This Week in Sport: 19th September − 25th September 2022

Roger Federer celebrating during the 2019 Laver CupAs September continues, there is no shortage of exciting sporting action taking place over the next week. On Monday, the Philadelphia Eagles will take on the Minnesota Vikings in what will undoubtedly be an exciting battle. The following day, India face Australia in the first of 3 T20 matches between the two great cricketing nations. Wednesday will see riders continue to compete in the UCI Road World Championships.

Later in the week on Thursday, the Presidents Cup will see golfers from the US and the rest of the world tee it up at Quail Hollow in search of glory. Friday is the first day of the Laver Cup, the event is due to be the last chance fans will have to see Roger Federer grace the tennis court.

There is no shortage of exciting sporting action taking place at the weekend either. The AFL season reaches its climax as the Geelong Cats take on the Sydney Swans in the Grand Final, and on Sunday the Tampa Bay Buccaneers go up against the Green Bay Packers in an exciting NFL matchup.

 

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles v Minnesota Vikings

Monday 19th September 12:30AM (20th) GMT/8:30PM Local Time

Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Eagles will play host to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday at Lincoln Financial Field. Both teams had a great start to the season, winning their opening games. Who will take this highly anticipated NFC battle?

Official Website: NFL

Tickets: Ticketmaster

Fantasy: NFL Fantasy

 

Cricket: India v Australia

Tuesday 20th September 1:30PM GMT/7PM Local Time

Inderjit Singh Bindra Stadium, India

Australia make the long trip to take on India in a 3 match T20 series. Fans of both cricketing powerhouses will be desperate to see their team win, after almost 2 years since the teams met in this exciting 20 over format.

Statistics: ESPN Cricinfo

Match Centre: ESPN

News: Cricketnmore

 

Cycling: UCI Road World Championships

Wednesday 21st September 4:20AM GMT/2:20PM Local Time

Wollongong, Australia

Day 4 of the UCI Road World Championships will see riders take part in the Mixed Team Relay, a 28.2KM race which will see riders start and finish in Wollongong. Can Germany defend their title from Brugge in 2021?

Official Website: UCI

Live Reporting: BBC

Videos: YouTube

 

Golf: Presidents Cup

Thursday 22nd September 5:05PM GMT/1:05PM Local Time

Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte

The beautiful Quail Hollow Club will provide the backdrop for some of the world’s best golfers as they compete in the hope of winning the Presidents Cup. The International Team are without two of their best players, Cameron Smith and Joaquín Niemann, but will undoubtedly fight hard to win just their 2nd Presidents Cup since 1994.

Official Website: Presidents Cup

Tickets: Ticketmaster

News: Sky Sports

 

Tennis: Laver Cup

Friday 23rd September 12PM GMT/1PM Local Time

O2 Arena, London

The 2022 Laver Cup is the fifth edition of the Laver Cup, the men’s tournament between Team Europe and Team World. The biggest story in the build up to the tournament, is that it will mark the final professional appearance of 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer.

Official Website: Laver Cup

News: Sky Sports

Videos: Laver Cup

 

AFL: Geelong Cats v Sydney Swans

Saturday 24th September 4:30AM GMT/2:30PM Local Time

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

After a convincing win in the AFL Preliminary Finals for the Geelong Cats and a victory by the smallest of margins for the Sydney Swans, both teams will be desperate to lift this season’s AFL trophy at the MCG. Who will take this year’s title?

Official Website: AFL

News: The Guardian

Videos: YouTube

 

NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Green Bay Packers

Sunday 25th September 8:25PM GMT/4:25PM Local Time

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa

The Green Bay Packers will head to Tampa to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in one of the most hotly anticipated NFL matchups of the season. Fans will be desperate to see who comes out on top of this battle between two of the best quarterbacks the world has ever seen, Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers.

Official Website: NFL

Tickets: Ticketmaster

Statistics: ESPN

 

Photo by: Laver Cup

Written and information correct on 18th September 2022 at 10pm GMT

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