When it comes to following the footy, these handy tips hit the target
Tips and tricks for football fans
Strap yourself in, hold on tight and get ready to experience every emotion imaginable over the next nine months, because the Premier League is back!
If there’s top-flight action on the box, it’ll be on Virgin TV. The season kicks off on Friday 10 August when Manchester United take on Leicester City, and with 126 games on Sky Sports and 42 matches on BT Sport, you don’t have to miss any of the epic drama between now and May.
But did you know that you can get even more from the upcoming season? Whether it’s watching the action on the go, staying up to date with all the fixtures, incredible giveaways and more, here are some handy things you should know about…
Watch on the Sky Sports app
Worried you’ll miss the big game because you’re out and about? Don’t be. If there’s a match on Sky Sports, you can follow every kick on the go with the Sky Sports app. And with exclusive videos, interviews and more also available on the app, you won’t want to leave home without it. Download from the Apple app store for iPad or iPhone, or from Google Play.
Watch on the Virgin TV Go app
Want to watch the action live on BT Sport while you’re away from your telly? Then you should know about the Virgin TV Go app. It’s available at no extra cost to Virgin TV customers, and if you’ve got the Full House TV pack you’ll be able to soak up the excitement on BT Sport while you’re on the move.
Find all your fixtures with our ace generator
You can stay up to date with every single Premier League game, thanks to our comprehensive fixtures generator. No matter which top-flight team you support, it’s got all the matches and where you can watch them on Virgin TV. We don’t want to blow our own trumpet too much, but it’s pretty handy.
Stay up to date with the action
Whether it’s Football Focus, The Premier League Show or Match Of The Day, there are loads of shows available to all Virgin TV customers that will keep you bang up to speed with all things Premier League. Joining those Monday morning conversations about the footy just got a whole lot easier.
Football Focus, Saturday 11 August, 12pm, BBC One/HD (CH 101/108). Also available for 30 days in Catch Up > Channels > BBC iPlayer
The Premier League Show, Thursday 16 August, 10pm, BBC Two/HD (CH 102/162). Also available for 30 days in Catch Up > Channels > BBC iPlayer
Match Of The Day, Saturday 11 August, 10.40pm, BBC One/HD (CH 101/108). Also available for 30 days in Catch Up > Channels > BBC iPlayer
Channels, content and features available depend on your chosen package.
TV channels: Channel line-ups are subject to change and regional variations. TV packs currently exclude some teletext services.
HD: HD TV required to view HD channels. Number of inclusive HD channels depends on package.
TV Go: Content available to view depends on TV package. Not all channels/content from relevant pack available. Access via PC, Mac or TV Go App (selected iOS devices and Android™ devices only). Maximum 2 compatible devices per account can watch TV. Live streaming and On Demand requires broadband/WiFi or 3G/4G access (may incur data charges from your mobile provider). Available in UK (or while temporarily in the EU).
Sky Sports: You must subscribe to Sky Sports in SD to take these channels in HD. Sky Sports News HD not included. Content available to view depends on TV package. Sky Sports available as an add-on for an additional monthly charge if not included in your package. Premium channels must be kept for at least 30 days.
Sky Sports app: Only available via the Sky Sports app (selected iOS and Android devices, on iOS 8 and above, and Android 4.x. UK only (or while temporarily in the EU) or website to customers who subscribe to these channels. Separate End User Licence Agreements and terms and conditions apply to the Sky Sports app and website. Selected content may not be available to view. Live streaming and On Demand available in UK (or while temporarily in the EU) with broadband, WiFi or 3G/4G only. Maximum of 2 devices.
BT Sport is included in Full House TV (previously TV XL) and VIP bundles or can be taken as an add-on at additional monthly cost. Premium channels and upgrades must be kept for at least 30 days.