Boy, it’s good to have the Premier League back!
The 2014-15 season is upon as and below is the full TV schedule and details of how you can watch every game live on your TV.s tablets or online via NBC Sports.
On Saturday Manchester United kick things off against Swansea live on NBCSN at 7:45 a.m. ET. Coming your way at 10 a.m. ET, new boys Leicester City welcome Everton to the King Power Stadium on NBCSN, then Arsenal and managerless Crystal Palace clash at the Emirates Stadium on NBC at 12:30 p.m. ET.
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Then on Sunday last seasons runners up Liverpool welcome Southampton to Anfield, watch that live on NBCSN at 8:30 a.m. ET. After that match the show continues up to Newcastle as reigning champions Manchester City kick off their title defense at St. James’ park at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Week one will finish off with new boys Burnley welcoming Chelsea to the hostile confides of Turf Moor on NBCSN at 3 p.m. ET.
You can watch NBC Sports Group for our feature games and watch every single second of every single game live this season online via NBC Sports Live Extra and the NBC Sports Live Extra App.Via your TV you can watch the games live on Premier League Extra Time. If you’re looking for full-event replays of Premier League games, you can find them here. They are available soon after the final whistle, but rights limit us to a certain number each week.
Here’s your full TV schedule for the coming days. Enjoy.
FULL TV SCHEDULE
7:45 a.m. ET: Manchester United vs. Swansea City – NBCSN
10:00 a.m. ET: Leicester City vs. Everton – NBCSN
10:00 a.m. ET: Stoke City vs Aston Villa – Premier League Extratime
10:00 a.m. ET: Queens Park Rangers vs. Hull City – Premier League Extratime
10:00 a.m. ET: West Brom vs. Sunderland – Premier League Extratime
10:00 a.m. ET: West Ham vs. Tottenham – Premier League Extratime
12:30 p.m. ET: Arsenal vs. Crystal Palace – NBC
8:30 a.m. ET: Liverpool vs. Southampton – NBCSN
11:00 a.m. ET: Newcastle United vs. Manchester City – NBCSN
3:00 p.m. ET: Burnley vs. Chelsea – NBCSN
Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal has declared “ugly” Atletico Madrid unworthy finalists in the UEFA Champions League.
Bayern was eliminated in the Champions League semifinal by Atleti on Tuesday, with Diego Simeone’s Spanish side advancing on away goals.
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However, Vidal believed Bayern were the better team in the second leg, saying Atletico played “ugly football” to get through.
Today ugly football – Atletico – played against the best football in the world. The only time they saw the ball was for the goal.
They are going to be dreaming about us right up to the final. They did not have the ball, they took on the best team in the world, they took their chances and got to the final.
The best does not always win in football, like today. They are not deserved finalists.
Bayern Munich controlled more than 70-percent of possession and had 33 shots compared to Atletico’s nine, but those stats mean little as Antoine Griezmann’s away goal was enough to send Atleti to the final.
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Atletico may not play the most attractive football, but after eliminating Barcelona and Bayern Munich in consecutive legs, it’s hard to argue anyone deserves this more than Simeone’s men.
The second leg of the Europa League semifinals kick off tomorrow, with two La Liga sides looking to make it an all-Spanish final.
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Villarreal holds a 1-0 lead over Liverpool, while Sevilla scored two away goals in their 2-2 draw at Shakhtar Donetsk.
Liverpool vs. Villarreal – 3:05 p.m. ET
Villarreal won first leg 1-0
Adrian Lopez’s late winner in the first leg has given Villarreal a slight lead, while the Spanish side did well not to concede an away goal. However, Liverpool have overcome deficits at Anfield before, including their memorable 4-3 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the quarterfinals. Emre Can is back fit for the Reds, as manager Jurgen Klopp will hope his fellow German can help the team to a cup final in his first year in charge.
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Sevilla vs. Shakhtar Donetsk – 3:05 p.m. ET
First leg ended 2-2 draw
Sevilla are looking to become the first team to win three consecutive Europa League titles as the two-time defending champions face off against Shakhtar Donetsk. Sevilla are in the driver’s seat after scoring two away goals in Ukraine, and will feel confident of advancing to the final with a great home record at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium.
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LISBON, Portugal (AP) Portuguese and European police say they have broken up a cell of an important Russian mafia group that allegedly laundered money through European football clubs.
Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency, said in a statement Wednesday the group identified EU football clubs in financial distress and infiltrated them with benefactors who brought much-needed cash.
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Once they were in control, the mobsters allegedly laundered millions of euros (dollars) through player transfers, TV rights deals and betting.
Portuguese and European police on Tuesday raided third-division Portuguese club Uniao de Leiria and arrested three key members of the Russian gang. Three other Portuguese clubs’ premises were searched.
Europol said the operation helped identify serious crimes in Austria, Germany, and the United Kingdom, though it gave no details.