Sky has secured the broadcast rights to show a record number of Premier League fixtures in a new four-year deal. With up to 100 more matches each season, Sky Sports’ exclusively live coverage will increase by 70% from the start of the 2025/26 season.
With four packages awarded to Sky, the maximum for any one broadcaster, over 80% of live broadcast Premier League matches will be on Sky Sports, and customers can expect at least four live games every week.
The unrivalled line-up of Premier League football on Sky Sports will include:
- At least 215 live games each season
- All first pick matches, giving customers the best matches week in week out until May 2029
- Super Sunday remains the flagship kick-off slot at 4.30pm
- For the first time, Sky Sports will now be able to offer multiple live matches on a number of weekends at Sunday 2pm
- Saturday evening 5.30pm kick off slot
- First and last word on a Premier League weekend with more live games on Fridays and Mondays
- And in another first, all the final games on the last day of the season will be live in one place, creating a real moment for pub going fans.
- Most of the festive season fixtures, with Boxing Day Premier League football back on Sky.
Damian Saunders, Sky Business Hospitality Managing Director, said: “There’s nothing quite like live sport when it comes to bringing people together, and this announcement is a fantastic result for our customers. Pubs and clubs with Sky will now be able to show 80% of live Premier League broadcast matches in their venues from the start of the 2025/26 season.
“This is a significant increase in the number of Premier League matches available, bringing certainty to their business, and giving their customers the games they love until the end of decade.”
On Sky Sports the Premier League sits alongside more top-quality sport than anywhere else, including:
English Football League – coverage increasing to over 1,000 matches each season from 2024/25 in a groundbreaking five-year partnership
Scottish Professional Football League – increase in SPFL matches through to 2029
Women’s football – 35 Women’s Super League fixtures plus matches from the Scottish Women’s Premier League
Formula 1 – every practice, qualifying and race until the end of 2029
English cricket – ECB rights to the end of 2028 with home men’s and women’s international cricket including the next home Ashes series, The Hundred, Vitality Blast, County Championship
International cricket – all men’s and women’s ICC world events through to the end of 2031
Golf – all four men’s Majors, all five women’s Majors, The Ryder Cup and Solheim Cup and both men’s and women’s Tours across multi-year terms
Tennis – year-round tennis from both the ATP and WTA Tours for the next five years, plus the US Open until 2028
Rugby League – every Betfred Super League match live for the first time from 2024 – 2026, including all three Grand Finals – Men’s, Women’s and Wheelchair
Plus international rugby union including 2025 British & Irish Lions Tour of Australia, NFL including the Super Bowl, year-round boxing, darts including the PDC World Darts Championship and more.