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Soccer Weekends on ESPN Star Sports

New Delhi, September 9, 2005: ESPN STAR Sports, Asia's leading sports broadcaster, brings the English Premier League and the Spanish Football League, Live & Exclusive for the Indian audiences. The soccer action continues this weekend with an in depth coverage and analysis of the Premiership with Premiership Saturday and Super Sunday.

The Manchester derby gets underway with Manchester United hosting Manchester City on Saturday. City are currently second placed, with ten points from four matches, but United will prove to be a real test for

them. The Red Devils are showing signs of brilliance with all their key

players exhibiting class.Premiership contenders Arsenal, with a shaky start, face Middlesbrough in an away match assuring top quality football. The teams still have fresh memories of the classy encounter last season that yielded 8 goals.



On Sunday, Bolton Wanderers host Blackburn Rovers at the Reebok Stadium with the Bolton coach, Sam Allardyce, expecting a tough physical battle. The two clubs will be hoping for an outright win to gain early advantage in the league standings.



In the Spanish league, the two big clubs, Real Madrid and Barcelona

will be playing their best eleven to accumulate points in the start for

the season. Top stars Ronaldo, Zidane, Beckham and Ronaldinho will be in action demonstrating football elegance in La Liga



Catch all the action Live & Exclusive on ESPN STAR Sports



Schedule of the matches this weekend

English Premier League



Date 10 Sep 05

Fixture Manchester United Vs Manchester City (L)

Time 19:25

Channel STAR Sports



Date 10 Sep 05

Fixture Chelsea Vs. Sunderland (S)

Time 21:30

Channel STAR Sports



Date 11 Sep 05

Fixture Middlesbrough Vs. Arsenal (S)

Time 09:30

Channel ESPN



Date 11 Sep 05

Fixture Bolton Wanderers Vs. Blackburn Rovers (L)

Time 20:25

Channel STAR Sports

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



Spanish Primera League

Date 12 Sep 05

Fixture Real Madrid Vs Celta Vigo (S)

Time 09:30

Channel ESPN



Date 12 Sep 05

Fixture Barcelona Vs Mallorca (S)

Time 14:00

Channel STAR Sports



For further information, contact ESPN Software India Pvt. Ltd at

011-5154 4444 - 51:

Bhaskar Majumdar, Manager - Corporate Communications, Email:

bhaskarm@espnstar.co.in

Or Tarundeep Singh, IPAN at 011- 52492100, Email:

tarundeep.singh@ipan.com

For the latest schedules and programme information visit

www.espnstar.com

http://www.espnstar.com/

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