Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Saturday, March 12

Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Saturday: SOCCER FA Cup quarter-final Everton v Chelsea (1730) Chelsea out to bounce back from PSG defeat LONDON - Premier League title holders Chelsea will be desperate to bounce back from Wednesday's Champions League defeat by Paris St Germain when they travel to Everton with an FA Cup semi-final place up for grabs. (SOCCER-ENGLAND/CUP (PIX), expect by 1930 GMT/2:30 PM ET, 400 words) Premier League Norwich City v Manchester City (1245) Bournemouth v Swansea City (1500) Stoke City v Southampton (1500) Manchester City attempt to close gap on leaders LONDON - Fourth-placed Manchester City look to make the most of their game in hand on Leicester City by closing the gap on the leaders to seven points. (SOCCER-ENGLAND/, expect by 1445 GMT/9:45 AM ET, 600 words) La Liga Barcelona v Getafe (1500) Celta Vigo v Real Sociedad (1715) Atletico Madrid v Deportivo Coruna (1930) Rayo Vallecano v Eibar (2105) MADRID - Pacesetting Barcelona take on fifth from bottom Getafe while Atletico Madrid, who are eight points adrift in second place, meet mid-table Deportivo. (SOCCER-SPAIN/, expect by 1715 GMT/12:15 PM ET, 500 words) Serie A Empoli v Sampdoria (1700) Inter Milan v Bologna (1945) Mancini's Inter entertain goal-shy Bologna MILAN - Roberto Mancini's wildly inconsistent Inter Milan are at home to a Bologna side whose last three Serie A matches have ended in goalless draws. (SOCCER-ITALY/, expect by 2200 GMT/5 PM ET, 300 words) Bundesliga Borussia Moenchengladbach v Eintracht Frankfurt (1430) Ingolstadt 04 v VfB Stuttgart (1430) Hanover 96 v Cologne (1430) Hoffenheim v VfL Wolfsburg (1430) SV Darmstadt 98 v Augsburg (1430) Bayern Munich v Werder Bremen (1730) Struggling Werder next for leaders Bayern BERLIN - Leaders Bayern Munich, who have failed to win their last two Bundesliga games, attempt to slip back into their winning routine when they host relegation-threatened Werder Bremen. (SOCCER-GERMANY/, expect by 2130 GMT/4:30 PM ET, 350 words) Dutch league Twente Enschede v PEC Zwolle (1730) PSV Eindhoven v Heerenveen (1845) Willem II Tilburg v AZ Alkmaar (1845) Excelsior v Groningen (1945) PSV have double agenda for Heerenveen visit AMSTERDAM - PSV Eindhoven will have a double aim against Heerenveen, to extend their lead at the top of the league to four points and to put in a morale-boosting display ahead of the Champions League trip to Atletico Madrid next week. (SOCCER-DUTCH/, expect by 2200 GMT/5 PM ET, 250 words) Major League Soccer Galaxy seek to maintain altitude against Colorado The Robbie Keane-captained Los Angeles Galaxy, buoyed by a four-goal second half and a home victory on opening weekend, seek to banish the memories of last year's dismal away form when they visit the Colorado Rapids in one of seven games on the Major League Soccer schedule. (SOCCER-MLS/ expect by 0400 GMT/11 PM ET, 350 words) GOLF PGA Tour: Valspar Championship, Palm Harbor (to 13) Stricker, Spieth set pace at halfway mark Americans Steve Stricker and Will MacKenzie start the third round in Florida with a one-shot lead over their nearest rivals, while world number one Jordan Spieth, the defending champion, tees off trailing by seven. (GOLF-PGA/, expect by 0100 GMT/8 PM ET, 350 words) RUGBY Six Nations Championship LONDON - England seek a degree of World Cup revenge when they host Wales at Twickenham on Saturday, when a fourth successive Six Nations victory would virtually assure them of their first title since 2011. (RUGBY UNION-ENGLAND/ (PIX), expect by 1830 GMT/1:30 PM ET, by Mitch Phillips, 400 words) Super Rugby (week three) Otago Highlanders v Lions, Dunedin (0635) Rebels v Queensland Reds, Melbourne (0840) Sunwolves v Cheetahs, Singapore (1050) Kings v Waikato Chiefs, Port Elizabeth (1300) Stormers v Sharks, Cape Town (1505) Highlanders face Lions looking to complete road sweep The champion Highlanders face a surprisingly resilient Lions, looking to win their third win on the road and return to South Africa where they will not leave again until their final-round clash with the Jaguares in Argentina. (RUGBY UNION-SUPER/HIGHLANDERS, expect by 0900 GMT/4 AM ET, 350 words) Stormers, Sharks seek to maintain unbeaten start CAPE TOWN - South Africa's Stormers and Sharks have made unbeaten starts to the new Super Rugby season but one will lose that tag when they meet at Newlands. (RUGBY UNION-SUPER/STORMERS, expect by 1710 GMT/1210 PM ET, by Nick Said, 300 words) London Irish take on Saracens in ground-breaking game HARRISON, New Jersey - The top-of-the-table Saracens play the London Irish at Red Bull Arena in the first Premiership Rugby regular season game ever staged outside the United Kingdom in a move to stir U.S. interest in the sport. (RUGBY UNION-ENGLAND/IRISH , expect by 2300 GMT/6 PM ET, by Larry Fine, 350 words) CRICKET World Twenty20, India (to April 3) First round, Group B Afghanistan v Zimbabwe (0930) Hong Kong v Scotland (1400) Zimbabwe take on Afghanistan in knockout clash NEW DELHI - After two wins each, Zimbabwe and Afghanistan will lock horns in a shootout for a place in the main draw at Nagpur's VCA Stadium. (CRICKET-WORLD/, expect by 1800 GMT/1 PM ET, 400 words) TENNIS ATP/WTA: BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells (to 20) Big guns in action as second round heats up Andy Murray, the second seed in the men's draw, makes his first appearance of the tournament when he meets Marcel Granollers and, on the women's side, second seed Angelique Kerber faces Denisa Allertova at the event in Indian Wells. (TENNIS-INDIAN/, expect by 0000 GMT/7 PM ET, 400 words) BADMINTON All-England Championships (to 13) Lin meets Xue in Chinese showdown BIRMINGHAM, England - China's Lin Dan plays younger compatriot Xue Song for a place in Sunday's final as he bids to win a sixth title at the sport's oldest event. (BADMINTON-ALLENGLAND/, expect by 1800 GMT/1 PM ET, by Rod Gilmour, 400 words) NBA Thunders and Spurs in Western showdown Tony Parker and the 55-10 San Antonio Spurs put their 40-game home winning streak on the line when they host the Kevin Durant-led Oklahoma City Thunder in a heavyweight battle between the second and third teams in the Western Conference. (NBA-SPURS/, expect by 0430 GMT/11.30 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words) Raptors seek to ice the Heat The 43-20 Toronto Raptors, second in the Eastern Conference, seek to stay in touch with top-placed Cleveland when they host the fourth-placed Dwyane Wade-led Miami Heat. (NBA-RAPTORS/, expect by 0400 GMT/11 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 words) Mavericks and Pacers battle with playoff implications The 33-32 Dallas Mavericks host the 34-30 Indiana Pacers in a battle between teams in playoff contention in their respective divisions, while the league-leading Golden State Warriors seek to inflict further misery on the struggling Phoenix Suns, in two of the 10 games on the National Basketball Association schedule. (NBA-HIGHLIGHTS/, expect by 0600 GMT/1 AM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 600 words) NHL Stars take on Blues in battle of Western giants The St. Louis Blues and Dallas Stars, both vying with the Chicago Blackhawks for top spot in the Western Conference, face off in one of 12 games on the National Hockey League schedule. (NHL-HIGHLIGHTS/, expect by 0700 GMT/2 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 600 words) NORTH AMERICAN SPORTS Roundups of off-field developments in the major North American professional sports leagues. (expect by 0101 GMT/8:01 PM ET, 500 words) ATHLETICS Suhr bids for world championships' spot Women's world pole vault record holder Jenn Suhr highlights the second day of the U.S. indoor championships as the Americans finalise their team for next week's world championships in Portland, Oregon. (ATHLETICS-USA/, expect by 0445 GMT/11:45 PM ET, 350 words) (Asia desk editor: Peter Rutherford)