Sport Calendar 2019: Your Guide To This Year’s Big Sporting Events

August: Sport Events
1st – 5th: Cricket – The Ashes: First Test (England vs Australia)

4th: Formula 1 – Hungarian Grand Prix

4th: Football – Community Shield: Manchester City vs Liverpool

9th: Football – Premier League season starts (Liverpool vs Norwich)

10th: Rugby Union – Ireland vs Italy (Rugby World Cup warmup)

11th: Rugby Union – England vs Wales (Rugby World Cup warmup)

13th and 14th: Football – League Cup first round

14th – 18th: Cricket – The Ashes: Second Test (England vs Australia)

14th: Football – UEFA Super Cup (Liverpool vs Chelsea)

16th – 25th: Hockey – European Championships

17th: Rugby Union – Wales vs England, France vs Scotland (Rugby World Cup warmup)

17th: Football – Premier League (Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur)

18th: Athletics – Birmingham Grand Prix (Diamond League)

19th – 25th: Badminton – World Championships

21st – 24th: Horse Racing – Ebor Festival Meeting

22nd – 26th: Cricket – The Ashes: Third Test (England vs Australia)

24th: Rugby Union – England vs Ireland, Scotland vs France (Rugby World Cup warmup)

24th: Rugby League – Challenge Cup Final (Warrington Wolves vs St Helens)

24th: Athletics – Diamond League (Paris)

24th – 15th September: Cycling – Tour of Spain

25th: Motorsport- British MotoGP

27th – 28th: Football – League Cup second round

26th – 8th September: Tennis – US Open

29th: Athletics – Diamond League (Zurich)

30th – 22nd September: Cricket – European Cricket League

31st: Rugby Union – Wales vs Ireland, Georgia vs Scotland (Rugby World Cup warmup)

31st – 15th September: Basketball – World Cup, China

September: Sport Events
1st: Football – Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur

1st: Formula 1 – Belgian Grand Prix

1st: Cricket – Super League Finals Day

3rd: Football – Women’s friendly, Norway v England

4th – 7th: Cricket – T20 Blast quarter-finals

4th – 8th: Cricket – The Ashes: Fourth Test (England vs Australia)

5th: Football – Republic of Ireland vs Switzerland (Euro 2020 qualifying)

6th: Rugby Union – England vs Italy, Scotland vs Georgia (Rugby World Cup warmup)

6th: Football – Wales vs Azerbaijan, Scotland vs Russia (Euro 2020 qualifying)

6th: Athletics – Diamond League (Brussels)

7th: Rugby Union – Ireland vs Wales (Rugby World Cup warmup)

7th: Football – England vs Bulgaria (Euro 2020 qualifying)

8th: Formula 1 – Italian Grand Prix

8th: Athletics – Great North Run

8th – 15th: Cycling – Tour of Britain

9th: Football – Northern Ireland vs Germany, Scotland vs Belgium (Euro 2020 qualifying)

10th: Football – England vs Kosovo (Euro 2020 qualifying)

12th – 16th: Cricket – The Ashes: Fifth Test (England vs Australia)

13th – 15th: Golf – Solheim Cup

14th: Horse racing – St Leger Meeting

17th – 18th: Football – Champions League matchday 1

19th – 22nd: Golf – PGA Championship

20th – 2nd November: Rugby Union – World Cup

21st: Cricket – T20 Blast Finals Day

21st – 29th: Cycling – Road World Championships

22nd: Football – Chelsea vs Liverpool

22nd: Rugby Union – Ireland vs Scotland, England vs Tonga (Rugby World Cup)

22nd: Formula 1 – Singapore Grand Prix

23rd: Rugby Union – Wales vs Georgia (Rugby World Cup)

23rd – 26th: Cricket – County Championship final round

24th – 25th: Football – League Cup third round

26th: Rugby Union – England vs USA (Rugby World Cup)

28th: Rugby Union – Japan vs Ireland (Rugby World Cup)

28th – 6th October: Athletics – World Championships

29th: Formula 1 – Russian Grand Prix

29th: Rugby Union – Australia vs Wales (Rugby World Cup)

30th: Football – Manchester United vs Arsenal

30th: Rugby Union – Scotland vs Samoa (Rugby World Cup)

October: Sport Events
1st – 2nd: Football – Champions League matchday 2

3rd: Rugby Union – Ireland vs Russia (Rugby World Cup)

3rd – 6th: Motorsport – Rally GB

5th: Rugby Union – England vs Argentina (Rugby World Cup)

6th: Horse racing – Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

9th: Rugby Union – Scotland vs Russia, Wales vs Fiji (Rugby World Cup)

10th: Football – Netherlands vs Northern Ireland, Slovakia vs Wales, Russia vs Scotland (Euro 2020 qualifying)

11th: Football – Czech Republic vs England (Euro 2020 qualifying)

12th: Rugby Union – England v France, Ireland v Samoa (Rugby World Cup)

12th: Football – Georgia v Republic of Ireland (Euro 2020 qualifying)

12th: Rugby League – Super League Grand Final

13th: Rugby Union – Wales vs Uruguay, Japan vs Scotland (Rugby World Cup)

13th: Football – Wales vs Croatia; Scotland vs San Marino (Euro 2020 qualifying)

13th: Formula 1 – Japanese Grand Prix

14th: Football – Bulgaria vs England (Euro 2020 qualifying)

15th: Football – Switzerland vs Republic of Ireland (Euro 2020 qualifying)

19th – 20th: Rugby Union – Rugby World Cup quarter-finals

19th: Horse Racing – British Champions Day at Ascot

22nd – 23rd: Football – Champions League matchday 3

26th: Rugby League – Great Britain v Tonga

26th – 27th: Rugby Union – Rugby World Cup semi-finals

27th: Formula 1 – Mexican Grand Prix

27th – 3rd November: Tennis – WTA Finals

29th – 30th: Football – League Cup fourth round

November: Sport Events

2nd: Rugby Union – Rugby World Cup Final

2nd: Rugby League – Great Britain vs New Zealand (First Test)

3rd: Formula 1 – United States Grand Prix

5th – 6th: Football – Champions League matchday 4

8th – 10th Cycling – Track Cycling World Cup

9th: Football – Liverpool vs Manchester City

9th: Rugby League – Great Britain vs New Zealand (Second Test)

9th: Football – Women’s friendly, England vs Germany

9th – 10th: Tennis – Fed Cup final

11th – 17th: Tennis – ATP Finals

14th: Football – England vs Montenegro (Euro 2020 qualifying)

15th: Rugby Union – European Champions Cup opening weekend

16th: Rugby League – Great Britain v Papua New Guinea

16th: Football – Northern Ireland vs Netherlands; Azerbaijan vs Wales; Cyprus vs Scotland (Euro 2020 qualifying)

17th: Football – Kosovo vs England (Euro 2020 qualifying)

17th: Formula 1 – Brazilian Grand Prix

18th: Football – Republic of Ireland v Denmark (Euro 2020 qualifying)

18th – 24th: Tennis – Davis Cup

19th: Football – Germany vs Northern Ireland; Wales vs Hungary; Scotland vs Kazakhstan (Euro 2020 qualifying)

21st – 24th: Golf – DP World Tour Championship

23rd: Football – Manchester City vs Chelsea

26th – 27th: Football – Champions League matchday 5

26th – 8th December: Snooker – UK Championship

28th – 1st December: Trampoline – World Championships

December: Sport Events
1st: Formula 1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

4th: Football – Liverpool vs Everton

4th – 8th: Swimming – European Short Course Championships

7th: Football – Manchester City vs Manchester United

10th – 11th: Football – Champions League matchday 6

12th – 15th: Golf – Presidents Cup

16th: Football – Champions League last-16 draw

17th – 18th: Football – League Cup quarter-finals

21st: Football – Tottenham Hotspur vs Chelsea

26th: Football – Boxing Day fixtures

26th: Horse racing – King George VI Chase

28th: Football – Arsenal vs Chelsea