BT Sports to show 52 Premier League games a year from 2019/20 season
7th June 2018
BT Sport has won the rights to a further 20 Premier League football matches in the UK, taking the total to 52, for three years from the start of the 2019/20 season.
These games add to the 32 Saturday matches which BT Sport won earlier this year. BT Sport will, for the first time, show multiple mid-week Premier League matches on the same evening, something that BT Sport has proven a success on UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League nights.
The announcement also confirms that BT Sport has won the rights for the same 52 Premier League games in the Republic of Ireland.
Premier League Executive Chairman Richard Scudamore said, "BT Sport is an excellent partner for the Premier League and has an established track record of showcasing the League and the clubs with innovative and engaging content. We are very pleased they will continue to broadcast the competition in the UK and Ireland."
Bruce Cuthbert, director commercial customers, BT Sport, said:"We're delighted to be able to offer pubs and clubs even more Premier League matches and to create exciting mid-week nights of top flight Premier League football action."
"The fantastic sport on offer continues to grow. Today's Premier League announcement, means BT Sport pubs will be able to show all of the best exclusively live sporting action in the UK from next year. We look forward to continuing as a partner of the Premier League and showcasing the most exciting league in the world."
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