Premier League 2017/18: When live TV games on Sky & BT will be announced


Following the release of the fixture list for the 2017/18 campaign, the Premier League has confirmed the approximate dates when live TV matches on Sky Sports and BT Sport will be confirmed throughout the season.

The new season kicks off on 12 August and marks the second year of the current three-year multi-billion pound TV deal in which Sky Sports will select 126 games for live coverage, with a further 42 matches broadcast by BT Sport.

Fans and armchair viewers alike are reminded that throughout the season there will be many alterations to the scheduling of the initial fixture list announced in June.

Match dates are subject to change for a variety of reasons, including live TV broadcast selections and also to accommodate matches in European and domestic cup competitions.

Below are the approximate dates for when the announcements on live TV matches on Sky Sports and BT Sport will be made, with the first batch of live TV fixtures set to be confirmed in the second of week of July.

Period of matches covered Approx date of announcement
August / September 10 July 2017
October to November 11 August 2017
December / January 12 October 2017
February 12 December 2017
March 25 January 2018
April 26 February 2018
May 6 April 2018
Matchweek 38 After all clubs have played 37 matches

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