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TNT Sports kicks off Premier League coverage

August 10, 2023

By Nik Roseveare

TNT Sports kicks off its inaugural season of Premier League coverage on August 12th at the Emirates Stadium with last season’s runners-up, Arsenal, hosting Nottingham Forest.

Matchday coverage starts at 11am on TNT Sports 1, live from the ground, with a new Early Kick-Off show hosted by Jules Breach with Joe Cole and one of TNT Sports’ newest recruits, Ally McCoist. The show will now run directly into the hour-long build-up to the match to keep fans connected to all the updates from the ground.

Breach will hand over to Lynsey Hipgrave for the pre-game build-up where she will be joined by Rio Ferdinand and Cole to preview the match. The build-up will include a renewed focus on the latest news and fan views directly from the ground as part of a broader ambition to make the most of being live from the ground and close to the players, supporters and key narratives from in and around the match.

Pre-match coverage for Arsneal vs Nottingham Forest will also include an exclusive interview with Ferdinand and Arsenal’s record summer signing, Declan Rice.

Live coverage of the match starts at 12:30pm, with the commentary team led by Darren Fletcher alongside McCoist on co-comms and Breach reporting from the sideline. TNT Sports’ coverage of the match will be capped by post-game analysis from Hipgrave, Ferdinand, Cole and McCoist.

More live football on TNT Sports coming up includes:

  • Start of the Ligue 1 season: Nice vs Lille (TNT Sports 1 on August 11th).
  • Vanarama National League: Bromley v Barnet (TNT Sports 1 on August 12th)
  • UEFA Super Cup: Manchester City v Sevilla (TNT Sports 1 on August 16th)
  • Start of the Serie A season over the weekend of August 19th and 20th.

TNT Sports is available through its streaming destination discovery+ and across all major TV platforms including BT, Sky and Virgin Media.

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