Premier League returning to SBS next weekend

Kick-off for five of the first seven live matches will begin in local primetime

Craig Foster and Lucy Zelic

The Premier League returns to SBS next weekend with its exclusive FTA broadcasts, opening with Watford v Liverpool from 9pm Saturday 12 August.

Kick-off for five of the first seven live matches will begin in local primetime, including blockbuster contests featuring 2016-17 Premier League winners Chelsea, both Manchester teams City and United, and the newly promoted home of Socceroo Aaron Mooy, Huddersfield Town.

SBS’s Premier League live coverage is hosted by SBS Football Reporter Lucy Zelic and award-winning SBS chief football analyst, and former Crystal Palace captain, Craig Foster.

SBS director of sport Ken Shipp said: “We’re incredibly passionate about our football heritage at SBS and our goal has always been to deliver the very best of the world game to Australian audiences. We are proud to again bring Premier League matches to football fans each and every week, live, free and in HD. SBS has been in the football business for over 30 years and we believe it is a sport that truly reflects our unique charter by connecting Australia’s diverse communities.”

SBS Live Premier League 2017-18 Match Schedule:

Saturday 12 August 9pm AEST: Watford v Liverpool
Saturday 19 August 9pm AEST: Swansea City v Manchester United
Saturday 27 August 11.30pm AEST: Newcastle v West Ham United
Saturday 9 September 9pm AEST: Manchester City v Liverpool
Saturday 16 September 11.30pm AEST: Liverpool v Burnley
Saturday 23 September 9pm AEST: West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur
Saturday 30 September 9pm AEST: Huddersfield Town v Tottenham Hotspur

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