Sheffield Wednesday to make BBC One return in beefed-up weekend football schedule - what football is on TV this weekend?
Mrs Brown’s Boys just didn’t cut it.
And as football fans up and down the country continue to mourn the loss of the jam-packed UK fixture schedule, the BBC have jumped to their aid to release a newly beefed-up weekend football offering that includes Sheffield Wednesday.
Highlights of the Owls’ famous FA Cup quarter-final win over Derby County will be shown on Sunday afternoon in the second part of their ‘quarter-final classics’ show, alongside the 1985 clash between Everton and Ipswich and 2008’s meeting between Manchester United and Portsmouth.
This weekend’s BBC football schedule in full:
SATURDAY, 12.00pm, BBC One – Football Focus
Dan Walker introduces some of the best interviews and features from the season so far, while the MOTDx crew select their Premier League team of the decade.
SATURDAY, 4.00pm BBC One – FA Cup quarter-final classics part one
Guy Mowbray unearths memorable games from the FA Cup’s quarter-final, including Watford v Arsenal in 1987 and West Bromwich Albion v Nottingham Forest in 1978.
SATURDAY, 10.20pm BBC One – Match of the Day: Top 10
Premier League captains Match Of The Day’s Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Ian Wright bring their insight, wit and wisdom in the first visualised episode of their new podcast series. In episode one they debate the greatest captains of the Premier League era.
SUNDAY, 3.10pm BBC One – FA Cup quarter-final classics part two
Guy Mowbray unearths more memorable games from the FA Cup’s quarter-final, including Everton v Ipswich in 1985, Derby v Sheffield Wednesday in 1993 and Man Utd v Portsmouth in 2008.