The Premier League returns to SBS this season from Saturday 13 August with champions Leicester City playing Hull City and the highly anticipated Manchester United v Manchester City clash on Saturday 10 September headlining a blockbuster opening five weeks to the season.
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15 Jul 2016 - 9:30 AM  UPDATED 15 Jul 2016 - 9:30 AM

SBS guide to the Premier League
The World Game take a close look at the players, clubs and coaches set to feature in the 2016-2017 Premier League.

Coverage of the 2016-2017 season will see one live match on SBS each round, with the matches airing across SBS and SBS HD, along with a weekly wrap on The World Game at 11pm Monday night on SBS and SBS HD.

SBS Premier League match live schedule:

Saturday, 13 August at 9:00pm AEST: Hull City v Leicester City

Saturday, 20 August at 11:30pm AEST: Burnley FC v Liverpool

Saturday, 27 August at 9:00pm AEST: Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool

Saturday, 10 September at 9:00pm AEST: Manchester United v Manchester City

Saturday, 17 September at 11:30pm AEST: Hull City v Arsenal

Saturday, 24 September at 9:00pm AEST: Manchester United v Leicester City

Please note there are no Premier League fixtures on the weekend of 3 September due to the international break (29 August - 6 September).

The Manchester Derby is building as the biggest Premier League match in recent memory, combining both local and personal rivalries.

It will be the first competitive meeting between long-time adversaries Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola since 2013 and will also feature a derby debut for Manchester United's star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

City and United are the early favourites for the title, and the derby - LIVE, FREE and in HD - could prove pivotal in the race for glory.

SBS will kick-off its EPL coverage with the opening match of the season on 13 August at 9:00pm (AEST) as defending champions Leicester City host newly promoted Hull City. 

The Foxes captivated the sporting world with their fairytale title success last season, after making an incredible turnaround from battling relegation twelve months earlier. 

Their opening match will be a huge indicator as to whether they can repeat last season's incredible title run. 

Liverpool fans will be able to watch two of their side's first three matches with SBS to broadcast Liverpool v Burnley on Saturday 20 August and Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool on Saturday 27 August. 

SBS’s free-to-air live coverage of the 2016-2017 Premier League season will be hosted by Lucy Zelic and SBS football analyst and former Crystal Palace player, Craig Foster.

SBS strike EPL deal with Optus
SBS and Optus today announced two new deals in which football fans across Australia will be able to watch more than double the number of international football matches, including the English Premier League on free-to-air TV.

SBS’s coverage of the 2016-2017 Premier League will commence on 13 August from 9:00pm on SBS and SBS HD, with daily news and video highlights on sbs.com.au/theworldgame.