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Match of the Day

Premier :: 1964-08-22

Airs :: Saturday 10:15PM on BBC One

Genre :: Sport

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Match of the Day (often abbreviated as MOTD) is the BBC's main football television programme. Typically, it is shown on BBC One on Saturday evenings during the English football season, showing highlights of the day's matches in the Barclays Premier League. It is one of the BBC's longest-running shows, having been on air since 1964, though it has not always been aired regularly. The 'Match of the Day' brand is also often used for live football coverage on the BBC. They run a competition called Goal of the Month, choosing the best goal each month, where the winner from there will then be entered into a goal of the season award.

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Series 2014 - Episode 10 - MOTD - 18th October 2014
Aired - 18 October 2014

Episode summary:

Gabby Logan introduces highlights from today's seven matches as the Premier League returns following the international break. Reigning champions Manchester City host Tottenham in the lunchtime kick-off at the Etihad Stadium. Last season City were 5-0 up after 55 minutes and went on to win 6-0, with two goals apiece from Jesus Navas and Sergio Aguero. There's a London derby at Selhurst Park, where Crystal Palace entertain Chelsea in a match which proved crucial to both team's fortunes last season. Relegation-threatened Palace won 1-0 after an own goal from John Terry, denting the title hopes of Jose Mourinho's side. Elsewhere, Arsenal host Hull, Burnley are at home to West Ham, Aston Villa travel to Goodison Park to take on Everton, Newcastle face Leicester and Southampton play Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium.

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