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with Jim Rosenthal

1.39; 2.5; 2.35; 3.0; 3.45; 4.42; 5.0; 5.45* Football League Special
Exclusive live commentary on the second halt of one of today's top matches with expert opinion from Denis Law; score flashes throughout the afternoon from other leading games; other news and results as they come in with a classified check at 5.0. At 5.45* a late-comers' check plus the football highlights.

1.30; 2.5; 2.35; 3.0; 4.50; 5.45* Cricket
Report from The Oval on the Fourth Test between England and India, plus news of the Schweppes County Championship games and the Haig Trophy final.

1.30; 1.55; 2.25; 2.55; 4.50; 5.45* Racing: Sandown
From this Variety Club Day meeting commentary by Derek Thompson on the feature event at 2.30 - the £4,150 William Hill Handicap dm)
2.8 £2,650 Sportsman Club Handicap (1m 6f)
3.0 £2,650 Gancia Stakes (7f).
Plus Classified check at 5.45*

1.30; 3.15; 5.30 US Open Tennis
Gerald Williams reports from Flushing Meadow where Jimmy Connors defends his men's crown and Chris Lloyd seeks a record-breaking fifth successive women's title.
And at 5.0* Sports Report
Reports, comments* and interviews on the top stories of the day with classified football checks at 5.0 and 5.45*.

Cycling: John Burns on the final day of the World Championships in Holland; Golf: news of the Swiss Open from John Fenton; Rowing: from Bled in Yugoslavia, reports on the World Championships; Athletics: the Guardian Royal Exchange Club Cup final at Crystal Palace; Swimming: news of British hopes in the World Cup.

1.30 News/Prospects
1.55 Racing: Sandown
2.5 Cricket/Football
2.25 Racing: Sandown
2.35 Football/Cricket
2:55 Racing: Sandown
3.0 Football/Cricket/Tennis
3.45 Football half-times
3.50 Football commentary
4.42 First Football results
4.51 Cricket/Racing
5.0 Sports Report
5.30 Motor Sport
5.45* Classified Racing and Football/Football Highlights/Cricket
Events may alter timings

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Commentary By:
Derek Thompson
William Hill
Gerald Williams
John Burns
John Fenton

say Kenneth Alwyn and Mary Law featuring Marti Caine and Max Jaffa with one or two show business surprises
(Marti Caine is appearing at the Futurist Theatre, Scarborough, and Max Jaffa is at the Spa Grand Hall, Scarborough)


Kenneth Alwyn
Barry Knight
Max Jaffa

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