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Match of the Day

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.
Action highlights of two outstanding Football League games introduced by Jimmy Hill
Commentator BARRY DAVIES is in London to see one of the attractions of the new season.
And JOHN MOTSON is in the North, reporting on two teams famous for their open-style play.
As well, there's the day's important news, match analysis, and the pools check.
Studio director john ROWLINSON Outside broadcast producer JOHN MCGONAGLE
Series producer ALEC WEEKS Editor MIKE MURPHY

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Introduced By: Jimmy Hill
Commentator: Barry Davies
Commentator: John Motson
Director: John Rowlinson
Producer: John McGonagle
Editor: Mike Murphy

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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