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Soccer Weekends on ESPN Star Sports

New Delhi, September 9, 2005: ESPN STAR Sports, Asia's leading sports broadcaster, brings the English Premier League and the Spanish Football League, Live & Exclusive for the Indian audiences. The soccer action continues this weekend with an in depth coverage and analysis of the Premiership with Premiership Saturday and Super Sunday.
The Manchester derby gets underway with Manchester United hosting Manchester City on Saturday. City are currently second placed, with ten points from four matches, but United will prove to be a real test for
them. The Red Devils are showing signs of brilliance with all their key
players exhibiting class.Premiership contenders Arsenal, with a shaky start, face Middlesbrough in an away match assuring top quality football. The teams still have fresh memories of the classy encounter last season that yielded 8 goals.

On Sunday, Bolton Wanderers host Blackburn Rovers at the Reebok Stadium with the Bolton coach, Sam Allardyce, expecting a tough physical battle. The two clubs will be hoping for an outright win to gain early advantage in the league standings.

In the Spanish league, the two big clubs, Real Madrid and Barcelona
will be playing their best eleven to accumulate points in the start for
the season. Top stars Ronaldo, Zidane, Beckham and Ronaldinho will be in action demonstrating football elegance in La Liga

Catch all the action Live & Exclusive on ESPN STAR Sports

Schedule of the matches this weekend
English Premier League

Date 10 Sep 05
Fixture Manchester United Vs Manchester City (L)
Time 19:25
Channel STAR Sports

Date 10 Sep 05
Fixture Chelsea Vs. Sunderland (S)
Time 21:30
Channel STAR Sports

Date 11 Sep 05
Fixture Middlesbrough Vs. Arsenal (S)
Time 09:30
Channel ESPN

Date 11 Sep 05
Fixture Bolton Wanderers Vs. Blackburn Rovers (L)
Channel STAR Sports
India Time. Schedule subject to change; L: LIVE. S: Same day delayed.

Spanish Primera League
Date 12 Sep 05
Fixture Real Madrid Vs Celta Vigo (S)
Time 09:30

Date 12 Sep 05
Barcelona Vs Mallorca (S)
Time 14:00
Channel STAR Sports

For further information, contact ESPN Software India Pvt. Ltd at
011-5154 4444 - 51:
Bhaskar Majumdar, Manager - Corporate Communications, Email:
Or Tarundeep Singh, IPAN at 011- 52492100, Email:
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