Sport in 2020: From Champions League fixtures to Wilder vs Fury 2, Euro 2020, Olympics and Conor McGregor’s next fight, here is what is coming up

Another year over, a new one just begun and talkSPORT cannot wait to gorge on a feast of sporting highlights.

January begins with a barnstorming Merseyside derby and February ends with Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury’s mega fight.

Heavyweight rivals Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury meet for their rematch – the first of two fights – in 2020

In between then, we have Conor McGregor returning to the octagon, the Carabao Cup semi-final and a bumper few months of cricket.

Boxing Schedule

All major upcoming bouts and results for 2020 here


3-7: Cricket Second Test, Cape Town: South Africa vs England
4-6: FA Cup third round
5: Women’s FA Cup third round
7-8: Carabao Cup semi-final first legs – Man United vs Man City, Leicester City vs Aston Villa
16-20: Cricket Third Test, Port Elizabeth: South Africa vs England

19: UFC 246. Conor McGregor vs Donald Cerrone
20 – 2 February: Tennis. Australian Open
23-26: Golf Dubai Desert Classic
24-27: FA Cup fourth round
24-28: Cricket Fourth Test, Johannesburg: South Africa vs England

26: UFC Fight Night. Blaydes vs Dos Santos
26: Women’s FA Cup fourth round
26: WWE Royal Rumble
28-29: Carabao Cup, semi-final second legs
30: Rugby League Super League season begins

Donald Cerrone will fight Conor McGregor in Las Vegas on 18 January


1-2: Six Nations begins. Wales vs Italy, Ireland vs Scotland, France vs England
2: Super Bowl
4: Cricket First ODI, Cape Town: South Africa vs England
7: Cricket Second ODI, Durban: South Africa vs England
8-9: Six Nations. Ireland vs Wales, Scotland vs England, France vs Italy
9: UFC 247. Jones vs Reyes
9: Cricket Third ODI, Johannesburg: South Africa vs England
12: Cricket First T20i, East London: South Africa vs England
14: Cricket Second T20i, Durban: South Africa vs England
16: Cricket Third T20i, Centurion: South Africa vs England
16: Women’s FA Cup fifth round
16: UFC Fight Night. Anderson vs Blachowicz
18-19: Champions League last 16: Borussia Dortmund vs PSG, Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool, Atalanta vs Valencia, Tottenham vs Leipzig
22-23: Italy vs Scotland, Wales vs France, England vs Ireland
22: Boxing. Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2 for WBC heavyweight title
20: Europa League last 32: Copenhagen vs Celtic, Wolves vs Espanyol, Rangers vs Braga, Bruges vs Man United, Olympiakos vs Arsenal
23: UFC Fight Night. Felder vs Hooker
25-26: Champions League last 16: Chelsea vs Bayern, Napoli vs Barcelona, Real Madrid vs Man City, Lyon vs Juventus
27: Europa League last 32 second legs
28: Europa League last 16 draw

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There are some huge European games to look forward to in February[/caption]


1: Carabao Cup final
1: UFC Fight Night. Benavidez vs Figueiredo
3-6: FA Cup fifth round
7-8: Six Nations. Ireland vs Italy, England vs Wales, Scotland vs France
8: UFC 248
10-13: Cheltenham Festival
10-11: Football Champions League last 16 second legs: Valencia v Atalanta, Leipzig v Spurs, Liverpool v Atletico Madrid, PSG v Borussia Dortmund
12: Football Europa League last 16, first legs
14: Six Nations. Wales vs Scotland, France vs Ireland, Italy vs England
15: Formula One Australian GP

Lewis Hamilton will be looking to make more history when the F1 season begins

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15: Women’s FA Cup quarter-finals
17-18: Champions League, last 16 second legs. Man City v Real Madrid, Juventus v Lyons, Bayern Munich v Chelsea, Barcelona v Napoli
19: Football Europa League, round of 16 second legs
19-23: Cricket First Test, Galle: Sri Lanka v England
20: Football Champions League and Europa League quarter-final and semi-final draws
20-23: FA Cup quarter-finals
22: Formula One: Bahrain GP
24-25: Women’s Champions League quarter-final, first legs, Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona, Lyon vs Bayern Munich, Glasgow City vs Wolfsburg, Arsenal vs PSG
26: European Championship qualifying play-off semi-finals: Bosnia-Herzegovina vs Northern Ireland; Scotland vs Israel; Slovakia vs Republic of Ireland
27: Football friendlies: England vs Italy, Wales vs Austria
27-31: Cricket second Test, Colombo: Sri Lanka vs England
31: European Championship qualifying play-off finals
31: Football friendly: England vs Denmark


1: Women’s Champions League quarter-final, second legs: Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid, Wolfsburg vs Glasgow City, PSG vs Arsenal, Bayern Munich vs Lyon
4: The Grand National
5. WWE Wrestemania
5: Formula One. Vietnamese Grand Prix
7-8: Champions League, quarter-final first legs
9: Europa League, quarter-final first legs
9-12: Golf. The Masters
12-15: Cricket. County Championship first round fixtures
14-15: Champions League quarter-final second legs
16: Europa League quarter-final second legs
18: Snooker. World Championship
19: Formula One. Chinese Grand Prix
25-26: Women’s Champions League semi-final first legs
26: London Marathon
28-29: Champions League semi-final first legs
30: Europa League semi-final first legs

Jurgen Klopp lifts the Champions League as Liverpool manager in 2019



2: Racing. 2000 Guineas
2-3: Women’s Champions League, semi-final second legs
3: Formula 1. Dutch Grand Prix
3: Racing. 1000 Guineas
5-6: Champions League semi-final second legs
7: Europa League semi-final second legs
9: Women’s FA Cup final
9: Giro d’Italia begins
10: Formula 1. Spanish Grand Prix
16: League Two play-off final
17: Final day of the Premier League season
23: FA Cup final
24: League One play-off final
24: Women’s Champions League final
24: Formula 1: Monaco Grand Prix
24: Tennis. French Open begins
25: Championship play-off final
27: Europa League final
28: Cricket. T20 Blast begins
30: Champions League final