Satellite broadcasters waste little time announcing Premier League schedules
A total of 67 games will be broadcast from start of season until the end of November
A total of 67 Premier League games will be shown live from the start of the season until the end of November. Photograph: David Buimovitch/AFP/Getty Images
The main satellite broadcasters have wasted no time in releasing their schedule of live English Premier League fixtures for the opening months of the season, with a total of 67 games being broadcast between the middle of August and the end of September.
Sky Sports has the lion’s share of those with 43 live games over Saturday and Sunday afternoons and theIr Monday night games.
They start their live offerings from the Emirates Stadium on Saturday August 16th when Arsenal host Crystal Palace at 5.30pm.
Liverpool host Southampton at 1.30pm on Sunday 17th, followed by the clash of Newcastle United and champions Manchester City from St James’ Park at 4.0pm.
Sky’s first weekend offering ends with the Monday night meeting of newly promoted Burnley at home to Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea at Turf Moor, with kick-off at 8.0pm.
Live coverage of the season will begin on BT Sport on Saturday August 16th at 12.45pm with Louis van Gaal’s first game in charge of Manchester United against Swansea at Old Trafford.
BT Sport will show 12 matches over the opening months as will Setanta, who get their schedule underway with newly-promoted Leicester City taking on Everton at 3.0pm on Saturday August 16th.
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Saturday 16th: Arsenal v Crystal Palace, 5.30pm
Sunday 17th: Liverpool v Southampton, 1.30pm; Newcastle United v Manchester City, 4.0pm.
Monday 18th: Burnley v Chelsea, 8.0pm
Saturday 23rd: Everton v Arsenal, 5.30pm
Sunday 24th: Hull City v Stoke City, 1.30pm; Sunderland v Manchester United, 4.0pm
Monday 25th: Manchester City v Liverpool, 8.0pm
Saturday 30th: Everton v Chelsea, 5.30pm
Sunday 31st: Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool, 1.30pm; Leicester City v Arsenal, 4.0pm
Saturday 13th: Liverpool v Aston Villa, 5.30pm.
Sunday 14th: Manchester United v Queens Park Rangers, 4.0pm
Monday 15th: Hull City v West Ham United, 8.0pm
Saturday 20th: West Ham United v Liverpool, 5.30pm
Sunday 21st: Leicester City v Manchester United, 1.30pm; Manchester City v Chelsea, 4.0pm
Saturday 27th: Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur, 5.30pm.
Sunday 28th: West Bromwich Albion v Burnley, 4.0pm
Monday 29th: Stoke City v Newcastle United, 8.0pm.
Saturday 4th: Aston Villa v Manchester City, 5.30pm
Sunday 5th: Chelsea v Arsenal, 2.05pm; West Ham United v Queens Park Rangers , 4.15pm.
Sunday 19th: Queens Park Rangers v Liverpool, 1.30pm; Stoke City v Swansea City, 4.0pm
Monday 20th: West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United, 8.0pm
Saturday 25th: Swansea City v Leicester City, 5.30pm
Sunday 26th: Burnley v Everton, 1.30pm; Manchester United v Chelsea, 4.0pm
Monday 27th: Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa, 8.0pm
Sunday 2nd: Manchester City v Manchester United, 1.30pm; Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur, 4.0pm.
Monday 3rd: Crystal Palace v Sunderland, 8.0pm
Saturday 8th: Queens Park Rangers v Manchester City, 5.30pm
Sunday 9th: West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United, 1.30pm; Swansea City v Arsenal, 4.0pm
Saturday 22nd: Arsenal v Manchester United, 5.30pm
Sunday 23rd: Crystal Palace v Liverpool, 1.30pm; Hull City v Tottenham Hotspur, 4.0pm
Monday 24th: Aston Villa v Southampton, 8.0pm
Saturday 29th: Sunderland v Chelsea, 5.30pm
Sunday 30th: Southampton v Manchester City, 1.30pm; Tottenham Hotspur v Everton, 4.0pm
BT SPORT (12.45pm kick-off, unless stated)
Saturday 16th: Manchester United v Swansea
Saturday 23rd: Aston Villa v Newcastle
Saturday 30th: Burnley v Manchester United
Saturday 13th: Arsenal v Manchester City
Saturday 20th: Queens Park Rangers v Stoke City
Saturday 27th: Liverpool v Everton
Sunday 5th: Manchester United v Everton, 12.0pm
Saturday 18th: Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur
Saturday 25th: West Ham United v Manchester City
Saturday 1st: Newcastle United v Liverpool
Saturday 8th: Liverpool v Chelsea
Saturday 29th: West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal
SETANTA (3.0pm kick-off, unless stated)
Saturday 16th: Leicester v Everton
Saturday 23rd: Tottenham v QPR
Saturday 30th: Man City v Stoke
Saturday 13th: Southampton v Newcastle
Saturday 20th: Aston Villa v Arsenal
Saturday 27th: Chelsea v Aston Villa
Saturday 4th: Liverpool v West Brom
Saturday 18th: Southampton v Sunderland
Saturday 25th: West Brom v Crystal Palace
Saturday 1st: Stoke v West Ham,
Saturday 8th: Man United v Crystal Palace
November 22nd: Chelsea v West Brom