It promises to be a huge weekend of sporting action across Britain and we have taken a look at some of the potential highlights.

5) Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

St Andrews Old Course, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns host this weekend’s Alfred Dunhill Links in Scotland and there are plenty of big-name players in attendance.

The likes of Tommy Fleetwood (7/1 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship outright), Tyrell Hatton (13/8) and BMW PGA Championship winner Billy Horschel (100/1) are battling it out on some of Scotland’s finest courses in the pro-am event.

20 pro-am teams join the top 60 for the final round at the Old Course, St Andrews, with Lord Ian Botham, Darren Gough, Huey Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko and Andriy Shevchenko among those lining up alongside the professionals.

After Europe’s disappointing performance in the Ryder Cup last weekend, the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship offers a chance for golf fans to sit back, relax and just enjoy the sport.

4) Chris Eubank Jr vs Anatoli Muratov

British middleweight Chris Eubank Jr returns to the ring for the first time since May on Saturday when he squares off against Anatoli Muratov at The SSE Arena, Wembley.

Eubank Jr (Boxing Social Boost – To win in Rounds 1 or 2 – 5/2) is on a four-fight winning streak and can edge closer to a world title shot if he extends that run in the capital.

The card is full of British interest as Liam Taylor goes up against European welterweight title holder David Avanesyan, while there’s an all-British contest at super middleweight with Jamal Le Doux and Germaine Brown set to duke it out.

Meanwhile, cruiserweight Richard Riakporhe will attempt to extend his unbeaten record to 12 when he takes on Krzysztof Twardowski.

3) Bellator 267

Bellator returns to London for the first time since November 2019 with Hackney hopeful Michael Venom Page looking to earn revenge against Douglas Lima (Fight Winner – Lima EVS, Page 4/5).

MVP, who headlines the card in the capital on Friday, knows a shot at welterweight champion Yaroslav Amosov is up for grabs if he comes through successfully.

Northern Ireland’s Leah McCourt takes to the cage in the co-main event against Jessica Borga (Fight Winner – McCourt 1/6, Borga 4/1), while Scotland’s Rob Whiteford and Englishman Luke Trainer face Andrew Fisher and Yannick Bahati respectively.

2) St Helens vs Leeds Rhinos

Rugby League fans are gearing up for the Betfred Super League Grand Final on October 9 and there’s just one spot up for grabs.

Catalans Dragons, who finished top during the regular season, booked their place at Old Trafford after beating Hull KR on Thursday.

Next up is last season’s winners St Helens against Leeds Rhinos at the Totally Wicked Stadium on Friday – kick off at 19:45 (Match Winner – St Helens 2/9, Tie 22/1, Leeds Rhinos 7/2).

Saints thrashed the Rhinos 40-6 in the penultimate round of the regular season but the West Yorkshire side have already pulled off one shock, beating Wigan Warriors 8-0 in the previous round and cannot be written off.

1) Liverpool vs Manchester City

Manchester City sent out a statement last weekend when they earned a 1-0 win at title-rivals Chelsea and they face another tough test on Sunday when heading to league leaders Liverpool (Match Result – Liverpool 19/10, Draw 13/5, Manchester City 6/4).

The last four league titles have been lifted by each of these two clubs, City winning three and Liverpool one and they both look set to be in the mix again this term.

City earned a 4-1 victory when they last visited Anfield and they are unbeaten in three meetings with the Merseyside outfit.

Although the title won’t be decided this weekend, Sunday’s encounter could offer a big indication as to where the silverware might end up.

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