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ESPN shows first ever free Premier League match

January 31, 2012

By Nik Roseveare

Subscription sports channel ESPN will broadcast the UK’s first ever live, free-to-air Premier League football match this weekend.

The clash between Manchester City and Fulham will air at 5:30pm on Saturday 4th February as part of a promotion that will see the channel available for free throughout the weekend.

ESPN is broadcasting free from 6am on Friday 3rd February to 6am on Monday 6th February. UK viewers on Sky Digital, BT Vision, Top Up TV and Freeview will be able to benefit from the promotion.

Other highlights from the weekend line-up include Serie A football matches AC Milan vs Napoli and Roma vs Inter Milan, live action from the NBA and a UFC special from Las Vegas headlined by Nick Diaz vs Carlos Condit.

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