There is a full schedule of World Cup qualifying games ahead of us this weekend. But, before the serious action gets underway, Europe’s international managers have a chance to experiment a little with some exciting looking international friendlies.
Manchester City crashed out of the Champions League in midweek with a 3-1 defeat against Monaco. That defeat will take some getting over but there is no time to lick their wounds as Liverpool visit the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.
The crowds at the Cheltenham Festival will have barely recovered from the Gold Cup before it’s time for the next race, the Foxhunters Chase.
You can’t move for top class National Hunt racing at the Cheltenham Festival but there is one race which stands apart from the rest, the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
When Jamie Vardy scored a second half goal against Sevilla in the first leg of their Champions League knockout tie it looked to have given Claudio Ranieri a welcome boost. However, it was to be the last goal scored under the Italian’s tenureship as Leicester manager.