BT and Sky Sports have today announced the first batch of Premier League fixtures to be broadcast live on TV.
The 2015/16 season will kick off exclusively live on BT Sport as Manchester United face Tottenham on Saturday 8th August at 12.45pm.
The Old Trafford clash leads a strong line-up of BT Sport picks for the opening six weeks of the new campaign that also includes champions Chelsea’s meeting with title rivals Arsenal on September 19th.
Chelsea start their Premier League title defence exclusively live on Sky Sports. The Blues’ curtain-raiser against Swansea on Saturday 8th August is the first of 24 live matches on Sky Sports from the opening seven rounds of the new 2015/16 season.
Arsenal and Liverpool star in the first Super Sunday clashes, while Manchester City features in the return of Monday Night Football. Sky will show every team live by the end of September.
Sky Sports Managing Director Barney Francis said: “Sky Sports will be live from the home of the champions as another Premier League season kicks off, and with these first seven rounds of games there is much to look forward to.
“In our opening 24 matches we will show every Premier League team, telling the complete story as the season starts to take shape, as well as the big head-to-heads like Man City v Chelsea and Man Utd v Liverpool.
“With 116 games from the Premier League it will be another huge season of live football on Sky Sports, with more Football League games than ever before and the Euro 2016 qualifiers coming to a conclusion with all the Home Nations in with a shot at getting to France next summer.”
TV Fixtures for 2014/15
Saturday 8 August: Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur (12pm)
Saturday 15 August: Southampton v Everton (12pm)
Saturday 22 August: Manchester United v Newcastle United (12pm)
Saturday 29 August: Newcastle United v Arsenal (12pm)
Saturday 12 September: Everton v Chelsea (12pm)
Saturday 19 September: Chelsea v Arsenal (12pm)
Saturday 26 September: Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City (12pm)
Saturday 8 August: Chelsea v Swansea City (5.30pm)
Sunday 9 August: Arsenal v West Ham United (1.30pm)
Sunday 9 August: Stoke City v Liverpool (4pm)
Monday 10 August: West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City (8pm)
Friday 14 August: Aston Villa v Manchester United (7.45pm)
Sunday 16 August: Crystal Palace v Arsenal (1.30pm)
Sunday 16 August: Manchester City v Chelsea (4pm)
Monday 17 August: Liverpool v Bournemouth (8pm)
Sunday 23 August: West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea (1.30pm)
Sunday 23 August: Everton v Manchester City (4pm)
Monday 24 August: Arsenal v Liverpool (8pm)
Saturday 29 August: Tottenham Hotspur v Everton (5.30pm)
Sunday 30 August: Southampton v Norwich City (1.30pm)
Sunday 30 August: Swansea City v Manchester United (4pm)
Saturday 12 September: Manchester United v Liverpool (5.30pm)
Sunday 13 September: Sunderland v Tottenham Hotspur (1.30pm)
Sunday 13 September: Leicester City v Aston Villa (4pm)
Monday 14 September: West Ham United v Newcastle United (8pm)
Saturday 19 September: Manchester City v West Ham United (5.30pm)
Sunday 20 September: Tottenham Hotspur v Crystal Palace (1.30pm)
Sunday 20 September: Southampton v Manchester United (4pm)
Saturday 26 September: Newcastle United v Chelsea (5.30pm)
Sunday 27 September: Watford v Crystal Palace (4pm)
Monday 28 September: West Bromwich Albion v Everton (8pm)