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Floodlit Football and Professional Boxing in Sportsview
Introduced by Peter Dimmock.
Television's sports magazine brings you ninety minutes of action from the big events.

Association Football: Football League v. League of Ireland
The second half of tonight's floodlit match televised direct from Ewood Park, Blackburn.

Professional Boxing: The Middleweight Championship of Great Britain
John McCormack (Glasgow) v. Terry Downes (London)
and The Bantamweight Championship of Europe
Freddie Gilroy (Ulster) v. Piero Rollo (Italy)
Exclusive film reports of last night's two title fights at the Empire Pool and Sports Arena, Wembley.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Commentator (Association Football): Kenneth Wolstenholme
Television presentation (Association Football): Ray Lakeland
Boxer (The Middleweight Championship of Great Britain): John McCormack
Boxer (The Middleweight Championship of Great Britain): Terry Downes
Boxer (The Bantamweight Championship of Europe): Freddie Gilroy
Boxer (The Bantamweight Championship of Europe): Piero Rollo
Associate editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Editor: Paul Fox

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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