Where to watch the football this season

Where to watch the football this season

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By Sandrine Tabalo,
Thursday, 13th August 2015

Sky, BT, BBC and ITV will be broadcasting the matches. 


The 2015/2016-football season has started and there are four television stations for fans to watch it on.

Sky Sports has spent a total of £4.17bn on their premier league coverage.

While they used to co-broadcast the Champions League and EUROPA matches, the 351 live games will now be shown on BT Sport Europe.


Sky Sports

They are broadcasting seven leagues such as Spain’s La Liga.

For Scottish football fans the channel will show 25 matches from the Scottish Premier League (SPL) and five Rangers games.



The broadcaster has retained the rights to show live England friendlies and Euro qualifiers.

While Sky Sports will broadcast the Euro 2016 qualifying matches for Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.


BT Sport

The channel will broadcast 38 live matches of English football including premier league game Southampton v Everton and Manchester United v Newcastle United on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultra HD.

Whereas for the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL), BT will show 30 matches from its premier league and 10 live Rangers games on BT Sport 1.



While the FA Cup final will be on BBC 1 and BT Sport 1, the BBC will show up to 16 lives games of the FA Cup.

On a Friday night viewers can watch 16 live Rangers matches on BBC Alba and three SPL matches.


Tune in tonight at 7:45pm  on Sky Sports to watch the first round of the Capital One Cup: Doncaster v Leeds United.

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Sky, BT, BBC and ITV will be broadcasting the matches.