THREE EVENTS YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS IN MONTH AHEAD
Arsenal v Tottenham
FA Cup quarter-final, Sept 26
In their first match since pulling off the coup of the summer transfer window in signing global superstar Alex Morgan, joint managers Karen Hills and Juan Amoros lead their Tottenham side into new territory on Saturday. Spurs are through to the last eight of the FA Cup for the first time in their history and face the daunting task of 14-time champions and rivals Arsenal at Meadow Park.
The 2019-20 competition was postponed in February, due to Covid, but will reach its climax with the final scheduled on Nov 1. TV: BBC Two.
Sept 27-Oct 11
Just two weeks after the curtain came down on the US Open, the world’s best players – minus a couple of stellar names – head to Paris for the final major of what has been a turbulent year. Pushed back from its original May date, and minus US Open champion Naomi Osaka and reigning champion and world No 1 Ash Barty, Simona Halep is favourite with the bookies as she looks to repeat her 2018 success.
TV: Amazon Prime.
Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, stages the third major of this year in the LPGA’s reconfigured schedule. Australia’s Hannah Green is the defending champion after denying Park
Sung-hyun back-to-back PGA titles by one shot at Hazeltine last June. Mel Reid, who achieved a best major finish with a third place last summer, will be one of the Britons to watch following a decent showing at the Portland Classic, where she lost out to English compatriot Georgia Hall. TV: Sky Sports.