Soccer Weekends on ESPN STAR Sports

LIVE Action from the English Premier League Soccer Weekends on ESPN

STAR Sports League berths up for grabs as English clubs seek crucial points

New Delhi, November 25, 2005: ESPN STAR Sports, Asia's leading sports broadcaster, will telecast live & exclusive the English Premier League,

England's club soccer competition, this weekend. The broadcaster will be showing their signature package of Premiership Saturday and Super Sunday along with half and full time reports and analysis.

Chelsea restored normalcy in the Premier League with a confident win over Newcastle United and ending their three match winless streak.Mourinho's side now has stretched its lead at the top to nine points.

The Magpies, climbing the table till they met Chelsea, will try and make amends as they face Everton this Sunday in an away game. With their striker duo, Owen and Shearer, expected fit and back for the

game, Newcastle will look to romp in three crucial points. Also on Sunday, compatriots West Ham United will host Manchester United in a clash for crucial place in the top half of the table.

Meanwhile on Saturday, the Gunners after a sublime display against Wigan last weekend will play Blackburn rovers looking for easy win with

Captain Henry in prime form. Manchester City will host European Champions Liverpool who are looking at catching up in the league standings with two games in hand over their rivals. Portsmouth have problems a plenty right now facing them. Just out of the relegation

zone on goal difference, sacking of their Manager last week and defending champions Chelsea visiting them, the Pompeys have their hands full this Saturday.

In the Spanish league, Celta Vigo enjoying a splendid run in the league will make a trip to Mestalla Stadium to face Valencia for an intense contest. Celta are currently third in the league and will be looking

for a win to top the table.

English Premier League

Date Fixture Time Channel
26 Nov 05 Arsenal vs. Blackburn Rovers (L) 20:24 STAR Sports
26 Nov 05 Manchester City vs. Liverpool (L) 20:25 ESPN
26 Nov 05 Aston Villa vs. Charlton Athletic (S) 22:30 STAR Sports
26 Nov 05 Portsmouth vs. Chelsea (L) 22:40 ESPN
27 Nov 05 Everton vs. Newcastle United (L) 18:55 ESPN
27 Nov 05 Fulham vs. Bolton Wanderers (L) 19:24 STAR Sports
27 Nov 05 West Ham United vs. Manchester United (L) 21:25 ESPN
27 Nov 05 Middlesbrough vs. West Bromwich Albion 21:30 STAR Sports

Spanish Premier League

Date Fixture Time Channel
27 Nov 05 Valencia vs. Celta Vigo (S) 16:00 ESPN

India Time. Schedule subject to change; L: LIVE. S: Same day delayed.

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