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GOAL.com Indonesia   By WILL VALLELY

Friday sees the start of the A-League season ushered in with a blockbuster Melbourne A-League derby at Docklands Stadium. 

Both sets of fans will be looking for more goals than their previous two league encounters, which ended in scoreless draws.

All eyes will then be on Wellington on Saturday as the Phoenix host Sydney FC, with Alessandro Del Piero expected to make his much anticipated A-League debut. The cancellation of two Sydney pre-season games has left some question marks over Del Piero's fitness, but he will be looking to make an instant impact for the Sky Blues against a strong Wellington outfit.

Perth host Brisbane on Sunday in a re-match of last season's A-League final, with both sides keen to make their mark early and send a message to the rest of the competition with a strong performance.

In English Premier League action, West Ham host Arsenal on Saturday [Sunday morning Australian time], with the Hammers sitting one place above the Gunners in seventh.

Manchester United travel to Newcastle United on Sunday [Monday morning Australian time], in a fixture that has produced plenty of goals and excitement over recent years.

With the Red Devils' defence looking shaky and Newcastle always a strong side at home, expect more of the same on Monday.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

1.55am – UEL Highlights (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

2.55am – LIVE: UEL (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

5.00am – LIVE: UEL (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

7.00am – UEL: Newcastle v Bordeaux (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

8.45am – UEL: PSV v Napoli (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

12.15am – UEL: Liverpool v Udinese (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

7.30pm – LIVE A-League: Melbourne Victory v Melbourne Heart (Fox Sports 1/HD, replays at other times)

8.00pm – Bundesliga Preview Show (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

10.00pm – UEFA Champions League Highlights show (ESPNHD)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

4.25am – LIVE: Bundesliga (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

3.30pm – SPL: Inverness v Ross County (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

4.30pm – LIVE A-League: Wellington v Sydney (Fox Sports 1/HD, replays at other times)

5.15pm – Copa Sudamericana (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

7.30pm – LIVE A-League: Western Sydney v Central Coast (Fox Sports 1/HD, replays at other times)

9.15pm – Copa Sudamericana Highlights show (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

9.38pm – LIVE EPL: Man City v Sunderland (Fox Sports 1/HD, replays at other times)

11.55pm – LIVE: English Championship (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

12.00am –LIVE EPL: Chelsea v Norwich (Fox Sports 1/HD, replays at other times)

12.00am – LIVE English Championship (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

3.15am – LIVE English Championship (Setanta Sports, replays at other times) 

3.23am – LIVE EPL: West Ham v Arsenal (Fox Sports 1/HD, replays at other times)

6.00am – Bundesliga (Setanta Sports, replays at other times) 

1.45pm – Bundesliga (Setanta Sports, replays at other times) 

3.00pm – LIVE A-League: Newcastle v Adelaide (Fox Sports 1/HD, replays at other times)

5.00pm – LIVE A-League: Perth v Brisbane (Fox Sports 1/HD, replays at other times)

11.53pm – LIVE EPL (Fox Sports 1/HD, replays at other times)

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8

1.53am – LIVE EPL: Newcastle United v Manchester United (Fox Sports 1/HD, replays at other times)

4.55am – LIVE Argentine Primera Division (Setanta Sports, replays at other times) 

7.10am – LIVE Argentine Primera Division (Setanta Sports, replays at other times) 

12.00pm – Eredivisie (Setanta Sports, replays at other times) 

 1.45pm – Eredivisie (Setanta Sports, replays at other times) 

8.00pm – SPL (Setanta Sports, replays at other times) 

9.30pm – The World Game (SBS2)

10.30pm – A-League Highlights (Fox Sports 1/HD, replays at other times)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

8.00am – SPL (Setanta Sports, replays at other times) 

3.30pm – Bundesliga (Setanta Sports, replays at other times) 

7.00pm – English Championship Highlights show (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)  

7.30pm – SPL Highlights show (Setanta Sports, replays at other times) 

8.00pm – Eredivisie Highlights show (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

9.45am – Bundesliga (Setanta Sports, replays at other times) 

1.45pm – Bundesliga (Setanta Sports, replays at other times) 

3.30pm – SPL (Setanta Sports, replays at other times) 

11.45pm – Bundesliga (Setanta Sports, replays at other times)

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