Great news for footy fans as Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League and Europa League matches are being broadcast in 4K UHD for the 2016/2017 football season. Here’s how to watch the biggest football games in Ultra HD through Sky Sports, BT Sport and other TV services.
We’ve already brought you a complete guide on how to watch every 2016/17 Premier League match online or on TV, but if you’ve splashed out on a gorgeous 4K UHD TV then you’ll want to know how to enjoy the latest Premier League action in Ultra HD glory. Here’s how to watch the biggest footy matches as they were meant to be seen, with super-sharp visuals.
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How to watch Premier League matches in 4K: Sky Sports with Sky Q
Sky Q Silver will offer 124 live Premier League matches in 4K according to Sky, starting on the first day of the new season, Saturday August 13. As an added bonus, if you have any non-footy fans in your household, they’ll be able to watch another channel on a different TV or their mobile device, a nifty feature included with your Sky Q package.
Check out our complete guide to Sky Q to see how much it costs and everything else you need to know.
How to watch Premier League matches in 4K: BT Sport Ultra HD
BT Sports’ Ultra HD channel was the first channel in the UK to offer UHD sports on demand, and it’ll be showing several (but not all) of BT Sports’ Premier League matches in 4K detail. You’ll need to buy a BT Ultra HD Entertainment Pack to enjoy the BT Sport Ultra HD channel as part of your package. Check out our BT Sport Ultra HD buyer’s guide for more info.
So far (at the time of writing), the following Premier League matches in the 2016/2017 season will be shown in 4K UHD on the BT Sport Ultra HD channel:
Sunday 7 August: Leicester City v Manchester United – 3.15pm
Saturday 13 August: Manchester City v Sunderland – 5pm
Saturday 20 August: Leicester City v Arsenal – 5pm
Saturday 27 August: Hull City v Manchester United – 5pm
Saturday 10 September: Liverpool v Leicester City – 5pm
Saturday 17 September: Everton v Middlesbrough – 5pm
Sunday 18 September: Watford v Manchester United – 11.30pm
Saturday 24 September: Arsenal v Chelsea – 5pm
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How to watch FA Cup, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches in 4K: BT Sport Ultra HD
As well as showing the latest Premier League matches in 4K, BT Sport will also be broadcasting FA Cup, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League games in Ultra HD. Once again, these will appear on the BT Sport Ultra HD channel, for BT Ultra HD Entertainment Pack subscribers.