Tuesday, May 12th, 2015


“Relegation Breakaway” Features RedZone-like Live Look-Ins to Sunderland v. Leicester City, Tottenham v. Hull City & Queens Park Rangers v. Newcastle This Sat. at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN

Southampton v. Aston Villa Sat. at 7:45 a.m. ET; Steven Gerrard plays final match at Anfield as Fifth-Place Liverpool host Crystal Palace Sat. at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN

THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Monday, May 18, on NBCSN Following NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Coverage

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 12, 2015 – In the penultimate weekend of the 2014-15 Premier League season, third-place Arsenal look to further their quest for their first top-two finish in 10 years against fourth-place Manchester United. In addition, the stage is set for crucial matches at the bottom of the Premier League table, as the five teams from 14th -18th in the table compete to avoid the final relegation position.

Match coverage begins this Saturday, May 16, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Southampton v. 14th-place Aston Villa. The Villans can be guaranteed Premier League safety with a win.

Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN presents a special Relegation Breakaway featuring RedZone-like live look-ins on the best action from relegation-threatened 16th-place Sunderland v. 15th-place Leicester City, Tottenham v. 18th-place Hull City and Queens Park Rangers v. 17th-place Newcastle.  In addition, all matches in the 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. Premier League Breakaway will also be available on NBC Sports Live Extra.

NBC Sports Group’s Premier League Breakaway program, which debuted on New Year’s Day, gives viewers the most compelling action in real time and on replay, so viewers experience every twist and turn as teams at the bottom of the table fight for Premier League safety.  Rebecca Lowe will guide the program as it cuts between matches to follow the most important stories with minimal interruption.

Saturday’s live match coverage concludes at 12:30 p.m. ET with fifth-place Liverpool v. Crystal Palace Sat. at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO, in what will be Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard’s final match at Anfield. NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by Graeme Le Saux.

Coverage on Sunday, May 17, begins at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Premier League Live followed by Swansea City v. second-place Manchester City and Premier League leading scorer Sergio Aguero (25 goals) on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO. Manchester City come off a 6-0 win against Queens Park Rangers, which featured a hat trick from Aguero.

At 11 a.m. ET on Sunday, third-place Arsenal visit fourth-place Manchester United on NBCSN and Telemundo. Arsenal look to rebound following a 1-0 loss against Swansea City yesterday, breaking their 10-match unbeaten streak. Fourth-place Manchester United look to keep momentum going coming off a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday. White calls the match, joined by Lee Dixon at Old Trafford.  Following the match, NBCSN presents a live, 90-minute Goal Zone to wrap-up Saturday and Sunday’s action.

Live match coverage continues this Monday, May 18, with West Bromwich Albion facing 2014-15 Premier League Champions Chelsea at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO. Match coverage continues Wednesday, May 20, with Arsenal v. Sunderland at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

All matches will be preceded and followed by Premier League Live pre- and post-match shows from the NBC Sports Group International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn. Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live alongside former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle  and  former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.

Saturdays throughout the Premier League season, The 2 Robbies “Football” Show, hosted by Earle and 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 Roger Bennett will air this Monday, May 18 on NBCSN following coverage of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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

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

Date Time Match Network
Sat., May 16 6 a.m. Barclays Premier League Preview NBCSN
Sat., May 16 7 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sat., May 16 7:45 a.m. Southampton v. Aston Villa NBCSN
Sat., May 16 10 a.m. Relegation Breakaway NBCSN
Sat., May 16 10 a.m. Sunderland v. Leicester City Extra Time
Sat., May 16 10 a.m. Queens Park Rangers v. Newcastle Extra Time
Sat., May 16 10 a.m. Tottenham v. Hull City Extra Time
Sat., May 16 10 a.m. Burnley v. Stoke City Extra Time
Sat., May 16 10 a.m. West Ham v. Everton Extra Time
Sat., May 16 12:30 p.m. Liverpool v. Crystal Palace NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO
Sat., May 16 11 p.m. Match of the Day NBCSN
Sun., May 17 7:30 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sun., May 17 8:30 a.m. Swansea City v. Manchester City NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO
Sun., May 17 11 a.m. Manchester United v. Arsenal NBCSN, Telemundo
Sun., May 17 1 p.m. Goal Zone NBCSN
Sun., May 17 Midnight Match of the Day II NBCSN
Mon., May 18 1:30 p.m. Barclays Premier League News NBCSN
Mon., May 18 2 p.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Mon., May 18 3 p.m. West Bromwich Albion v. Chelsea NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO
Mon., May 18 5 p.m. Goal Zone NBCSN
Mon., May 18 Midnight Barclays Premier League Review NBCSN
Tues., May 19 1 a.m. Premier League Encore NBCSN
Tues., May 19 11:30 p.m. Premier League Encore NBCSN
Weds., May 20 1:30 p.m. Barclays Premier League News NBCSN
Weds., May 20 2 p.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Weds., May 20 3 p.m. Arsenal v. Sunderland NBCSN
Weds., May 20 5 p.m. Goal Zone NBCSN

NBC Sports Group is once again making all 380 games from the Premier League available in the United States on the networks of NBCUniversal, on the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package, and streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra 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 and Windows Store. NBC UNIVERSO is airing 100 Premiere League matches in Spanish on its network, with matches also streamed live on its NBC UNIVERSO NOW app. Every MVPD has the option to carry every Premier League match on live television and via live streaming at no additional cost to consumers.