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SPORTS SERVICE

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Introduced by MICHAEL DE MORGAN
Directed by John Fenton
12,30 Your Afternoon Forecast direct from the London Weather Centre followed by SPORTS PARADE
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1.0 COMMENTARIES FROM
THE ARCHIVES
Commentaries on past sporting events which listeners have asked to hear again
Compiled by John Fenton
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RACING
1.25 Minor's Novices'
Hurdle Race (Div. 1)
For four-year-olds only run over'two miles
1.55 Compton Steeple Chase
For five- and six-year-olds only run over three miles
2.25 Schweppes Gold Trophy
A handicap hurdle race for four-year-olds and upwards run over two mites
Commentary by JULIAN WILSON with summaries by ROGER MORTIMER
From Newbury
See page 2
4.53 Racing Results
RUGBY UNION
2.40 : 4.51
County Championship
Northumberland v. Durham
Reports and commentary on the Northern Division play-off by PETER HUDSON
From Gosforth, Northumberland
Gloucestershire v. Somerset
Reports and commentary on the South-Western Division play-off by ERIC YORK
From Kingsholm, Gloucester
ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL
F.A. Cup
3.55 Commentary by ALAN CLARKE and BRIAN MOORE on 'he second half of one of today's Fourth Round matches in the F.A. Cup Competition
4.42* Results as they come in, direct from the BBC Sports Room
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5.0 SPORTS REPORT
Produced by Angus Mackay
Classified Football Results at 5.0 and 5.50
TODAY'S TIMETABLE
12.30 Weather
12.33 Sports Parade
1.0 Commentaries from the Archives
1.25 Racing
2.40 Rugby Union
3.55 Association Football
4.42* Association Football Results
4.51 Rugby Union
4.53 Racing Results
5.0 Sports Report
Timings may be altered by events

Contributors

Introduced By: Michael de Morgan
Directed By: John Fenton
Unknown: John Fenton
Commentary By: Julian Wilson
Unknown: Roger Mortimer
Unknown: Peter Hudson
Commentary By: Alan Clarke
Commentary By: Brian Moore
Produced By: Angus MacKay

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