Sport on the BBC: The best of this week's action

World number one Mark Selby plays a shot at the UK Championship
World number one Mark Selby will be aiming to take home the trophy at snooker's UK Championship

Find out the details of the major sports coverage on offer across BBC television, radio and online this week.

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All times GMT. Fixtures and event start times are subject to change. The BBC is not responsible for any changes that may be made. For more details of forthcoming coverage, visit the specific sport's page on the website. Coverage on BBC Red Button can be subject to late schedule changes.

Friday, 2 December

FA Cup trophy at Southport v Fleetwood

The FA Cup returns with the second-round tie between Macclesfield and Oxford United live on BBC Two and BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, while BBC Radio 5 live features Nottingham Forest v Newcastle in the Championship. Snooker continues as the UK Championship reaches the quarter-final stage and there is live rugby union and basketball on the BBC Sport website and app.

09:00-13:00, Football - FA Cup first-round highlights, BBC Red Button

13:00-18:00, Snooker - UK Championship, BBC Two

13:00-23:30, Snooker - UK Championship, BBC Red Button

13:00-23:30, Snooker - UK Championship, Tables One and Two, Connected TV and online (break, 18:00-19:00)

13:00-14:00, The Friday Sports Panel, BBC Radio 5 live

19:00-19:45, Sports News & Football build-up, BBC Radio 5 live

19:30-22:00, Football - Macclesfield v Oxford United, FA Cup second round, BBC Two (not Wales)

19:30-21:30, Rugby union - Scrum V: Ospreys v Edinburgh, Pro12, BBC Two Wales, Connected TV and online

19:30-21:30, Basketball - Worcester Wolves v Bristol Flyers, BBL Championship, Connected TV and online

19:35-21:35, Rugby union - Glasgow Warriors v Munster, Pro12, BBC Alba

19:35-21:35, Rugby union - Glasgow Warriors v Munster, Pro12, BBC Radio Scotland (FM)

19:30-21:45, Football - Macclesfield Town v Oxford United, FA Cup second round, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:45-22:00, Football - Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United, Championship, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 19:00)

19:45-21:45, Football - Dundee United v Hibernian, Scottish Championship, BBC Radio Scotland (MW)

00:05-00:55, Snooker - UK Championship highlights, BBC Two

Saturday, 3 December

Kevin de Bruyne of Manchester City

Follow all the action in the Premier League with live commentary on Manchester City v Chelsea and Tottenham v Swansea, plus England's final rugby union autumn international against Australia. There is continuing coverage of the UK Championship snooker on BBC TV and all the latest from the Wheelchair Masters tennis on the BBC Red Button and online.

08:00-10:30, Football - Macclesfield Town v Oxford United, FA Cup second round (repeat), BBC Red Button

10:30-14:30, Tennis - Wheelchair Masters, BBC Red Button (10:30-19:00, Connected TV and online)

12:00-13:00, Football - Football Focus, BBC One

12:03-14:15, Rugby union - Bath v Saracens, Premiership, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

12:30-14:30, Football - Manchester City v Chelsea, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 11:00)

13:00-16:30, Snooker - UK Championship, BBC One

13:00-18:00, Snooker - UK Championship, Connected TV and online

14:30-17:25, Football - Final Score, BBC Red Button

14:30-16:30, Rugby union - England v Australia, autumn international, BBC Radio 5 live

14:45-17:00, Football - Tottenham v Swansea City, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

16:30-17:25, Football - Final Score, BBC One (not in Scotland; 16:30-17:00, BBC One NI)

16:30-17:25, Football - Sportscene, BBC One Scotland

16:30-18:00 & 19:00-22:00, Snooker - UK Championship, BBC Two

17:00-17:25, Football - Final Score from NI, BBC One NI

17:00-18:06, Sports Report, BBC Radio 5 live

17:00-19:30, Football - Leeds United v Aston Villa, Championship, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

17:25-19:00, Tennis - Wheelchair Masters Tennis, BBC Red Button

18:00-19:00, Rugby union - England v Australia highlights, autumn international, BBC Two

18:06-20:00, Football - 606 phone-in, BBC Radio 5 live

19:00-06:00, Football - FA Cup second-round highlights, BBC Red Button (looped programme)

22:20-23:45, Football - Match of the Day, BBC One

23:45-00:15, American football - The NFL Show, BBC One

Sunday, 4 December

UK Championship snooker

It's the final day of the UK Championship snooker on BBC Two and there will be commentary and updates from the Premier League and the FA Cup across BBC radio and TV. Elsewhere, coverage continues of the tennis Wheelchair Masters on the Red Button and online.

07:30-09:00, Football - Match of the Day (repeat), BBC One

09:00-10:00, Sportsweek, BBC Radio 5 live

10:30-17:30, Tennis - Wheelchair Masters, BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

11:15-12:15, Rugby union - England v Australia highlights (repeat), BBC Two (not in Scotland)

12:15-13:00, Football - MOTD2 Extra, BBC Two & BBC Radio 5 live

13:00-18:00 & 19:00-23:00, Snooker - UK Championship, BBC Two

13:00-14:00, Football - 5 live Sport - Premier League updates, BBC Radio 5 live

13:45-16:20, Football - FA Cup Final Score, BBC One

14:00-16:00, Football - Stourbridge v Northampton, FA Cup, BBC Radio 5 live

14:30-17:00, Rugby union - Worcester Warriors v Wasps, Premiership, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

16:00-18:00, Football - Everton v Manchester United, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live

17:30-18:30, Football - FA Cup second-round highlights, BBC Red Button

18:00-19:00, Football - FA Cup highlights, BBC Two (23:45-00:45, BBC Two Wales; 00:45-01:45, BBC Two Scotland)

18:00-18:45, Rugby union - Scrum V Sunday, BBC Two Wales

18:00-19:00, Football - Sportscene, BBC Two Scotland

18:06-19:30, Football - 606 phone-in, BBC Radio 5 live

18:30-06:00, Football - FA Cup second-round highlights, BBC Red Button (looped programme)

19:30-01:30, American football - Washington Redskins at Arizona Cardinals, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

22:30-23:35, Football - Match of the Day 2, BBC One

22:35-00:35, Football - Sportscene (repeat), BBC One Scotland

Monday, 5 December

Alan Power

Middlesbrough take on Hull at the Riverside Stadium in the Premier League, while non-league side Lincoln will be hoping to upset Oldham from League One in the FA Cup, while the draw for the FA Cup third round takes place live on BBC Two.

06:30-18:30, Football - FA Cup second-round catch-up, BBC Red Button (looped programme)

13:00-14:00, Tennis - Wheelchair Masters highlights, BBC Two (repeated on BBC Red Button 18:30-19:30 and 22:00-23:00)

19:00-19:30, Football - FA Cup third round draw, BBC Two

19:00-20:00, Football - The Monday Night Club, BBC Radio 5 live

19:30-22:00, Wales Sport Awards, BBC Red Button and online

19:40-21:45, Football - Lincoln City v Oldham Athletic, FA Cup second round, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

20:00-22:00, Football - Middlesbrough v Hull, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live

22:00-22:30, Football - 5 live Football Social, BBC Radio 5 live

Tuesday, 6 December

Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City host Celtic while Arsenal travel to Basel in the final round of group games in the Champions League on BBC Radio 5 live, plus catch up with the week's American football action on BBC Two.

05:00-11:00, Football - FA Cup highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button

16:30-18:30, Tennis - Wheelchair Masters highlights, BBC Red Button

18:30-22:30, Football - 5 live Final Score, BBC Red Button and online

19:45-22:00, Football - Manchester City v Celtic, Champions League, BBC Radio 5 live

22:00-22:30, Football - 5 live Football Social, BBC Radio 5 live

23:15-00:05, American football - NFL This Week, BBC Two (23:35-00:25, BBC Two Wales, 23:45-00:35; BBC Two Scotland and BBC Two NI)

Wednesday, 7 December

Jermaine Gresham of the Arizona Cardinals

BBC Radio 5 live brings you all the latest football news on the Wednesday Night Club followed by the Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show previewing England's fourth Test against India, while the BBC Red Button catches up with all things American football in a repeat of NFL This Week.

13:30-18:30, American football - NFL This Week (repeat), BBC Red Button

19:00-21:00, Football - The Wednesday Night Club, BBC Radio 5 live

21:00-22:30, Cricket - The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show, BBC Radio 5 live

22:00-22:30, Football - The Premier League Show, BBC Two (23:15-23:45, BBC Two NI)

Thursday, 8 December

England captain Alastair Cook at the crease against India in the third Test

Cricket is back as England continue their tour of India with the fourth Test in Mumbai, while the men and women of Oxford and Cambridge face off in rugby union's annual Varsity match, live on BBC Two, BBC Red Button and online.

03:45-12:00, Cricket - India v England, fourth Test, day one, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

11:25-13:30, Rugby union - Oxford v Cambridge, women's Varsity match, BBC Red Button and online

13:30-17:40, American football - NFL This Week (repeat), BBC Red Button

14:15-16:30, Rugby union - Oxford v Cambridge, men's Varsity match, BBC Two

19:40-21:45, Rugby union - Gloucester v La Rochelle, European Rugby Challenge Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

Friday, 9 December

Newcastle Eagles' Fabulous Flournoy

There's a basketball double-header with WBBL and BBL Championship coverage online, the fourth Test between between India and England continues, while Northampton face Leinster in the European Champions Cup on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra.

03:45-12:00, Cricket - India v England, fourth Test, day two, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

13:00-14:00, The Friday Sports Panel, BBC Radio 5 live

17:00-19:00, Basketball - Leicester Riders v Manchester Mystics, WBBL Championship, Connected TV and online

19:00-21:45, Rugby union - Northampton Saints v Leinster, European Champions Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:00-22:00, Football - 5 Live Sport, weekend football preview, BBC Radio 5 live

19:30-21:30, Basketball - Leicester Riders v Newcastle Eagles, BBL Championship, Connected TV and online

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