What's on BBC Sport: Premier League and League Cup football

The busy festive football period continues and you can stay across it on BBC TV, radio and online.

There is League Cup and Premier League action, while equestrian takes place at Olympia.

England round off their ODI cricket series against Sri Lanka and the rugby union Premiership season continues.

(All times GMT)



Friday 19 December

Weekend football preview, 19:00-22:00 BBC Radio 5 live

Saturday 20 December

Football Focus, 12:10 BBC One

Championship: Derby v Norwich, 12:10-14:15 BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

Premier League: Manchester City v Crystal Palace, 12:45-15:00 BBC Radio 5 live

Final Score, 14:30 BBC Red Button, & 16:25-17:20 BBC One (not in Scotland)

Premier League: Aston Villa v Manchester United, 15:00-17:00 BBC Radio 5 live

Sportscene, 16:25-17:20 BBC One Scotland

Final Score from NI, 17:00-17:20 BBC One Northern Ireland

606 phone-in, 18:06-20:00 BBC Radio 5 live

Match Of The Day, 22:20-23:45 BBC One

The Football League Show, 23:45-01:05 BBC One

Sunday 21 December

The Non-League Football Show, 05:00-06:00 BBC Radio 5 live

Match Of The Day (repeat), 07:30-09:00 BBC One

The Football League Show (repeat), 09:05-10:25 BBC Two

MOTD2 Extra, 12:15-13:00 BBC Radio 5 live

MOTD2 Extra, 12:30-13:15 BBC One

Premier League: Newcastle v Sunderland, 13:00-16:00 BBC Radio 5 live

Premier League, Liverpool v Arsenal, 16:00-18:06 BBC Radio 5 live

606 phone-in, 18:06-19:30 BBC Radio 5 live

Football Focus Special, 21:50-22:20 BBC Three

Match Of The Day 2, 22:25-23:25 BBC Two, 23:25-00:25 BBC Two Scotland & 22:40-23:40 BBC Two NI

Sportscene, 22:25-23:25 BBC Two Scotland



Thursday 18 December

Olympia Horse Show: Puissance, Olympia, 21:00 BBC Red Button

Sunday 21 December

Olympia Horse Show: World Cup showjumping, Olympia, 13:45-16:30 BBC Two

Rugby union

Rugby Union

Friday 19 December

Scrum V: Cardiff Blues v Scarlets, 19:30-21:30 BBC Two Wales & BBC Red Button

Sale v Exeter, 19:40-21:45 BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

Saturday 20 December

Northampton v Leicester, 14:55-17:00 BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

Gloucester v Bath, 17:25-19:30 BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

Sunday 21 December

Premiership: Wasps v London Irish, 13:55-16:00 BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

Scrum V, 17:55-18:40 BBC Two Wales



Thursday 18 December

Victoria Pendleton: Mind of a Cyclist, 20:00-22:00 BBC Radio 5 live

General Sport

Friday 19 December

The Friday Sports Panel, 13:00-14:00 BBC Radio 5 live

Saturday 20 December

The Danny Baker Show, 09:00-11:00, BBC Radio 5 live

Fighting Talk, 11:00-12:00, BBC Radio 5 live

5 live Sport, 12:00-12:45, BBC Radio 5 live

Saturday Sportsday, 12:50-13:00, BBC One

Sports Report, 17:00-18:06, BBC Radio 5 live

Sunday 21 December

Sportsweek, 09:00-10:00, BBC Radio 5 live

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