Press Office

Wednesday 24 Sep 2014

Press Release

Cardiff and Swansea Championship semi-finals on BBC Wales TV and radio

Both Cardiff City and Swansea City face their next hurdles on the way to the Premiership and an estimated £90m in earnings up for grabs as they both face crucial two-leg Championship play-off semi-finals starting later this week. BBC Wales TV and radio will have comprehensive coverage of their progress as they aim for a place at that crucial Wembley play-off final on Monday 30 May.

The action kicks-off with the Swans away to Nottingham Forest in the first leg of their semi-final play-off on Thursday 12 May, with full live coverage on BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Cymru. Then on Friday 13 May, Cardiff take on Reading in the first leg of their semi-final play-off, also live on BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Cymru.

There will be extensive highlights of both games in a special Match Of The Day Wales programme presented by Jason Mohammad on BBC One Wales on Friday 13 May, from 11.20pm. Jason is joined at the Madjeski Stadium by former Wales and Norwich City striker Iwan Roberts and former Wales and Cardiff City striker Nathan Blake with expert analysis on the games.

Then on Monday 16 May, the second leg of Swansea’s semi-final at home to Nottingham Forest is live on BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Cymru, with highlights of the game on BBC One Wales in Match Of The Day Wales with Jason Mohammad from 11.35pm. Jason is joined at the Liberty Stadium by former Wales and Swansea City full-back Sam Ricketts with expert analysis on the game.

On Tuesday 17 May, Cardiff welcome Reading to the Cardiff City Stadium for the second leg of their semi-final play-off and there will be live coverage on BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Cymru. Highlights of both games can be seen on BBC One Wales in The Football League Show from 11.35pm.

Armchair guide to the coverage:

12 May 2011 – Radio Wales Sport, 7.30pm on BBC Radio Wales
12 May 2011 – Pel-droed, 7.40pm on BBC Radio Cymru
13 May 2011 – Radio Wales Sport, 7pm on BBC Radio Wales
13 May 2011 – Pel-droed, 7.40pm on BBC Radio Cymru
13 May 2011 – Match Of The Day Wales, 11.20pm on BBC One Wales
16 May 2011 – Radio Wales Sport, 7pm on BBC Radio Wales
16 May 2011 – Pel-droed, 7.40pm on BBC Radio Cymru
16 May 2011 – Match Of The Day Wales, 11.35pm on BBC One Wales
17 May 2011 – Radio Wales Sport, 7pm on BBC Radio Wales
17 May 2011 – Pel-droed, 7.40pm on BBC Radio Cymru
17 May 2011 – The Football League Show, 11.35pm, BBC One Wales

NP

To top

Press releases by date:

Press release by:

Related BBC links

Related web links

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.