This Week in Sport: 22nd November − 28th November 2021

The final full week of November sets up to Manchester United's Marcus Rashford celebratingbe an exciting prospect for sports fans. On Monday, in the NFL, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers play host to the New York Giants in an important game for both teams. The following day marks the start of the UK Snooker Championships, which take place in York. On Wednesday two European football heavyweights go head-to-head in the Champions League, as Manchester City take on Paris Saint-Germain.

Thursday sees the start of the Davis Cup, where 18 nations will battle it out in the hope that they are the ones lifting the trophy at the end of the competition. The next day India host New Zealand in the first test game of their tour of India.

At the weekend, the Phoenix Suns travel to Brooklyn to face the Nets in the NBA. Finally, the last day of the week sees an important Premier League battle between Chelsea and Manchester City.


NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers v New York Giants

Monday 22nd November 1:15AM (23rd) GMT/8:15PM Local Time

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa

Top of the NFC South Division, the Buccaneers will be keen to regain their early season form after two successive losses. However, their opposition, the New York Giants will also be desperate for a win as they try to build on their win against the Las Vegas Raiders last week.

Official site: NFL 

Blog: Bucs Nation 

Blog: Big Blue View 

Fantasy: NFL Fantasy

Viewing: Game Pass 

Merchandise: NFL Shop


Snooker: UK Championship

Tuesday 23rd November 2:30PM GMT/2:30PM Local Time

York Barbican, York

Tuesday marks the start of the UK Snooker Championship. The event takes place over two weeks and offers a prize purse of over £1m. Can Neil Robertson defend his title, or will another player lift the title later next week?

Official Site: World Snooker Tour 

News: Metro 


News: Racing Post

Podcast: Snooker Scene Podcast

News: Sporting Life 


UEFA Champions League: Manchester City v Paris Saint-Germain

Wednesday 24th November 8PM GMT/8PM Local Time

City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester

With Man City and PSG sat first and second in Group A respectively, this match shapes up to be an exciting 90 minutes of football for fans of both sides. The home team will be keen to forget their 2-0 loss against the Paris based team earlier in the competition.

Official site: UEFA

Blog: PSG Talk 

Blog: Bitter and Blue 

Games: UEFA

Podcast: Official UEFA Champions League Podcast 

Videos: YouTube


Tennis: Davis Cup

Thursday 25th November 3PM GMT/4PM Local Time

Madrid Arena, Madrid

The battle for the Davis Cup title begins on Thursday, with 18 nations fighting for glory in the biggest team event in men’s tennis. Spain will be looking to defend their 2019 title in front of an undoubtedly supportive Spanish crowd.

Official Site: Davis Cup

News: Tennis Tour Talk

Podcast: The Tennis Podcast

Blog: Universal Tennis 

News: Eurosport

Video: Davis Cup 


Cricket: India v New Zealand (1st Test) Day 2

Friday 26th November 4AM GMT/9:30AM Local Time

Green Park Stadium, Kanpur

New Zealand take on India in the first game of a two match test series. The visitors last met India in the World Test Championship final, where they took the win by 8 wickets. The home side will be keen to avenge that loss with a win in this short series.

News: ESPN CricInfo

Merchandise: New Zealand 

Merchandise: India 


Stats: ESPN Cricinfo

News: CricBuzz 


NBA: Brooklyn Nets v Phoenix Suns

Saturday 27th November 0:30AM (28th) GMT/7:30PM Local Time

Barclays Center, New York

With the Nets and Suns both sitting 2nd in their respective conferences, this game is an exciting prospect for NBA fans. Both teams will be desperate for a win to boost them further towards the top spot in their conferences.

Official site: NBA

Merchandise: NBA Store

Viewing: NBA TV

Fantasy: Yahoo NBA Fantasy

Blog: Nets Daily 

Blog: Bright Side of the Sun 


Premier League: Chelsea v Manchester United

Sunday 28th November 4:30PM GMT/4:30PM Local Time

Stamford Bridge, London

Manchester United travel to London this weekend, where they will take on top of the table Chelsea. It will be the first Premier League game for the Manchester based outfit since they sacked their manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær, and a win will be important for the team as they look to recover from a disappointing start to the season.

Merchandise: Chelsea 

Merchandise: Manchester United 

News: BBC Sport 

Statistics: Premier League

Fantasy: Fantasy Premier League

Videos: Premier League


Photo by: Manchester United

Written and information correct on 21st November 2021 at 10pm GMT

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