The night when Jurgen Klopp’s side will finally end their wait for a Premier League title will be made
available on Sky Sports and Pick to ensure everyone across the United Kingdom can watch the
fixture and the subsequent trophy lift live from Anfield on 22nd July
Sky Sports made the decision to make the match FTA after talks with Liverpool Football Club
and the Premier League.
Liverpool will lift the Premier League title at the end of the match, their 19th league crown
Sky Sports have announced that Liverpool’s Premier League game
against Chelsea and the presentation of the Premier League trophy will be shown free to air on Pick.
The broadcaster made the decision to offer the fixture as one of their 25 free to air games as part of
Project Restart after discussions with the Premier League and the club.
With matches still taking place behind closed doors, Liverpool supporters will be able to have their
own Premier League title party at home and the ability to watch with family and friends thanks to
Sky Sports Fanzone. An already popular offering on the Sky Sports website and app, the interactive
option allows fans the opportunity to chat about the match and influence the crowd noise heard on
screen. Users of the app can post predictions, join in-match polls and use the Sky Sports stats to fuel
the virtual conversation.
Sky Sports decided to offer 25 of their remaining 64 matches free to air as part of Project Restart
back in June. Since then, Sky Sports coverage has achieved record viewing audiences, including a
highest ever Premier League match average of 5 million, with coverage peaking at 5.5 million for
Everton v Liverpool in the Merseyside derby on 21st June.
Rob Webster, Sky Sports Managing Director said: “We are delighted to make this occasion free to
air in the UK. Liverpool v Chelsea is always one of the Premier League’s most eagerly anticipated
fixtures, and now more viewers than ever before will have the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired
by what will unfold in front of them on Wednesday 22nd July.
“On this occasion, because of the unprecedented times we decided to make this blockbuster Premier
League fixture free to air, and for Liverpool fans to have the chance to see the lifting of the Premier
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said: "We were pleased to secure a third of Premier League
matches on free to view TV so fans could all enjoy this season like no other. Sky Sports deciding to
broadcast this match is brilliant for Liverpool fans who will now get to see their players lift the
trophy. I'd like to thank Sky Sports for opening up this unforgettable occasion to fans."
Sky Sports Main Event and Pick will show the match with Sky Sports Crowds. The stadium sound
option can be found on Sky Sports Premier League. Kick off from Anfield will be at 20:15 with the
build-up commencing from 20:00.