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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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Summary

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.

Latest Episode

Series 2014 - Episode 11 - MOTD - 25th October 2014
Aired - 25 October 2014

Episode summary:

Gary Lineker introduces highlights from six Premier League matches, as reigning champions Manchester City face West Ham in the lunchtime kick-off at the Etihad Stadium. City were utterly dominant against the Hammers last season, winning all four of their encounters. They easily won both league matches and also enjoyed a record breaking 9-0 aggregate victory in the League Cup semi-finals. Elsewhere, Liverpool host Hull City at Anfield. The Tigers have never won a match away at the Reds and have let in 30 goals in nine previous visits. But they have a decent record against them in the Premier League, having only lost one of their last three encounters. In the other matches Southampton entertain Stoke, Arsenal travel to Sunderland, West Brom play Crystal Palace and Swansea take on Leicester in the evening kick-off.

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A Match of the Day news item imageDavid Beckham is nearing the end of his latest foreign adventure, but the former Manchester United midfielder could finish life in Los Angeles by realising his ultimate American dream.  Having spent the last five years on America’s West coast, Beckham has yet to win a trophy with LA Galaxy but all that could change come November 20 as the Galaxy take on Houston Dynamo in the MLS final....read more
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