Football on Sky Sports in 2019/20: New season, new signings

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Get ready for a bumper new football season with Sky Sports

Football is back - and Sky Sports has made some new signings ahead of its biggest season yet...

Fresh from her debut season of Premier League coverage and a Women's World Cup over the summer, Alex Scott will become the new presenter of Goals On Sunday alongside Chris Kamara.

The new season begins this Friday with Luton welcoming Middlesbrough to Kenilworth Road in the Sky Bet Championship, with David Prutton hosting the live coverage and Caroline Barker joining the team as pitch-side reporter.

Luton kick off the season against Middlesbrough, with Nottingham Forest vs West Brom, Bristol City vs Leeds and Huddersfield vs Derby all live on Sky Sports Football
Image: Luton kick off the season against Middlesbrough, with Nottingham Forest vs West Brom, Bristol City vs Leeds and Huddersfield vs Derby all live on Sky Sports Football

It's a double-header on Saturday with newly-promoted Salford City playing host to Stevenage, before Nottingham Forest take on West Brom in the evening kick-off, with Scott Minto hosting the two games.

On Sunday Eilidh Barbour begins her new role presenting live SPFL coverage from Rugby Park as Kilmarnock start the season against Rangers. Laura Woods will host Carabao Cup coverage beginning next week with Portsmouth against Birmingham.

The new Premier League season kicks off on Friday August 9 with Liverpool playing Norwich, with Kelly Cates joined by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher for Friday Night Football.

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David Jones will host a mouthwatering Super Sunday two days later as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer takes on Frank Lampard for the first time at Old Trafford. Manchester United vs Chelsea follows Arsenal's trip to Newcastle.

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Sky Sports' Head of Football, Gary Hughes said: "This is set to be our biggest season yet and we've got the best team to share all the stories with football fans across the country.

"We've got more games than ever before and across Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Football, we'll cover every dramatic twist and turn across another glorious season. Our team can't wait to get going, so roll on the new season!"

Premier League - more games, biggest games

It's a bumper Premier League season with more live games than ever before and more of the biggest fixtures.

Our cameras will be at Anfield for the big kick-off as Liverpool face Norwich on Friday Night Football in one of four live matches on the opening weekend - including a Super Sunday showdown between Manchester United and Frank Lampard's Chelsea.

Image: Watch 128 live Premier League games on Sky Sports this season

Sky Sports is the home of Premier League football and from the 2019/20 season in the UK and Ireland, Sky Sports customers will be able to enjoy:

  • 128 exclusively live Premier League matches.
  • First pick of matches for every weekend of the Premier League season.
  • The best punditry team in football including Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Jamie Redknapp and Graeme Souness.
  • New Saturday Night Football slots, presented by Kelly Cates, plus Friday Night Football, Super Sunday and Monday Night Football.
  • In-game goals and clips on Sky Sports from Sky Sports live matches.
  • Extended highlights On Demand through Game of the Day and Match Choice.

Live Premier League football on Sky Sports (KO times)

Friday Night Football 8pm
Saturday Night Football 5.30pm, 7.45pm
Super Sunday 2pm, 4.30pm
Monday Night Football 8pm

EFL - new season, new dreams

The 2019/20 EFL season is also Sky Sports' biggest yet.

Promotion hopes will be renewed when the campaign kicks off as newcomers Luton host Middlesbrough on Friday August 2, with Nottingham Forest vs West Brom, Bristol City vs Leeds and Huddersfield vs Derby also live on the opening weekend.

Image: Leeds will go again for promotion from the Championship after missing out in 2018/19

This term, Sky Sports customers will be able to enjoy:

  • More games than ever before across the Sky Bet Championship, Sky Bet League One, Sky Bet League Two, Carabao Cup and Checkatrade Trophy.
  • In addition to EFL coverage across the Sky Sports Football channel, full rounds of midweek Sky Bet Championship fixtures will also be available via the red button.
  • Full coverage of midweek fixtures on Gillette Soccer Specials, featuring live clips and highlights.
  • In-game goals and clips for mobile devices from Sky Sports live matches, plus a dedicated highlights show, also available On Demand.
  • Analysis from some of the biggest names in the game.

Scottish Premiership - every Old Firm clash

Our new-look Scottish football coverage will see 30 matches from the Scottish Premiership broadcast live - including every clash between Neil Lennon's Celtic and Steven Gerrard's Rangers.

Scott Brown and Alfredo Morelos in the Old Firm
Image: Will Celtic hold off Rangers again this season?

Sky Sports will be the only place to see live Scottish Premiership action from 2020, with up to 48 live league games in store as well as the play-offs, but customers this term can look forward to:

  • 30 live matches from the Scottish Premiership, including every Old Firm encounter.
  • Live coverage presented by Eilidh Barbour, who joins for the 2019/20 season, with analysis from Andy Walker, Kris Commons, Kris Boyd and more.
  • Dedicated Scottish Premiership highlights show every week.

New shows and old favourites

Your favourite Sky Sports shows are back for 2019/20 - and there's a fresh addition to our schedule to get you in the mood for the weekend.

Saturday Social - Saturdays, 9.30am: Join Sky Sports' Smithy and Football Daily's Joe Thomlinson for our new Saturday morning show that puts fans and social media in the spotlight.

Soccer AM - Saturdays, 10.30am: Fenners, Tubes and the gang return with top guests and brilliant sketches.

soccer am podcast
Image: Soccer AM is back on Saturday August 10

Soccer Saturday - Saturdays, from midday: The best goals service is back as Jeff and guests keep you updated from around the grounds, with plenty of laughs thrown in!

Sunday Supplement - Sundays, 10am: Neil Ashton is joined by a panel of football journalists for their take on the big stories and headline-makers of the week.

Goals on Sunday - Sundays, 11.30am: Chris Kamara and Alex Scott are joined on the sofa by special guests to chat football and dissect Saturday's action.

The Debate - Monday to Thursday, from 10pm: Geoff Shreeves, Laura Woods and David Prutton take turns in the hotseat as a range of guests join them to discuss the biggest talking points in the game.

Image: Jack Grealish's Aston Villa join Norwich and Sheffield United in the top flight this season

Sky Sports app, and the Score Centre

Sky Sports' digital platforms are the home of live blogs for every Premier League game, with in-game goals from Sky games and match highlights available on web and mobile.

You'll also find match highlights from every Sky Bet EFL game on, the Sky Sports app and the Football Score Centre, as well as news, features and expert opinion from our pundits across the leagues, throughout the year.

Sky Sports app 'My Sky Sports' feature
Image: Watch Premier League and EFL highlights on your mobile

Only pay for the sports you love

Sky Sports has eight channels dedicated to the sports you love. You only have to pay for the channels you want to watch - and it's up to you whether you take a contract or not.

To watch all the action from the new season, choose to take both our Sky Sports football channels for just £18 extra a month and no contract - or get all eight channels for £23 a month with an 18-month contract.

NOW TV - no contract

Not a Sky TV subscriber but want to watch football on Sky Sports in 2019/20? Not a problem.

Thanks to NOW TV, you've got the flexibility to watch our football - as and when you want, without a contract. Get a day pass or sign up for a Football Season Ticket for a one-off payment of just £199 - find out more.

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Watch more games this season for less with our Total Football Offer. Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Premier League channels for just £18 extra a month!

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