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Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
NBC SPORTS’ “PREMIER LEAGUE MORNINGS LIVE” FAN FEST TO BE JOINED BY FORMER PREMIER LEAGUE PLAYERS JAY DEMERIT AND NIGEL REO-COKER THIS WEEKEND IN MIAMI BEACH
NBC Sports’ Studio Team of Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Earle, Kyle Martino & Robbie Mustoe to Present Premier League Mornings Live on Location
Full Weekend of Coverage Live from the Clevelander South Beach Hotel, Ocean Drive and Lummus Park
Miami Heat All-Star Jimmy Butler Joins The 2 Robbies to Discuss his Premier League Fandom
Telemundo Deportes, the Exclusive, Spanish Language Home of the Premier League in the U.S., to Present Pre-Game Coverage on Location Featuring Andres Cantor & Manuel Sol, Miguel Gurwitz and Copan Alvarez, alongside Titulares Y Más’ Co-Host Ana Jurka
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 9, 2019 – NBC Sports’ Premier League Mornings Live fan fest will return for its second installment of the season, with a weekend of activity in Miami Beach on Saturday, Dec. 14, and Sunday, Dec. 15. Across the two-day festival, registered fans can get involved in NBC Sports’ live on-site broadcast, meet former Premier League soccer stars and take part in free on-site activities, which include the opportunity to have photos taken with the Premier League Trophy and club mascots.
NBC Sports’ studio team of host Rebecca Lowe and analysts Robbie Earle, Kyle Martino and Robbie Mustoe will broadcast Premier League Mornings Live, presented by Barclays, live from the event on NBCSN beginning at 7 a.m. ET on Saturday, December 14, and 7 a.m. ET on Sunday, December 15.
In addition, Miami-based Telemundo Deportes – the exclusive Spanish language home of the Premier League in the U.S. – will have its biggest-ever fan festival presence with special production on location, including pre-game coverage featuring on-air experts Andres Cantor, Manuel Sol, Miguel Gurwitz and Copan Alvarez alongside Ana Jurka, co-host of Telemundo Deportes’ news and entertainment nightly show, Titulares y Más.
Cantor will call Sunday’s Arsenal-Manchester City match (11:30 a.m. ET) live from the fan fest, where fans can observe his play-by-play and famous goal call in person.
Miami Heat all-star Jimmy Butler will join The 2 Robbies podcast this week to discuss his Premier League fandom. Additional activities NBC Sports’ PL team will participate in in Miami include:
- A tour of Little Havana in a classic car with Earle and Mustoe.
- A Miami cuisine tour and salsa dancing with Earle, Mustoe, and Martino.
- A cooking segment with Lowe and Chef James from Telemundo’s Un Nuevo Dia.
Joining for the early kick-off on Saturday, when league leaders Liverpool take on Watford at 7:30 a.m. ET, will be former Watford captain and USMNT star Jay DeMerit.
Watford ambassador Jay DeMerit said: “I am really excited to attend the Premier League Mornings Live fan festival with NBC Sports in Miami Beach. It will be a great opportunity to meet supporters whose passion for the Premier League gets them out of bed early every weekend. There will be lots of free family friendly activities taking place, so if you’ve not registered yet, make sure you do and come and join us on South Beach!”
Former Premier League midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker will join the NBC Sports’ team for Saturday’s late kick-off when his old club West Ham United visit Southampton.
West Ham United ambassador Nigel Reo-Coker stated: “Living in Florida, I know how much soccer means to everyone here. To be able to bring the Premier League to American supporters through this fan festival with NBC Sports, is really exciting and like nothing I have been to before. I can’t wait to head to South Beach to meet all of the West Ham fans and hopefully celebrate a few goals for the team alongside them all!”
In addition to DeMerit and Reo-Coker, former Brighton & Hove Albion striker Peter Ward, former Leicester City defender Gerry Taggart and former Aston Villa forward Juan Pablo Ángel will also be in attendance to catch up with fans and get involved in some of the free activations, which include: Dancakes pancake art, airbrush tattoos, Premier League shirt printing and Nike’s fast feet cages.
Viewers across the country can share in the fun by checking in on social media using #MyPLMorning wherever they are watching. Select viewer photos will be featured on air throughout the weekend.
Supporters can register to attend the free fan festival and find out more information on the event here.
Following is the full Premier League schedule for Saturday, December 14 – Monday, December 16 (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Dec. 14||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 14||7:30 a.m.||Liverpool v. Watford||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Dec. 14||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 14||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Bournemouth||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Dec. 14||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Newcastle||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 14||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Norwich City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 14||10 a.m.||Sheffield United v. Aston Villa||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 14||12 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 14||12:30 p.m.||Southampton v. West Ham||NBC|
|Sun., Dec. 15||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 15||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 15||9 a.m.||Manchester United v. Everton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Dec. 15||9 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Dec. 15||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 15||11:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Dec. 15||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 16||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 16||2:45 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Brighton Hove & Albion||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 16||4:45 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
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