Live Football on TV Rights for 2020/21 season

This Football TV Rights guide outlines which TV broadcasting network has rights to show Football in the UK for the 2020/21 season. Football competitions such as Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup, Scottish Premiership, Europa League, EFL Cup, La Liga, Serie A and more are all available to watch in the UK, so check out the information below for more details on how to watch live.

If you are looking for daily or weekly TV listings on all the Live Football coverage, go over to our dedicated live football on tv listings.

This guide is very useful if you only have access to certain satellite or terrestrial channels and are thinking of upgrading your subscription to Sky Sports, BT Vision,Virgin Media or maybe opting for a live streaming option such as NOW TV sports passes.

Sky Sports NOW TV

Live Football on Sky Sports


Live Football on BT Sport

  • 42 Live Premier League matches, 18 first pick matches on BT Sport.
  • Live 2020/21 UEFA Champions League coverage including all group and knockout stages and the Champions League final.
  • Live 2020/21 UEFA Europa League coverage including all group and knockout stages and the Champions League final.
  • Live Super Cup coverage between Europa League winners Sevilla and Champions League winners Real Madrid.
  • 30 Live Scottish Premiership (SPL) Matches on TV, and 35 live games from the SPFL.
  • Scottish Championship coverage including Rangers matches.
  • FA Cup Live Football coverage, including 1 semi-final and FA Cup final coverage.
  • Live coverage of the National League, with 30 matches being broadcast throughout the season.
  • Live German Bundesliga coverage, including many Bayern Munich matches and German Cup football.
  • Live coverage of the French Ligue Football, including matches from the French Cup and Coupe de la Ligue.
  • Serie A from Italy - over 80 live Serie "A" matches including Inter Milan, AC Milan - plus live coverage from the Coppa Italia and Italian Super Cup.
  • Live coverage of England's Under 21's Football Internationals.
  • Live Brazilian Football  - Live coverage from the Brazilian Campeonato and Campeonato Paulista.
  • Live Australian Hyundai League coverage, with 5 matches shown each week. Also has live FFA Cup coverage.
  • Live Copa Libertadores coverage, covering top South American teams across 32 live matches.
  • Live Women's Super League Football coverage and WSL Continental Cup.
  • FA Community Shield - exclusive coverage of the FA Community Shield final.
  • Live Portuguese Premier League TV coverage, with 4 matches per week.
  • Live Football on BT Sport over the next month

Sky Sports

Live Football on BBC

  • The FA Cup is now live on the BBC, including 16 live matches from all the rounds and FA Cup Final from Wembley Stadium.
  • Womens FA Cup Final live and exclusive coverage.
  • Live Scottish FA Cup coverage on TV (BBC Scotland only)
  • Live Scottish League Cup coverage (BBC Scotland only)
  • BBC Alba (BBC Scotland only) has rights to show 3 live matches from the Scottish Premiership each season.
  • Scottish Football League - live TV coverage of 16 games from the Scottish Championship (including Rangers), League One & League Two (BBC Scotland only)
  • BBC Alba has live coverage of the Scottish Challenge Cup (BBC Scotland only)
  • Live Football on the BBC over the next month

ITV Sport

Live Football on ITV Sport

  • Live coverage of Euro 2021.
  • All England International friendlies and World Cup Qualifiers.
  • Live FA Youth Cup TV coverage including semi's and finals.
  • FIFA Confederations Cup  - Live coverage of the Confederations Cup.
  • Live Football on ITV over the next month

British Eurosport

Live Football on Eurosport

Premier Sports

Live Football on Premier Sports

  • Live and exclusive coverage of Copa America.
  • 44 Live Copa Sudamerica matches on Premier Sports.
  • 48 Live Copa Libertadores matches from South America.
  • Live coverage of all Republic of Ireland's Home Internationals.
  • 3 Live Belgian Jupiler League matches per week.
  • Scottish Challenge cup live coverage.
  • Brazilian football live coverage from Brazil's main league Copa da Brasil and cup competition.
  • Live Football on Premier Sports over the next month



Live Football on S4/C

Channel 5

Live Football on Channel 5

  • No Live Football TV rights for the 2020/21 season on Channel FIVE, although they do have highlights of the Football League having won the rights from the BBC.