February

3 Wednesday – Cricket. England in South Africa (1st ODI, Bloemfontein)
6 Saturday – Cricket. England in South Africa (2nd ODI, Port Elizabeth).Rugby Union, Six Nations. France v Italy (Stade de France), Scotland v England (Murrayfield)
7 Sunday – Rugby Union, Six Nations. Ireland v Wales (Aviva Stadium)
9 Tuesday – Cricket. England in South Africa (3rd ODI, Centurion)

Ireland’s Iain Henderson in action against Wales last season
12 Friday – Cricket. England in South Africa (4th ODI, Johannesburg)
13 Saturday – Rugby Union, Six Nations. France v Ireland (Stade de France), Wales v Scotland (Principality Stadium)
14 Sunday – Cricket. England in South Africa (5th ODI, Cape Town).Rugby Union, Six Nations. Italy v England (Stadio Olimpico)
17 Wednesday – Cricket. England v South African Invitation XI (Paarl, T20)
19 Friday – Cricket. England in South Africa (1st T20, Cape Town)

Chelsea saw off Spurs in the Capital One Cup last season
21 Sunday – Cricket. England in South Africa (2nd T20, Johannesburg)
26 Friday – Rugby Union, Six Nations. Wales v France (Principality Stadium)
27 Saturday – Rugby Union, Six Nations. Italy v Scotland (Stadio Olimpico), England v Ireland (Twickenham)
28 Sunday – Football. Capital One Cup final (Wembley).