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Football on TV in April 2022: Sky Sports, BT Sport, BBC, ITV schedules

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Liverpool and Man City go head-to-head for the title, the Championship play-off chase intensifies, and the UEFA Champions and Europa Leagues continue at the quarter-final stage


Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola are again going head-to-head for the Premier League title

Club football returns following the final international break of the campaign and there is all to play for.


Throughout the month, Sky Sports will broadcast 18 live Premier League games and 23 from the Championship. BT Sport will show a further five Premier League games, as well as all of the action from the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. The FA Cup also returns with the semi-finals broadcast free-to-air, as normal, on BBC and ITV.


Away from the ongoing title race, the fight for the top four continues, with several clubs also embroiled in a tense relegation battle. Below is a breakdown on what’s on and where to find it.

The 2021/22 Premier League season sees 200 live games split across three broadcasters.

Sky Sports retain the rights to the bulk of those fixtures with 128 live matches. They also own rights to the Carabao Cup and several international matches. Check out the latest Sky deals here.

BT Sport hold the rights to 52 live Premier League games. They also have exclusivity of all UEFA competitions including the Champions League, Europa League, and Europa Conference League. Check out their latest packages here, or get a £25 Monthly Pass.

Amazon’s 20 live Premier League games will return in the 2022/23 season. A handful of 21/22 season games due to take place before New Year are also still to be broadcast. Click here to start your Amazon Prime Video subscription today.

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Sky Sports

The biggest highlight on Sky Sports is the title showdown between Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad. Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp’s side are currently neck and neck in the league table and the game on Sunday, April 10 may well prove to a “winner takes all”.

Other big games on Sky include Liverpool’s game against Manchester United on Tuesday, April 19, Chelsea’s clash with Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, April 20, and the Merseyside derby on Sunday, April 24.

  • Saturday April 2 – Manchester United vs Leicester City – 5.30pm
  • Sunday April 3 – West Ham Utd vs Everton – 2pm
  • Sunday April 3 – Tottenham Hotspur vs Newcastle Utd – 4.30pm
  • Monday April 4 – Crystal Palace vs Arsenal – 7pm
  • Friday April 8 – Newcastle Utd vs Wolverhampton Wanderers – 8pm
  • Saturday April 9 – Aston Villa vs Tottenham Hotspur – 5.30pm
  • Sunday April 10 – Norwich City vs Burnley – 2pm
  • Sunday April 10 – Manchester City vs Liverpool – 4.30pm
  • Sunday April 17 – Newcastle Utd vs Leicester City – 2.15pm
  • Tuesday April 19 – Liverpool vs Manchester Utd – 8pm
  • Wednesday April 20 – Chelsea vs Arsenal – 7.45pm
  • Wednesday April 20 – Everton vs Leicester City – 7.45pm
  • Thursday April 21 – Burnley vs Southampton – 7.45pm
  • Saturday April 23 – Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur – 5.30pm
  • Sunday April 24 – Chelsea vs West Ham Utd – 2pm
  • Sunday April 24 – Liverpool vs Everton – 4.30pm
  • Saturday April 30 – Leeds Utd vs Manchester City – 5.30pm

BT Sport

As ever, BT Sport remains the only place to watch UEFA competitions. Five English team, plus one from north of the border, still remain in European competition. Liverpool, Man City, and Chelsea compete in the Champions League, West Ham and Rangers in the Europa League, and Leicester City in the Conference League.

  • Tuesday April 5 – Benfica vs Liverpool – 8pm
  • Tuesday April 5 – Manchester City vs Atletico Madrid – 8pm
  • Wednesday April 6 – Chelsea vs Real Madrid – 8pm
  • Thursday April 7 – West Ham Utd vs Lyon – 8pm
  • Thursday April 7 – Braga vs Rangers – 8pm
  • Thursday April 7 – Leicester City vs PSV – 8pm
  • Tuesday April 12 – Real Madrid vs Chelsea – 8pm
  • Wednesday April 13 – Atletico Madrid vs Manchester City – 8pm
  • Wednesday April 13 – Liverpool vs Benfica – 8pm
  • Thursday April 14 – Lyon vs West Ham Utd – 8pm
  • Thursday April 14 – Rangers vs Braga – 8pm
  • Thursday April 14 – Leicester City vs PSV – 5.45pm

BT Sport will also show five early morning Premier League kick-offs starting with Liverpool against Watford this Saturday, April 2.

  • Saturday April 2 – Liverpool vs Watford – 12.30pm
  • Saturday April 9 – Everton vs Manchester United – 12.30 pm
  • Saturday April 16 – Tottenham vs Brighton & Hove Albion – 12.30pm
  • Saturday April 23 – Arsenal vs Manchester United – 12.30pm
  • Saturday April 30 – Newcastle United vs Liverpool – 12.30pm

BBC and ITV

The FA Cup is down to the final four with the Premier League’s top three joined by Crystal Palace. Liverpool versus City takes place on the Saturday with Palace against Chelsea a day later.

  • Saturday April 16 – Liverpool vs Manchester City – 3.30pm – BBC
  • Sunday April 17 – Crystal Palace vs Chelsea – 4.30pm – ITV





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