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Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend

Get the feet up and the heating on… there’s plenty on besides the X Factor final. Not that I know that’s on.

*Tom Baker voice*: Little Mix!
*Tom Baker voice*: Little Mix!
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TODAY

Cricket: Test, Australia v New Zealand, (Sky Sports 1, 11.25pm); Bangladesh v Pakistan, (Sky Sports 4, 3.25am, Sat).

Darts: PDC Players Championship Finals, Doncaster, (ITV4, 7pm).

Football: Bundesliga, Hertha Berlin v Schalke 04, (ESPN, 7.30pm).

Golf: The Dubai World Championship, (Sky Sports 1, 8am).

Ice hockey: Elite League, Sheffield Steelers v Belfast Giants, (Sky Sports 2, 7pm).

Rugby: IRB Rugby Sevens, The South Africa Sevens, (Sky Sports 3, 9.30am); European Cup, Harlequins v Toulouse, (Sky Sports 1, 7.30pm).

Snooker: UK Championship, York, (Eurosport, BBC2, 12.30pm, 7pm).

TOMORROW

Boxing: Ashley Theophane v Nigel Wright, (Sky Sports 1, 8.30pm); Amir Khan v Lamont Peterson, (Sky Sports 1, 2am, Sun).

Cricket: Test, Australia v New Zealand, (Sky Sports 1, 11.25pm); Test, Bangladesh v Pakistan, (Sky Sports 4, 3.25am, Sun).

Darts: PDC Players Championship Finals, Doncaster, (ITV4, 1pm, 7pm).

Football: UK Championship, York, (BBC1, 1pm, BBC2, 4.30pm, BBC2, Eurosport, 7pm). npower Championship, Southampton v Blackpool, (Sky Sports 2, 12.30pm); Barnsley v Ipswich, (Sky Sports 2, 5pm); La Liga, Real Madrid v Barcelona, (Sky Sports 3, 8.30pm); SPL, Hibernian v Rangers, (ESPN, 11.45am); Bundesliga, Hannover 96 v Bayer Leverkusen, (ESPN, 5.30pm); Serie A, Inter Milan v Fiorentina, (ESPN, 7.30pm). Premier League Saturday, (RTÉ Two, 8pm).

Golf: The Dubai World Championship, (Sky Sports 1, 8am).

Rugby: European Cup, Connacht v Gloucester, (Sky Sports 1, 1pm); Scarlets v Munster, (Sky Sports 1, 3.30pm); Saracens v Ospreys, (Sky Sports 1, 5.45pm); Highlights, (TG4, 9.15pm). IRB Rugby Sevens, The South Africa Sevens, (Sky Sports 3, 9.30am).

Swimming: European Short Course Championships, (Eurosport, 4.45pm).

SUNDAY

American football: NFL, (Sky Sports 4, 5.15pm, 9.15pm); Dallas Cowboys v New York Giants, (Channel 4, 1am, Mon).

Athletics: European Cross Country Championships, (RTÉ Two, 12.25pm, BBC2, 12.30pm).

Cricket: Test, Australia v New Zealand, (Sky Sports 1, 11.25pm); Test, Bangladesh v Pakistan, (Sky Sports 4, 3.25am, Mon); ODI, India v West Indies, (Sky Sports 4, 8.55am).

Darts: PDC Players Championship Finals, Doncaster, (ITV4, 1pm, 7pm).

Football: Barclays Premier League, Sunderland v Blackburn, (Sky Sports 1, 1pm); Stoke v Tottenham, (Sky Sports 1, 3.30pm); Serie A, Bologna v AC Milan, (ESPN, 2pm); Bundesliga, VfB Stuttgart v Bayern Munich, (ESPN, 4.15pm); La Liga, Athletic Bilbao v Racing Santander, (Sky Sports 1, 6.30pm); Espanyol v Atletico Madrid, (Sky Sports 1, 8.30pm); Serie A, Novara v Napoli, (ESPN, 7.45pm).

GAA: Leinster Club SFC final, (TG4, 1.45pm).

Golf: The Dubai World Championship, (Sky Sports 3, 8am).

Rugby: European Cup, Bath v Leinster, (Sky Sports 2, 12.30pm); Clermont Auvergne v Leicester Tigers, (Sky Sports 2, 2.45pm); Highlights, (TG4, 5pm). European Challenge Cup, Exeter Chiefs v Newport-Gwent Dragons, (Sky Sports 2, 5.30pm).

Snooker: UK Championship, York, (BBC2, 2.15pm); BBC2 and Eurosport, 8pm).

Swimming: European Short Course Championships, (Eurosport, 4.30pm).

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