Sky Sports to bring pubs Premier League action
Sky Sports is bringing publicans 12 more live Premier League matches in March as the battle for the title intensifies, as well as Scottish Premiership clashes.
Matches between Premier League contenders Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham, Manchester City and Manchester United will be shown live in Sky Sports venues.
David Rey, managing director of Sky Business, said, “Sky Sports continues to give landlords the top Premier League picks, with 21 of our 22 February and March fixtures featuring a top six side.
“This is great news for licensees who can look forward to attracting customers into their venues with some fascinating showdowns, including a massive top of the table clash between Manchester City and Liverpool at the end of March.”
Sky Sports is more than halfway through its biggest ever season of Premier League football, with 70 live matches shown so far.
Scottish teams also in action
Publicans can also show customers the third Ladbrokes Premiership clash of the season between Celtic and Rangers in March with Sports.
The Old Firm match is among six live Sky fixtures confirmed from Scotland in March and April.
The Glasgow rivals have met twice in the league this season, with Celtic winning 5-1 at home and 2-1 at Ibrox on New Year’s Eve – they also won a Scottish League Cup semi-final 1-0 at Hampden Park.
Their final meeting, at least before the late-season split, will now take place on Sunday, March 12 with a midday kick-off.
Pub goers will also be able to see their trips to Dundee (March 19), Hearts (April 2) and Ross County (April 16).
Meanwhile, Rangers trips to Kilmarnock (April 5) and Aberdeen (April 9) will also be broadcast live.
Sky Sports venues are enjoying a bumper start to what promises to be a sensational 2017, with more matches from the Premier League, EFL and Spain’s La Liga, every F1® grand prix live, the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand, all four golf Majors, England international cricket, and much more.
Full match schedules can be found here.
To allow publicans to capitalise on some of the year’s biggest sporting events, Sky Sports is also offering a dedicated F1 channel that will show every Formula 1 Grand Prix live next season, as well as the Premier League, the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand, England cricket, golf’s biggest tournaments, ATP tennis, Super League rugby and the NFL.
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