The Premier League TV schedule has been set for the start of the 2019-2020 season, kicking off on a Friday, 9th August 2019. The first match of the season will be Liverpool v Norwich City, and on Saturday, last year’s champions, Manchester City, will be taking on West Ham United.
Man City will be hoping to hold onto their title and claim their third consecutive Premier League win, with Liverpool — fresh from their Champions League victory — keen to dethrone them. And with Manchester United in turmoil at the start of the season and Chelsea potentially managerless, there’s sure to be plenty of excitement coming to our screens on 9th August.
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Where can I watch Premier League fixtures on TV?
Although Sky Sports and BT Sport have long been the home for football, there’s a third outlet to look out for this year: Amazon Prime. Sky Sports will still air the lion’s share of matches, but both BT Sport and newcomers Amazon Prime are set to broadcast and stream several key games live throughout 2019 and into 2020.
This means that in order to watch all the televised Premier League fixtures on TV live, you’ll need access to more than one sports channel.
(Scroll down to see the full list of this month's games)
Sky Sports Premier League fixtures
The results of the recent Premier League auction mean that the majority of Premier League fixtures on TV will be screened on Sky Sports, totalling 128 games throughout the entire 2019-2020 season.
This will include some of the biggest head-to-heads, every ‘first-pick’ weekend match, 14 ‘second-picks’, as well as Saturday evening fixtures for the first time ever, all screened on Sky’s dedicated Premier League channel.
Breakdown of the 128 Sky Sports Premier League fixtures on TV:
- 32 matches at 5.30pm on a Saturday
- Eight matches at 7.45pm on a Saturday
- 32 matches at 2pm on a Sunday
- 32 matches at 4.30pm on a Sunday
- 24 matches on Monday and Friday evenings
Sky Sports subscribers can access a range of channels filled with live sport, including top-flight games each week.
You will also be able to stream matches via the SkyGo app on a range of devices, including smartphones and tablets.
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Alternatively, NOW TV gives you access to every Sky Sports channel without signing up to a contract. You can get a Sky Sports day pass for £8.99, a week pass for £14.99 or a month pass for £33.99.
NOW TV can be streamed through a computer or apps found on most smart TVs, phones and consoles.
BT Sport Premier League fixtures
While Sky Sports airs the bulk of the Premier League fixtures, BT Sport gets its fair share of exciting matches, screening a total of 58 games throughout the season. In addition to weekly Premier League matches, BT Sport will also show pivotal games in the Champions League — which is exclusive to BT Sport — and the Europa League.
BT Broadband customers can add BT Sport to their existing contracts for an additional £10 per month.
Breakdown of the 58 BT Sport Premier League fixtures on TV:
- 32 matches at 12.30pm on a Saturday
- 15 matches from two-midweek fixture programmes
- Five matches from the split weekend created by the mid-season winter break
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Amazon Prime Live Premier League fixtures
In a break from tradition, Amazon Prime now owns the rights to broadcast 20 Premier League matches live via their online streaming service. Ten of these will be over a midweek schedule and the other 10 over Bank Holidays, including the popular Boxing Day matches.
Take a look at the latest deals for Amazon Prime ahead of the new season.
August Premier League fixtures (on Sky Sports and BT Sport)
Liverpool vs Norwich kick off the season on the 9th. Can Liverpool finally get that coveted league title that's alluded them for 17 years, while newcomers Norwich will be hoping just to survive. Man U vs Chelsea finish the weekend of football, both of whom are going for top 4 in the league to get European qualification.
Chelsea have a new manager in the form of legend Frank Lampard, who played over 420 games for the team across a 14-year career. Can he push them to glory? While Manchester United, having missed out on Champions League, will be looking to put that right.
Newcomers Norwich City, Aston Villa and Sheffield United will be hoping to get some early points on the board if they are to avoid relegation in their first season back in the Premier League.
Another notable game in August will be Wolves vs Man U. Wolves had a fantastic season last year having only just been promoted, can they do it again and reach European qualification again? We'll have to watch and see. Full August fixtures below.
|Saturday 31 August 2019||Southampton v Man Utd||12.30 pm|
|Saturday 31 August 2019||Burnley v Liverpool||5.30 pm|
|Sunday 1st September||Everton v Wolves||2:00 pm|
|Sunday 1st September||Arsenal v Tottenham||4:30 pm|
|Saturday 14th September||Liverpool v Newcastle||12:30 pm|
|Saturday 14th September||Norwich v Manchester City||5:30 pm|
|Sunday 15th September||Bournemouth v Everton||2:00 pm|
|Sunday 15th September||Watford v Arsenal||4:30 pm|
|Monday 16th September||Aston Villa v West Ham||8:00 pm|
|Friday 20th September||Southampton v Bournemouth||8:00 pm|
|Saturday 21st September||Leicester v Tottenham||12:30 pm|
|Saturday 21st September||Newcastle v Brighton||5:30 pm|
|Sunday 22nd September||West Ham v Manchester United||2:00 pm|
|Sunday 22nd September||Chelsea v Liverpool||4:30 pm|
|Saturday 28th September||Sheffield United v Liverpool||12:30 pm|
|Saturday 28th September||Leicester v Newcastle||5:30 pm|
|Sunday 29th September||Everton v Manchester City||4:30 pm|
|Monday 30th September||Manchester United v Arsenal||8:00 pm|