Tuesday, August 9th, 2016


A Look at One of the Promoted Clubs – Burnley

Coverage Debuts This Saturday, August 13 at 6:30 a.m. ET on CNBC

STAMFORD, Conn. – August 9, 2016 – NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 2016-17 Premier League season kicks off four days from today, on Saturday, August 13. Coverage begins at 6:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on CNBC followed by newly promoted Hull City v. last season’s champions Leicester City at 7:30 a.m. ET. Coverage continues throughout the season on the networks of NBCUniversal, on the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package, and streamed live on and the NBC Sports app.

NBC Sports Group will once again make all 380 games from the Premier League available in the United States. All games 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.

New Season, Newly Promoted Teams: Burnley

First match: Burnley v. Swansea City, Sat., August 13, 10 a.m. ET

Burnley earned automatic promotion to the 2016-17 Premier League by finishing first in the Championship last season. After being relegated following the 2014-15 campaign, the Clarets’ season in the Championship included a 23-match unbeaten streak. Led by manager Sean Dyche and Championship Player of the Year Andre Gray, Burnley are hopeful to maintain their standing in English football’s top flight this  season – their third in the Premier League.

The club is located in Burnley, Lancashire county in northwest England outside Manchester. As one of the founding members of the Football League, Burnley have had a distinguished tenure dating to 1882.

Following is the match schedule for the first week of the 2016-17 Premier League Season:

Date Time (ET) Match Network
Sat., Aug. 13 6:30 a.m. Premier League Live CNBC
Sat., Aug. 13 7:30 a.m. Hull City v. Leicester City CNBC
Sat., Aug. 13 10 a.m. Everton v. Tottenham TBD
Sat., Aug. 13 10 a.m. Southampton v. Watford TBD
Sat., Aug. 13 10 a.m. Crystal Palace v. West Bromwich Albion TBD
Sat., Aug. 13 10 a.m. Burnley v. Swansea City TBD
Sat., Aug. 13 10 a.m. Middlesbrough v. Stoke City TBD
Sat., Aug. 13 12:30 p.m. Manchester City v. Sunderland CNBC
Sat., Aug. 13 2:30 p.m. Goal Zone CNBC
Sun., Aug. 14 7:30 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sun., Aug. 14 8:30 a.m. Bournemouth v. Manchester United NBCSN
Sun., Aug. 14 11 a.m. Arsenal v. Liverpool NBCSN
Mon., Aug. 15 2:30 p.m. Premier League Live USA
Mon., Aug. 15 3 p.m. Chelsea v. West Ham USA
Mon., Aug. 15 5 p.m. Goal Zone USA

For NBC Sports Group’s Premier League television schedule for the first two months of the season, click here.