Premier League On Amazon Prime

The US online retailer has bagged exclusive broadcasts of all Premier League matches on 26 and 27 December as well as those played midweek on 3-4 December for its Prime Video service. It’s one of many changes to the 2019 EPL season which kicks off August 09. In June 2018, Amazon won the rights to show 20 English Premier League (EPL) matches per season from 2019/20. The EPL claims to be the most watched sports league in the world, with a potential. Amazon snapped up Package F for the 2019-20 Premier League rights and is broadcasting fixtures from England's top-tier domestic league throughout the week. All Premier League matches will continue to be shown live across Sky Sports, BT Sport, BBC Sport and Prime Video, with the live TV picks for all of April now confirmed. Every fixture will be shown live in the UK via the league’s four UK broadcast partners with this arrangement extended until UK Government guidance allows supporters to safely. Dec 06, 2019 The prospect of Amazon mounting a major challenge to Sky and BT at the next multibillion pound Premier League rights auction has increased, after the streaming of 10 top-flight English matches.

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Premier League football is watchable for free today on Amazon Prime Video. No account or subscription is needed to stream the match live, with anyone able to follow the action live by simply heading on over to the match page at 7:30pm tonight.

In addition, the Premier League football can be watched live on any device that Amazon Prime Video can be run on via app or by a web browser. That means that computers, tablets, phones, TVs, set-top-boxes, video game consoles and more can be used to watch the free Premier League football.

Tonight's free Premier League football game on Amazon Prime Video sees Roy Hodgson's Crystal Palace team host Sean Dyche's Burnley, with The Eagle's ace WIlfried Zaha and powerful front man Christian Benteke facing a race against time to be fit.

Meanwhile, over in the Burnley camp, Sean Dyche is positive that goal-machine Jay Rodriguez will be able to shake off a knock and make the starting eleven, with the in-form striker recently tallying up his 50th Burnley goal.

Premier League football: Free to watch upcoming fixtures

In addition to tonight's free match, all the following Premier League football fixtures are free to watch, too. They are split across Amazon Prime Video, Sky's Pick channel (available on Freeview and Freesat) and the BBC, with the latter watchable either on BBC One or BBC iPlayer.

Monday June 29 - Crystal Palace vs Burnley, 8pm, Amazon Prime Video

Tuesday June 30 - Brighton vs Manchester United, 8.15pm, Sky Pick channel

Wednesday July 1 - Bournemouth vs Newcastle, 6pm, Sky Pick channel

Saturday July 4 - Leicester vs Crystal Palace, 3pm, Sky Pick channel

Sunday July 5 - Burnley vs Sheffield United, 12pm, Sky Pick channel

Southampton vs Manchester City, 7pm, BBC One channel / BBC iPlayer

Tuesday July 7 - Watford vs Norwich, 6pm, Sky Pick channel

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Thursday July 9 - Bournemouth vs Tottenham, 6pm, Sky Pick channel

Everton vs Southampton, 6pm, Amazon Prime Video

Saturday July 11 - Watford vs Newcastle, 12.30pm, Amazon Prime Video

Sunday July 12 - Wolves vs Everton, 12pm, Sky Pick channel

Bournemouth vs Leicester, 7pm, Sky Pick channel

Man Utd vs Southampton, 8pm, Sky Pick channel

There was a world first in December as far as Premier League broadcasting goes, with Amazon Prime enjoying exclusive rights to stream 20 matches in the English top flight – including the much-loved Boxing Day fixtures.

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It is notable for a number of reasons. Supporters can watch their team – or whichever game they way to watch for that matter – with all fixtures broadcast simultaneously.

And, since BT Sport came along, it is the first time that they and Sky Sports have had their monopoly on Premier League matches contested.

It is also the first time since Sky acquired the exclusive rights in 1992 that football fans are able to enjoy free Premier League broadcasting, with anyone able to take out an Amazon Prime trial without a penny needing to be spent.

2019/20 Premier League Amazon Prime Televised Matches

MatchDayDate (2019)Time
Crystal Palace vs BournemouthTuesday3rd December19:30
Burnley vs Manchester CityTuesday3rd December20:15
Chelsea vs Aston VillaWednesday4th December19:30
Leicester City vs WatfordWednesday4th December19:30
Manchester United vs Tottenham HotspurWednesday4th December19:30
Southampton vs Norwich CityWednesday4th December19:30
Wolverhampton Wanders vs West Ham UnitedWednesday4th December19:30
Liverpool vs EvertonWednesday4th December20:15
Sheffield United vs Newcastle UnitedThursday5th December19:30
Arsenal vs Brighton & Hove AlbionThursday5th December20:15
Tottenham vs Brighton & Hove AlbionThursday26th December12:30
Bournemouth vs ArsenalThursday26th December15:00
Aston Villa vs Norwich CityThursday26th December15:00
Chelsea vs SouthamptonThursday26th December15:00
Crystal Palace vs West Ham UnitedThursday26th December15:00
Everton vs BurnleyThursday26th December15:00
Sheffield United vs WatfordThursday26th December15:00
Manchester United vs Newcastle UnitedThursday26th December17:30
Leicester City vs LiverpoolThursday26th December20:00
Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Manchester CityFriday27th December19:45
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This clearly wasn’t a token gesture from the retailer, either. They employed a team of 43 hosts, commentators and expert pundits, including Alan Shearer and Thierry Henry, to drive their content and brought in a number of tech wizards to help stave off the glitches that derailed their US Open tennis coverage.

And no the question, which will have Sky and BT quaking in their boots given their relatively meagre means, is will Amazon launch a full-on assault to capture more matches in the future?

What is the Current Premier League TV Deal

In 2018, the contract to show live Premier League matches became available.

In a first, the brand decided to offer out three different types of package to interested parties, breaking the Sky-BT duopoly.

All told there were seven packages of games featuring 200 individual fixtures per season, and Sky Sports paid more than £3.5 billion for four of them.

BT splashed out £885 million on its own haul of games, and that allowed other firms to throw their hat into the ring for the remaining packages.

Most expected a number of different firms, from Netflix and Apple to Google, to try and win the rights, but in the end Amazon had almost free rein to enter the market uncontested.

The total value of the Premier League rights for 2019-22 is £4.55 billion – down from the £5.14 billion paid for the same packages in the previous term.

Perhaps the lure of broadcasting Premier League games is on the wane; particularly with illegal streaming on the up.

Could Amazon Trump Sky and BT?

In many ways, the entry of Amazon into the market would be welcomed by the consumer.

After all, Sky and BT have enjoyed total dominance over the market in recent times, giving them carte blanche to impose price hikes seemingly on a whim.

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In this initial experiment from Amazon, savvy viewers could choose between 20 live matches if they timed their Prime trial correctly.

The online firm has been increasing their sports content of late, and particularly football with the All or Nothing and Take Us Home documentaries featuring behind-the-scenes footage at Manchester City and Leeds United. A new doc featuring Tottenham is scheduled for the near future.

The Premier League rights deal could not be better times for Amazon, who get a whole bunch of Amazon Prime sign-ups around Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the Christmas sales. Forking out for the rights is known as a ‘loss leader’ in the business world.

Lest we forget, Amazon has some serious financial clout and could easily blow Sky and BT out of the water. Amazon turns over some £10 billion a year in the UK alone, and their head honcho – Jeff Bezos – is now the richest man on the planet, despite a rather costly divorce.

Of course, Sky in particular would not give up their rights easily – the Premier League is one of the main reasons Sports subscribers join in the first place, while without their own slice of the pie BT’s sports TV product looks something of a lame duck.

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Would Amazon be willing to double their programming budget just to secure Premier League rights? Perhaps not, but if you needed any convincing that internet TV services are the future here’s two stats that will alarm the purists: Netflix has now overtaken Sky in the number of UK subscribers, while Sky’s number of subscribers continues to fall year-on-year.

It’s quite likely that a big change is coming.

Is Streaming the Future of Live Football?

In 2022, which is the next time that the Premier League rights deal will be negotiated, the way we consume content may have swung even further away from the standard TV screen to phones, tablets and other mobile devices.

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Standard TV sets will almost all be connected to the web too, so the days of satellite television are surely numbered.

You could watch Amazon Prime’s Premier League content via your Smart TV or Chromecast, an iPhone or iPad, Android devices, Amazon’s own Fire tablet, a Playstation 4 and other options, helping viewers to watch wherever they wanted to.

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It’s thought that attendances at games will decrease as content becomes more readily available, with the Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) concerned that ‘the number of broadcast games could have a negative effect on attendances by away fans in particular.’

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It’s a fair point, but for a group of customers fed up of paying through the nose for a product that the broadcasters have treated as a cash cow for so long, anyone who comes along and disrupts this cosy market is more than welcome.