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Grandstand

Synopsis

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Introduced by Frank Bough
12.20*
Cup Focus
BOB WILSON introduces action, personalities and the latest news of today's FA Cup Fourth Round ties, and the Third Round of the Scottish Cup.
12.45; 1.45; 2.25*
Indoor Hockey from the Sobell Centre, Islington England v Scotland v Belgium
The Benson and Hedges Trophy
The home team faces two of Europe's strongest teams in this fast-growing sport-Scotland, who will be keen to retain their 100 per cent record against England, and Belgium, the European silver medallists.
Commentator NEIL DURDEN-SMITH
1.5*
Gymnastics from the Royal Albert Hall The Champions' Cup
This year's entry of the leading six British men and women is a demonstration that the patient wait for young gymnasts to come to the fore since the Munich Olympics has paid Off. AVRIL LENNOX , so long the champion, faces a strong challenge from Olympic team-mates BARBARA SLATER and SUSAN
CHEESEBROUGH.
Organised by the BAGA in association with the Daily Mirror
Commentators RON PICKERING and ALAN WEEKS
2.5; 2.50*
Badminton from Crystal Palace
The ' Hearts of Oak ' Tournament
GILLIAN GILKS tries for the third year running to win the three finals for which she has qualified. In 1976 she was denied the treble by MARGARET LOCKWOOD , whom she faces again in this year's final. Commentator PETER WEST
3.10; 4.15*
Athletics from Cosford
The Philips National Indoor Championships
This major indoor track and field meeting for men and women features what promises to be an exciting 3,000 metres in which DAVE BLACK, TONY SIMMONS and RAY SMEDLEY have entered. Shot-putter GEOFF CAPES is also in action. Commentators RON PICKERING and STUART STOREY
3.30*
Rugby League
England v Wales from Headingley The second half of this afternoon's international match.
Commentator EDDIE WARING
4.40* Final Score
Today's timetable:
12.20 Cup Focus; 12.45 Hockey
1.5 Gymnastics; 1.45 Hockey
2.5 Badminton; 2.25 Hockey
2.50 Badminton; 3.10 Athletics
3.30 Rugby League; 4.15 Athletics
4.40 Final Score
.Timings may be changed by events tv presentation:
Football FOCUS TERRY LONG
Hockey FRED viner. Gymnastics PAUL LANG Badminton JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Athletics RICHARD TILLING
Rugby League NICK HUNTER
Grandstand producer BRIAN VENNER Grandstand editor ALAN BART

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Introduces: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Avril Lennox
Unknown: Barbara Slater
Commentators: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Gillian Gilks
Unknown: Margaret Lockwood
Unknown: Tony Simmons
Unknown: Ray Smedley
Unknown: Geoff Capes
Commentators: Ron Pickering
Commentators: Stuart Storey
Commentator: Eddie Waring
Unknown: Terry Long
Producer: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Bart






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