Tuesday, April 5th, 2016


Special Relegation Breakaway this Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN Features Live Look-In on Aston Villa-Bournemouth Match

Third-Place Arsenal Visit 6th-place West Ham United This Saturday at 7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN & NBC UNIVERSO

First-Place Leicester City Visit Sunderland This Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN & NBC UNIVERSO

Second-Place Tottenham v. Fifth-Place Manchester United This Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN

All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra

STAMFORD, Conn. – April 5, 2016 – With five weeks until the Premier League’s “Championship Sunday,” NBC Sports Group presents a full slate of action featuring title and Champions League hopefuls, and clubs desperate to avoid relegation. Action begins this Saturday, April 9, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by 6th-place West Ham United v. third-place Arsenal on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO. Arsenal kept their title ambitions alive on Saturday by defeating Watford 4-0.

Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN presents a special Relegation Breakaway as Aston Villa fight to avoid relegation, featuring RedZone-like live look-ins on the best action from 20th-place Aston Villa v. Bournemouth, and Crystal Palace v. 17th-place Norwich City. Aston Villa will be guaranteed relegation this season if Norwich City better their result on Saturday (Norwich City win and Aston Villa draw, or Norwich City draw and Aston Villa lose).

NBC Sports Group’s Premier League Breakaway program presents the most compelling action in real time and on replay, so viewers experience every twist and turn as Aston Villa fights for Premier League safety, and Norwich City look to further distance themselves from 18th-place, the final relegation position.  Arlo White will guide the program as it cuts between matches to follow the most important stories with minimal interruption.

USA Network will present Southampton v. Newcastle Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, and all matches in the 10 a.m. ET window (including Relegation Breakaway games) 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. Relegation Breakaway will also be available on NBC Sports Live Extra.

Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET, NBC and NBC UNIVERSO present coverage of fourth-place Manchester City v. West Bromwich Albion. Manchester City come off a 4-0 win at Bournemouth on Saturday, and are in a close competition with rivals fifth-place Manchester United for the fourth and final Champions League position this season. Only one point separates the Manchester teams.

Peter Drury calls the match joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux at the Etihad Stadium.

Coverage this Sunday, April 10, begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by first-place Leicester City v. Sunderland at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO. Leicester City, which narrowly avoided relegation last season, will become this season’s champions if they win four of their last six matches.

White and The Men in BlazersRoger Bennett discussed Leicester City’s unlikely title contention on yesterday’s Morning Joe on MSNBC. Click here to view the video.

Also aiming for the title are second-place Tottenham, which host fifth-place Manchester United Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN & TELEMUNDO. Premier League-leading scorer Harry Kane (22 goals) managed to score the equalizing goal for Tottenham in a 1-1 draw against Liverpool on Sunday, but Spurs still trail the Foxes by 7 points.

Steve Bower calls the match, joined by Le Saux at White Hart Lane.

Sunday’s Liverpool v. Stoke City match at 11 a.m. ET will be available on NBC Sports Live Extra and on Premier League Extra Time.

Sunday at 2 p.m. ET NBCSN presents an encore presentation of Premier League Download: The Leicester City Story, which uses fan interviews, studio reactions and announcer calls to chronicle Leicester City’s improbable run at the 2015-16 Premier League title.

Live match coverage concludes with a mid-week match between Crystal Palace and Everton on Wednesday, April 13, at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

This weekend, White will be joined by former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino and former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle for Premier League Live pre- and post-match shows.

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 and the NBC Sports Radio mobile app. For more information, and to download the app, visit

THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Bennett will air this Monday, April 11, at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

All Premier League games will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs. 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

Below is the schedule for NBCUniversal’s soccer coverage this week (subject to change, all times ET):

Date Time Match Network
Sat., April 9 6 a.m. Barclays Premier League Preview NBCSN
Sat., April 9 7 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sat., April 9 7:45 a.m. West Ham United v. Arsenal NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO
Sat., April 9 10 a.m. Relegation Breakaway NBCSN
Sat., April 9 10 a.m. Southampton v. Newcastle USA
Sat., April 9 10 a.m. Crystal Palace v. Norwich City Extra Time
Sat., April 9 10 a.m. Aston Villa v. Bournemouth Extra Time
Sat., April 9 10 a.m. Swansea City v. Chelsea Extra Time, NBC UNIVERSO
Sat., April 9 10 a.m. Watford v. Everton Extra Time
Sat., April 9 12:30 p.m. Manchester City v. West Bromwich Albion NBC, NBC UNIVERSO
Sat., April 9 2:30 p.m. Goal Zone NBC
Sat., April 9 10 p.m. Match of the Day NBCSN
Sat., April 9 Midnight Match of the Week NBCSN
Sun., April 10 6:30 a.m. Match of the Day NBCSN
Sun., April 10 7:30 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sun., April 10 8:30 a.m. Sunderland v. Leicester City NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO
Sun., April 10 11 a.m. Tottenham v. Manchester United NBCSN, TELEMUNDO
Sun., April 10 11 a.m. Liverpool v. Stoke City Extra Time
Sun., April 10 1 p.m. Goal Zone NBCSN
Sun., April 10 2 p.m. Premier League Download: The Leicester City Story NBCSN
Mon., April 11 7 p.m. Barclays Premier League Review NBCSN
Mon., April 11 10 p.m. THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW NBCSN
Tues., April 12 1 a.m. Premier League Encore NBCSN
Wed., April 13 1 a.m. Premier League Encore NBCSN
Wed., April 13 2 p.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Wed., April 13 3 p.m. Crystal Palace v. Everton NBCSN
Wed., April 13 5 p.m. Goal Zone NBCSN