Premier League Football – Week 1 – Live TV Coverage on Sky Sports, BT Sport; Highlights on BBC MOTD

Premier League Football – Week 1 – Live TV Coverage on Sky Sports, BT Sport; Highlights on BBC MOTD
Updated on Friday 11 August 2017 by @TVNewsroom

The Premier League returns this weekend with a total of five matches to be shown live on Sky Sports and BT Sport.

The action kicks off with the Friday Night Football, where Kelly Cates present live from the Emirates as Arsenal take on Leicester City with Expert analysis by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher.

Two games take place on Saturday afternoon as Watford host Liverpool at Vicarage Road on Sky Sports.

The Hornets finished 17th last season, and have replaced Italian manager Walter Mazzarri with ex-Hull City boss Marco Silva. Jurgen Klopp has strengthened his squad with the signings of Mohamed Salah and Andrew Robertson this summer, and the German will be hoping to finish in the top four once again.

BT Sport will air their first Premier League fixture of the season on Saturday evening as new boys Brighton and Hove Albion host former champions Manchester City.

The match takes place at the Amex Stadium, where Kyle Walker, Bernardo Silva and Ederson could debut for big-spending City.

A double-header on Sunday concludes the opening weekend of fixtures with both matches to be shown live on Sky Sports.

Newcastle United host Tottenham Hotspur from 1.30pm, while West Ham United travel to Manchester United at 4.00pm.

United manager Jose Mourinho has been busy in the transfer market this summer, bringing in striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton, Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic and Swedish defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica.

Live Premier League TV Schedule

Friday 11th August

Arsenal v Leicester City
7.00pm – Sky Sports Premier League – ko 7.45pm

Saturday 12th August

Watford v Liverpool
11.30am – Sky Sports Premier League – ko 12.30pm

Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester City
5.00pm – BT Sport 1 – ko 5.30pm

BBC Match of the Day
10.30pm – BBC One

Sunday 13th August

Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur
12.30pm – Sky Sports Premier League – ko 1.30pm

Manchester United v West Ham United
3.30pm – Sky Sports Premier League – ko 4.00pm

BBC MOTD2
10.30pm – BBC One

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