Free Premier League: which matches will be broadcast by Sky Sports, BBC and Amazon Prime?


The Premier League is scheduled to return on June 17 and, for the first time since the inception of the league in 1992, some matches will be broadcast in the clear.

Sky Sports will broadcast 25 of its 64 live games for free during the rest of the 2019-20 season, while the BBC and Amazon Prime will also broadcast four games.

This greatly stimulates fans who have been patiently awaiting the return of the season and the live broadcast party is a milestone for Premier League football.

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Premier League games have never before been available for free to watch, and Saturday’s general blackout at 3 p.m. has been lifted for the rest of the season, which is another milestone.

But which matches can you watch for free and how many will be available in the clear?

We have gathered everything you need to know.

How many matches will be posted for free?

Sky Sports will release 25 of its remaining 64 TV matches in the 2019/20 season for free, the first time the subscription product is available for free.

The BBC will also broadcast four games for free, and Amazon Prime has also announced that the four games they broadcast will be available for free and that no subscription to the service is required.

This brings the total number of free Premier League games for the rest of the 2019/20 season to 33 – more than a third of the remaining 92 games.

And BT Sport?

BT Sport said it was not expected that coverage for one of its 20 remaining Premier League games this season would be available in the clear. However, they will offer 50% credit.

A BT spokesperson said, “We are delighted to see the provisional plan to restart the Premier League next month. If everything goes smoothly, we can’t wait to broadcast 20 Premier League games to our BT Sport customers.

“With the return of the Bundesliga, the UFC and now the Premier League live in June, we can confirm that in goodwill we will also offer customers a new invoice credit corresponding to 50% of their monthly subscription to BT Sport. “

What a games presented for free?

The first 11 free-to-air live games have now been confirmed, split between Sky Sports, the BBC and Amazon Prime video.

(19/06) Norwich City vs Southampton – 6:00 p.m. (Sky Sports)

(20/06) Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace – 19:45 (BBC)

(21/06) Newcastle United vs Sheffield United – 2:00 p.m. (Sky Sports)

(06/21) Everton vs Liverpool – 7:00 p.m. (Sky Sports)

(24/06) Manchester United vs Sheffield United – 6:00 p.m. (Sky Sports)

(24/06) Norwich City vs Everton – 6:00 p.m. (BBC)

(06/24) Burnley vs Watford – 6:00 p.m. (Sky Sports)

(24/06) Watford vs Southampton – 12:30 p.m. (Sky Sports)

(06/29) Crystal Palace vs Burnley – 8:00 p.m. (Amazon Prime)

(30/06) Brighton vs Manchester United – 20:15 (Sky Sports)

(01/07) Bournemouth vs Newcastle United – 6:00 p.m. (Sky Sports)

What did the BBC say?

“This opportunity creates a historic moment for the BBC and our audience,” said BBC Sport director Barbara Slater.

“At a time when sports fans across the country need a lift, this is good news. “

Match presenter Gary Lineker said he was thrilled, adding, “This is a first in the history of the Premier League. This is something that we are passionate about, actually covering a live Premier League match. “

Gary Lineker

What did Sky Sports say?

Sky CEO, UK and Europe, Stephen van Rooyen, said: “The return of live sport is a great moment for the country, and we want the nation to join us. Sky has been a partner of Premier League clubs for almost 30 years, and the strength of our partnership has never been greater.

“Our commitment to present 25” free “games for the first time in Sky Sports history recognizes the unique moments we are in and our desire to play our part.

“We have developed some great new innovations to give football fans the best experience of watching sports live when it is not possible to go to the match with family and friends, and we are looking forward to sharing them with football fans shortly. “

What did Amazon say?

Alex Green, managing director of Prime Video Sport Europe, said: “Like the rest of the country, we are delighted to see the Premier League back in action.

“We will make the four additional devices from Amazon Prime Video available for free during the 2019-2020 season; fans will not need a Prime subscription to view the games on Prime Video. “

What the goversays the government?

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden confirmed that the sport may return soon and said he has set two “two challenges” for the return of Premier League football.

“First, that a reasonable number of remaining Premier League matches will be broadcast in the clear,” he said.

“Second, that the financial benefits of the return will be shared throughout the football family.

“I am pleased to confirm today that a third of the games to end the season will now be free, including the Liverpool derby against Everton and Premier League football live on the BBC for the first time in its history. “


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