How many games will SBS show per week?
Coverage of the 2016-2017 season will see one live match on SBS each round, along with a weekly wrap on The World Game show on Monday nights on SBS in HD.
The Premier League will also be available for live-stream via The World Game app. To access the app:
Will Premier League games be on SBS HD?
Yes, you can catch each SBS match live on SBS in HD.
What times will the matches be on?
Premier League Saturday matches on SBS will kick-off between 9:30pm (Australian Eastern time) and 2am. For mid-week rounds check your local guides.
Will matches be available On Demand or replayed?
Unfortunately the matches will not be available On Demand, however there will be a replay of the Saturday night match on SBS on Sunday mornings.
When will we know what matches are on SBS?
SBS Premier League live match schedule
Saturday August 13 from 9:00pm (AEST): Hull City vs Leicester City
Saturday August 20 from 11:30pm (AEST): Burnley FC vs Liverpool
Saturday August 27 from 9:00pm (AEST): Tottenham v Liverpool
Saturday September 10 from 9:00pm (AEST): Manchester United v Manchester City
Saturday September 17 from 11:30pm (AEST): Hull City v Arsenal
Saturday September 24 from 9:00pm (AEST): Manchester United v Leicester City
Saturday October 1 from 9:00pm (AEST): Swansea City v Liverpool
Sunday October 16 from 12:30am (AEDT): Manchester City v Everton
Saturday October 22 from 10:00pm (AEDT): Bournemouth v Tottenham
Sunday October 30 from 12:30am (AEDT): Tottenham v Leicester City
Sunday November 6 from 1:30am (AEDT): Manchester City v Middlesbrough
Saturday November 19 from 11:00pm (AEDT): Manchester United v Arsenal
Sunday November 27 from 1:30am (AEDT): Liverpool v Sunderland
Saturday December 3 from 11:00pm (AEDT): Manchester City v Chelsea
Sunday December 11 from 1:30am (AEDT): Arsenal v Stoke City
Thursday December 15 from 6:30am (AEDT): Crystal Palace v Manchester United
Saturday December 17 from 11:00pm (AEDT): Crystal Palace v Chelsea
Thursday December 29 from 6:15am (AEDT): Southampton v Tottenham Hotspur
Sunday January 1 from 1:30am (AEDT): Manchester United v Middlesbrough
Wednesday January 4 from 6:15am (AEDT): Bournemouth v Arsenal
Saturday January 14 from 11:00pm (AEDT): Tottenham Hotspur v West Brom
Saturday January 21 from 11:00pm (AEDT): Liverpool v Swansea City
Thursday February 2 from 6:15am (AEDT): West Ham v Manchester City
Saturday February 4 at 11pm (AEDT): Chelsea v Arsenal
Sunday February 12 at 1:30am (AEDT): Manchester United v Watford
Sunday February 26 at 1:30am (AEDT): Chelsea v Swansea City
Saturday March 4 at 11:00pm (AEDT): Manchester United v Bournemouth
Saturday March 11 at 11:00pm (AEDT): Manchester City v Stoke City
Sunday March 19 at 1:30am (AEDT): Stoke City v Chelsea
Will Premier League highlights be available?
There will be highlights of all Premier League matches across all SBS platforms.
Will SBS have pre and post-match analysis?
Yes, hosted by Lucy Zelic and Craig Foster. Similar to our UEFA Champions League and A-League LIVE matches.
Is the World Cup still on SBS?
SBS will retain free-to-air rights to 25 of the 64 matches at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This includes one live match per day and SBS will have first pick of the match, including the opening game and all Australian matches.
The deal also secures the free-to-air broadcast of four matches from the round of 16, two quarter-finals, both semi-finals and the final.
SBS will have a daily highlights show, showcasing every match from the tournament.
What about the other World Cup matches?
Optus will have rights to the whole tournament, with 39 exclusive live matches.
So what other Football does SBS have in 2016?
- September – UEFA Champions League: One game per match week on Wednesday mornings (LIVE in HD).
- October – A-League: Friday night regular season matches (LIVE on SBS2). All Finals matches are on a one hour delay.
- 21 October – FIFA Women’s Under-17 World Cup Final (LIVE in HD)
- 3 December – FIFA Women’s Under-20 World Cup Final (LIVE in HD)