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Sport on 2

Synopsis

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1500m only (also 202m Scotland) VHF joins Radio 1
Presented by Desmond Lynam
1.30; 3.45; 5.0; 5.45*
Football League Special
Exclusive live commentary on one of the top matches; score Bashes throughout the afternoon from five other grounds; scores and results as they come in, with classified checks at 5.0 and 5.45*.
1.45; 2.11; 2.40; 3.10; 4.50; 5.40* Racing from
Haydock Park
Featuring commentary by PETER BROMLEY on the Vernons Sprint Cup, worth £12,000 to the winner.
1.45 Vernons Organisation Stakes dim)
2.15 Fleetwood Nursery Handicap Stakes (7f)
2.45 Vernons Sprint Cup (6F)
Plus results from the other meetings throughout the afternoon, with a classified check at S.40*.
1.30; 2.0; 3.0'
Lawn Tennis
London will be the big attraction for many of the world's leading players during the next three weeks, with three major international competitions: the Dewar Cup. one of the last events in the 1976 Grand Prix; Britain defending the Wightman Cup against the United States; followed by the Benson and Hedges Championships, the last Grand Prix event in Europe this year. Today at the Sobell Centre, in North London, some of the lesser-known players will be attempting to qualify for the draw for the Deu'ar Cup, which starts there on Monday and moves on to the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday night. News of today's qualifying matches from GERALD Williams , who also talks to some of the stars, and takes a closer look at the Sobell Centre, which has become an important part of London's sporting scene.
Also news of the Rugby Union County Championship, with YORKSHIRE facing NORTHUMBER-LAND. CHESHIRE V LANCASHIRE, and DURHAM v CUMBRIA.
And at 5.0*
Sports Report
Classified Football at 5.0 and
5.45*: reports and comments on the top football stories of the day: the personalities making the news: Rugby Round-up at 5.25*. and classi. fied Racing Results at 5.40*.
Timetable:
1.30 News/prospects from all featured events, including the 1.45 race from Haydock Park.
2.0 Tennis/Racing/Football
3.5 Tennis Football score flashes
3.10 Racing
3.20 Tennis / Football score flashes
2.45 Football half-times
3.55 Football Commentary
4.42 First Football Results
4.50 Rugby/Tennis/Racing
5.0 Sports Report
5.30 Rugby Round-up
S.40 Classified Racing/Football
Events may alter timings
A Radio Sports Unit production

Contributors

Presented By: Desmond Lynam
Commentary By: Peter Bromley
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Gerald Williams

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