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All September Premier League to be televised

September 9, 2020

By Nik Roseveare

All 28 Premier League fixtures in September will be televised live, with Leicester City’s home match against Burnley to be broadcast free-to-air on the BBC, as matches continue to be played behind closed doors.

Sky Sports and BT Sport have already selected 17 matches for live broadcast for the first three match rounds of the 2020/21 season. Of the remaining 11 matches, Sky Sports will broadcast an additional six, BT Sport a further three and BBC and Amazon Prime Video one each.

Four Premier League matches were broadcast on the BBC at the end of the 2019-20 seasona s the country emerged from lockdown It was the first time since the Premier League’s inception that games were shown live on terrestrial TV, and a match between Manchester City and Southampton drew a record audience.

The Premier League is also in discussions with BBC Radio 5 Live and talkSPORT to agree a similar solution for radio, and added it is consultation with all relevant stakeholders regarding arrangements for matches which will take place beyond September.

The Premier League said it is “working on a step-by-step approach, while monitoring the developments regarding the League’s number one priority of getting fans back into full stadiums as soon as possible”.

The September schedule:

September 12th

12: 30 Fulham v Arsenal (BT Sport)
15:00 Crystal Palace v Southampton (BT Sport)
17:30 Liverpool v Leeds United (Sky Sports)
20:00 West Ham v Newcastle United (Sky Sports)

September 13th

14:00 West Brom v Leicester City (Sky Sports)
16:30 Tottenham v Everton (Sky Sports)

September 14th

18:00 Sheffield United v Wolves (Sky Sports)
20:15 Brighton v Chelsea (Sky Sports)

September 19th

12:30 Everton v West Brom (BT Sport)
15:00 Leeds v Fulham (BT Sport)
17:30 Man Utd v Crystal Palace (Sky Sports)
20:00 Arsenal v West Ham (Sky Sports)

September 20th

12:00 Southampton v Spurs (BT Sport)
14:00 Newcastle v Brighton (Sky Sports)
16:30 Chelsea v Liverpool (Sky Sports)
19:00 Leicester v Burnley (BBC)

September 21st

18:00 Aston Villa v Sheffield Utd (Sky Sports)
20:15 Wolves v Man City (Sky Sports)

Confirmation of broadcast selections for the final 10 fixtures in September, including the game to air on Amazon, will follow soon.


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