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Two big Saturdays for sport

• Epsom Derby, June 3.

AS far as televised sport goes, it rarely gets bigger than the next two weekends.
May 27 both the Scottish and English FA Cups will be up for grabs.
The showpiece finals will be played almost back to back with only half an hour between the ties.
Celtic are 90 minutes away from winning only their fourth domestic treble in the club’s 129 year history.
Standing in their way is Derek McInnes’ battling Aberdeen side, who will be looking to do more than make up the numbers.
Later in the evening, boxer Kell Brook is defending the IBF World Welterweight title in his anticipated clash against Errol Spence at Bramall Lane.
The following Saturday (June 3) sees two of the biggest events in the sporting calendar take place as the Epsom Investec Derby and the Champions League final are played out.
The ‘greatest flat race in the world’ always attracts interest from punters and AP O’Brien-trained colt Churchill has already been installed as heavy favourite after winning six of its first seven runs.
The old boxing adage ‘styles make fights’ should ring true for this year’s Champions League final as attacking maestros Real Madrid take on Juventus, whose centre-halves Barzagli, Bonucci and Chiellini have made great Italian defending a celebrated art form in the game once more.