English Premier League football returns to Radio 5 Live

Mark Chapman previews the first day of the Premier League football season
Date: 12.08.2011     Last updated: 18.03.2014 at 17.57
Category: Radio 5 Live
BBC Radio 5 Live greets one of the most anticipated dates in the sporting calendar as the English Premier League returns for the 2011/12 season.

Saturday

9am – Danny Baker is joined by special guests Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, and takes calls from listeners as the wait for the new Premier League season comes to an end.

11am – In Fighting Talk, Colin Murray is judge and jury as Kevin Bridges, John Rawling, Tom Watt and Jason Euell fight for punditry points.

From 12midday – In 5 Live Sport, Mark Chapman previews the first day of the Premier League football season from QPR v Bolton. From 3pm John Murray presents live commentary of Liverpool v Sunderland and updates from all the 3pm kick-offs.

6-8pm – Blackburn striker Jason Roberts makes his 606 presenting debut alongside commentator Darren Fletcher. Jason will take calls straight after leaving the pitch after playing against Wolves.

Sunday

4pm – Full match commentary of West Brom v Man United

6pm – 606 with Mark Chapman and Robbie Savage

Notes to Editors

Throughout the season Radio 5 Live will have commentary of 128 Premier league games alongside coverage of the FA Cup, League Cup, Champions League, and England's crucial qualifying games for Euro 2012.

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