And it’s live! Liverpool kick-off the TV fixtures for 2019-20 season against Norwich, while Manchester United vs Chelsea is the pick of the bunch… here are the games you can watch on the opening Premier League weekend
- Sky Sports and BT Sport have revealed their TV fixtures for the opening weekend
- Liverpool vs Norwich will be shown on Friday night on Sky Sports Main Event
- BT Sport’s sole tie is Saturday’s lunchtime kick-off between City and West Ham
- Sky also have the evening clash between Tottenham and Aston Villa
- First Super Sunday sees Newcastle vs Arsenal and Man United vs Chelsea
The Premier League fixtures for 2019-20 have been announced, and along with them, Sky Sports and BT Sport have revealed their offerings on the first weekend.
There are plenty of eye-catching fixtures, and Sky Sports have picked the best of them – which include Chelsea’s trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United.
That match will be part of the first Super Sunday of the season, kicking off at 4.30pm.
Manchester United’s clash with Chelsea is the pick of the TV fixtures during the opening round
OPENING WEEKEND PL TV FIXTURES
Friday, August 9
Liverpool v Norwich, 8pm – Sky Sports
Saturday, August 10
West Ham v Man City, 12,30pm – BT Sport
Tottenham v Aston Villa 5.30pm – Sky Sports
Sunday, August 11
Newcastle v Arsenal, 2pm – Sky Sports
Man Utd v Chelsea, 4.30pm – Sky Sports
To kick off the weekend though, Sky Sports will show the first match of the season, when newly-crowned European champions Liverpool welcome newly-promoted Norwich City to Anfield. That will kick-off at 8pm on Friday, August 9.
Saturday will begin with BT Sport’s sole offering during the first set of fixtures, as they televise the champions Manchester City and their trip to West Ham in the lunchtime kick-off.
On that same evening, Aston Villa will be in front of the cameras during their return to top-flight action, as they visit Tottenham in a 5.30pm kick off.
On the inaugural Super Sunday of the campaign, Newcastle – with or without Rafa Benitez – will begin their season by welcoming beaten Europa League finalists Arsenal to St James’ Park in a 2pm start.
The weekend concludes with the biggest fixture, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United face Chelsea.
Liverpool will kick things off when they face newly-promoted Norwich on Friday evening