Live World Cup Qualifier: England vs Slovenia

Thursday 5th October, ITV HD, 7.30pm

Gareth Southgate's side are one win away from ensuring qualification for next year's World Cup in Russia. Can in-form striker Harry Kane propel them to the big time here at Wembley?

Chris Coleman: Dare to Dream

Saturday 7th October, BBC One HD, 4.25pm

This programme tracks Coleman's dramatic rise to securing his dream job as Wales manager, detailing his humble beginnings in Swansea and the terrifying car crash that cut his playing career short.

Gymnastics Highlights: World Championships

Sunday 8th October, BBC Two HD, 3pm

Catch highlights from Montreal - where double Olympic champion Max Whitlock is vying for gold - as well as action from the finals in the men's rings and women's vault.

Rugby League Highlights: Grand Final

Sunday 8th October, BBC Two HD, 5pm

Tanya Arnold introduces highlights of the showpiece event at Old Trafford, where Castleford Tigers will play Leeds Rhinos thanks to Luke Gale's last-gasp drop-goal in the semi-final.

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