Match of the Day

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Match of the Day is a football series that airs on the BBC. Match of the Day is a weekly television program that shows the most exciting events from the previous weeks football matches. The football matches covered by Match of the Day are all premier league matches of English football teams. The program is usually only aired during the football season, but most series will have multiple season highlight episodes. Match of the Day distinguishes itself by being a very long running series with the first episodes being broadcast in 1964.

Saturday 11:00 PM et/pt on NBC Sports Network
1 Season, 23 Episodes
August 17, 2013
Action & Adventure, Kids & Family, Sports
Cast: Gary Lineker, Guy Mowbray, Steve Wilson, Jonathan Pearce
Match of the Day

Match of the Day Full Episode Guide

  • Gary Lineker introduces highlights of the day's seven Premier League matches.Arsenal continue their title push with a London derby against Fulham at the Emirates, while there are also home games for fellow high-fliers Liverpool and Manchester City - against Aston Villa and Cardiff City respectively.Other games include Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis welcoming his previous club Stoke City to Selhurst Park, Newcastle United at West Ham United, Norwich City against Hull City and the early kick-off between Sunderland and Southampton.

  • Gary Lineker presents highlights and analysis of a hectic day of Premier League action with studio guests Alan Shearer and Danny Murphy. Pacesetters Arsenal and Liverpool feature in the stand-out game of the eight played. The Gunners go up against a man they tried to sign in the summer in the shape of controversial striker Luis Suarez.Elsewhere, champions Manchester United take on Fulham at Craven Cottage, while their arch-rivals Manchester City welcome Norwich to the Etihad Stadium. Meanwhile, Chelsea make the tough trip to the north-east to take on Newcastle United, and Hull entertain Sunderland, still getting used to life under new manager Gus Poyet.

  • Gary Lineker presents highlights and analysis of the day's Premier League matches. On the last weekend in September, West Brom came away from Old Trafford with the scalp of champions Manchester United; now the Baggies are aiming to end October by beating Liverpool at Anfield. United themselves host Stoke City, now managed by former Stretford End hero Mark Hughes. There is also a London derby between Crystal Palace and Arsenal, and the latest renewal of the oldest fixture in top-flight history: Aston Villa v Everton. The day's other games see Cardiff travel to Norwich and Fulham visit Southampton.

  • Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's Premier League fixtures. Chelsea and Fulham meet in a west London derby at Stamford Bridge, while over in east London, West Ham host Everton at Upton Park. Steve Bruce takes his Hull side to play Newcastle, the team he supported as a boy, with Bruce's old club Sunderland travelling to the Midlands to face West Brom.Tottenham travel down the M4 to play newly-promoted Cardiff, while Swansea journey in the opposite direction to meet Crystal Palace. Paul Lambert's Aston Villa are up against his old club Norwich, and the day's other game sees Liverpool and Southampton do battle at Anfield.

  • Gary Lineker introduces highlights of eight Premier League games. The weekend's first match is a lunchtime kick-off between champions Manchester United and London club Crystal Palace, who earned a shock promotion via the Championship play-offs but are favourites to get relegated in the eyes of most observers. Fresh faces in the managerial hot seat add intrigue to Everton's meeting with Chelsea - former Wigan boss Roberto Martinez is trying to guide the Toffees to success, while Jose Mourinho is back for a second spell in charge of the Blues.Other matches see Aston Villa taking on Newcastle, West Brom travel to Fulham, Hull face Cardiff, Stoke host Manchester City, Sunderland meet Arsenal, and Tottenham clash with Norwich

  • The day's game highlights.

  • The day's game highlights.

  • First day of the season game highlights.