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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!

Domestic action is coming to a conclusion across Europe, with just a few games left in the Premier League, Bundesliga, Serie A and La Liga.

The race for fourth place is proving tense in the Premier League, with Chelsea attempting to leapfrog Tottenham, and at the other end the relegation battle is heating up.

Elsewhere in England and Scotland, the promotion play-offs get under way, with Fulham, Aston Villa, Middlesbrough and Derby County vying for a place in next season's Premier League.

In Italy, meanwhile, Juventus and AC Milan face off in the final of the Coppa Italia, while Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain are also in cup final action.

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


Monday May 7, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (BST) Channel
England U17 vs Italy U17 Euro U17 Championship 3pm ITV4
Dundee United vs Livingston Scottish Premiership play-offs 7:45pm BT Sport 1
Leganes vs Levante La Liga 8pm Sky Sports Football

Tuesday May 8, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (BST) Channel
Liverpool Ladies vs Man City Women Women's Super League 7pm BT Sport 1
Chelsea U23 vs Liverpool U23 Premier League 2 7pm Chelsea TV / LFC TV
Swansea City vs Southampton Premier League 7:45pm Sky Sports Premier League
Aberdeen vs Rangers Scottish Premiership 7:45pm Sky Sports Football
PSG vs Les Herbiers Coupe de France final 8:05pm TV5 Monde

Wednesday May 9, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (BST) Channel
Barcelona vs Villarreal La Liga 7pm Sky Sports Mix
Hearts vs Hibernian Scottish Premiership 7:45pm BT Sport 1
Alloa Athletic vs Dumbarton Scottish Championship play-offs 7:45pm BBC Alba
Chelsea vs Huddersfield Town Premier League 7:45pm Sky Sports Premier League
Juventus vs AC Milan Coppa Italia final 8pm Sky Sports Football
Sevilla vs Real Madrid La Liga 8:30pm Sky Sports Mix
Gremio vs Goias Copa do Brasil 11:30pm FreeSports

Thursday May 10, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (BST) Channel
Switzerland U17 vs England U17 Euro U17 Championship 7pm ITV4
West Ham vs Manchester United Premier League 7:45pm Sky Sports Premier League
Charlton Athletic vs Shrewsbury Town League One play-offs 7:45pm Sky Sports Football
Corinthians vs Vitoria Copa do Brasil 11:30pm FreeSports

Friday May 11, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (BST) Channel
Beijing Guoang vs Guangzhou R&F Chinese Super League 12:35pm Sky Sports Football
Derby County vs Fulham Championship play-offs 7:45pm Sky Sports Football
Livingston vs Dundee United Scottish Championship play-offs 7:45pm BT Sport 1

Saturday May 12, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (BST) Channel
Arsenal Women vs Man City Women Women's Super League 12:15pm BT Sport 1
Scunthorpe United vs Rotherham United League One play-offs 12:30pm Sky Sports Football
Freiburg vs Augsburg Bundesliga 2:30pm BT Sport ESPN
Bayern Munich vs Stuttgart Bundesliga 2:30pm BT Sport 3
Lincoln City vs Exeter City League Two play-offs 3pm Sky Sports Football
Tranmere Rovers vs Boreham Wood National League final 3pm BT Sport 1
Middlesbrough vs Aston Villa Championship play-offs 5:15pm Sky Sports Football
Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo La Liga 5:30pm Sky Sports Mix
Coventry City vs Notts County League Two play-offs 7:30pm Sky Sports Football
Inter vs Sassuolo Serie A 7:45pm BT Sport 2
Chelsea Ladies vs Sunderland Ladies Women's Super League 7:45pm BBC Red Button
FC Dallas vs LA Galaxy MLS 8:30pm Sky Sports Mix

Sunday May 13, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (BST) Channel
Celtic vs Aberdeen Scottish Premiership 12:30pm Sky Sports Football
Hibernian vs Rangers Scottish Premiership 12:30pm BT Sport 1
Crotone vs Lazio Serie A 2pm BT Sport 2
Dumbarton vs Alloa Athletic Scottish Championship play-offs 4:10pm BBC Alba
Atalanta vs AC Milan Serie A 5pm BT Sport 2
Shrewsbury Town vs Charlton Athletic League One play-offs 5:15pm Sky Sports Football
Roma vs Juventus Serie A 7:45pm BT Sport 1
Sampdoria vs Napoli Serie A 8pm BT Sport 3
Portland Timbers vs Seattle Sounders MLS 9pm Sky Sports Mix
Orlando City vs Atlanta United MLS 11pm Sky Sports Football

How to watch football for free in the UK


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
England U17 vs Italy U17 Euro U17 Championship May 7 / 3pm ITV4
PSG vs Les Herbiers Coupe de France final May 8 / 8:05pm TV5 Monde
Alloa Athletic vs Dumbarton Scottish Championship play-offs May 9 / 7:45pm BBC Alba
Gremio vs Goias Copa do Brasil May 9 / 11:30pm FreeSports
Switzerland U17 vs England U17 Euro U17 Championship May 10 / 7pm ITV4
Corinthians vs Vitoria Copa do Brasil May 10 / 11:30pm FreeSports
Chelsea Ladies vs Sunderland Ladies Women's Super League May 12 / 7:45pm BBC Red Button
Dumbarton vs Alloa Athletic Scottish Championship play-offs May 13 / 4:10pm BBC Alba

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


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.

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.