Premier Sports have released the list of live football fixtures from the Premier League that will be shown in September to Irish viewers.
This Saturday sees the kick off of the 29th Premier League season and Premier Sports will be live from Upton Park as former Premier Sports pundit David Moyes and his West Ham side welcome Newcastle United to East London. Live coverage begins from 2.30pm with Eoin McDevitt presenting the opening day coverage alongside Damien Delaney with Des Curran and Kenny Cunningham on commentary.
The following weekend, Elland Road will play host to its first Premier League game in sixteen years as Leeds United host Scott Parker’s Fulham, also making their return to the Premier League after a one year absence. Marcelo Bielsa and his side won the Championship convincingly last season by ten points and will be looking to carry this form into this season.
Premier Sports’ third Saturday 3pm game this September sees Jose Mourinho and his Tottenham Hotspur side host Newcastle United at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium where Matt Doherty will be the focus of Irish attention following his £14.7million transfer from Wolves.
This season, Premier Sports will continue to broadcast 53 live and exclusive Premier League games, 33 of these games will be broadcast exclusively on Saturday afternoons at 3pm including one match on the final weekend of the season. Premier Sports will also broadcast two full gameweeks of action, the first will be a midweek round on 15 and 16 December before a second on 26th December.
Premier Sports 1 and 2 are available in Ireland on Sky (Channel numbers 412 and 429) and via the ‘Sports Extra’ Pass on NOW TV.
Saturday 12th September
15:00 West Ham v Newcastle United
Saturday 19th September
15:00 Leeds United v Fulham
Saturday 26th September
15:00 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United