Match of the Day Season 2010
S2010 E01Aug 14, 2010
MOTD - August 14th, 2010 Aug 14, 2010 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the first day of the new Barclays Premier League season.Wigan V Blackpool Chelsea V West Brom Aston Villa V Wolverhampton Tottenham V Man City Sunderland V Birmingham Wolves V Stoke Blackburn V Everton Bolton V FulhamChampions Chelsea begin the defence of their title against newly-promoted West Brom, who are led by former Blues favourite Roberto Di Matteo, while Blackpool travel to Wigan for their first top-flight match since 1971 and Tottenham host big-spending Manchester City.
S2010 E02Aug 21, 2010
MOTD - August 21st, 2010 Aug 21, 2010 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the second round of matches of the new Premier League season.Wigan V Chelsea Arsenal V Blackpool Blackburn V Birmingham West Brom V Sunderland Everton V Wolves West Ham V Bolton Stoke V TottenhamChampions Chelsea will be keen to avoid a repeat of the previous season's shock 3-1 defeat at Wigan, while Blackpool have not won a top-flight game at Arsenal since 1958 - will their luck change? Blackburn travel to Birmingham hoping for a first win at St Andrew's since 2003, while West Brom host Sunderland. Elsewhere, Wolves are at Everton, West Ham face Bolton and Stoke host Tottenham.
S2010 E03Aug 28, 2010
MOTD - August 28th, 2010 Aug 28, 2010 Gary Lineker presents highlights and goals from Saturday's Premier League action.Blackburn v Arsenal Blackpool v Fulham Chelsea v Stoke Man Utd v West Ham Tottenham v Wigan Wolverhampton v Newcastle
S2010 E04Sep 11, 2010
MOTD - September 11th, 2010 Sep 11, 2010 Gary Lineker presents highlights of the day's Barclays Premier League matches.Everton v Manchester United Newcastle v Blackpool West Ham v Chelsea Arsenal v Bolton Fulham v Wolves Manchester City v Blackburn West Brom v Tottenham Wigan v Sunderland
S2010 E05Sep 18, 2010
MOTD - September 18th, 2010 Sep 18, 2010 Gary Lineker presents highlights and goals from Saturday's Premier League action.Tottenham v Wolverhampton Sunderland v Arsenal West Brom v Birmingham Everton v Newcastle Stoke v West Ham Blackburn v Fulham
S2010 E06Sep 25, 2010
MOTD - September 25th, 2010 Sep 25, 2010 Gary Lineker presents highlights and goals from Saturday's Premier League action.Chelsea v Manchester City West Ham v Tottenham Arsenal v West Brom Fulham v Everton Liverpool v Sunderland Brimingham v Wigan Blackpool v Blackburn
S2010 E07Oct 2, 2010
MOTD - October 2nd, 2010 Oct 2, 2010 Gary Lineker presents highlights and goals from Saturday's Premier League action.Sunderland v Manchester United West Ham v Fulham Tottenham v Aston Villa Birmingham v Everton Stoke v Blackburn Wigan v Wolverhampton West Brom v Bolton
S2010 E08Oct 16, 2010
MOTD - October 16th, 2010 Oct 16, 2010 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's Premier League matches, including Chelsea's trip to Aston Villa. New boss Gerard Houllier could not have chosen more difficult opponents for his first home game in the Villa dugout. The Blues beat Villa 3-0 in last season's FA Cup semi-finals and also put seven goals past them in their most recent league meeting. West Brom head to Old Trafford looking for their first win away to Manchester United since 1978. Arsenal take on Birmingham at the Emirates Stadium, while Fulham face London rivals Tottenham. Elsewhere, Bolton meet Stoke, Newcastle play Wigan and Wolves take on West Ham.
S2010 E09Oct 23, 2010
MOTD - October 23rd, 2010 Oct 23, 2010 Gary Lineker, Alan Hansen and Alan Shearer cast their eyes over the day's Premier League fixtures, with champions Chelsea in action against Wolves. Gerard Houllier's Aston Villa are at Sunderland, hoping that Emile Heskey can lead them to victory as he did last year with the opening goal in a 2-0 win. West Ham welcome Newcastle to Upton Park in the evening kick-off. Will former Newcastle midfielder Scott Parker put one over the club who sold him to West Ham for 7 million pounds three years ago?Birmingham v Blackpool Chelsea v Wolverhampton Sunderland v Aston Villa Tottenham v Everton West Brom v Fulham West Ham v Newcastle Wigan v Bolton
S2010 E10Oct 30, 2010
MOTD - October 30th, 2010 Oct 30, 2010 Gary Lineker, Alan Hansen and Lee Dixon cast their eyes over the day's Premier League fixtures, with Manchester United facing Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs have failed to win at Old Trafford since a certain Mr Lineker scored the winner in a 1-0 victory in 1989. Champions Chelsea have an away trip to Blackburn Rovers, who held them to a 1-1 draw at Ewood Park last season. And struggling West Ham travel across London to face a daunting fixture with Arsenal.Arsenal v West Ham United Blackburn Rovers v Chelsea Everton v Stoke City Fulham v Wigan Athletic Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester City
S2010 E11Nov 6, 2010
MOTD - November 6th, 2010 Nov 6, 2010 Wolves face a tricky away trip to Old Trafford, where they have not beaten Manchester United since 1980. Gerard Houllier's Aston Villa side take on Fulham at Craven Cottage, while Blackburn host Wigan at Ewood Park in what is sure to be a keenly-contested Lancashire derby.West Ham owners David Gold and David Sullivan return to Birmingham City for the first time since their 16-year association with the club came to an end in 2009, and Blackpool welcome Everton to Bloomfield Road for their first top-flight clash in 30 years.Elsewhere, Bolton host Tottenham and Sunderland meet Stoke.
S2010 E12Nov 10, 2010
MOTD - November 10th, 2010 Nov 10, 2010 Gary Lineker introduces highlights of the evening's Premier League action in a special midweek edition of Match of the Day.The Manchester derby is always a passionate affair, but with both United and City both genuine Premier League title contenders, the match at the City of Manchester Stadium promises to be a fascinating encounter.There's another derby in West London, where Chelsea host a Fulham side now managed by former Stamford Bridge favourite Mark Hughes. Blackpool travel to Aston Villa for their first top-flight clash since 1967, and Blackburn boss Sam Allardyce returns to Newcastle, where he spent an unhappy eight months in charge in 2007.Elsewhere, struggling West Ham host Roberto Di Matteo's West Bromwich Albion, Bolton travel to Everton and Wolves host Arsenal. The programme will also feature highlights of Tuesday's games between Stoke and Birmingham, and Tottenham versus Sunderland.Stoke City v Birmingham City Tottenham v Sunderland Newcastle v Blackburn Rovers Chelsea v Fulham Aston Villa v Blackpool Wolves v Arsenal Wigan v Liverpool West Ham v West Brom Manchester City v Manchester United Everton v Bolton
S2010 E13Nov 13, 2010
MOTD - November 13th, 2010 Nov 13, 2010 Gary Lineker, Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson discuss the action and reaction from the day's eight Premier League fixtures, including Manchester United's visit to Aston Villa. The Villans' manager Gerard Houllier masterminded a succession of wins over Sir Alex Ferguson's United side when he was previously in charge of Liverpool. Title-chasing Manchester City host Birmingham, who lost the corresponding fixture 5-1 last season. Struggling Liverpool face Stoke at the imposing Britannia Stadium, where the Reds have failed to win in their previous two Premier League visits.Aston Villa v Man Utd Tottenham v Blackburn Wolves v Bolton Stoke v Liverpool West Ham v Blackpool Man City v Birmingham Wigan v West Brom Newcastle v Fulham
S2010 E14Nov 20, 2010
MOTD - November 20th, 2010 Nov 20, 2010 Gary Lineker presents highlights and goals from Saturday's Premier League action in Match of the Day . The Emirates Stadium hosts the north London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham. The visitors have not won away to the Gunners since the inaugural Premier League season in 1992/93, and have often been overshadowed by their local rivals. However, Spurs are a club on the rise under Harry Redknapp, who helped his side finish just one place below Arsenal last season, bringing Champions League football to White Hart Lane for the first time. Champions Chelsea have an awkward away game against Birmingham City, who held the Blues to a goalless draw in this fixture last December. Manchester United put 10 goals past Wigan in their two games last season, and will hope for a repeat performance at Old Trafford. Elsewhere, Blackpool meet Wolves, Bolton play Newcastle, West Brom take on Stoke and Liverpool host West Ham.
S2010 E15Nov 27, 2010
MOTD - November 27th, 2010 Nov 27, 2010 Gary Lineker presents Premier League highlights, including Manchester United's match against Blackburn at Old Trafford. Sam Allardyce's Rovers came away from Manchester City with a point in September, and a similar result in Manchester today would dent United's title aspirations. Arsenal's title push continues at Villa Park, where Gerard Houllier's Aston Villa should provide a tough test.Man Utd v Blackburn Aston Villa v Arsenal Wolves v Sunderland West Ham v Wigan Everton v West Brom Bolton v Blackpool Stoke v Man City Fulham v Birmingham
S2010 E16Dec 4, 2010
MOTD - December 4th, 2010 Dec 4, 2010 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's seven Premier League matches, including Chelsea's home fixture with Everton and a London derby between Arsenal and Fulham.Champions Chelsea have been imperious at home, but Everton took four points off them last season and there has never been more than one goal between them in the last eleven meetings.Fulham's short journey to Arsenal offered little promise for the visitors, who have never won at the home of the Gunners despite more than a century of trying. Elsewhere, Manchester United made a seaside trip to Blackpool, Birmingham hosted Tottenham, Manchester City faced local rivals Bolton, Blackburn played Wolves and Stoke met Wigan.
S2010 E17Dec 11, 2010
MOTD - December 11th, 2010 Dec 11, 2010 Gary Lineker presents highlights of today's Premier League clashes, including Newcastle United v Liverpool at St James' Park and Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park. The Reds had won the last four fixtures against the Magpies, including a remarkable 5-1 victory in the north east on their last visit in 2008. The Villans and Baggies had met eight times in the Premier League before today, and West Brom were still looking for their first victory
S2010 E18Dec 18, 2010
MOTD - December 18th, 2010 Dec 18, 2010 Gabby Logan presents highlights from the day's Premier League matches as struggling West Ham head north to play Blackburn at Ewood Park and Sunderland take on Bolton. Due to bad weather only 2 matches were played.
S2010 E19Dec 26, 2010
MOTD - December 26th, 2010 Dec 26, 2010 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from a packed day of Barclays Premier League action. Manchester United play host to Sunderland, and Manchester City travel to St James's Park hoping to complete a league double over Newcastle, while Blackpool welcome Liverpool to Bloomfield Road for the first time in 40 years.
S2010 E20Dec 29, 2010
MOTD - December 29th, 2010 Dec 29, 2010 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the Barclays Premier League, as Chelsea welcome Bolton to Stamford Bridge, a side they have taken maximum points against in each of the last two seasons. Manchester United travel to St Andrew's to play Birmingham City, a venue they could only draw at last season. Newcastle visit north London to take on Tottenham, while Wigan entertain Arsenal, looking to emulate last season's achievement, when they beat the Gunners 3-2 in a dramatic finish, securing a first-ever league win over the north London club.
S2010 E21Jan 1, 2011
MOTD - January 1st, 2011 Jan 1, 2011 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's Premier League games, including Manchester United's trip to play West Bromwich Albion. Elsewhere, big-spending Manchester City take on Blackpool at home for the first time since the two clubs clashed in the third tier of English football back in 1998. Meanwhile, Arsenal face Birmingham, Sunderland meet Blackburn, Stoke play Everton, Liverpool take on Bolton and Tottenham host London rivals Fulham.
S2010 E22Jan 5, 2011
MOTD - January 5th, 2011 Jan 5, 2011 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the Premier League, including Arsenal's clash with Manchester City. Champions Chelsea travel to Wolves, hoping to continue their phenomenal recent record against the West Midlands outfit that has seen them score 18 goals in their five previous Premier League clashes. Elsewhere, Aston Villa are at home to Sunderland, Newcastle face West Ham, Blackburn play Liverpool, Everton host Spurs and there is a Lancastrian derby at the Reebok Stadium between Bolton and Wigan.
S2010 E23Jan 15, 2011
MOTD - January 15th 2011 Jan 15, 2011 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the Premier League, including the London derby at Upton Park between West Ham and Arsenal. Both sides are in desperate need of points for different reasons. Arsenal are chasing a first Premier League title since 2004 while West Ham are battling for survival at the other end of the table. Elsewhere, reigning champions Chelsea are at home to Blackburn and Manchester City look to strengthen their title credentials against Wolves.
S2010 E24Jan 22, 2011
MOTD - January 22nd, 2011 Jan 22, 2011 Gary Lineker introduces highlights of the day's eight matches in the Barclays Premier League. Title-chasing Manchester United host a Birmingham side who have lost their last nine visits to Old Trafford without scoring a goal, while Arsenal's match against visiting Wigan has also traditionally been a home banker - the Gunners had won all eight previous meetings in north London. Liverpool face an awkward trip to struggling Wolves, and Champions League-chasing Tottenham and Manchester City travelled to Newcastle and Aston Villa respectively.
S2010 E25Feb 2, 2011
MOTD - February 2nd, 2011 Feb 2, 2011 Gary Lineker presents highlights of all ten midweek Premier League fixtures, which include Arsenal taking on Everton, Chelsea visiting Sunderland and Manchester United hosting Aston Villa. Tottenham were bidding for a fourth consecutive win over Blackburn and Newcastle travelled down to London to play Fulham at Craven Cottage. Meanwhile, Stoke were looking for a first top-flight double over Liverpool, having beaten the Reds 2-0 at the Britannia Stadium in November.
S2010 E26Feb 5, 2011
MOTD - February 5th, 2011 Feb 5, 2011 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's eight Barclays Premier League matches. Newcastle took on Arsenal at St James' Park, looking to complete a first league double over the Gunners in 16 years. Manchester United were in away action at Wolves hoping to maintain their 100% winning Premier League record against the West Midlands club, while Manchester City entertained West Bromwich Albion, who they beat 2-0 earlier in the season with a double from Balotelli, who was also sent off.
S2010 E27Feb 12, 2011
MOTD - February 12, 2011 Feb 12, 2011 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's eight Barclays Premier League matches. Manchester United take on neighbours Manchester City at Old Trafford, with the visitors hoping that February proves lucky for them once again - City's last victory over United was three years ago to the very month. Elsewhere, Liverpool host Wigan, Tottenham travel to Sunderland, while the big game towards the bottom of the table sees West Bromwich Albion take on West Ham.
S2010 E28Feb 26, 2011
MOTD - February 26th, 2011 Feb 26, 2011 Gary Lineker presents highlights of the day's Premier League action, including title favourites Manchester United's match at Wigan, who are in need of points at the other end of the table. Newcastle host Bolton, looking to avenge the 5-1 thrashing handed out to them at the Reebok earlier this season. And West Brom travel to Stoke in need of points after failing to sustain their strong start to the season
S2010 E29Mar 5, 2011
MOTD - March 5th, 2011 Mar 5, 2011 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's Premier League games, including Arsenal's match against Sunderland, who have not won a league match at the Emirates Stadium since 1983. Elsewhere, West Brom make the short trip to play derby rivals Birmingham City, while title-chasing Manchester City host Wigan at Eastlands. And at Craven Cottage, Fulham entertain Blackburn in a match that sees Whites boss Mark Hughes reunited with his former club, while Bolton play Aston Villa, West Ham play Stoke and Newcastle meet Everton.
S2010 E30Mar 19, 2011
MOTD - March 19th, 2011 Mar 19, 2011 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's Barclays Premier League matches. Title hopefuls Manchester United hosted Bolton, who led twice when the sides drew 2-2 at the Reebok Stadium in September. Arsenal were looking for revenge on West Brom, who upset the Gunners 3-2 at the Emirates earlier this season. Tottenham met fellow London side West Ham, while there was also a West Midlands derby between Aston Villa and Wolves, while Blackburn and Blackpool were involved in an all-Lancashire battle at Ewood Park.
S2010 E31Apr 2, 2011
MOTD - April 2nd, 2011 Apr 2, 2011 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the Premier League, as title hopefuls Manchester United visit West Ham. Arsenal's bid for a first league title since 2004 continues with a visit from Blackburn, while Chelsea are hoping to maintain their 100 percent Premier League record against Stoke. And Carling Cup winners Birmingham City seek to boost their survival hopes with a first victory over Bolton since 2007. Elsewhere, Everton host Aston Villa, Newcastle face Wolves at St James' Park and Tottenham travel to Wigan.
S2010 E32Apr 9, 2011
MOTD - April 9th, 2011 Apr 9, 2011 Gary Lineker introduces highlights of the day's seven Premier League matches. Title favourites Manchester United welcome Fulham to Old Trafford while defending champions Chelsea take on relegation-threatened Wigan at Stamford Bridge. Elsewhere there are difficult away games for three teams at the wrong end of the table - Birmingham travel to Blackburn, West Brom are at Sunderland, and West Ham visit Bolton. Wolves are at home to Everton in the day's early kick-off and Tottenham entertain Stoke.
S2010 E33Apr 16, 2011
MOTD - April 16th, 2011 Apr 16, 2011 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the Premier League. Reigning champions Chelsea travel to the Hawthorns to face West Bromwich Albion, who have lost their last 11 games against the Blues in both league and cup matches, and were thrashed 6-0 at Stamford Bridge on the opening day of the season. New boss Roy Hodgson, who replaced former Chelsea favourite Roberto Di Matteo in February, will need to tighten up the Baggies' defence if they are to beat the drop. Two more sides battling for survival meet at Bloomfield Road, where Blackpool host Wigan. The Latics will be desperate to avenge the 4-0 mauling they suffered against the Seasiders back in August. Sunderland boss Steve Bruce faces his former club Birmingham at St Andrew's, while Everton meet Blackburn and West Ham face Aston Villa.
S2010 E34Apr 23, 2011
MOTD - April 23rd, 2011 Apr 23, 2011 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the Premier League, including Chelsea's vital London derby against struggling West Ham. Title rivals Manchester United entertain Everton, who have not won at Old Trafford since 1992. Alan Hansen and Alan Shearer are in the studio to offer their expert analysis and opinion.
S2010 E35Apr 30, 2011
MOTD - April 30th, 2011 Apr 30, 2011 Gary Lineker presents highlights of today's Premier League clashes, including Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge and Blackpool v Stoke City at Bloomfield Road. Spurs' last win at the home of their London rivals came as far back as 1990, but both sides needed three points to boost their European aspirations Blackpool have plummeted down the table since the turn of the year, and were looking to do the double over FA Cup finalists the Potters and give their hopes of avoiding relegation a major boost.
S2010 E36May 7, 2011
MOTD - May 7th, 2011 May 7, 2011 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's matches in the Barclays Premier League, where the battle to avoid relegation is the focus of several games. Wigan travel to Aston Villa, while West Ham host Blackburn and Blackpool travel to Tottenham. At the other end of the table, Manchester City host Everton, with the Toffees looking to clinch a double over City for the second season in a row.
S2010 E37May 14, 2011
MOTD - May 14th, 2011 May 14, 2011 ary Lineker introduces highlights of the day's four Barclays Premier League fixtures. Manchester United travel to Blackburn Rovers, who they saw off 7-1 at Old Trafford earlier this season. Sir Alex Ferguson's side are unbeaten on their last four trips to Ewood Park, but were held to a goalless draw by their Lancashire neighbours last season. Elsewhere, Wolves visit Sunderland, Manchester City entertain Stoke and Bolton make the trip to see their Lancashire neighbours Blackpool.
S2010 E38May 22, 2011
MOTD - May 22nd, 2011 May 22, 2011 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the last day of the Premier League season. The final round of fixtures usually produces extraordinary drama, and there are sure to be plenty of twists and turns as the 2010/11 campaign reaches its climax. Wolves have spent the entire season battling against relegation, and their final game comes against a Blackburn side who have lost their way since sacking manager Sam Allardyce. It has also been a difficult year for Wigan, who face a testing trip to the Britannia Stadium to play Stoke. Blackpool's rollercoaster season ends with a tough game away to Manchester United, while West Ham meet Sunderland, Birmingham visit Tottenham and Bolton play Manchester City. Elsewhere, Everton take on Chelsea, Fulham meet Arsenal, Aston Villa host Liverpool and Newcastle play West Brom.
no episode this week - delete
S2010 E40May 11, 2011
no episode this week - delete May 11, 2011