Summer is nearly over and the kids are going back to school, but the live sports calendar is heating up! You’ve got world class Football, Rugby, Boxing plus the the World’s Strongest Man contest to look forward to – this Autumn’s sports calendar is set to be a scorcher. Don’t miss a thing, be in with the action and see the following sports events live;
FC United of Manchester – Broadhurst Park
See the National League North team FC United of Manchester the community football club owned and run by its members – the club regularly attracts crowds of more than 2,500
England vs Slovakia and England vs Slovenia – Wembley Stadium
Watch the World Cup Qualifiers first round live, and see England continue their World Cup campaign at home. Victories in these matches would consequently be a big step toward Russia 2018 – be in with the action.
London Double Header – Twickenham Stadium
Four of the Aviva Premiership’s biggest clubs go head to head in two unmissable games. Watch reigning European Champions, Saracens take on Northampton Saints and newcomers London Irish take on Harlequins.
Barbarians vs New Zealand – Twickenham Stadium
See one of the most historic rugby rivalries renewed as the Barbarians take on the New Zealand All Blacks, Saturday 4th November. Be there to celebrate 125 years of New Zealand rugby, with the winner taking home the Killik Cup.
World Championship Boxing: Joseph Parker vs Hughie Fury – Manchester Arena
Joseph Parker will defend his WBO World Heavyweight Title against Hughie Fury. This will be Parker’s first fight in the UK, as the New Zealander will attempt to defend his undefeated record. Fury will be fighting for his cousin Tyson’s old belt, and will also be defending an unbeaten record.
Billy Joe Saunders will defend his WBO world middleweight title against American Willie Monroe Jr. Monroe Jr. has had just two defeats, and defeated two world title challengers in 2016. The fight will mark the second defence of Saunder’s title – but who will come out on top? The fight will take place at London’s Copper Box Arena.
Anthony Crolla vs Ricky Burns – Manchester Arena
Anthony Crolla and Ricky Burns will put their careers on the line when they meet in a British lightweight battle. See Manchester’s own Crolla take on Scotsman Burns – both are looking to get back in the range for World titles, entering the fight off the back of crushing defeats.
Championship Boxing – Smith vs Williams – Metro Radio Arena
See the highly anticipated rematch between bitter Super-Welterweight rivals Liam Smith and Liam Williams. After their first encounter ended in controversy, former WBO World Super Welterweight Champion Smith and reigning British Super Welterweight Champion Williams aim to settle the score on neutral ground, in a WBO World Title Eliminator.
World’s Strongest Man – Manchester Arena
The strongest men in the world are preparing for the biggest one-off Strong Man event of the year. Not only will it feature the top 10 strongmen in the world, but also the legendary World Deadlift Championships. So come and watch your favourite Giants battle it out over 5 sinew-stretching, pain-inducing ‘Trials of Strength’.