The bank holiday weekend at the end of May is a chance for people all over Britain to enjoy a bit of sunshine and spend time relaxing with loved ones. Unless, that is, you support one of the teams involved in the playoff weekend at Wembley.
This season’s Champions League will live long in the memory. We’ve been treated to some of the best European ties of all time and it’s fitting that two of the most entertaining teams will face off in the final.
It’s just a couple of weeks since Webb Simpson stormed away with the PGA Tour’s flagship event, the Players Championship. Some of those who were left in Simpson’s wake at TPC Sawgrass are in the field for the European Tour’s equivalent tournament, the BMW PGA Championship.
The ATP and WTA tours have visited some stunning locations in their recent run of clay court tournaments. After tournaments in Monte Carlo, Madrid and Rome, it’s time for the biggest of the lot, the French Open.
Fulham and Aston Villa finished in third and fourth place respectively and therefore deserved a shot of returning to the Premier League. They were both also the best teams throughout their playoff semi-finals and are set to provide a fitting finale to another draining but entertaining Championship campaign.