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Friday Lunch Sport: Man Utd vs Barca Champions League Quarter Final; Gold Cup Day at Cheltenham

: 03/15/2019 - 12:53

Manchester United will play Barcelona in the Champions League quarter finals.

Manchester City and Tottenham have been drawn against each in an all Premier League tie.

Liverpool are paired with Porto.

Having knocked Real Madrid out of the competition Ajax will play Juventus.

The first legs will be played on April 9th and 10th, with the return ties a week later.

The semi-final line up has also been decided.

The winner of the tie between Barcelona and Manchester United will play either Liverpool or Porto.

Manchester City or Tottenham will play Juventus or Ajax.

The Europa League quarter finals draw:

Napoli v Arsenal
Villarreal v Valencia
Benfica v Eintracht Frankfurt
Slavia Prague v Chelsea

Semi-final draw
Napoli or Arsenal v Villarreal or Valencia

Benfica or Eintracht Frankfurt v Slavia Prague or Chelsea

Shamrock Rovers will retain their place at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division table, if they beat Sligo Rovers in Tallaght this evening.

Second place Bohemians hope to continue their unbeaten start, when they play Cork City at Turners Cross.

Champions Dundalk go to the Brandywell to face Derry City.

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It is Gold Cup day at Cheltenham.

The Colin Tizzard-trained 'Native River' is bidding to become the first horse since 'Best Mate' in 2004 to retain the famous trophy.

'Presenting Percy' is currently the favourite.

The Pat Kelly-trained seven year old has only run once since winning at the meeting a year ago.

The Joseph O'Brien trained 'Sir Erec' is tipped for victory in the JCB Triumph Hurdle the opening race.

The 25 year old will saddle the favourite in the first of the afternoon's Grade One contests.

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Kildare footballers trained last night ahead of tomorrow’s Division 2 game against Tipperary in St. Conleth’s Park at 2.30pm.

The team will be announced at 9pm tonight and will be available on kfmradio.com and Kfm twitter @kfmsport

Kfm will have commentary in association with Hanlon Concrete, Robertstown.

The match  will be preceded by Kildare Ladies vs Meath in Division 3 at 12 noon

Kfm will broadcast, LIVE, the Draws for the 2019 senior, intermediate and junior club football championships in the interval between the two matchs.

The Draws will take place around 1.45pm
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The Ireland Under 20's Rugby squad can win the Grand Slam this evening.

Noel McNamara's side has already won the Six Nations title, and is aiming to make it five wins out of five with victory over Wales in Colwyn Bay.

The senior team trains in Cardiff today.

Rory Best will lead the traditional eve of match Captain's Run in the Principality Stadium.
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Rory McIlroy is two shots off the lead following his opening round at the Players Championship in Sawgrass.

He holds a share of 5th place on 5 under par.

Tommy Fleetwood and Keegan Bradley share the top of the leaderboard.

Shane Lowry is 1 over, with Seamus Power at further shot back.
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Reminder: this evening’s Weekend Preview from 6.30 will analyze all the weekend Kildare sport.

 

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