To welcome in the New Year in style, NBC Sports Group will air the first-ever Premier League Breakaway show as a full slate of games takes place on the first day of 2015. You beauty.
Following on from hugely successful breakaway shows for Major League Soccer in past years, the Premier League will now be front and center on January 1 as all the best action from the eight games which kick off at 10 a.m. ET will be shown simultaneously on NBCSN.
[ STREAM: Every PL game live via Live Extra ]
In addition to airing Stoke City vs. Manchester United at 7:45 a.m. ET and Tottenham v. Chelsea at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN on New Year’s Day, Premier League studio host Rebecca Lowe will host the “whip-around” show (similar to the NFL RedZone) at 10 a.m. ET as every goal from around the grounds in the PL will be shown. You will not miss a thing. Here are some more details on the special show:
- Premier League Breakaway Features Live Look-Ins to Eight Games in the 10 a.m. ET Window
- All Games Available on NBC Sports Live Extra & Extra Time
- Seven of the Premier League’s Top 10 Goal Scorers in Action
And from the official release here’s a little more information on how everything will go down on New Year’s Day, as the festive season will be an exciting time for soccer fans in the U.S. with an unprecedented 30 PL games in seven days being televised and every game available live online or on the app via NBC Sports Live Extra.
NBC Sports Group’s Breakaway program gives viewers the most compelling action at any given moment in real time, including every goal in every match, so viewers won’t miss a single beat. The eight matches in the 10 a.m. ET window on New Year’s Day will feature seven of the Premier League’s top 10 goal scorers, including Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez (9 goals, third-most in BPL) and Queen’s Park Rangers’ Charlie Austin (8 goals, tied for fourth-most in BPL), as well as Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Touré. At the end of the telecast, Premier League Breakaway will feature a comprehensive recap of all the action.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Breakaway from the NBC Sports Group International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn. Lowe will be joined by U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe for Premier League Live pre- and post-match shows.
In addition, NBCSN will present Stoke City v. Manchester United at 7:45 a.m. ET and Tottenham v. Chelsea at 12:30 p.m. ET on New Year’s Day.
Here is the full schedule for the 10 games on New Year’s Day:
Stoke City vs Manchester United, 7:45 a.m.
Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace, 10 a.m.
Hull vs Everton, 10 a.m.
Liverpool vs Leicester, 10 a.m.
Man City vs Sunderland, 10 a.m.
Newcastle vs Burnley, 10 a.m.
QPR vs Swansea, 10 a.m.
Southampton vs Arsenal, 10 a.m.
West Ham vs West Brom, 10 a.m.
Spurs vs Chelsea, 12:30 p.m.