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Grandstand

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Introduced by Frank Bough
10.20; 1.25; 1.55; 2.25; 3.55* Cricket from Lord's
The Gillette Cup Final
Northamptonshire v Somerset
This is Somerset's third Gillette Final -they lost last year to Sussex and in 1967 Kent defeated them. IAN BOTHAM , VIV RICHARDS and JOEL GARNER will be determined to make it third-time lucky. Northamptonshire, winners in 1976, have a formidable batting line-up, with ALLAN LAMB and PETER wiLLEY-man of the match in 1976 - in good form this season. Commentators RICHIE BENAUD and JIM LAKER
12.45*
Football Focus
BOB WILSON spotlights football's main issues and looks forward to next week's important European Championship games.
1.35; 2.5; 3.5*
Racing from Haydock
1.45 Saint Anne's Nursery (6f)
2.15 Liverpool Handicap (lfm)
3.15 The Vernon Sprint Cup (6f) Commentators PETER O'SULLEVAN JULIAN WILSON and JIMMY LINDLEY
2.25; 3.25; 4.15*
Burghley Horse Trials
A truly international entry, representing all the top European nations together with riders from the USA, Canada, New Zealand, and Japan, contests the demanding and spectacular speed and endurance phase of this famous three-day event.
The 28-fence cross-country course, spread over four miles and 120 yards of the Marquess of Exeter's undulating estate near Stamford, includes many new obstacles together with well-remembered landmarks like the Trout Hatchery, Capability's Cutting and the Double Coffins.
Commentators DORIAN Williams RAYMOND BROOKS-WARD and MICHAEL TUCKER
3.25; 4.25*
International Athletics from Gateshead
The Amoco International Games
Sprint star ALLAN WELLS renews his rivalry with Olympic champion HASELY CRAWFORD of Trinidad and DON QUARRIE of Jamaica in a meeting which has attracted a host of international stars. Munich Olympic gold medallist JOHN AKII-BUA makes a welcome reappearance in the 400 metres hurdles and his clash with EDWYN MOSES will be a highlight of the meeting. Organised by the BAAB
Commentators DAVID COLEMAN
RON PICKERING and STUART STOREY
3.50 Half-time Football Scores
4.40 Final Score
Today's timetable:
10.20 Cricket; 12.45 Football Focus
1.25 Cricket; 1.35 Racing
1.55 Cricket; 2.5 Racing
2.25 Cricket/Eventing; 3.5 Racing
3.25 Athletics/Eventing
3.5»Half-timeFootballScores
3.55 Cricket; 4.15 Eventing
4.25Athletics;4.41FinalScore
• Timings subject to alteration Television presentation:
Cricket NICK HUNTER and HUW JONES Football Focus MIKE MURPHY Racing KEITH PHILLIPS
Horse Trials FRED VINER
Athletics JOHN SHREWSBURY
Producer Grandstand MARTIN HOPKINS, Editor Grandstand HAROLD ANDERSON
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Themes (record nEH 348, cassette zcR 3481

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Unknown: Ian Botham
Unknown: Viv Richards
Unknown: Joel Garner
Unknown: Allan Lamb
Commentators: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Bob Wilson
Commentators: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators: Julian Wilson
Commentators: Jimmy Lindley
Commentators: Michael Tucker
Unknown: Allan Wells
Unknown: Hasely Crawford
Unknown: Don Quarrie
Unknown: John Akii-Bua
Unknown: Edwyn Moses
Commentators: David Coleman
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Unknown: Nick Hunter
Editor: Grandstand Harold Anderson

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