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    Sky Sports adds huge Premier League derbies to Autumn schedule

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      Sky Sports adds huge Premier League derbies to Autumn schedule

      https://corporate.sky.com/media-cent...utumn-schedule

      Sky Sports has added three of the biggest derbies in English football, with Everton v Liverpool, Man Utd v Man City and Arsenal v Tottenham part of its live Premier League schedule this Autumn.

      22 additional fixtures have been added in October and November, bringing the total to 46 Premier League matches that will be shown exclusively live on Sky Sports in the opening four months of the season. Every club will be shown at least twice and last season’s top four sides six or more times each before the end of November.

      In October Sky Sports will show the Merseyside, Tyne-Wear and Manchester derbies exclusively live, as well as another huge rivalry from Premier League history as Arsenal take on Manchester United.

      In November the South Coast derby takes place for the first time in the top flight of English football, as Southampton host Bournemouth, before Arsenal take on Tottenham Hotspur in the first North London derby of the season. November also sees Manchester City face Liverpool.

      The live matches are the first of 116 Barclays Premier League fixtures to be shown exclusively live on Sky Sports with unrivalled analysis from Thierry Henry, Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Jamie Redknapp and Graeme Souness.

      Sky Sports viewers can enjoy another huge season of live football kicking off in August, including 127 matches from Football League - more than ever before - Capital One Cup, the climax of UEFA Euro 2016 qualification, action from Scotland in the SPFL and Scottish Cup, as well as MLS and Eredivisie.

      Sky Sports Managing Director Barney Francis said: “As Sky Sports adds more live matches to the schedule it only builds the excitement ahead of a new football season. Rivalry adds to a sporting contest and with a number of derby matches in October and November there is a lot to look forward to.

      “In the first four months of the season fans will be able to see every team live at least twice, and the top four of Chelsea, Man City, Arsenal and Man Utd will be on our screens at least six times each.”

      Sky Sports will be the only place to see the big kick-off with SPFL champions Celtic starting at home against Ross County on Saturday 1 August, and then in the Football League with Brighton welcoming Nottingham Forest on Friday 7 August, a day before Chelsea take on Swansea City in the opening game of the Premier League.

      The first Super Sunday of the season will see Liverpool return to Stoke following their defeat on the final day of last season. The following day Monday Night Football returns as West Brom welcome Manchester City, and a week later Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher will be covering Bournemouth’s visit to Anfield for the first time as a Premier League club.

      As the start of the season approaches Premier League teams will be looking to make additions to their squad before the big kick-off, and Sky Sports News HQ will follow all the transfer news through to deadline day and keep fans up to date on all the breaking stories from their club.

      Sky Sports will offer at least four more seasons of the Premier League, with 116 lives games coming this season increasing to 126 each term from the 2016/17 season.

      Sky Sports live Premier League fixtures:

      August

      Chelsea v Swansea City, Sat 8 Aug, 5.30pm
      Arsenal v West Ham United, Sun 9 Aug, 1.30pm
      Stoke City v Liverpool, Sun 9 Aug, 4pm
      West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City, Mon 10 Aug, 8pm
      Aston Villa v Manchester United, Fri 14 Aug, 7.45pm
      Crystal Palace v Arsenal, Sun 16 Aug, 1.30pm
      Manchester City v Chelsea Sun 16 Aug, 4pm
      Liverpool v Bournemouth, Mon 17 Aug, 8pm
      West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea, Sun 23 Aug, 1.30pm
      Everton v Manchester City, Sun 23 Aug, 4pm
      Arsenal v Liverpool, Mon 24 Aug, 8pm
      Tottenham Hotspur v Everton ,Sat 29 Aug, 5.30pm
      Southampton v Norwich City, Sun 30 Aug, 1.30pm
      Swansea City v Manchester United, Sun 30 Aug, 4pm

      September

      Manchester United v Liverpool, Sat 12 Sep, 5.30pm
      Sunderland v Tottenham Hotspur, Sun 13 Sep, 1.30pm
      Leicester City v Aston Villa, Sun 13 Sep, 4pm
      West Ham United v Newcastle United, Mon 14 Sep, 8pm
      Manchester City v West Ham United Sat 19 Sep, 5.30pm
      Tottenham Hotspur v Crystal Palace, Sun 20 Sep, 1.30pm
      Southampton v Manchester United, Sun 20 Sep, 4pm
      Newcastle United v Chelsea, Sat 26 Sep, 5.30pm
      Watford v Crystal Palace, Sun 27 Sep, 4pm
      West Bromwich Albion v Everton, Mon 28 Sep, 8pm

      October

      Chelsea v Southampton, Sat 3 Oct, 5.30pm
      Everton v Liverpool, Sun 4 Oct, 1.30pm
      Arsenal v Manchester United, Sun 4 Oct, 4pm
      Watford v Arsenal, Sat 17 Oct, 5.30pm
      Newcastle United v Norwich City ,Sun 18 Oct ,4pm
      Swansea City v Stoke City, Mon 19 Oct ,8pm
      Arsenal v Everton, Sat 24 Oct, 5.30pm
      Sunderland v Newcastle United, Sun 25 Oct, 12noon
      Manchester United v Manchester City, Sun 25 Oct, 2.05pm
      Liverpool v Southampton, Sun 25 Oct, 4.15pm

      November

      Everton v Sunderland, Sun 1 Nov, 1.30pm
      Southampton v Bournemouth, Sun 1 Nov, 4pm
      Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa, Mon 2 Nov, 8pm
      Stoke City v Chelsea, Sat 7 Nov, 5.30pm
      Aston Villa v Manchester City, Sun 8 Nov, 1.30pm
      Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur, Sun 8 Nov, 4pm
      Manchester City v Liverpool, Sat 21 Nov, 5.30pm
      Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United, Sun 22 Nov, 4pm
      Crystal Palace v Sunderland, Mon 23 Nov, 8pm
      Leicester City v Manchester United, Sat 28 Nov, 5.30pm
      West Ham United v West Bromwich Albion, Sun 29 Nov, 2.05pm
      Norwich City v Arsenal, Sun 29 Nov, 4.15pm


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      Re: Sky Sports adds huge Premier League derbies to Autumn schedule

      WOW! Looks impressive, if you care about football.

      This early announcement of games that far ahead and of these "big" matches is to make people think they don't need BT Sport.

      Big issue for Celtic fans is they need BT Sports to watch the more interesting games this season. Lots of Scottish fans Celtic and Aberdeen (so far) will need BT Sports to watch their teams progress. But the qualifying rounds don't seem to be part of BT's deal with EUFA e.g. Aberdeen's last game was on Premier Sports.

      Lots of Scottish people been cancelling/downgrading Sports since Thiery Henry is being paid more per game than Scottish Premiership is for a season (almost).
      Please note the views and recommendations in my posts are my own and in no way reflect the views of Sky

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      Re: Sky Sports adds huge Premier League derbies to Autumn schedule

      far from impressive, what if you dont like the biggest teams?

      my team is leics city and look how many times its listed.

      That will explain why I dont pay for sky tv.

     

     

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