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Friday 15 December 2017

Big matches

RTE Sport on Two: Live Euro 2012

RTE2, 4pm Coverage of the opening matches in Group D -- France v England (kick-off 5pm) and Ukraine v Sweden (kick-off 7.45pm) held at the Donbass Arena in Donetsk and Olympic Stadium in Kiev respectively. Tonight's second match will mark new territory for the Ukraine national football team, as they make their debut at a European Championship. Presented by Darragh Maloney, with commentary by Ger Canning, Trevor Steven, Peter Collins and Ray Houghton with analysis by John Giles, Eamon Dunphy and Liam Brady.



soap fix

Coronation Street

UTV, 8pm In an hour-long episode, Simon leaves school without permission and shuts himself in a cupboard at home as a frantic search is launched. While hiding, he finds some wine stashed away by Carla, and Peter later discovers him unconscious on the sofa with the open bottle.

Elsewhere, Dev begs Sunita (Shobna Gulati, left) to give their relationship another chance, but she has already assured Karl that he is the man she wants.



riot squad

The Secret Millionaire

Channel 4, 9pm Computer-shop owner Bobby Dudani goes undercover in Croydon, south London, which was badly hit during the 2011 riots.

He explores the area in an attempt to find individuals and organisations to donate money to, including the Pandemic Steel Orchestra, which is struggling to stay afloat and the New Addington Boxing Club, where young people are encouraged to channel their aggression.



money troubles

Benidorm

UTV, 9pm Donald and Jacqueline start a collection to help Madge, but she proves less than grateful. Mateo plans to get rid of his annoyingly efficient new workmate. Meanwhile,

there's trouble as Sam and Natalie hit a club with Liam.

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