Football on the BBC this weekend

Now the domestic season and FA Cup competition are suspended until late April, the BBC understands that viewers, especially those that are self-isolating, will be eager for a football fix this weekend. With that in mind, this weekend across BBC One and BBC iPlayer, audiences can enjoy a variety of football content.

Published: 20 March 2020

After the successful drop of the new Match Of The Day: Top 10 podcast on BBC Sounds this Wednesday, the show makes its television debut ensuring Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Ian Wright are still there to entertain you on a Saturday night.

Saturday, 12pm, BBC One - Football Focus
Dan Walker introduces some of the best interviews and features from the season so far, including Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Juan Mata, Kyle Walker and Raheem Sterling. Also, the MOTDx crew select their Premier League team of the decade.

Saturday, 4pm BBC One - FA Cup quarter-final classics part one
Guy Mowbray unearths memorable games from the FA Cup's quarter-final, including Watford v Arsenal in 1987 and West Bromwich Albion v Nottingham Forest in 1978.

Saturday, 10.20pm BBC One - Match Of The Day: Top 10: Premier League captains
Match Of The Day’s Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Ian Wright bring their insight, wit and wisdom in the first visualised episode of their new podcast series. In episode one they debate the greatest captains of the Premier League era.

Sunday, 4.40pm BBC One - FA Cup quarter-final classics part two
Guy Mowbray unearths more memorable games from the FA Cup's quarter-final, including Everton v Ipswich in 1985, Derby v Sheffield Wednesday in 1993 and Man Utd v Portsmouth in 2008.

Also available to watch on BBC iPlayer are a range of sport documentaries:

  • Football Going Vegan
  • Emiliano Sala: A Family’s Search For The Truth
  • Shame In The Game: Racism In football
  • Football Stars In Bad Cars
  • Scotland’s Game
  • Shane Williams: Rugby, Concussion And Me
  • Hunt v Lauda: F1’s Greatest Racing Rivals
  • Doddie Weir: One More Try
  • Inside The Cage: The Rise Of Female Fighters
  • John McEnroe: Still Rockin’ At 60

More can be found on BBC iPlayer here 

The Match of the Day: Top 10 podcast is now available only on BBC Sounds, with a new episode dropping every Wednesday thereafter for 11 weeks. Listen to the first episode here 

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