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The midweek sports magazine returns for the winter, introduced by Desmond Lynam , who is giving up his Grandstand seat after 500 programmes. 'I'm looking forward to watching some football on a Saturday afternoon,' he says. 'I've told
Brighton and Hove Albion that their crowd will be swollen by a total of one this season.'
Live coverage from London's Hammersmith Odeon of the WBC Light-Heavyweight World Championship fight between the holder Dennis Andries
, and the No 1 contender, Australia's Jeff Harding. Commentary by Harry Carpenter.
Graham Taylor 's England kick off their international season against Germany in the Guinness International at
Wembley. Scotland are in Switzerland for a group two European Championship match that they will regard as vital with an away clash against Romania still to come. Northern Ireland are at home to the Faroe Islands in group four of the same competition, and hoping to do better than their 1-1 draw in May's away leg. And the Wales team, rejuvenated by their astonishing 1-0 victory over Germany in June, have a friendly match against the Brazilians at the National
Stadium in Cardiff.
Commentary by John Motson and Tony Gubba.
Plus, Ray Stubbs reports on Liverpool's return to
European competition, six years after the Heysel Stadium tragedy. Producer Vivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick


Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Dennis Andries
Unknown: Jeff Harding.
Commentary By: Harry Carpenter.
Unknown: Graham Taylor
Commentary By: John Motson
Commentary By: Tony Gubba.
Unknown: Ray Stubbs
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Brian Barwick

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