What is on telly this week? Your sporting TV guide October 25-31

There is a wide variety of sporting action to entertain fans this week. To help you decide what to watch or to know when your favourite team is in action here's Planet Sport's weekly TV guide.

After the horror show of a performance against Liverpool, Manchester United take on Tottenham Hotspur in one of the biggest football matches of the week. There is also women's international matches for you to enjoy midweek.

Across the pond, the MLB season has reached the postseason as the Atlanta Braves take on the Houston Astros. The NBA and NHL seasons have begun with some big early-season matchups taking place and as always there is plenty of Gridiron action.

The men's T20 World Cup has reached the Super 12 stage as the heavyweight cricket nations do battle. England started the tournament with a crushing victory over West Indies and will be looking to continue their early momentum.

Finally, the rugby union autumn internationals return with some mouth-watering clashes on the cards including Wales vs New Zealand.

Strap in everyone.

Monday, October 25

Scotland will play in the Super 12 at the T20 World Cup for the first time in their history as they take on Afghanistan.

FOOTBALL: La Liga, Getafe v Celta Vigo - La Liga TV 8pm.

CRICKET: Men's T20 World Cup, Afghanistan v Scotland - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 2.30pm.

GRIDIRON: NFL, Seattle Seahawks v New Orleans Saints - Channel 5, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports NFL 1am (Tue).

ICE HOCKEY: NHL, Carolina Hurricanes v Toronto Maple Leafs - Premier Sports 1 12am (Tue).

Tuesday, October 26

Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins have made a strong start to their season and currently sit third in the Metropolitan division. Sadly for the Penguins, they will be without Stanley Cup winner Sidney Crosby who is out following wrist surgery.

FOOTBALL: Women's World Cup Qualifying, Latvia v England - ITV4 6pm, Wales v Estonia - BBC Two Wales 5pm.

Carabao Cup, Arsenal v Leeds - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Football 7pm.

Serie A, Spezia v Genoa - BT Sport 2 5.30pm, Venezia v Salernitana - BT Sport 3 5.30pm, AC Milan v Torino - BT Sport 2 7.30pm.

National League, Altrincham v Solihull Moors - BT Sport 1 7.30pm.

La Liga, Deportivo Alaves v Elche - LaLiga TV 6pm, Villarreal v Cadiz - Premier Sports 2, La Liga TV 8.30pm.

DFB Pokal, Borussia Dortmund v Ingolstadt - Premier Sports 1 7pm.

MLS, Los Angeles FC v Seattle Sounders - Free Sports 3.35am (Wed).

CRICKET: Men's T20 World Cup, South Africa v West Indies - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 10.30am, Pakistan v New Zealand - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 2.30pm.

BASEBALL: MLB, World Series Game 1, Atlanta Braves @ Houston Astros - BT Sport 1 1am (Wed).

ICE HOCKEY: NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins v Tampa Bay Lightning - Premier Sports 1 12am (Wed), Anaheim Ducks v Winnipeg Jets - Premier Sports 2 3am (Wed).

Wednesday, October 27

There is Carabao Cup action on Wednesday as Preston take on Liverpool. The Lilywhites will be looking to cause an upset against the massively favoured Liverpool who last time out put five past Manchester United.

FOOTBALL: Carabao Cup, Preston v Liverpool - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Football 7pm.

Serie A, Juventus v Sassuolo - BT Sport 1 5.30pm, Sampdoria v Atalanta - BT Sport 2 5.30pm, Udinese v Verona - BT Sport 3 5.30pm, Lazio v Fiorentina - BT Sport 1 7.30pm, Cagliari v Roma - BT Sport 3 7.45pm, Empoli v Inter Milan - BT Sport 2 7.45pm.

Ligue 1, Nice v Marseille - BT Sport/ESPN 7.45pm.

La Liga, Mallorca v Sevilla - Free Sports 5.55pm, Rayo Vallecano v Barcelona - La Liga TV 6pm, Real Betis v Valencia - Premier Sports 2, La Liga TV 7pm, Real Madrid v Osasuna - La Liga TV 8.30pm.

DFB Pokal, Borussia Monchengladbach v Bayern Munich - Premier Sports 1 7.45pm.

MLS, New England Revolution v Colorado Rapids - Free Sports 12.05am (Thu), DC United v New York Red Bulls - Premier Sports 2 12.30am (Thu), Atlanta United v Inter Miami - Sky Sports Football 12.30am (Thu), Portland Timbers v San Jose Earthquakes - Free Sports 3.05am (Thu), New York FC v Chicago Fire - Premier Sports 1 4am (Thu).

CRICKET: Men's T20 World Cup, England v Bangladesh - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 10.30am, Scotland v Namibia - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 2.30pm.

GOLF: Ladies European Tour, Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic - Sky Sports Golf 3pm.

BASEBALL: MLB, World Series Game 2, Atlanta Braves @ Houston Astros - BT Sport 1 1am (Thu).

BASKETBALL: NBA, New Orleans Pelicans v Atlanta Hawks - Sky Sports Main Event 0030 (Thu).

ICE HOCKEY: NHL, Washington Capitals v Detroit Red Wings - Premier Sports 1 12am (Thu), Edmonton Oilers v Philadelphia Flyers - Premier Sports 2 3am (Thu).

Thursday, October 28

Kyler Murray is an early season contender for MVP

There is Gridiron action on Friday morning with an NFC heavyweight clash as the Arizona Cardinals take on the Green Bay Packers. The Packers, led by Aaron Rodgers, have won six straight games. Whilst the Cardinals have been one of the most exciting teams through six weeks of the NFL season.

FOOTBALL: Serie A, Napoli v Bologna - BT Sport 1 7.30pm.

La Liga, Celta Vigo v Real Sociedad - La Liga TV 6pm, Granada v Getafe - Premier Sports 1, La Liga TV 7pm, Levante v Atletico Madrid - LaLiga TV 8.30pm.

CRICKET: Men's T20 World Cup, Australia v Sri Lanka - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 2.30pm.

GOLF: PGA Tour, The Bermuda Championship - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Golf 6.30pm.

Ladies European Tour, Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic - Sky Sports Golf 3pm.

GRIDIRON: NFL, Arizona Cardinals v Green Bay Packers - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports NFL 12.30am (Fri).

BASKETBALL: NBA, Philadelphia 76ers v Detroit Pistons - Sky Sports Arena 12am (Fri), Golden State Warriors v Memphis Grizzlies - Sky Sports Arena 3am (Fri).

ICE HOCKEY: NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins v Calgary Flames - Premier Sports 1 12am (Fri), San Jose Sharks v Montreal Canadiens - Premier Sports 2 3.30am (Fri).

Friday, October 29

The World Series continues on Friday as the matchup moves from Houston to Atlanta with the Braves looking to take advantage of playing in their home ball park.

FOOTBALL: Championship, QPR v Nottingham Forest - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Football 7pm.

Ligue 1, Paris St Germain v Lille - BT Sport 2 7.45pm.

Bundesliga, Hoffenheim v Hertha Berlin - Sky Sports Football 7.20pm.

CRICKET: Men's T20 World Cup, West Indies v Bangladesh - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 10.30am, Afghanistan v Pakistan - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 2.30pm.

RUGBY UNION: Premiership, Gloucester v Exeter - BT Sport 1 7pm.

DARTS: World Series of Darts finals - ITV4 6pm.

GOLF: PGA Tour, The Bermuda Championship - Sky Sports Golf 6.30pm.

Ladies European Tour, Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic - Sky Sports Golf 3pm.

BASEBALL: MLB, World Series Game 3, Houston Astros @ Atlanta Braves - BT Sport 1 12.30am (Sat).

ICE HOCKEY: Elite League, Nottingham Panthers v Belfast Giants - Premier Sports 1 7pm.

NHL, Washington Capitals v Arizona Coyotes - Premier Sports 1 12am (Sat), Vegas Golden Knights v Anaheim Ducks - Premier Sports 2 12am (Sat).

Saturday, October 30

Will Ole Gunnar Solskjaer be in charge at Old Trafford by the time we get to the weekend? If he is Saturday's early evening kick-off away at Spurs will be an interesting one.

FOOTBALL: Premier League, Leicester v Arsenal - BT Sport 1 1130, Tottenham v Manchester United - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League 1700; Championship, Fulham v West Brom - Sky Sports Football 1200, Reading v Bournemouth - Sky Sports Main Event 2000; National League, Barnet v Aldershot - BT Sport 1 1700; Serie A, Verona v Juventus - BT Sport 3 1715, Torino v Sampdoria - BT Sport 1 1930; LaLiga, Elche v Real Madrid - LaLiga TV 1300, Sevilla v Osasuna - LaLiga TV 1515, Valencia v Villarreal - LaLiga TV 1730, Barcelona v Deportivo Alaves - LaLiga TV 2000; Bundesliga, Eintracht Frankfurt v RB Leipzig - Sky Sports Football 1720; Ligue 1, Lyon v Lens - BT Sport 3 2000; MLS, New York Red Bulls v Montreal Impact - Premier Sports 2 2100, Atlanta United v Toronto FC - Sky Sports Football 2300, FC Dallas v Austin FC - Free Sports 0105 (Sun).

CRICKET: Men's T20 World Cup, South Africa v Qualifier - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 1030, England v Australia - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Cricket 1430; Women's Big Bash League, Sydney Thunder v Hobart Hurricanes - Sky Sports Cricket 0000, Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Stars - Sky Sports Cricket 0330.

RUGBY UNION, Autumn Internationals, Scotland v Tonga - Amazon Prime 1430, Wales v New Zealand - Amazon Prime 1715; Premiership, Northampton v Leicester - BT Sport 3 1430.

GOLF: PGA Tour, The Bermuda Championship - Sky Sports Golf 1800.

HORSE RACING: Racing Live - ITV4 1300.

DARTS: World Series of Darts finals - ITV4 1800.

BASEBALL: MLB, World Series Game 4 - BT Sport 1 0100 (Sun).

BASKETBALL: NBA, Washington Wizards v Boston Celtics - Sky Sports Main Event 2230, Memphis Grizzlies v Miami Heat - Sky Sports Mix 0100 (Sun).

ICE HOCKEY: NHL, Nashville Predators v New York Islanders - Free Sports 1830, Los Angeles Kings v Montreal Canadiens - Premier Sports 1 2100, Toronto Maple Leafs v Detroit Red Wings - Premier Sports 2 0000 (Sun), Vancouver Canucks v Edmonton Oilers - Premier Sports 1 0300 (Sun).

Sunday, October 31

FOOTBALL: Premier League, Norwich v Leeds - Sky Sports Premier League 1300, Sky Sports Main Event 1400, Aston Villa v West Ham - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League 1600; Scottish Premiership, Motherwell v Rangers - Sky Sports Main Event 1100; Serie A, Inter Milan v Udinese - BT Sport 1 1130, Genoa v Venezia - BT Sport/ESPN 1400, Fiorentina v Spezia - BT Sport 2 1400, Salernitana v Napoli - BT Sport 2 1700, Roma v AC Milan - BT Sport 1 1945; Women's FA Cup, Manchester City v Chelsea - BBC One 1230, Arsenal v Brighton - BBC Two England 1630; Ligue 1, Angers v Nice - BT Sport 3 1200, Bordeaux v Reims - BT Sport 3 1400, Brest v Monaco - BT Sport 3 1600, Clermont Foot v Marseille - BT Sport 2 1930; LaLiga, Cadiz v Mallorca - LaLiga TV 1300, Atletico Madrid v Real Betis - LaLiga TV 1515, Getafe v Espanyol - LaLiga TV 1730, Real Sociedad v Athletic Bilbao - LaLiga TV 2000; MLS, Minnesota United v Sporting Kansas City - Premier Sports 1, Free Sports 1700, Houston Dynamo v Colorado Rapids - Free Sports 1905, Philadelphia Union v FC Cincinnati - Free Sports 2335.

CRICKET: Men's T20 World Cup, Afghanistan v Qualifier - Sky Sports Cricket 0930, India v New Zealand - Sky Sports Cricket 1330.

RUGBY UNION: Premiership, Harlequins v Saracens - BT Sport 1 1400.

DARTS: World Series of Darts finals - ITV4 1145, 1800.

GOLF: PGA Tour, The Bermuda Championship - Sky Sports Golf 1700.

GRIDIRON: NFL, Match TBC - Sky Sports NFL 1600, Match TBC - Sky Sports NFL 1900, Match TBC - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports NFL 2015, Minnesota Vikings v Dallas Cowboys - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports NFL 0010 (Mon).

BASEBALL: MLB, World Series Game 5 - BT Sport 1 0030 (Mon).

BASKETBALL: NBA, Dallas Mavericks v Sacramento Kings - Sky Sports Arena 1930.

ICE HOCKEY: NHL, Anaheim Ducks v Montreal Canadiens - Premier Sports 1 2100, Seattle Kraken v New York Rangers - Premier Sports 2 0200 (Mon).

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