Television

Soccer weekends on ESPN Star Sports

Mumbai, September 16, 2005: ESPN STAR Sports, Asia's leading sports broadcaster, brings the English Premier League, live & exclusive, this weekend with two of the biggest clubs in the history of the Premiership go face to face in what can be assured quality football.

UEFA Champions Liverpool, face their toughest challenge since winning the Champions league, as they get ready to take on the most successful club in English football, Manchester United. Rafael Benitez will be hoping his new signing, Peter Crouch, puts up the same awe-inspiring performance he exhibited in the champions' league encounter against Real Betis with both goals being his assist. Manchester United on the other hand will try and forget their lacklustre performance and focus on task in hand.

In other matches, defending champions Chelsea take on Charlton Athletic and bearing a miracle the London side will score full three points. Another good battle will be between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur with many believing the Spurs to be the dark horses this season in the league. Though, they have yet to perform to potential, there is no denying in the talent the side possesses. Michael Owen will look to open his EPL account this season with Newcastle United making a trip to Blackburn Rovers. The Magpies are yet to register a victory and none will be sweeter with Michael finding the net.

More EPL action will be live with Wigan Athletic hosting Middlesbrough and Bolton Wanderers playing away against Manchester City. In the Spanish league, two heavyweights of the La Liga, Valencia and Deportivo clash for an early confidence booster in the league.

Schedule of the matches this weekend

English Premier League

Date Fixture Time Channel

17 Sep 05 Charlton Athletic Vs Chelsea (L) 19:25 ESPN

17 Sep 05 Sunderland Vs. West Bromwich Albion (S) 21:30 STAR Sports

17 Sep 05 Aston Villa Vs. Tottenham Hotspur (L) 21:40 ESPN

18 Sep 05 Liverpool Vs. Manchester United (L) 16:25 ESPN

18 Sep 05 Blackburn Rovers Vs. Newcastle United (L) 18:30 ESPN

18 Sep 05 Wigan Athletic Vs. Middlesbrough (L) 19:24 STAR Sports

18 Sep 05 Manchester City Vs. Bolton Wanderers (L) 20:30 ESPN

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

Spanish Primera League

Date Fixture Time Channel

18 Sep 05 Valencia Vs Deportivo (S) 21:30 ESPN

19 Sep 05 Espanyol Vs Real Madrid (S) 14:30 STAR Sports

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

Bhaskar Majumdar, Manager - Corporate Communications, 9811194244, 011-5154 4444 - 51, Email: bhaskarm@espnstar.co.in

Or Steven Pereira, IPAN at 022- 22661755, Email: steven.pereira@ipan.com

For the latest schedules and programme information visit www.espnstar.com

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/19/f1.jpg?itok=KyNNqCdg
Formula 1 launches OTT platform with two subscription models

Formula 1 (F1), one of the world's most prized sporting properties, launched its over the top (OTT) service F1 TV last month. The platform comes with two service models - F1 TV Pro (Live) and F1 TV Access (non-live) - at different price points.

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/19/dsport.jpg?itok=3gyfqV4Y
LIVE Coverage of Tour De France on DSPORT this year

LIVE Coverage of Tour De France on DSPORT this year

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/19/top.jpg?itok=GTUQCUJG
Business news most benefited genre in Chrome DM week 24

With a growth of 1.24 per cent as compared to last week (23), the business news genre marked the highest opportunity to see (OTS) among all categories in week 24. Zee Business gained the highest OTS with 84.3 per cent in six metros, according to the data compiled by Chrome Data Analytics and Media...

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/19/Deepak-Rajadhyaksha.jpg?itok=64BctKo6
Zee TV to launch the third season of 'India's Best Dramebaaz'

MUMBAI: Locked in a see-saw battle with Colors for top billing in the Hindi GEC space, Zee TV has made its latest move. The Puneet Goenka-led channel's latest offering to the Indian audiences is season three of 'India's Best Dramebaaz'. Having enjoyed a successful run during the first two seasons...

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/18/india.jpg?itok=v7SMB1PQ
Sony to soon launch Indian Idol season 10

MUMBAI: Indian Idol, one of Sony’s most acclaimed reality shows, is all set to come back on small screen with its tenth installment. Considering that all its previous seasons have done exceedingly well, there are great expectations this year as well. Sony has released its first promo, captioned #...

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/18/ipl.jpg?itok=G15HVAwJ
VIVO IPL: VIVO IPL on Star Sports register highest ever engagement

Revolutionizing the way, the world experiences VIVO IPL, Star India reimagined VIVO IPL in to a six-month fiesta instead of just a two-month tournament. Keeping fans at the heart of the experience, Star India used the confluence of technology, consumer insight, and experience in cricket coverage,...

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/18/abhishek.jpg?itok=KDMML6C5
Abhishek Upadhyay joins &TV as marketing head

Abhishek Upadhyay, who headed marketing for OLX, has been appointed marketing head of &TV, the Hindi language GEC channel of Zee Entertainment Enterprise Limited (ZEEL).

Television TV Channels People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/18/saral.jpg?itok=k0DYsipd
Saral Jeevan adds three new programs to its prime time offering

Saral Jeevan, a Kannada infotainment channel, is launching three shows today. While one of them is season two of Jnanapada (based on folk songs), the other two programs are based on factual content. With a focus on non- fiction programming like history, mythology, travel and insights from Indian...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/06/18/discovery.jpg?itok=UmdA492J
Discovery joins hands with BYJU’S for quiz show

Discovery Communications India and BYJU’S, the Learning App, has joined hands to launch a school quiz show called the Discovery School Super League.

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories