There’s plenty of sport to look forward to this weekend so we’ve put together a weekend sport preview to help you make the most of the action.
The Premier League action is coming thick and fast and we have another full set of fixtures to enjoy this weekend. With just four games to go until the end of the season, there is still plenty to play for at both ends of the table. The race for the top four continues while the likes of Aston Villa and Bournemouth will hope to pick up points at home to Crystal Palace and Leicester respectively to give their survival hopes a much-needed boost.
Only 14 teams have finished in the top four since the Premier League’s inception in 1992 – see if you can name them all in our quiz.
Fixtures and TV info
Saturday 11 July
12:30 Norwich v West Ham – BT Sport
STAT: Eight of the last 13 league encounters have ended in draws.
12:30 Watford v Newcastle – Amazon
STAT: Watford are unbeaten in all five of their Premier League home games against Newcastle (W2, D3).
15:00 Liverpool v Burnley – BT Sport
STAT: Liverpool’s 57-game unbeaten home Premier League run has seen them score 149 goals and concede just 32.
17:30 Sheff Utd v Chelsea – Sky Sports
STAT: Chelsea are unbeaten in four meetings between the clubs (W3, D1), having lost the four previous league encounters.
20:00 Brighton v Man City – Sky Sports
STAT: Brighton have lost all five of their Premier League matches with Manchester City, conceding 15 goals and scoring just twice.
Sunday 12 July
12:00 Wolves v Everton – Sky Sports
STAT: Everton can complete their first league double over Wolves since 1976.
14:15 Aston Villa v Crystal Palace – Sky Sports
STAT: Aston Villa have lost just one of their seven Premier League home games against Crystal Palace (W3, D3), a 1-0 defeat in December 2013.
16:30 Spurs v Arsenal – Sky Sports
STAT: Of the 55 Premier League north London derbies, Arsenal have won 20 to Spurs’ 12, along with 23 draws.
19:00 Bournemouth v Leicester – Sky Sports
STAT: Leicester have won 1 of their last 8 away matches in all competitions.
Monday 13 July
20:00 Man Utd – Southampton – Sky Sports
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As always, there’s plenty of racing to get stuck into this weekend. This includes meetings at Newmarket and Ascot, both of which will be shown live on ITV. A field of 13 will contest the July Cup at Newmarket on Saturday with Royal Ascot winners Hello Youmzain and Golden Horde leading the betting. Frankie Dettori has been riding in the July Cup for 30 years but is still yet to lift the prize. He will be on board Sceptical, who is back over from Ireland for Europe’s premier sprint race.
Saturday 11 July – ITV1 (13:30 – 16:30)
13:50 The bet365 Mile Handicap Stakes (Class 2)
14:25 The British Stallion Studs EBF Fillies’ Handicap Stakes (Class 2)
15:00 The bet365 Superlative Stakes (Class 1) (Group 2)
15:35 The Darley July Cup Stakes (Class 1) (Group 1) (Champions Series)
16:10 The bet365 Bunbury Cup (Class 2) (Heritage Handicap)
14:05 The Woodford Reserve Handicap Stakes (Class 2)
14:40 The Betfred Heritage Handicap Stakes (Class 2)
15:15 The Fred Cowley MBE Memorial Summer Mile Stakes (Class 1)(Group 2)
15:50 The Fresh Air Helicopters Handicap Stakes (Class 3)
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This week saw the return of international cricket with the first Test between England and the West Indies, which will conclude over the weekend. The good news for cricket fans is that this is just the start! There are two more Test matches with the West Indies still to come while England are also scheduled to play behind-closed-doors matches against Ireland and Pakistan this summer. We’ve put together a Cricket Betting Guide to help you make the most of the action.
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