More live football matches than ever will be broadcasted live in the UK this season. Below we will provide insights into all the live games that were agreed via historical contracts. If we just count the volume of contracted games to be shown live via the established networks such as Sky Sport, BT Sports, Premier Sports, Free Sports, it’s an unprecedented amount. Tie in the live football games that are also being streamed via some football clubs own TV channels such as Rangers TV, Celtic TV and then, count in the football that will be shown on free to view tv channels such as ITV and The BBC… armchair football fans are in for a real treat in the 20/21 season.
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Fixtures for many campaigns have still to be announced but here is what we know to date.
Live coverage of professional football in the United Kingdom is going to be more important than ever during the 2020/21 season. We do not know when fans are going to be allowed back inside stadiums and this means more people than ever before will be following the beautiful game live on television. What can Football fans expect to watch on TV this season?
The English Premier League will be covered extensively by Sky Sports and BT Sport. The season will begin on the 12th of September and Sky Sports have the rights to over 100 live games, with BT Sport broadcasting over 50 matches. Amazon Prime will be showing 20 Premier League games including the full Boxing Day schedule. Staying with English football and those interested in watching the Championship will need Sky Sports, who will also be showing Scottish football live having secured the rights to the SPL.
For those who do not have Sky Sports, you can sign up for a pass on Now TV. Passes are available on a monthly basis but they often provide a special deal at the beginning of the Premier League season that gives access to the whole campaign for one payment.
The UEFA Champions League and Europa League will remain on BT Sport. They will have extensive live coverage of both competitions including every Champions League match live plus the majority of the Europa League games live from the group stage onwards.
Moving on to some of the major European leagues and the Spanish La Liga will be available via FreeSports and La Liga TV. The latter will be providing live coverage of games every weekend plus daily highlights. FreeSports will be showing a small selection of selected La Liga games throughout the season, usually on a Saturday or Sunday lunch time.
FreeSports will also be in on the action for the Italian Serie A, following the same process as La Liga. This will see a limited selection of live games throughout the season. However, extensive live coverage of Serie A matches can be enjoyed via Premier Sports. Much like Sky Sports, BT Sport and La Liga TV, you will need to pay a subscription to access live Italian football. For those who are fans of Calcio, you are in for a treat thanks to the huge number of games available this season involving Juventus, AC Milan, Roma, Inter Milan, Napoli, and Atalanta to name but a few.
Subscribers of BT Sport will not only have the English Premier League, UEFA Champions League and Europa League but also live coverage of the German Bundesliga and French Ligue 1. That means the opportunity to watch teams including Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, RB Leipzig, Bayer Leverkusen, Paris Saint-Germain, Lyon, Marseille, and Monaco on a weekly basis.
International football will be played throughout the season including the UEFA Nations League. Sky Sports will have live coverage of the group games and attention will then turn to the European Championship in the summer. The good news is that all of the matches in the tournament will be available to watch live and free of charge on BBC and ITV. It is sure to be a fantastic way to end the season.