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All the factz on England v Bulgaria Euro 2020 Group A qualifier, including which TV channel its on

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England return to action for the first time since the summer by resuming their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign against Bulgaria at Wembley Stadium. 

A win today would strengthen the Three Lions’ grip on Group A. Bulgaria meanwhile need a win to enhance their chances of qualifying.

The match kicks off at 5pm and it is live on ITV. Here are the factz you need to know:

* England top Group A with 6 points, having played a game fewer than their nearest challengers.
* Bulgaria are bottom, with 2 draws and 2 defeats from their opening 4 matches.
* England last met Bulgaria in September 2011 in a qualifying match for Euro 2012. The Three Lions ran out 0-3 winners in Sofia.
* There have been 10 previous meetings between the sides and England have never lost. They have won 6 and drawn the others.
* James Maddison could win his first England cap today. Since the start of last season in the Premier League, he has created 109 chances – 39 more than any other Englishman.
* Mason Mount could also feature after scoring 2 goals in his first 4 Premier League matches. He has played for England at every level from under-16s.
* Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling are England’s most experienced players, with 51 caps each.
* Harry Kane has most goals in the current squad with 22 strikes in 39 appearances.
* Bulgaria have a similarly inexperienced squad to England. Only captain Ivelin Popov has more than 50 caps (84).
* Popov is also top scorer in this squad with 15 goals. No other player in the squad has more than 2 international goals.

All the factz on Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City, including which TV channel its on

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The first of two Premier League matches today sees Tottenham Hotspur welcome Leicester City to Wembley Stadium.

Spurs want to keep pace with Liverpool and Manchester City at the top, while Leicester are chasing a top 7 place.

The match kicks off at 1.30pm and it is live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Here are the factz you need to know:

* This fixture last season was a 9-goal thriller, with Spurs coming out on top 5-4.
* Spurs are in good form, having won 4 of their last 5 PL matches.
* Leicester are out of form, with 4 defeats in their last 6 and just 1 win.
* Son Heung-Min is the man Leicester need to stop. The Spurs forward has scored 9 goals in his last 10 appearances for Spurs in all competitions.
* Leicester are better away from home than at the King Power Stadium: they’ve won 18 points on their travels to 13 at home.

All the factz on Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United, including which TV channel its on

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The second match in the Premier League today sees two of the form sides in the division clash as Tottenham Hotspur play Manchester United at Wembley.

The match kicks off at 4.30pm and it is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:

  • Earlier in the season, Spurs thrashed United 0-3 at Old Trafford.
  • Tottenham are in good form, having won 4 of their last 5 matches in the PL.
  • However, United have had a major revival since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over as interim manager, winning 5 out of 5 in the PL.
  • Spurs have scored 23 goals in their last 6 matches in all competitions, including a 7-0 thrashing of Tranmere Rovers in the FA Cup last time out.
  • United have scored 14 goals in the 4 PL matches since Solskjaer took charge, and scored in each of their last 8 matches.

All the factz on Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City, including which TV channel its on

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Monday night football returns to the Premier League tonight with a mouth-watering top of the table clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium. The match kicks off at 8pm and it is live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Here are the factz you need to know: 

* Manchester City did the double over Spurs last season, winning 1-3 at Wembley Stadium and 4-1 at the Etihad.
* Spurs are off to their best start to a PL season, with 21 points from their 9 matches. A win tonight will see them leapfrog City into third with the same points as second-places Chelsea but behind on goal difference.
* City are also in form – unbeaten this season with 7 wins and 2 draws. They will go top of the Premier League on goal difference with a win tonight.
* Spurs have kept 3 consecutive clean sheets – they haven’t managed 4 in a row since April 2017. However, City have managed 4 in a row.
* If Sergio Aguero scores, it will be his 150th in the Premier League. He will be the 9th player to reach that mark if he does

All the factz you need on the FA Cup Final between Manchester United and Chelsea

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It is the FA Cup Final, with Manchester United taking on Chelsea at Wembley. For one side, it will be glory and for the other, a season in which they will have won no silverware. The match kicks off 5.15pm and it is live on BBC1. Here are the factz you need to know:

* This is the third time the sides have met in the FA Cup final. In 1994, United demolished Chelsea 4-0. But I’m 2007, Chelsea won 1-0 after extra time.
* This is the 13th time Chelsea have made it to the FA Cup final. If they win, they will go equal third with Tottenham Hotspur in the all-time winners list with 8.
* Meanwhile United are making their 20th appearance in the final. If they win, they will equal Arsenal’s record of 13 wins.
* Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud has become something of an FA Cup specialist with 15 goals in his last 26 appearances in the competition. He’s also contributed 7 assists in that time.
* Meanwhile Romelu Lukaku has scored 12 goals in his last 12 appearances in the FA Cup.