BT Sport announces live Premier League games in February
17th December 2018
BT Sport will open the New Year with a packed schedule of live sport that includes newly-confirmed exclusively live Premier League action in February, alongside the Emirates FA Cup and the return of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.
BT Sport's selection of live Premier League games in February sees three of the current top four - Manchester City, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur - all feature, alongside Cardiff City, Bournemouth, Brighton & Hove Albion, Burnley, Everton and West Ham United.
Headlining BT Sport's live February Premier League coverage is the midweek clash between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur on February 27.
Opening BT Sport's live February Premier League coverage is Cardiff City entertaining Bournemouth on February 2. The second weekend of February (February 9) sees the BT Sport cameras at the Amex Stadium as Brighton & Hove Albion host Burnley.
The Clarets, who recently beat Brighton in the Premier League, will face a confident Seagulls side who now sit thirteenth in the table.
On February 23, Manchester City face the challenging task of an away clash at Everton following a Premier League break for the Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round. Everton who are currently eighth in the table are rejuvenated under new manager Marco Silva and have posted a number of notable home wins against City in recent years.
Pep Guardiola's title-chasers line up on BT Sport with their intriguing home clash on Tuesday, February 26 against West Ham United, now managed by former Sky Blues boss Manuel Pellegrini. The Irons have steadied after an indifferent start to the season and by the time of this clash will expect under Pellegrini to be established within the top 10.
This is followed on Wednesday, February 27 by the thrilling London derby Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur.
Bruce Cuthbert, director, commercial customers, BT Sport, said: "The opening phase of 2019 on BT Sport is set to pull in the crowds. Across several weekends in January and February, BT Sport is the place to be for key football action as the Emirates FA Cup takes centre stage. And in the Premier League, customers will get to see the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City.
"BT Sport is also set to pack out venues in midweek as the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League return with the all-important knockout phase. Next year is set to be the best yet for BT Sport as we continue as the home to both the best European football and European club rugby, plus world-title boxing and motorsport."
Complementing the exclusively live Premier League action, the new year will also see the Emirates FA Cup take centre stage on BT Sport on the weekends of January 5/6 (Third Round) - with coverage including Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur's away trips to lower league opposition, and - January 26/27 (Fourth Round) and February 16/17
(Fifth Round). February sees the return of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, with BT Sport bringing viewers live and exclusive coverage of every match from the knockout rounds being played in the month across the competitions.
These include Liverpool v Bayern Munich and Manchester United v Paris St-Germain in the UEFA Champions League, and, Celtic v Valencia in the UEFA Europa League.
Rugby fans can also enjoy the best action as BT Sport continues as the home of domestic and European club rugby, with coverage of Gallagher Premiership rugby involving Saracens, Leicester Tigers and Wasps, and, every match live from the final two rounds of the group stage of the Heineken Champions Cup.
Meanwhile, boxing fans can look forward to some top-class fight nights featuring boxers from the Frank Warren stable.
BT Sport's live Premier League matches in January and February
|12 Jan 19||5.30pm||Saturday||Chelsea v Newcastle|
|19 Jan 19||5.30pm||Saturday||Arsenal v Chelsea|
|29 Jan 19||8pm||Tuesday||Newcastle v Man City|
|30 Jan 19||8pm||Wednesday||Liverpool v Leicester|
|2 Feb 19||5.30pn||Saturday||Cardiff v Bournemouth|
|9 Feb 19||5.30pm||Saturday||Brighton v Burnley|
|23 Feb 19||5.30pm||Saturday||Everton v Man City|
|26 Feb 19||8pm||Tuesday||Man City v West Ham|
|27 Feb 19||8pm||Wednesday||Chelsea v Tottenham|
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