Your ultimate guide to the weekend’s live sport: What to watch, where to watch it and who’s going to win –

Presented for your pleasure in chronological order, here are the five can’t-miss live sporting events to plan your weekend around:


1. Merstham vs Oxford United

What is it?
The return of the FA Cup! This first round match pits the lowest-ranked team still in the competition,  Isthmian League Premier Division’s Merstham against Oxford, a club that has won the League Cup.

When is it?
Saturday afternoon, at 12.30 GMT.

Where can I watch it?
On BT Sport 1, and its HD and 4K versions. 

Why should I watch it?
To see if magic is real. Four leagues and 94 positions separate Merstham from their opponents, but you know all the old clichés about the FA Cup. Ronnie Radford, Mickey Thomas, that year Chesterfield became temporarily incredible. Anything can, will, does and might happen.

Oxford, acquitting themselves fairly well in League One this year, are no mugs. They reached the fourth round last…


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