Live football on TV: UK match schedule this week, online streams & free-to-air websites

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If you are planning to take in some live football on television this week, Goal has a comprehensive guide to what's on

Trying to figure out what football is being shown live on TV this week? Look no further!

Manchester United take on the Gunners in the Premier League, while giants such as Barcelona, Juventus, Borussia Dortmund and AC Milan are also in domestic action.

Elsewhere, fans in Scotland have another Old Firm derby to look forward to, with Celtic potentially clinching the title against Rangers, while in England the Championship play-off race heats up.

To help you choose what to watch, Goal has taken a look at all the football on TV in the UK todaytonight and this week, including some that you can watch for free and live stream.


All live football matches on UK TV this week


Sunday April 29, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (BST) Channel
Numancia vs Real Oviedo La Liga 2 11:00 FreeSports
Getafe vs Girona La Liga 11:00 Sky Sports Red Button
Crotone vs Sassuolo Serie A 11:30 BT Sport 1
Celtic vs Rangers Scottish Premiership 12:00 Sky Sports Football
Rennes vs Toulouse Ligue 1 14:00 BT Sport Extra 2
Bologna vs AC Milan Serie A 14:00 BT Sport ESPN
West Ham vs Man City Premier League 14:15 Sky Sports Premier League
Mainz vs RB Leipzig Bundesliga 14:30 BT Sport 2
Alaves vs Atletico Madrid La Liga 15:15 Sky Sports Football
Angers vs Marseille Ligue 1 16:00 BT Sport Extra 2
Manchester United vs Arsenal Premier League 16:30 Sky Sports Premier League
Werder Bremen vs Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga 17:00 BT Sport 2
Fiorentina vs Napoli Serie A 17:00 BT Sport 1
Valencia vs Eibar La Liga 17:30 Sky Sports Football
Maritimo vs Porto Primeira Liga 18:00 FreeSports
Torino vs Lazio Serie A 19:45 BT Sport 1
Deportivo La Coruna vs Barcelona La Liga 19:45 Sky Sports Football
PSG vs Guingamp Ligue 1 20:00 BT Sport 2
Colorado Rapids vs Orlando City MLS 21:00 Sky Sports Mix
New York City vs FC Dallas MLS 23:00 Sky Sports Football

How to watch football for free in the UK


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There are a number of games throughout the week that can be watched live for free on a variety of different channels.

National broadcasters such as BBC, BBC Alba, BBC Wales and S4C occasionally show matches from the UK, with a few available to watch this week.

Free-to-air channel Freesports shows games from Portugal's Primeira Liga, Brazil's Copa do Brasil and Belgium's Jupiler Pro League, while BritAsia TV broadcasts games from the Indian Super League.

See the table below for the free games on UK TV this week.

Match Competition Kick-off time (BST) Channel
Numancia vs Real Oviedo La Liga 2 Apr 29 / 11:00 FreeSports
Maritimo vs Porto Primeira Liga Apr 29 / 11:00 FreeSports

Furthermore, highlights from all Premier League matches are shown on BBC One's Match of the Day programme, which generally airs on Saturdays at 22:30 .

On Channel 5, you can watch highlights from the Championship on Football on 5: The Championship, which airs on Saturdays at 21:00

Sky Sports News, which regularly shows clips and highlights from games, is available to all Sky and Virgin Media subscribers regardless of package.


How to legally stream football in the UK


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As well as being able to watch football on TV in the UK, fans can stream games live online and using various apps.

Sky TV customers, for example, can access the Sky Go facility, which allows users to stream matches live and on demand on any mobile, laptop or tablet device.

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BT Sport, similarly, offer the BT Sport app, through which customers can stream games live and on-the-go on a variety of devices.

The likes of Sky Go and the BT Sport app are generally available for most Apple iOS and Android devices.

Furthermore, for games that are broadcast on BBC, viewers can opt to use the BBC iPlayer, which is a streaming service compatible with Windows, macOS, iOS, Android and a host of other platforms.

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