chelsea Portsmouth v Bolton Blackburn v Wolves Liverpool v Burnley Sunderland v Hull Wigan v West Ham
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the Premier League. West Ham v Liverpool Burnley v Sunderland Arsenal v Wigan Aston Villa v Portsmouth Hull v Birmingham Bolton v Stoke
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's Premier League matches. Wigan v Chelsea Liverpool v Hull Tottenham v Burnley Stoke v Man Utd Birmingham v Bolton Blackburn v Aston Villa Fulham v Arsenal Portsmouth v Everton
Gary Lineker presents highlights from five Premier League games. Man Utd v Sunderland Wolves v Portsmouth Bolton v Tottenham Burnley v Birmingham Hull v Wigan September Goal of the Month
Gary Lineker hosts highlights from the day's Premier League fixtures. Aston Villa v Chelsea Sunderland v Liverpool Man Utd v Bolton Portsmouth v Tottenham Arsenal v Birmingham Stoke v West Ham Everton v Wolves
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's Barclays Premier League games. Chelsea v Blackburn Tottenham v Stoke Birmingham v Sunderland Wolves v Aston Villa Burnley v Wigan Hull v Portsmouth
Gary Lineker presents all the highlights from the Barclays Premier League. Fulham v Liverpool Bolton v Chelsea Portsmouth v Wigan Arsenal v Tottenham Burnley v Hull Man Utd v Blackburn Sunderland v West Ham Stoke v Wolves Everton v Aston Villa
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the Premier League. Man City v Burnley Wolves v Arsenal Villa v Bolton Spurs v Sunderland Blackburn v Portsmouth
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the Premier League. Liverpool v Man City Sunderland v Arsenal Hull v West Ham Chelsea v Wolves Man Utd v Everton Birmingham v Fulham Burnley v Villa
Gary Lineker presents all the goals and highlights from the day's Barclays Premier League matches. Portsmouth v Man Utd West Ham v Burnley Aston Villa v Tottenham Man City v Hull Wigan v Sunderland Fulham v Bolton Blackburn v Stoke
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from Barclays Premier League fixtures. Man City v Chelsea West Ham v Man Utd Arsenal v Stoke Aston Villa v Hull Wigan v Birmingham Portsmouth v Burnley Wolverhampton v Bolton Blackburn v Liverpool Goal of the month
Gabby Logan introduces highlights and reaction from all nine matches in the Barclays Premier League. Chelsea v Everton Man Utd v Aston Villa Tottenham v Wolves Bolton v Man City Stoke v Wigan Birmingham v West Ham Sunderland v Portsmouth Burnley v Fulham Hull v Blackburn
Gary Lineker presents highlights and goals from the day's Premier League action in a mid-week special edition, as well as all the goals from Tuesday's matches. Chelsea v Portsmouth Tottenham v Man City Burnley v Arsenal Liverpool v Wigan Tuesday's Action: Man Utd v Wolves Sunderland v Aston Villa Birmingham v Blackburn Bolton v West Ham
Gary Lineker introduces highlights of the day's matches in the Barclays Premier League. Man City v Sunderland Fulham v Man Utd Portsmouth v Liverpool Arsenal v Hull Blackburn v Tottenham Aston Villa v Stoke
Gary Lineker hosts highlights from a busy Boxing Day of Premier League fixtures. Man City v Stoke West Ham v Portsmouth Birmingham v Chelsea Liverpool v Wolves Sunderland v Everton Wigan v Blackburn Burnley v Bolton Fulham v Tottenham
Gabby Logan presents highlights from the day's top flight fixtures as the busy Christmas period continues and the 2009/10 Barclays Premier League season moves past the halfway point. Chelsea v Fulham Wolves v Man City Tottenham v West Ham Stoke v Birmingham Blackburn v Sunderland Everton v Burnley
Gary Lineker presents all the goals and highlights from the latest Barclays Premier League fixtures. Birmingham v Man Utd Arsenal v Everton Goal of the Month
Gary Lineker presents highlights and goals from the day's Premier League fixtures Chelsea v Sunderland Man Utd v Burnley Everton v Man City Stoke v Liverpool Wolves v Wigan Tottenham v Hull
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the Barclays Premier League and the Carling Cup semi-final second leg between Manchester United and Manchester City. There were also four games in the top flight including Chelsea hosting Birmingham and Arsenal's trip to Aston Villa. Chelsea v Birmingham Aston Villa v Arsenal Everton v Sunderland Blackburn v Wigan Carling Cup: Man Utd v Man City SF L2 Tuesday's Action: Tottenham v Fulham Wolves v Liverpool Bolton v Burnley Portsmouth v West Ham
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's matches in the Premier League. Burnley v Chelsea Birmingham v Tottenham Fulham v Aston Villa Liverpool v Bolton Wigan v Everton Hull v Wolves West Ham v Blackburn
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's Premier League fixtures. Man Utd v Portsmouth Hull v Man City Liverpool v Everton Burnley v West Ham Tottenham v Aston Villa Stoke v Blackburn Sunderland v Wigan Bolton v Fulham
Gary Lineker presents highlights and goals from the midweek Premier League fixtures. Everton v Chelsea Aston Villa v Man Utd Arsenal v Liverpool Wolves v Tottenham West Ham v Birmingham Blackburn v Hull Tuesday's Action January's Goal of the Month
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's matches in the Premier League. Reigning champions Manchester United will aim to do the double over Everton for the third time in four years when they visit Goodison Park. Sunderland inflicted a surprise defeat on Arsenal when the sides met at the Stadium of Light in November 2009, so Arsene Wenger's team will look for revenge. Wolves fans will be nervous ahead of their match with Chelsea, given that the Blues have scored 14 goals in the teams' previous three meetings, including a 5-0 victory on their previous visit to Molineux. Tony Pulis takes his Stoke side to face his old club Portsmouth, while relegation rivals West Ham and Hull meet at Upton Park. Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson are in the studio to analyse the play.
Gary Lineker introduces goals and highlights from Saturday's Premier League fixtures. Former Italy team-mates Carlo Ancelotti and Roberto Mancini have faced each other other as managers in the Milan derby, and here they met for the first time as Premier League bosses, with Ancelotti's Chelsea hosting Mancini's Manchester City. Arsenal travelled to Stoke, having lost at the Britannia Stadium both in this league fixture last season and in the FA Cup in January. Portsmouth's win over Burnley in December was their first under Avram Grant - could they do the double at Turf Moor? Birmingham v Wigan promised plenty of goals, as the Blues won this fixture 3-2 last season and also prevailed by the same scoreline at the DW Stadium earlier in this campaign. Wolves were at Bolton in the day's other top flight game.
Arsenal host Burnley while Manchester United's are at Wolves. Wolves lost 3-0 to United in the reverse fixture before Christmas, with manager Mick McCarthy criticised for fielding an under-strength team. With home advantage, McCarthy will plot a repeat of the shock win by Wolves when they last hosted then-league leaders United in the Premier League in 2004. Burnley make their first visit to Arsenal in the top flight since 1975. The sides drew 1-1 at Turf Moor earlier in the season, but Burnley's away form has been as wretched as Arsenal's home form has been excellent. The Gunners are hopeful that a relatively easy run-in will keep them in the hunt for the league title, and winning fixtures like this one are essential if they are to challenge for silverware.
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's Premier League matches, including the local derbies between Arsenal and West Ham, Aston Villa and Wolves and Burnley and Wigan. Arsenal and West Ham share the need for all three points at the Emirates Stadium, though for different reasons. The Gunners retain ambitions of regaining the Premier League title they last won in 2004, while the Hammers are fighting against relegation. In the Midlands, Villa continue their pursuit of European qualification against a Wolves side desperate to avoid an immediate return to the Championship. Burnley face a similar fate, but with their dismal away record would probably be content with a point at fellow strugglers Wigan.
Gary Lineker presents the best of the action and reaction from the day's seven Premier League matches, with the three title contenders all involved. Chelsea host an Aston Villa side with aspirations of securing a third successive top-six finish and a place in European competition. Villa have already beaten Chelsea once this season, overturning Didier Drogba's early strike at Villa Park with goals from defenders Richard Dunne and James Collins, but it is eight years since they last triumphed at Stamford Bridge. Arsenal also face West Midlands opposition in the shape of Birmingham. Arsene Wenger's Gunners have only lost once in their previous 16 games in this fixture and can ill-afford a slip-up as they strive for their first silverware in five years. However, their hosts have exceeded expectations in their first season back in the top flight and could prove obdurate opponents. In the late kick-off, defending champions Manchester United are in action at neighbours Bolton, where they have only lost once in more than 30 years. Owen Coyle's Bolton need the points as desperately as United as they strive to maintain their Premier League status.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from all of the day's matches in the Barclays Premier League, which include a huge clash between title rivals Manchester United and Chelsea. Arsenal are aiming to do the double over Wolves, having thumped them 4-1 at Molineux. Birmingham held Liverpool at Anfield in November and are looking to at least match that at St Andrew's. Burnley and Manchester City meet at Turf Moor, having shared the spoils in a six-goal thriller earlier in the season. Bolton host Aston Villa, no doubt hoping Martin O'Neill's side will have one eye on next week's FA Cup semi-finals. Portsmouth are also in the last four of the FA Cup but with every point crucial in their battle to avoid relegation, they cannot afford to slip up at home to Blackburn. In the day's other games, Hull visit Stoke and Tottenham are at Sunderland.
Gary Lineker presents the best of the action and reaction from the day's Premier League matches. Hull host Burnley at the KC Stadium with both teams battling for their Premier League existence. Both clubs have changed managers since Burnley beat Hull 2-0 back in October, veteran Graham Alexander scoring both goals. But the Clarets' away form has been consistently poor all season, and they haven't managed a win at Hull since 1994. Also struggling at the wrong end of the table are West Ham United, who host Sunderland. Both sides have endured difficult starts to 2010 and are in desperate need of points. A repeat of the reverse fixture would certainly be welcomed by neutrals - the teams shared four goals and each had a man sent off in an absorbing encounter.
Adrian Chiles presents highlights of the four Premier League games, plus a review of Saturday's action. The battle for fourth place and qualification for next season's Champions League continues with both Liverpool and Manchester City in action. Liverpool host Fulham, who shocked the Anfield club back in October with a 3-1 victory in a game that also saw the Reds reduced to nine men. Expectations at Manchester City were high back in August, but opponents Birmingham have arguably been the season's biggest success story. Nevertheless, the Manchester club remain in the mix for a fourth-place finish, and will be confident of preserving an unbeaten home record against the Blues that dates back to 1998. Blackburn host champions Manchester United at Ewood Park. Sir Alex Ferguson's side have won the last four meetings between the sides, and haven't lost away at their North West rivals since 2006. The day's other game sees relegation-threatened Wolves host Stoke at Molineux.
Gary Lineker presents highlights of all the day's Premier League matches, including the Manchester derby at the City of Manchester Stadium. United beat City 4-3 earlier this season, thanks to an injury-time winner from Michael Owen. Can City gain revenge and boost their Champions League hopes at the same time? There's a London derby to savour at White Hart Lane, where Tottenham will hope to derail Chelsea's title challenge. And at the other end of the table, Iain Dowie's relegation-threatened Hull cannot afford to lose at Birmingham.
Gary Lineker presents highlights of all the day's Premier League matches. Manchester United hosted Tottenham who had not won at Old Trafford in 21 years. Arsenal were also in action against a Manchester City side chasing their third league victory against the Gunners in their last four contests. Elsewhere, Sunderland will be looking for a sixth consecutive victory over Hull, Bolton host Portsmouth, Wigan are at West Ham and Wolves take on Blackburn.
Gary Lineker presents the best of the action and reaction from the day's Premier League matches. The battle for European places continues as Manchester City host Aston Villa and Tottenham take on Bolton. Fratton Park will host its last Premier League fixture for at least a year when relegated Portsmouth take on Wolves. Birmingham City will be looking for a first home win over Burnley in 10 years, while Stoke haven't beaten Everton at home since 1982.
Gary Lineker presents the best of the action and reaction from the final day of the Premier League season. All 20 teams played today as the remaining issues at either end of the table were finally decided. Defending champions Manchester United hosted Stoke at Old Trafford, Arsenal met Fulham in a London derby, and Chelsea's pursuit of a first league title since 2006 concluded at home to a Wigan side that beat the Blues in the reverse fixture. Burnley's debut season in the Premier League ended with the visit of a Tottenham side that has spent the season striving for a top-four finish. Manchester City also set out this season to earn Champions League qualification and finished their campaign at West Ham, who have endured a difficult time on and off the pitch. Meanwhile, Liverpool were hoping to finish strongly against lowly Hull.
Gary Lineker is joined by Alan Hansen, Alan Shearer and Lee Dixon for coverage of England's final group match as they take on Slovenia in Port Elizabeth. Slovenia is a nation of only two million people but they will not be underestimated by Fabio Capello's England, who were fortunate to beat them 2-1 at Wembley in a friendly in September 2009. The Slovenians vowed revenge after that game for the generous award of a penalty when Wayne Rooney was adjudged to have been fouled. With qualification for either side possibly resting on this game, tensions could run high. Commentary comes from Guy Mowbray and Mark Lawrenson.
Live coverage of the last sixteen clash between England and Germany from Bloemfontein. The winner will face Argentina or Mexico in the quarter-finals.
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the first day of the new Barclays Premier League season. Wigan V Blackpool Chelsea V West Brom Aston Villa V Wolverhampton Tottenham V Man City Sunderland V Birmingham Wolves V Stoke Blackburn V Everton Bolton V Fulham Champions Chelsea begin the defence of their title against newly-promoted West Brom, who are led by former Blues favourite Roberto Di Matteo, while Blackpool travel to Wigan for their first top-flight match since 1971 and Tottenham host big-spending Manchester City.
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the second round of matches of the new Premier League season. Wigan V Chelsea Arsenal V Blackpool Blackburn V Birmingham West Brom V Sunderland Everton V Wolves West Ham V Bolton Stoke V Tottenham Champions Chelsea will be keen to avoid a repeat of the previous season's shock 3-1 defeat at Wigan, while Blackpool have not won a top-flight game at Arsenal since 1958 - will their luck change? Blackburn travel to Birmingham hoping for a first win at St Andrew's since 2003, while West Brom host Sunderland. Elsewhere, Wolves are at Everton, West Ham face Bolton and Stoke host Tottenham.
Gary Lineker presents highlights and goals from Saturday's Premier League action. Blackburn v Arsenal Blackpool v Fulham Chelsea v Stoke Man Utd v West Ham Tottenham v Wigan Wolverhampton v Newcastle
Gary Lineker presents highlights of the day's Barclays Premier League matches. Everton v Manchester United Newcastle v Blackpool West Ham v Chelsea Arsenal v Bolton Fulham v Wolves Manchester City v Blackburn West Brom v Tottenham Wigan v Sunderland
Gary Lineker presents highlights and goals from Saturday's Premier League action. Tottenham v Wolverhampton Sunderland v Arsenal West Brom v Birmingham Everton v Newcastle Stoke v West Ham Blackburn v Fulham
Gary Lineker presents highlights and goals from Saturday's Premier League action. Chelsea v Manchester City West Ham v Tottenham Arsenal v West Brom Fulham v Everton Liverpool v Sunderland Brimingham v Wigan Blackpool v Blackburn
Gary Lineker presents highlights and goals from Saturday's Premier League action. Sunderland v Manchester United West Ham v Fulham Tottenham v Aston Villa Birmingham v Everton Stoke v Blackburn Wigan v Wolverhampton West Brom v Bolton
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's Premier League matches, including Chelsea's trip to Aston Villa. New boss Gerard Houllier could not have chosen more difficult opponents for his first home game in the Villa dugout. The Blues beat Villa 3-0 in last season's FA Cup semi-finals and also put seven goals past them in their most recent league meeting. West Brom head to Old Trafford looking for their first win away to Manchester United since 1978. Arsenal take on Birmingham at the Emirates Stadium, while Fulham face London rivals Tottenham. Elsewhere, Bolton meet Stoke, Newcastle play Wigan and Wolves take on West Ham.
Gary Lineker, Alan Hansen and Alan Shearer cast their eyes over the day's Premier League fixtures, with champions Chelsea in action against Wolves. Gerard Houllier's Aston Villa are at Sunderland, hoping that Emile Heskey can lead them to victory as he did last year with the opening goal in a 2-0 win. West Ham welcome Newcastle to Upton Park in the evening kick-off. Will former Newcastle midfielder Scott Parker put one over the club who sold him to West Ham for 7 million pounds three years ago? Birmingham v Blackpool Chelsea v Wolverhampton Sunderland v Aston Villa Tottenham v Everton West Brom v Fulham West Ham v Newcastle Wigan v Bolton
Gary Lineker, Alan Hansen and Lee Dixon cast their eyes over the day's Premier League fixtures, with Manchester United facing Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs have failed to win at Old Trafford since a certain Mr Lineker scored the winner in a 1-0 victory in 1989. Champions Chelsea have an away trip to Blackburn Rovers, who held them to a 1-1 draw at Ewood Park last season. And struggling West Ham travel across London to face a daunting fixture with Arsenal. Arsenal v West Ham United Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea Everton v Stoke City Fulham v Wigan Athletic Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester City
Wolves face a tricky away trip to Old Trafford, where they have not beaten Manchester United since 1980. Gerard Houllier's Aston Villa side take on Fulham at Craven Cottage, while Blackburn host Wigan at Ewood Park in what is sure to be a keenly-contested Lancashire derby. West Ham owners David Gold and David Sullivan return to Birmingham City for the first time since their 16-year association with the club came to an end in 2009, and Blackpool welcome Everton to Bloomfield Road for their first top-flight clash in 30 years. Elsewhere, Bolton host Tottenham and Sunderland meet Stoke.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights of the evening's Premier League action in a special midweek edition of Match of the Day. The Manchester derby is always a passionate affair, but with both United and City both genuine Premier League title contenders, the match at the City of Manchester Stadium promises to be a fascinating encounter. There's another derby in West London, where Chelsea host a Fulham side now managed by former Stamford Bridge favourite Mark Hughes. Blackpool travel to Aston Villa for their first top-flight clash since 1967, and Blackburn boss Sam Allardyce returns to Newcastle, where he spent an unhappy eight months in charge in 2007. Elsewhere, struggling West Ham host Roberto Di Matteo's West Bromwich Albion, Bolton travel to Everton and Wolves host Arsenal. The programme will also feature highlights of Tuesday's games between Stoke and Birmingham, and Tottenham versus Sunderland. Stoke City v Birmingham City Tottenham v Sunderland Newcastle v Blackburn Rovers Chelsea v Fulham Aston Villa v Blackpool Wolves v Arsenal Wigan v Liverpool West Ham v West Brom Manchester City v Manchester United Everton v Bolton
Gary Lineker, Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson discuss the action and reaction from the day's eight Premier League fixtures, including Manchester United's visit to Aston Villa. The Villans' manager Gerard Houllier masterminded a succession of wins over Sir Alex Ferguson's United side when he was previously in charge of Liverpool. Title-chasing Manchester City host Birmingham, who lost the corresponding fixture 5-1 last season. Struggling Liverpool face Stoke at the imposing Britannia Stadium, where the Reds have failed to win in their previous two Premier League visits. Aston Villa v Man Utd Tottenham v Blackburn Wolves v Bolton Stoke v Liverpool West Ham v Blackpool Man City v Birmingham Wigan v West Brom Newcastle v Fulham
Gary Lineker presents highlights and goals from Saturday's Premier League action in Match of the Day . The Emirates Stadium hosts the north London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham. The visitors have not won away to the Gunners since the inaugural Premier League season in 1992/93, and have often been overshadowed by their local rivals. However, Spurs are a club on the rise under Harry Redknapp, who helped his side finish just one place below Arsenal last season, bringing Champions League football to White Hart Lane for the first time. Champions Chelsea have an awkward away game against Birmingham City, who held the Blues to a goalless draw in this fixture last December. Manchester United put 10 goals past Wigan in their two games last season, and will hope for a repeat performance at Old Trafford. Elsewhere, Blackpool meet Wolves, Bolton play Newcastle, West Brom take on Stoke and Liverpool host West Ham.
Gary Lineker presents Premier League highlights, including Manchester United's match against Blackburn at Old Trafford. Sam Allardyce's Rovers came away from Manchester City with a point in September, and a similar result in Manchester today would dent United's title aspirations. Arsenal's title push continues at Villa Park, where Gerard Houllier's Aston Villa should provide a tough test. Man Utd v Blackburn Aston Villa v Arsenal Wolves v Sunderland West Ham v Wigan Everton v West Brom Bolton v Blackpool Stoke v Man City Fulham v Birmingham
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's seven Premier League matches, including Chelsea's home fixture with Everton and a London derby between Arsenal and Fulham. Champions Chelsea have been imperious at home, but Everton took four points off them last season and there has never been more than one goal between them in the last eleven meetings. Fulham's short journey to Arsenal offered little promise for the visitors, who have never won at the home of the Gunners despite more than a century of trying. Elsewhere, Manchester United made a seaside trip to Blackpool, Birmingham hosted Tottenham, Manchester City faced local rivals Bolton, Blackburn played Wolves and Stoke met Wigan.
Gary Lineker presents highlights of today's Premier League clashes, including Newcastle United v Liverpool at St James' Park and Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park. The Reds had won the last four fixtures against the Magpies, including a remarkable 5-1 victory in the north east on their last visit in 2008. The Villans and Baggies had met eight times in the Premier League before today, and West Brom were still looking for their first victory
Gabby Logan presents highlights from the day's Premier League matches as struggling West Ham head north to play Blackburn at Ewood Park and Sunderland take on Bolton. Due to bad weather only 2 matches were played.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from a packed day of Barclays Premier League action. Manchester United play host to Sunderland, and Manchester City travel to St James's Park hoping to complete a league double over Newcastle, while Blackpool welcome Liverpool to Bloomfield Road for the first time in 40 years.
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the Barclays Premier League, as Chelsea welcome Bolton to Stamford Bridge, a side they have taken maximum points against in each of the last two seasons. Manchester United travel to St Andrew's to play Birmingham City, a venue they could only draw at last season. Newcastle visit north London to take on Tottenham, while Wigan entertain Arsenal, looking to emulate last season's achievement, when they beat the Gunners 3-2 in a dramatic finish, securing a first-ever league win over the north London club.
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's Premier League games, including Manchester United's trip to play West Bromwich Albion. Elsewhere, big-spending Manchester City take on Blackpool at home for the first time since the two clubs clashed in the third tier of English football back in 1998. Meanwhile, Arsenal face Birmingham, Sunderland meet Blackburn, Stoke play Everton, Liverpool take on Bolton and Tottenham host London rivals Fulham.
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the Premier League, including Arsenal's clash with Manchester City. Champions Chelsea travel to Wolves, hoping to continue their phenomenal recent record against the West Midlands outfit that has seen them score 18 goals in their five previous Premier League clashes. Elsewhere, Aston Villa are at home to Sunderland, Newcastle face West Ham, Blackburn play Liverpool, Everton host Spurs and there is a Lancastrian derby at the Reebok Stadium between Bolton and Wigan.
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the Premier League, including the London derby at Upton Park between West Ham and Arsenal. Both sides are in desperate need of points for different reasons. Arsenal are chasing a first Premier League title since 2004 while West Ham are battling for survival at the other end of the table. Elsewhere, reigning champions Chelsea are at home to Blackburn and Manchester City look to strengthen their title credentials against Wolves.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights of the day's eight matches in the Barclays Premier League. Title-chasing Manchester United host a Birmingham side who have lost their last nine visits to Old Trafford without scoring a goal, while Arsenal's match against visiting Wigan has also traditionally been a home banker - the Gunners had won all eight previous meetings in north London. Liverpool face an awkward trip to struggling Wolves, and Champions League-chasing Tottenham and Manchester City travelled to Newcastle and Aston Villa respectively.
Gary Lineker presents highlights of all ten midweek Premier League fixtures, which include Arsenal taking on Everton, Chelsea visiting Sunderland and Manchester United hosting Aston Villa. Tottenham were bidding for a fourth consecutive win over Blackburn and Newcastle travelled down to London to play Fulham at Craven Cottage. Meanwhile, Stoke were looking for a first top-flight double over Liverpool, having beaten the Reds 2-0 at the Britannia Stadium in November.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's eight Barclays Premier League matches. Newcastle took on Arsenal at St James' Park, looking to complete a first league double over the Gunners in 16 years. Manchester United were in away action at Wolves hoping to maintain their 100% winning Premier League record against the West Midlands club, while Manchester City entertained West Bromwich Albion, who they beat 2-0 earlier in the season with a double from Balotelli, who was also sent off.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's eight Barclays Premier League matches. Manchester United take on neighbours Manchester City at Old Trafford, with the visitors hoping that February proves lucky for them once again - City's last victory over United was three years ago to the very month. Elsewhere, Liverpool host Wigan, Tottenham travel to Sunderland, while the big game towards the bottom of the table sees West Bromwich Albion take on West Ham.
Gary Lineker presents highlights of the day's Premier League action, including title favourites Manchester United's match at Wigan, who are in need of points at the other end of the table. Newcastle host Bolton, looking to avenge the 5-1 thrashing handed out to them at the Reebok earlier this season. And West Brom travel to Stoke in need of points after failing to sustain their strong start to the season
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's Premier League games, including Arsenal's match against Sunderland, who have not won a league match at the Emirates Stadium since 1983. Elsewhere, West Brom make the short trip to play derby rivals Birmingham City, while title-chasing Manchester City host Wigan at Eastlands. And at Craven Cottage, Fulham entertain Blackburn in a match that sees Whites boss Mark Hughes reunited with his former club, while Bolton play Aston Villa, West Ham play Stoke and Newcastle meet Everton.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's Barclays Premier League matches. Title hopefuls Manchester United hosted Bolton, who led twice when the sides drew 2-2 at the Reebok Stadium in September. Arsenal were looking for revenge on West Brom, who upset the Gunners 3-2 at the Emirates earlier this season. Tottenham met fellow London side West Ham, while there was also a West Midlands derby between Aston Villa and Wolves, while Blackburn and Blackpool were involved in an all-Lancashire battle at Ewood Park.
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the Premier League, as title hopefuls Manchester United visit West Ham. Arsenal's bid for a first league title since 2004 continues with a visit from Blackburn, while Chelsea are hoping to maintain their 100 percent Premier League record against Stoke. And Carling Cup winners Birmingham City seek to boost their survival hopes with a first victory over Bolton since 2007. Elsewhere, Everton host Aston Villa, Newcastle face Wolves at St James' Park and Tottenham travel to Wigan.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights of the day's seven Premier League matches. Title favourites Manchester United welcome Fulham to Old Trafford while defending champions Chelsea take on relegation-threatened Wigan at Stamford Bridge. Elsewhere there are difficult away games for three teams at the wrong end of the table - Birmingham travel to Blackburn, West Brom are at Sunderland, and West Ham visit Bolton. Wolves are at home to Everton in the day's early kick-off and Tottenham entertain Stoke.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the Premier League. Reigning champions Chelsea travel to the Hawthorns to face West Bromwich Albion, who have lost their last 11 games against the Blues in both league and cup matches, and were thrashed 6-0 at Stamford Bridge on the opening day of the season. New boss Roy Hodgson, who replaced former Chelsea favourite Roberto Di Matteo in February, will need to tighten up the Baggies' defence if they are to beat the drop. Two more sides battling for survival meet at Bloomfield Road, where Blackpool host Wigan. The Latics will be desperate to avenge the 4-0 mauling they suffered against the Seasiders back in August. Sunderland boss Steve Bruce faces his former club Birmingham at St Andrew's, while Everton meet Blackburn and West Ham face Aston Villa.
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the Premier League, including Chelsea's vital London derby against struggling West Ham. Title rivals Manchester United entertain Everton, who have not won at Old Trafford since 1992. Alan Hansen and Alan Shearer are in the studio to offer their expert analysis and opinion.
Gary Lineker presents highlights of today's Premier League clashes, including Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge and Blackpool v Stoke City at Bloomfield Road. Spurs' last win at the home of their London rivals came as far back as 1990, but both sides needed three points to boost their European aspirations Blackpool have plummeted down the table since the turn of the year, and were looking to do the double over FA Cup finalists the Potters and give their hopes of avoiding relegation a major boost.
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's matches in the Barclays Premier League, where the battle to avoid relegation is the focus of several games. Wigan travel to Aston Villa, while West Ham host Blackburn and Blackpool travel to Tottenham. At the other end of the table, Manchester City host Everton, with the Toffees looking to clinch a double over City for the second season in a row.
ary Lineker introduces highlights of the day's four Barclays Premier League fixtures. Manchester United travel to Blackburn Rovers, who they saw off 7-1 at Old Trafford earlier this season. Sir Alex Ferguson's side are unbeaten on their last four trips to Ewood Park, but were held to a goalless draw by their Lancashire neighbours last season. Elsewhere, Wolves visit Sunderland, Manchester City entertain Stoke and Bolton make the trip to see their Lancashire neighbours Blackpool.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the last day of the Premier League season. The final round of fixtures usually produces extraordinary drama, and there are sure to be plenty of twists and turns as the 2010/11 campaign reaches its climax. Wolves have spent the entire season battling against relegation, and their final game comes against a Blackburn side who have lost their way since sacking manager Sam Allardyce. It has also been a difficult year for Wigan, who face a testing trip to the Britannia Stadium to play Stoke. Blackpool's rollercoaster season ends with a tough game away to Manchester United, while West Ham meet Sunderland, Birmingham visit Tottenham and Bolton play Manchester City. Elsewhere, Everton take on Chelsea, Fulham meet Arsenal, Aston Villa host Liverpool and Newcastle play West Brom.
Gary Lineker returns with highlights and goals from the opening day of the 2011/12 Premier League season in Saturday's Match of the Day. Liverpool spent heavily during the summer, and their new signings will be eager to impress against Sunderland, particularly Jordan Henderson, who could make his Reds debut against the club he left just two months ago. Fellow midfielder Stewart Downing, who joined from Aston Villa, could also play his first competitive game for Kenny Dalglish's side. Arsenal take on Newcastle at St James' Park, scene of the Gunners' incredible collapse last season, when they surrendered a four-goal lead to draw 4-4. QPR return to the top flight after a 15-year absence, with Bolton providing the opposition at Loftus Road, while fellow newboys Norwich visit Wigan. Martin Jol's first Premier League match as Fulham boss is against an Aston Villa side also under new management, with Alex McLeish taking over at Villa Park this summer. Elsewhere, Blackburn host Wolves.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights of Saturday's six Barclays Premier League fixtures. Arsenal's first home game of the season was against old adversaries Liverpool. Contests between the two sides have been close in recent seasons with five of the last eight matches ending 1-1, including both games last term. Could either team find a winner this time around? A much-changed Sunderland side faced local rivals Newcastle at the Stadium of Light hoping to improve on a poor home Premier League record against the Magpies. The Black Cats have won only one of eight previous contents. Swansea's first top flight home game in 28 years was against Wigan, managed by their former boss Roberto Martinez.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the Premier League, with analysis and comment from Alan Shearer and Lee Dixon. The pick of the action includes newly-promoted Norwich's trip to Chelsea, and the West Midlands derby between Aston Villa and Wolves. Chelsea have beaten Norwich 4-0 in their last two encounters at Stamford Bridge, although the Canaries lead their illustrious opponents by four wins to three in Premier League meetings. Wolves claimed their first win against neighbours Aston Villa for 31 years in March. Matt Jarvis scored the only goal to help keep Mick McCarthy's side in the top flight at the expense of a Birmingham side managed by Alex McLeish, now in charge at Villa. Other games include Liverpool against Bolton, Swansea at home to Sunderland, QPR's trip to Wigan and Blackburn v Everton.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the Premier League. Champions Manchester United were at Bolton, whom they twice trailed in the corresponding fixture last year, while neighbours City hosted Wigan. Premier League newcomers Swansea travelled up the M4 to face Arsenal, while new Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas took the Blues on a long journey north to meet Sunderland. Everton v Aston Villa is the most-played fixture in the top flight, and the two met again today at Goodison Park. The remaining matches saw Wolves host Tottenham and Liverpool visit Stoke.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the Premier League, as Ewood Park plays host to two former Premier League champions, Blackburn Rovers and Arsenal, looking to rediscover their form. All three newly-promoted sides are in action too, as QPR travel to Wolves, Swansea host West Brom and Norwich face Owen Coyle's Bolton team.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the Premier League. The day's early kick-off sees Everton travel to Eastlands to face Manchester City. The home side can call upon some incredible attacking talent, with likes of Sergio Aguero, Carlos Tevez, Edin Dzeko, Samir Nasri and David Silva all competing for places in Roberto Mancini's starting line-up. Everton boss David Moyes has to work on a strictly limited budget, but the Toffees are always difficult opponents, as they demonstrated with a 2-1 victory at City last season. Elsewhere, newly-promoted Swansea head to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea, while Liverpool host Wolves and Stoke take on Manchester United. West Brom boss Roy Hodgson leads his side out against former club Fulham, while Newcastle meet Blackburn and Wigan host Tottenham.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's six Premier League fixtures. The 185th Merseyside derby between Liverpool and Everton took place at Anfield, with the visitors looking for their first win at the home of their old adversaries since September 1999. The Toffees' last success at Anfield was a 1-0 win, as Kevin Campbell slotted the winner in a feisty affair that saw three men red carded. Elsewhere, Manchester United hosted Norwich City, a side they have only dropped two points against from a possible 24 during the Premier League era. West Brom travelled to Sunderland looking for a repeat of their 3-2 comeback victory last April, and Manchester City visited Ewood Park, a happy hunting ground for them in recent seasons with back-to-back wins.
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the Premier League, with Alan Hansen and Alan Shearer offering expert analysis of all the action. Anfield played host to one of the biggest games in the calendar as Liverpool took on Manchester United, with Kenny Dalglish's men looking to repeat their Dirk Kuyt-inspired victory in 2010's corresponding fixture. Big-spending Manchester City hosted Aston Villa, who had not won a Premier League game at Eastlands since April 2007. Mario Balotelli scored a hat-trick for Roberto Mancini's side in a 4-0 home win in this fixture in 2010. Everton travelled to Chelsea, where David Moyes' side had secured five draws in their last five Premier League visits. Other games saw promoted clubs Norwich and Swansea in action at Carrow Road, Blackburn away at QPR, Stoke host Fulham, and Wigan and Bolton meet in a north-west derby.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's Barclays Premier League fixtures. Aston Villa hosted local rivals West Brom, while Newcastle were at home to Wigan and aiming to continue their bright start to the season. Liverpool were looking for a fifth consecutive win over Norwich, and Sunderland were hoping for exactly the same on their visit to Bolton. And there was a first-ever top-flight meeting between Wolves and Swansea.
Gary Lineker is joined by Alan Hansen and Alan Shearer for highlights of the day's eight Premier League matches. The standout fixtures are the London derby between Chelsea and Arsenal, and Everton's home game with champions Manchester United. Arsenal ended a five-match losing streak against Chelsea with a 3-1 home victory when the sides last met, in December. However, the Gunners have made their worst start to a season in more than half a century, while Chelsea have made a smooth transition under new manager Andre Villas Boas. The key man in this fixture could be Didier Drogba, who has scored 13 goals in his last 12 appearances against Arsenal. Another forward, Wayne Rooney of Manchester United, is likely to be the focus of attention on his return to previous club Everton. The day's other fixtures include Manchester City v Wolves, West Brom v Liverpool and Sunderland v Aston Villa.
Gary Lineker presents highlights of the day's seven Premier League matches. Champions Manchester United welcome Sunderland to Old Trafford on what is a special weekend for Red Devils boss Sir Alex Ferguson, as the legendary manager celebrates 25 trophy-laden years in charge of the club. United's cross-city rivals Manchester City travel to Queens Park Rangers for the evening kick-off. Robert Mancini's multi-million pound City squad have been scoring for fun this season with Sergio Aguero already looking like one of the buys of the season. Rangers themselves invested heavily at the end of the summer transfer window and one of those signings, Shaun Wright-Phillips, will feel like he has a point to prove against his former side. The day's other fixtures include Newcastle v Everton, Arsenal v West Brom and Blackburn v Chelsea.
Alan Hansen and Alan Shearer join Gary Lineker for highlights of the day's eight Premier League matches. The standout fixtures are Manchester City's home match with Newcastle and Manchester United's trip to Swansea. Rarely has a team scored so many goals at the start of a season as Manchester City have this term. But the title-chasing Blues, inspired by Spanish forward David Silva and Belgian captain Vincent Kompany, look ominous in both defence and attack as they look to win a first Championship since 1968. Resurgent Newcastle are primed to provide a stern test of their credentials. Fired-up Manchester United go to Swansea's Liberty Stadium, still keen to prove they are over a humiliating 6-1 defeat at home to title rivals Manchester City in October. They last played away against the Swans in 1983, when the clubs played out a 0-0 draw at the romantic old Vetch Field ground. The day's other fixtures included Norwich v Arsenal, Wigan v Blackburn, Stoke v QPR, and Everton v Wolves.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the Premier League, with Mark Lawrenson and Alan Shearer offering their assessment of the action. Manchester United host Newcastle, whose last victory at Old Trafford was in 1972. Sir Alex Ferguson's men are looking to extend their 10-year unbeaten run against the Magpies, whose last success in this fixture was a 4-3 win in September 2001 when Alan Shearer grabbed the winner. Chelsea take on Wolves at Stamford Bridge, looking to avenge their defeat the last time the sides met, at Molineux in January. Arsene Wenger's Arsenal welcome Fulham to the Emirates for a London derby, while Norwich and QPR, who both won automatic promotion to the Premier League last season, meet at Carrow Road. Elsewhere there's a north-west derby between Bolton and Everton, Wigan travel to Sunderland, and West Brom host Tottenham.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights of all of the day's Premier League fixtures. Manchester City took on newly-promoted Norwich, a side that have put in some impressive displays on their top-flight return. Manchester United made the journey to Villa Park looking for their first league win at Aston Villa since 2007 having drawn on each of their last three trips, while high-flying Newcastle travelled to Chelsea in search of their first ever Premier League win at Stamford Bridge at the 18th time of asking.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights of the day's Premier League matches. Manchester United host Wolves who caused the champions problems last season, winning at Molineux and only being denied a point at Old Trafford by an injury-time Park Ji-Sung winner. The likes of Ian Rush and John Barnes were on the pitch the last time QPR visited Anfield 16 years ago. The west London side are looking to win at Liverpool for the first time in more than two decades. Meanwhile, Arsenal are at home to Everton, and Newcastle travel down the east coast to face Norwich. Scottish managers Owen Coyle and Alex McLeish go head to head as Bolton welcome Aston Villa, while Wigan head to West Brom, and Swansea play host to Fulham.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights of the day's six Premier League games. Chelsea make the trip north to play Wigan at the DW Stadium, where the Blues won 6-0 last year. The Latics escaped relegation on the final day last season, and Roberto Martinez's men are struggling at the wrong end of the table in the current campaign. Blackburn also need points as they bid to beat the drop. Rovers will hope to claim victory against West Brom at Ewood Park. Elsewhere, Wolves host Stoke, Fulham meet Bolton, Newcastle take on Swansea and Norwich travel to Everton.
Manchester United face Fulham at Craven Cottage, where the Red Devils have failed to win in their last three games, losing twice. Arsenal travel to Aston Villa, Wigan meet Liverpool, and Everton host Swansea at Goodison Park. Newcastle are at home to West Brom, while there is also action from yesterday's two matches which saw Wolves host Norwich and Blackburn face Bolton.
Gary Lineker is joined by guests Alan Shearer and Mark Lawrenson for highlights and analysis of the eight Boxing Day fixtures in the Premier League. Recent history shows that the Christmas table toppers have gone on to win the league in five of the last seven seasons, and both of the Manchester clubs and Chelsea have the chance to press their title claims here. Manchester City visit West Brom at The Hawthorns, where they had suffered three consecutive defeats until Mario Balotelli's decisive double last season. Defending champions Manchester United host Wigan in a fixture they have never failed to win, while Chelsea attempt to protect a 32-year unbeaten home record against near neighbours Fulham. Other matches include home games for Arsenal and Liverpool against struggling sides Wolves and Blackburn respectively, while surprise package Newcastle are at Bolton.
Gary Lineker is joined by guests Alan Shearer and Mark Lawrenson for highlights and analysis of seven fixtures in the Premier League on New Year's Eve. Champions Manchester United welcome Blackburn to Old Trafford. Sir Alex Ferguson will be expecting three points against a Blackburn side who have found the going tough this season. Also, Aston Villa travel to play Chelsea. 24 goals have been scored in Villa's last four visits to play the Blues, with one of those a 7-1 drubbing. Elsewhere, Bolton play Wolves, Norwich host Fulham, Tottenham travel to Swansea and Stoke face Wigan.
Gabby Logan is joined by guests Alan Hansen and Alan Shearer for highlights and analysis of five Premier League matches. Chelsea face a difficult trip to Molineux to take on Wolverhampton Wanderers. Mick McCarthy's side stunned the then title-chasing Blues last season with a 1-0 win courtesy of a Jose Bosingwa own goal. Arsenal travel to Craven Cottage for a London derby with Fulham. Craven Cottage is a ground where the Gunners have not had things all their own way in recent years, with only two wins from their last five visits. Elsewhere, Aston Villa take on Swansea, relegation-threatened Blackburn welcome Stoke and two newly-promoted sides clash at Loftus Road as QPR play Norwich.
Gabby Logan is joined by Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson for highlights of five Premier League games played out over consecutive nights. Most recently, Newcastle United, who started the season in brilliant form, hosted Manchester United. Last season the Geordies held the eventual champions to a 0-0 draw in April. Also, Everton hosted struggling Bolton at Goodison Park. Previously, Manchester City took on Liverpool, free scoring Tottenham hosted West Bromwich Albion and Wigan played Sunderland at the DW Stadium.
Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's Premier League games. Bolton faced a daunting trip to Old Trafford, where they had not beaten Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United since September 2002. Chelsea hosted Martin O'Neill's Sunderland, looking to avenge last season's shock 3-0 defeat by the Black Cats at Stamford Bridge. Kenny Dalglish's Liverpool welcomed Stoke, who beat them 1-0 at the Britannia Stadium in September, while Spurs faced Wolves at White Hart Lane. Elsewhere, West Brom faced a home clash with Norwich, Everton travelled to Aston Villa and Blackburn took on Fulham at Ewood Park.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights of today's eight Premier League games, including the match between Norwich and Chelsea at Carrow Road. The Canaries have impressed in the top flight since winning promotion from the Championship last season, but they lost 3-1 to the Blues when the sides met at Stamford Bridge in August. Relegation-threatened Bolton host Liverpool at the Reebok Stadium, with the Trotters looking to avoid an 11th successive defeat against the Reds. There is a Midlands derby at Molineux, where Wolves play Aston Villa, while Everton meet Blackburn and Stoke entertain West Brom. Elsewhere, Sunderland take on Swansea, QPR face Wigan and Fulham host Newcastle.
Gary Lineker introduces highlights from a busy evening in the Premier League, with this season's big three all in action, and reflects on all the big moves as the January transfer window closes. Manchester City travelled to Goodison Park to take on north-west neighbours Everton. City had lost on both previous visits under Roberto Mancini's management so it was a fixture sure to test their title credentials. Manchester United entertained a Stoke side that took Premier League points off them for the first time earlier this season with a 1-1 draw at the Britannia Stadium, while Tottenham welcomed Wigan to White Hart Lane with last season's shock 1-0 Latics win still fresh in their memories.
Gary Lineker is joined by Alan Shearer and Mark Lawrenson for highlights of seven matches from the Premier League. Manchester City are aiming to win the title for the first time since the 1967-68 season but face a difficult match at home against Fulham, who have proven to be a bogey side in recent seasons. The Cottagers have not lost in the league at the Etihad Stadium since 2006 and also fought back from 2-0 down to earn a point against City at Craven Cottage earlier this season. There are a host of important matches at the other end of the table as the battle to avoid relegation intensifies. Queens Park Rangers host Wolves at Loftus Road while West Bromwich Albion play Swansea, and Bolton travel to Norwich.