FOOTBALL: UEFA Europa League 2012/13 – Quarter Finals, 2nd Legs – Live on ITV & ESPN

April 1, 2013

Some familiar names from the world of European football adorn the 2012/13 UEFA Europa League season and ITV and ESPN will be following the competition every step of the way to the final in May at the Amsterdam ArenA.

The knockout phase of this season’s competition continues with the second legs of the quarter-final stages with a place in the last four at stake for three English clubs.

ITV has live coverage of Tottenham’s clash against FC Basel, as well both legs of Newcastle United’s tie Portuguese giants Benfica, both of which will be shown on ITV4.

Chelsea’s tie against Russian side Rubin Kazan will shown exclusively live on ESPN, with the second leg between Lazio and Fenerbahce also live on the subscription channel.

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FOOTBALL: UEFA Champions League & Europa League – Quarter Final Draws

March 14, 2013

Following four weeks of dramatic knockout football the all-important draws for both the quarter-finals stages of Europe’s two major club tournaments take place on Friday (March 15).

For the first time since 1995/96 season there will be no representatives from the Premier League in the last eight of the UEFA Champions League, but nonetheless there will be teams from five different nations represented, including Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

This will be followed by the draw for quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League where Tottenham, Chelsea and Newcastle will discover their opponents in the next stage of the competition.

Live coverage of both draws from Nyon, Switzerland, will feature on Sky Sports News and British Eurosport.

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