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Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
PREMIER LEAGUE POWERHOUSES MANCHESTER UNITED & LIVERPOOL FACE OFF THIS SAT. AT 12:30 PM ET ON NBC
Arlo White Calls the Match Joined by Both Lee Dixon & Graeme Le Saux In Three-Announcer Booth at Old Trafford
White, Dixon & Le Saux Join Premier League Live in Pitch-Side Studio
Everton v. Chelsea Sat., Sept. 12, at 7:45 a.m. ET; Match Between the BPL’s Top Two Teams, Crystal Palace & Manchester City, Sat. at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN & NBC UNIVERSO
New Premier League Download Highlighting Bournemouth’s Rise to the Premier League Sun., Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW with Guest Kyle Martino Mon., Sept. 14 at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 8, 2015 – In a clash between England’s all-time most decorated clubs, Liverpool (18 top-flight titles) visit Manchester United (20 top-flight titles) this Saturday, Sept. 12, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and TELEMUNDO, highlighting this weekend’s Premier League coverage. With records of 2-1-1 in the Premier League, both clubs look to gain momentum in their first match of the season’s second month.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White calls the match, joined by both Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux for a three-man booth at Old Trafford. In addition, White, Dixon and Le Saux will provide analysis from a pitch-side studio for Premier League Live pre- and post-match shows. Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live alongside former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Premier League coverage begins Saturday at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Everton v. Chelsea at 7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO.
At 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO present coverage of Crystal Palace v. Manchester City, currently on a four-match winning streak. Crystal Palace have won three of their four Premier League matches this season, including a 2-1 away win over reigning Premier League champions Chelsea on August 29. USA Network hosts coverage of Arsenal v. Stoke City at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday. Matches not featured on NBCSN or USA Network in the Saturday, 10 a.m. ET television window will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN.
Match coverage on Sunday, Sept. 13 begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live followed by Sunderland v. Tottenham at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. At 11 a.m. ET, NBCSN and TELEMUNDO host coverage of Leicester City v. Aston Villa.
At 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, NBCSN presents a new episode of Premier League Download, Bournemouth: Together, Anything is Possible, which chronicles Bournemouth’s remarkable rise to the Premier League. Hosted by The Men in Blazers’ Roger Bennett, this one-hour documentary features interviews with manager Eddie Howe, Chairman Jeff Mostyn, midfielder Harry Arter, and the club’s legendary forward Steve Fletcher.
Live Premier League coverage wraps up on Monday, Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by West Ham v. Newcastle at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Saturdays throughout the Premier League season, The 2 Robbies “Football” Show, hosted by former Jamaican National Team Player Robbie Earle and 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 airs Mondays at 11 p.m. ET throughout the Premier League season. NBC Sports Group Premier League analyst Kyle Martino will be this Monday’s guest.
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.
Below is the schedule for NBCUniversal’s soccer coverage this week (all times ET):
|Sat., Sept. 12||6 a.m.||Barclays Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 12||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 12||7:45 a.m.||Everton v. Chelsea||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Sept. 12||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Manchester City||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Sept. 12||10 a.m.||Arsenal v. Stoke City||USA|
|Sat., Sept. 12||10 a.m.||Norwich City v. Bournemouth||Extra Time|
|Sat., Sept. 12||10 a.m.||Watford v. Swansea City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Sept. 12||10 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Southampton||Extra Time|
|Sat., Sept. 12||12:30 p.m.||Manchester United v. Liverpool||NBC, TELEMUNDO|
|Sat., Sept. 12||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Sept. 13||1 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 13||6 a.m.||Barclays Premier League World||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 13||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 13||8:30 a.m.||Sunderland v. Tottenham||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 13||11 a.m.||Leicester City v. Aston Villa||NBCSN, TELEMUNDO|
|Sun., Sept. 13||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 13||2 p.m.||Premier League Download: Bournemouth||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 13||10:30 p.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 14||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 14||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 14||3 p.m.||West Ham v. Newcastle||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 14||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 14||11 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 14||11:30 p.m.||Premier League Encore||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–