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Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
SUPER SUNDAY IN PREMIER LEAGUE: 3RD-PLACE ARSENAL V. 1ST-PLACE LEICESTER CITY 7 AM ON NBCSN, 4TH-PLACE MAN CITY V. 2ND-PLACE TOTTENHAM 11:15 AM ON NBCSN
NBC Sports Group Presents Coverage of the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship Soccer Tournament: USA vs. Costa Rica Tomorrow, Wed., Feb. 10 at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Live Extra
Tim Howard Joins Arlo White to Call Manchester City v. Tottenham on Sunday
Spanish-Language Coverage of Leicester City v. Arsenal on TELEMUNDO & Manchester City v. Tottenham on NBC UNIVERSO
Chelsea v. Newcastle on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN & NBC UNIVERSO
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 9, 2016 – NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this weekend features a Super Sunday of action, highlighted by matches between the league’s top four clubs this Sunday, Feb. 14. Coverage begins with first-place Leicester City visiting third-place Arsenal at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO, with fourth-place Manchester City hosting second-place Tottenham at 11:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO.
Also this week, NBC Sports Group kicks off coverage of the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship soccer tournament, featuring the World Cup Champion U.S. Women’s National team facing Costa Rica at 8:30 p.m. ET tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 10 on NBC Sports Live Extra.
Leicester City and league-leading scorer Jamie Vardy (18 goals) come off a 3-1 win at Manchester City, after previously beating Liverpool 2-0 four days earlier. After the consecutive wins, Leicester now sit five points clear at the top of the Premier League table. Arsenal come off a 2-0 win over Bournemouth, featuring goals from Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain within two minutes of match play. The Gunners are now tied on points with Tottenham, who come off a 1-0 win over Watford. Click here for a link to NBC Sports’ Arsenal v. Leicester City promotional preview, and here for a promotional preview of both matches.
U.S. Men’s National Team and Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard joins NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White at the Etihad Stadium to call Manchester City v. Tottenham just one day after Everton’s match against West Bromwich Albion (Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN).
NBC Sports Group’s live Premier League coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET this Saturday, Feb. 13, with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Sunderland v. fifth-place Manchester United on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO. The Red Devils come off a 1-1 draw against rivals and last season’s champions Chelsea.
Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN presents coverage of Everton v. West Bromwich Albion, and USA Network presents coverage of Norwich City v. West Ham United. Chelsea host Newcastle Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO. White calls Chelsea-Newcastle joined by analyst Lee Dixon.
Matches not featured on NBCSN or USA Network in the Saturday 10 a.m. ET window will be available in their entirety via live stream on NBC Sports Live Extra and on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN.
NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO present coverage of Aston Villa v. Liverpool on Sunday at 9:05 a.m. ET.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live joined by former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Saturdays throughout the Premier League season, The 2 Robbies “Football” Show, hosted by Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe, airs at 5 p.m. ET on the terrestrial NBC Sports Radio Network as well as on NBCSportsRadio.com and the NBC Sports Radio mobile app. For more information, and to download the app, visit NBCSportsRadio.com.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Roger Bennett will air this Monday, Feb. 15, at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN with special guest, Son of Saul director Laszlo Nemes.
NBC SPORTS GROUP TO PRESENT CONCACAF WOMEN’S OLYMPIC QUALIFYING CHAMPIONSHIP SOCCER TOURNAMENT
NBC Sports Group presents coverage of the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship soccer tournament coverage this month, with select matches available on NBCSN and all 15 tournament matches available on NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs. The tournament will be held from Feb. 10-21 in Houston and Frisco, Texas.
Coverage begins tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 6 p.m. ET with Puerto Rico vs. Mexico, followed by United States vs. Costa Rica at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Live Extra. NBCSN’s coverage of the tournament begins Saturday, Feb. 13, at 9:30 p.m. ET with Mexico vs. United States, and continues on Monday, Feb. 15 with live coverage of United States vs. Puerto Rico at 8:30 p.m. ET. NBCSN will also present coverage of the tournament’s final match on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 11 p.m. ET.
Match coverage will hosted by a combination of Philadelphia Union’s lead play-by-play announcer JP Dellacamera, CSN Mid Atlantic’s Sebastian Salazar, and analysts and former USWNT members Kate Markgraf and Danielle Slaton.
With a top-two finish in the tournament, the U.S. Women’s National Team would qualify for the Rio Olympics in August. The USWNT has qualified for five consecutive Olympic Games and won each of the past three CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournaments. Brazil, Colombia, France, Germany, South Africa, Zimbabwe and New Zealand have already qualified for the Rio Games.
NBC Sports Live Extra will stream all matches via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra.
Below is the schedule for NBCUniversal’s soccer coverage this week (all times ET):
|Wed., Feb. 10||6 p.m.||CONCACAF – Puerto Rico vs. Mexico||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Wed., Feb. 10||8:30 p.m.||CONCACAF – USA vs. Costa Rica||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Thurs., Feb. 11||6 p.m.||CONCACAF – Guatemala vs. Trinidad||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Thurs., Feb. 11||8:30 p.m.||CONCACAF – Canada vs. Guyana||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Sat., Feb. 13||6 a.m.||Barclays Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 13||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 13||7:45 a.m.||Sunderland v. Manchester United||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Feb. 13||10 a.m.||Everton v. West Bromwich Albion||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 13||10 a.m.||Norwich City v. West Ham United||USA|
|Sat., Feb. 13||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Watford||Extra Time|
|Sat., Feb. 13||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Stoke City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Feb. 13||10 a.m.||Swansea City v. Southampton||Extra Time|
|Sat., Feb. 13||12:30 p.m.||Chelsea v. Newcastle||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Feb. 13||1:30 p.m.||CONCACAF: Costa Rica vs. Puerto Rico||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Sat., Feb. 13||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 13||9:30 p.m.||CONCACAF: Mexico vs. USA||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 14||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 14||6 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 14||7 a.m.||Arsenal v. Leicester City||NBCSN, TELEMUNDO|
|Sun., Feb. 14||9:05 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Liverpool||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sun., Feb. 14||11:15 a.m.||Manchester City v. Tottenham||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sun., Feb. 14||1:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 14||1:30 p.m.||CONCACAF – Guyana vs. Guatemala||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Sun., Feb. 14||4 p.m.||CONCACAF – Trinidad vs. Canada||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Mon., Feb. 15||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 15||1:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 15||6 p.m.||CONCACAF – Mexico vs. Costa Rica||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Mon., Feb. 15||6:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Review||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 15||8:30 p.m.||CONCACAF – USA vs. Puerto Rico||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 15||10 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
—NBC SPORTS GROUP—