The Premier League returns on Saturday 12 September with champions Liverpool hosting Championship winners Leeds United in the first live Sky Sports game of the new season.
Sky Sports will show over 140 games in the 2020-21 season, including the first-choice match in every weekend round. Patrice Evra, Roy Keane and Micah Richards will all play a regular part in Sky’s coverage joining presenters David Jones and Kelly Cates and fellow pundits Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Graeme Souness and Jamie Redknapp.
For the first time, Gillette Soccer Saturday will show goals as they go in from the 3pm Championship matches and selected League One and League Two games. Jeff Stelling will be joined by regulars Paul Merson, Chris Kamara, Sue Smith, Clinton Morrison, Alan McInally and Glen Johnson. This season will also see the additions of some new studio guests including Adebayo Akinfenwa, Tim Sherwood, Robbie Fowler and Joleon Lescott.
Sky Sports Director of Football Gary Hughes said: ‘With fans currently unable to attend matches in person, it is imperative we provide the best possible TV and digital coverage to our audiences. Confirming Patrice, Micah and Roy to add to our existing line-up of award-winning pundits is brilliant news and we will strive to take the game closer to fans than ever before with increased live action, highlights and analysis.”
The Sky Sports website and Football Score centre app will offer fans in-game clips of all live Sky Sports Premier League games as well as full time highlights minutes after the final whistle for all 380 Premier League matches. All live matches will have the Sky Sports Crowds option until fans return to stadiums.
Saturday Social and Soccer AM return to kick-off the weekend in what is Sky Sports biggest ever season of live football. Musician Chunkz will join the Saturday Social team this year, while Fenners and Jimmy Bullard will continue to welcome guests from the world of football and entertainment on Soccer AM.
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