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!

There are plenty of derby games to look forward to at the weekend, including, in what is perhaps the pick of the games, Pep Guardiola's Man City can potentially win the Premier League title against Manchester United.

Elsewhere, fans can also look forward to a Merseyside derby and a Madrid derby this week, as well as Major League Soccer and A-League action.

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


All live football matches on UK TV this week


Saturday April 7, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (BST) Channel
Western Sydney Wanderers vs Brisbane Roar A-League 08:35 BT Sport 3
Melbourne City vs Central Coast Mariners A-League 10:50 BT Sport 3
Alaves vs Getafe La Liga 12:00 Sky Sports Red Button
Ebbsfleet United vs Macclesfield Town National League 12:15 BT Sport 1
Norwich City vs Aston Villa Championship 12:30 Sky Sports Football
Everton vs Liverpool Premier League 12:30 Sky Sports Premier League
Roma vs Fiorentina Serie A 17:00 BT Sport 3
Man City vs Man Utd Premier League 17:30 Sky Sports Premier League
Hamburg vs Schallke Bundesliga 17:30 BT Sport 1
Real Betis vs Eibar La Liga 17:30 Sky Sports Football
AZ Alkmaar vs PSV Eindhoven Eredivisie 18:45 Sky Sports Red Button
Sampdoria vs Genoa Serie A 19:45 BT Sport 1
Barcelona vs Leganes La Liga 19:45 Sky Sports Football
Atlanta United vs Los Angeles FC MLS 22:00 Sky Sports Football

Sunday April 8, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (BST) Channel
Philadelphia Union vs San Jose Earthquakes MLS 00:00 Sky Sports Football
Melbourne Victory vs Wellington Phoenix A-League 08:00 BT Sport ESPN
Sydney vs Adelaide United A-League 10:00 BT Sport ESPN
Levante vs Las Palmas La Liga 11:00 Sky Sports Football
Torino vs Inter Serie A 11:30 BT Sport 3
Hamilton Academical vs Celtic Scottish Premiership 12:30 BT Sport 1
FC Twente vs Feyenoord Eredivisie 13:30 Sky Sports Mix
Nice vs Rennes Ligue 1 14:00 BT Sport Extra 2
Napoli vs Chievo Serie A 14:00 BT Sport ESPN
Arsenal vs Southampton Premier League 14:15 Sky Sports Premier League
Borussia Dortmund vs VFB Stuttgart Bundesliga 14:30 BT Sport 3
Lincoln City vs Shrewsbury Town Checkatrade Trophy final 15:00 Sky Sports Football
Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid La Liga 15:15 Sky Sports Red Button
Ajax vs Heracles Eredivisie 15:45 Sky Sports Mix
Metz vs Lyon Ligue 1 16:00 BT Sport ESPN
Chelsea vs West Ham Premier League 16:30 Sky Sports Premier League
Udinese vs Lazio Serie A 17:00 BT Sport 1
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Hoffenheim Bundesliga 17:00 BT Sport 3
Real Sociedad vs Girona La Liga 17:30 Sky Sports Football
AC Milan vs Sassuolo Serie A 19:45 BT Sport 1
Valencia vs Espanyol La Liga 19:45 Sky Sports Football
Marseille vs Montpellier Ligue 1 20:00 BT Sport 3
Orlando City vs Portland Timbers MLS 21:00 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 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 Women vs Wales Women World Cup 2019 qualifier April 6 / 19:00 BBC Two
Sporting de Charleroi vs Anderlecht Jupiler League April 6 / 19:30 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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