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Sportsnight

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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 Harry Carpenter The Football League Cup
Highlights from one of tonight's Second Round ties.
Commentator DAVID COLEMAN
The 1981 Horse of the Year Show from Wembley Arena The Basildon Bond
Leading Show Jumper )f the Year
Last year MALCOLM PYRAH added his name to the list of winners riding Towerlands Anglezarke and, after winning the silver medal at the European Championships last month, this combination will not give up the title without a fight.
Previous winners HARVEY SMITH and DAVID BROOME are back again also hoping for the title. Commentators
RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD and STEPHEN HADLEY
The Great White Hope
There have been only two white World Heavyweight Champions in the last 50 years - Rocky Marciano, and Ingemar Johansson of Sweden. Since 1959 many have tried and failed but now a genuine prospect has emerged.
GERRY COONEY of New York has won all of his 25 fights, 21 inside the distance, and for months now he has waged a war of words with WBC champion LARRY HOLMES. Cooney is a big man - 6ft 5ins and 16 stone - and is a real threat to the crown of Holmes.
TV presentation:
Football FRED VINER
Show Jumping JOHNNIE WATHERSTON Producer jim RESIDE
Editor HAROLD ANDERSON

Contributors

Introduced By: Harry Carpenter
Commentator: David Coleman
Unknown: Harvey Smith
Unknown: David Broome
Unknown: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Unknown: Stephen Hadley
Unknown: Ingemar Johansson
Unknown: Gerry Cooney
Unknown: Larry Holmes.
Unknown: Johnnie Watherston
Editor: Harold Anderson

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