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

11:00 BST 25/03/2018
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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!

Europe's top leagues won't be serving any games up, but there is still plenty of action to watch during the international break, with some interesting match-ups that are bound to get you excited.

Ryan Giggs led Wales into battle for the first time as manager during the week, while England took on the Netherlands as former Everton boss Ronald Koeman got his tenure as Oranje boss under way, and world champions Germany came up against Spain.

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 March 25, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (BST) Channel
Wellington Phoenix vs Brisbane Roar A-League 07:00 BT Sport 1
Perth Glory vs Melbourne Victory A-League 09:00 BT Sport 1
Alcorcon vs Gimnastic La Liga 2 11:00 FreeSports
Chesterfield vs Notts County League Two 13:30 Sky Sports Football
Portsmouth vs Oxford United League One 16:00 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 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 (GMT) Channel
Alcorcon vs Gimnastic La Liga 2 Mar 25 / 11:00 (BST) 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

Of course, with it being an international week there will be no Premier League or Championship highlights.

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.