Record month of live Premier League on Sky Sports
February 27, 2014
Sky Sports will show Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool at least three times each in April, as part of unrivalled live coverage of the closest ever Premier League title race.
Viewers can enjoy 17 live matches on Sky Sports in April, including a record 16 fixtures involving teams currently in the top six. Never before has Sky Sports shown so many matches featuring top of the table teams in one month.
The selections mean during March and April, 29 of 33 live matches on Sky Sports will feature teams in the race for the Premier League title and those in the hunt for Champions League qualification.
Sky Sports will also be the only place to watch the current top four teams in May, with at least seven live matches during the final two weeks of the season.
Only on Sky Sports can viewers enjoy in April:
· A record 16 matches involving at least one team from the current top six
· 17 teams in 17 live matches
· 13 of the month’s 14 matches involving teams currently in the top four
· All of Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool’s fixtures live
· The current top four teams shown at least three times each
· Live coverage of the two top four head to head fixtures
· On average, four live matches each weekend of the month
· Three ‘triple-header’ Super Sundays
· Ten matches in nine days between 19 -28 April
Across March and April, Sky Sports viewers can therefore enjoy:
· 29 of 33 live matches featuring teams in Premier League and Champions League hunt
· All 20 teams live
· Nine fixtures featuring clashes between teams currently in the top seven
Stand out live fixtures in April include Liverpool v Manchester City on 13 April, Liverpool v Chelsea on 27 April and Everton v Arsenal on 6 April.
Jamie Carragher, Sky Sports football expert, said: “It’s going to be an incredible end to an amazing season and I can’t wait. It’s the most important time of the season and Sky Sports is the best place to watch all the drama and excitement between now and the last day.”
The April line-up on Sky Sports is as follows:
Chelsea v Stoke City Saturday 5 April 5.30pm
Everton v Arsenal Sunday 6 April 1.30pm
West Ham United v Liverpool Sunday 6 April 4.00pm
Tottenham Hotspur v Sunderland Monday 7 April 8.00pm
Arsenal v West Ham United Sunday 13 April 12.00pm
Liverpool v Manchester City Sunday 13 April 2.05pm
Swansea City v Chelsea Sunday 13 April 4.10pm
Hull City v Arsenal Saturday 19 April 5.30pm
Norwich City v Liverpool Sunday 20 April 12.00pm
Chelsea v Sunderland Sunday 20 April 2.05pm
Everton v Manchester United Sunday 20 April 4.10pm
Manchester City v West Bromwich Albion Monday 21 April 8.00pm
Manchester United v Norwich City Saturday 26 April 5.30pm
Sunderland v Cardiff City Sunday 27 April 12.00pm
Liverpool v Chelsea Sunday 27 April 2.05pm
Crystal Palace v Manchester City Sunday 27 April 4.10pm
Arsenal v Newcastle United Monday 28 April 8.00pm