Love Sports – Don’t Miss These Important Dates

February 26, 2020 10:39 am
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Don’t miss some of the most important and exciting sporting events to take place this year. Choose from Cricket, Football, Rubgy, Formula 1 and more. Don’t forget to make a note of these dates in your diary or why not share it with fellow sports enthusiasts.

MAY

4FootballEuropa League semi-finals, first legs
5 & 7CricketEngland vs Ireland
6FootballWest Ham vs Tottenham
6FootballArsenal vs Manchester United
6Horse racing2,000 Guineas, Newmarket
9-10FootballChampions League semi-finals, second legs
11FootballEuropa League semi-finals, second legs
12Rugby UnionEuropean Rugby Challenge Cup final, Edinburgh
13FootballTottenham vs Manchester United
13FootballWomen’s FA Cup final, Wembley
13Rugby UnionEuropean Rugby Champions Cup final, Edinburgh
14Formula 1Spanish Grand Prix, Barcelona
18FootballEuropa League final, Stockholm
20FootballLeague One Play-off Final, Wembley
21FootballPremier League season ends
24, 27 & 29CricketEngland vs South Africa
27Rugby UnionPremiership final, Twickenham
28Formula 1Monaco Grand Prix
28FootballLeague Two Play-Off Final, Wembley
28Rugby UnionEngland XV vs Barbarians, Twickenham (Old Mutual Wealth cup)
29FootballChampionship Play-off Final, Wembley
29 May-11 JunTennisFrench Open, Roland Garros
29 May-5 JunTable TennisWorld Championships, Dusseldorf, Germany


JUNE

1FootballWomen’s Champions League final, Cardiff
1-18CricketChampions Trophy, England (Cardiff, Edgbaston and The Oval)
3Horse racingEpsom Derby
3FootballChampions League final, Cardiff
10FootballWorld Cup qualifiers: Scotland vs England (Group F), Azerbaijan vs Northern Ireland (Group C)
10Rugby UnionArgentina vs England, first Test, San Juan
11Formula 1Canadian Grand Prix, Montreal
11FootballWorld Cup qualifiers: Serbia vs Wales, Republic of Ireland vs Austria (Group D)
13FootballFrance vs England, International friendly
15-18GolfUS Open, Wisconsin
16-30FootballEuropean Under-21 Championship, Poland
17Rugby UnionArgentina vs England, second Test, Santa Fe; Japan vs Ireland, first Test, ECOPA Stadium (Shizuoka)
17 Jun-2 JulFootballConfederations Cup, Russia
17, 18, 24 & 25SailingAmerica’s Cup, Bermuda
19-25TennisAegon Championships, Queen’s Club
20-24Horse racingRoyal Ascot


JULY

1Rugby UnionNew Zealand vs British and Irish Lions, second Test, Wellington
1CricketOne-Day Cup final, Lord’s
1-23CyclingTour de France
3-16TennisWimbledon
6-10CricketEngland vs South Africa, first Test, Lord’s
8Rugby UnionNew Zealand vs British and Irish Lions, third Test, Auckland
9Formula 1Austrian Grand Prix, Spielberg
9AthleticsLondon Anniversary Games, London Stadium
14-18CricketEngland vs South Africa, second Test, Trent Bridge
14-23ParaAthleticsWorld Championships, London
16Formula 1British Grand Prix, Silverstone
16 Jul-6 AugFootballWomen’s Euro 2017, Netherlands
20-23GolfThe Open, Royal Birkdale
27-31CricketEngland vs South Africa, third Test, The Oval
30Formula 1Hungarian Grand Prix, Budapest
21, 23 & 25CricketEngland vs South Africa
24Rugby UnionNew Zealand vs British and Irish Lions, first Test, Auckland; Japan vs Ireland, second Test
25Formula 1Grand Prix, Azerbaijan
26 Jun-23 JulCricketWomen’s World Cup, England
26 Jun-1 JulTennisAegon International, Eastbourne

AUGUST

3-6GolfWomen’s British Open, Kingsbarns, Scotland
4-8CricketEngland vs South Africa Fourth Test, Old Trafford
4-13AthleticsWorld Championships, London
9-26Rugby UnionWomen’s World Cup, Ireland
10-13GolfUS PGA Championship, Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, North Carolina
17-21CricketEngland vs West Indies, first Test, Edgbaston
20AthleticsBirmingham Diamond League
25-29CricketEngland vs West Indies, Second Test, Headingley
26Rugby LeagueChallenge Cup final, Wembley
27Formula 1Belgian Grand Prix, Spa-Francorchamps
27MotorcyclingBritish Moto Grand Prix, Silverstone
28 Aug-10 SepTennisUS Open, Flushing Meadow, New York

 31 Aug –                            Horse trials                         Burghley Horse Trials

SEPTEMBER

1FootballWorld Cup qualifiers:, Lithuania vs Scotland, Malta vs England (Group F), San Marino vs Northern Ireland (Group C)
2FootballWorld Cup qualifiers: Wales vs Austria, Georgia vs Republic of Ireland (Group D)
2CricketT20 Blast Finals Day, Edgbaston
3Formula 1Italian Grand Prix, Monza
3-10CyclingTour of Britain
4FootballWorld Cup qualifiers: England vs Slovakia, Scotland vs Malta (Group F), Northern Ireland vs Czech Republic (Group C)
5FootballWorld Cup qualifiers: Moldova vs Wales, Republic of Ireland vs Serbia (Group D)
7-11CricketEngland vs West Indies, third Test, Lord’s
15-17TennisDavis Cup semi-finals and play-offs
16CricketEngland vs West Indies
17Formula 1Singapore Grand Prix
19, 21, 24, 27, 29CricketEngland vs West Indies
23-30Multi-sportsInvictus Games, Toronto
24American FootballNFL in London, Wembley Stadium


OCTOBER

1Formula 1Malaysian Grand Prix, Sepang
1American FootballNFL in London, Wembley Stadium
5FootballWorld Cup qualifiers: Northern Ireland vs Germany (Group C); England vs Slovenia, Scotland vs Slovakia (Group F)
6FootballWorld Cup qualifiers: Georgia vs Wales, Republic of Ireland vs Moldova (Group D)
7Rugby LeagueSuper League Grand Final, Old Trafford
8FootballWorld Cup qualifiers: Norway vs Northern Ireland (Group C); Lithuania vs England, Slovenia vs Scotland (Group F)
8Formula 1Japanese Grand Prix, Suzuka
9FootballWorld Cup qualifier: Wales vs Republic of Ireland (Group D)
14TriathlonWorld Ironman Championship, Hawaii
21Horse racingBritish Champions Day, Ascot (including Champion Stakes and Queen Elizabeth II Stakes)
22American FootballNFL in London, Twickenham
22Formula 1United States Grand Prix, Austin
23-29TennisWTA Finals, Singapore
29American FootballNFL in London, Twickenham
29Formula 1Mexican Grand Prix, Mexico City


NOVEMBER

11Rugby UnionEngland vs Argentina, Twickenham (Old Mutual Wealth)
12Formula 1Brazilian Grand Prix, Sao Paolo
12-19TennisATP World Tour Finals, London
18Rugby UnionEngland vs Australia, Twickenham (Old Mutual Wealth)
23-27CricketAustralia vs England, first Ashes Test, Brisbane
24-26TennisDavis Cup final
25Rugby UnionEngland vs Samoa, Twickenham (Old Mutual Wealth)
26Formula 1Abu Dhabi Grand Prix


DECEMBER

2-6CricketAustralia vs England, second Ashes Test, Adelaide
14-18CricketAustralia vs England, third Ashes Test, Perth
26-30CricketAustralia vs England, fourth Ashes Test, Melbourne
26Horse racingKing George VI Chase, Kempton

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