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Sportsnight

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 Ray Stubbs.
Football A look ahead to next
Sunday's FA Cup semi-finals.
Highbury stages a London derby between Wimbledon and Chelsea.
Ruud Gullit's side are in the last four the third time in four seasons but have won the Cupjust once, back in 1970, while Wimbledon are in the semi-finals for the first time since their Cup final victory over Liverpool in 1988. The other semi-final is at Old Trafford between Bryan Robson 's
Middlesbrough and the surprise team of this season's competition, second division Chesterfield.
Middlesbrough are aimingto reach Wembleyforthe second time this season, while
John Duncan 's Chesterfield are the first side from theirdivision to reach this stage since Plymouth in 1984. Greyhound Racing The final of one of the longest-running sporting events on British television. The TV Trophy, first run in 1958, takes place at the Hall Green track in Birmingham.
Athletics A preview of Sunday's London Marathon, where
Liz McColgan hopes to repeat last year's victory in the women's race. The men's race features
Olympic marathon champion
Josia Thugwane of South Africa, who will be running for the first time since his victory in Atlanta. Producer Vivien Kent ; Editor Niall Sloane

Contributors

Introduced By: Ray Stubbs.
Unknown: Bryan Robson
Unknown: John Duncan
Unknown: Liz McColgan
Unknown: Josia Thugwane
Producer: Vivien Kent
Editor: Niall Sloane






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