Premier League

Manchester City extended their lead to five points at the top of the Premier League with a comfortable 3-0 win over Burnley at the Ethiad. Manchester United remain second but lost for the first time in the league with a shock 2-1 defeat at new boys Huddersfield. They are joined in second place by in form Tottenham who trounced Liverpool 4-1 at Wembley with another brace from Harry Kane, arguably the world’s top striker at the moment. Chelsea are in fourth after coming from 2-1 down to beat plucky Watford 4-2.  Everton were thrashed 5-2 at home by Arsenal, and West Ham lost 3-0 at home to Brighton, heaping more pressure on managers Ronald Koeman and Slaven Bilic. Everton now in the bottom three with Bournemouth and rock bottom Crystal Palace.

In the Championship, Wolves won 3-2 at home to Preston and have a two-point lead at the top from Sheffield United and Cardiff who also both won.

Scottish Football

In Scotland, Celtic and Motherwell won their respective Betfred Cup semi finals to set up a November Cup Final at Hampden Park.

Formula 1

In F1, Lewis Hamilton won the US Grand Prix in Austin and with Vettel finishing second, it means Hamilton needs to finish in the top five in Mexico next week to be crowned World Champion for the fourth time.

Golf

In Golf, the Masters champion Sergio Garcia won the Andalucian Masters by one shot at Valderrama for his sixth tour victory in Spain. Garcia shot a final round 67 to beat Dutchman Joost Luiten.

Snooker

The English Open Snooker tournament was won by Ronnie O’Sullivan with ‘snooker from the gods’ beating fellow Englishman Kyran Wilson 9-2 in the final. In the process, O’Sullivan picked up the £70,000 first prize and the Steve Davis Trophy.

Darts

The World Series of Darts tournament in Germany was won by Scot Peter Wright who beat Phil Taylor 11-4 in the final. World No 1 Michael Van Gerwen withdrew at the Quarter Final stage with a foot injury!

Rugby Union

In Rugby Union, another round of European Champions Cup took place with wins for Bath, Saracens, Leicester, Wasps  with a  41-10 win over Harlequins and Exeter with a tremendous victory 27-24 in Montpellier.

Horse Racing

It was Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday, and the big race, the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, was won by the 8/1 shot, Persuasive, trained by John Gosden and ridden by Frankie Dettori.

Don’t forget to listen to Tim Bridge every Saturday and Sunday morning on TKO Radio between 9 am and 12 pm, playing great tunes, competitions and an update on the up-and-coming sporting fixtures.

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