Live football on TV: UK match schedule this week, online streams & free to air websites

Trying to figure out what what football is being shown live on TV this week? Look no further!

There is plenty of action taking place across the globe, not least in Europe’s top leagues, with some interesting match-ups that are bound to get you excited.

Arsenal take on Chelsea in the Carabao Cup semi-final, while both Real Madrid and Barcelona are in action in La Liga. As well as that, there some fascinating clashes between rivals, with Ajax facing Feyenoord in De Klassieker and Hearts taking on Hibernian in an Edinburgh derby.

To help you choose what to watch, Goal has taken a look at all the football on TV in the UK this coming week, including some that you can watch for free.


All live football matches on UK TV this week


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Friday, January 19, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (GMT) Channel
West. Sydney Wanderers vs Melbourne Victory A-League 08:50 BT Sport 2
Vitoria Setubal vs Sporting Lisbon Primeira Liga 19:00 Freesports
Hertha Berlin vs Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga 19:30 BT Sport 1
Derby County vs Bristol City Championship 19:45 Sky Sports Football
Caen vs Marseille Ligue 1 19:45 BT Sport 3
Getafe vs Athletic Bilbao La Liga 20:00 Sky Sports Red Button
Porto vs Tondela Primeira Liga 21:00 Freesports

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (GMT) Channel
Newcastle Jets vs Wellington Phoenix A-League 06:35 BT Sport 1
Sydney FC vs Central Coast Mariners A-League 08:50 BT Sport 1
Stoke City U18 vs Man Utd U18 U18 Premier League 11:00 MUTV
Espanyol vs Sevilla La Liga 12:00 Sky Sports Football
Aberdeen vs St Mirren Scottish FA Cup 12:15 BBC One Scotland
Brighton vs Chelsea Premier League 12:30 Sky Sports Premier League
Sutton Utd vs Dagenham & Redbridge National League 12:30 BT Sport 1
Standard Liege vs Eupen Jupiler Pro League 17:00 Freesports
Cardiff Met. University vs The New Saints Welsh League Cup final 17:15 SC4
Man City vs Newcastle United Premier League 17:30 BT Sport 1
Sheffield Wednesday vs Cardiff City Championship 17:30 Sky Sports Football
Hamburg vs FC Cologne Bundesliga 17:30 BT Sport 2
Villarreal vs Levante La Liga 17:30 Sky Sports Red Button
Las Palmas vs Valencia La Liga 19:45 Sky Sports Football
Legia Warsaw vs Atletico Nacional Florida Cup 23:00 Freesports

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (GMT) Channel
Melbourne City vs Adelaide United A-League 08:00 BT Sport 3
Alcorcon vs Cadiz La Liga 2 11:00 Freesports
Alaves vs Leganes La Liga 11:00 Sky Sports Mix
Atalanta vs Napoli Serie A 11:30 BT Sport 2
Jamshedpur vs Dehli Dynamos Indian Super League 12:00 BritAsia TV
Fraserburgh vs Rangers Scottish FA Cup 12:00 Sky Sports Football
Antwerp vs Club Brugge Jupiler Pro League 13:30 Freesports
Ajax vs Feyenoord Eredivisie 13:30 Sky Sports Red Button
Lazio vs Chievo Serie A 14:00 BT Sport 1
Nice vs St Etienne Ligue 1 14:00 BT Sport ESPN
Hearts vs Hibernian Scottish FA Cup 14:05 Sky Sports Football
Bayern Munich vs Werder Bremen Bundesliga 14:30 BT Sport 3
Real Madrid vs Deportivo La Coruna La Liga 15:15 Sky Sports Mix
Heracles vs PSV Eindhoven Eredivisie 15:45 Sky Sports Red Button
Southampton vs Tottenham Premier League 16:00 Sky Sports Premier League
Monaco vs Metz Ligue 1 16:00 BT Sport ESPN
Genk vs Anderlecht Jupiler Pro League 17:00 Freesports
Cagliari vs AC Milan Serie A 17:00 BT Sport 1
Schalke vs Hannover 96 Bundesliga 17:00 BT Sport 3
Real Sociedad vs Celta Vigo La Liga 17:30 Sky Sports Football
Inter vs Roma Serie A 19:45 BT Sport 1
Lyon vs PSG Ligue 1 19:45 BT Sport 3
Real Betis vs Barcelona La Liga 19:45 Sky Sports Football

Monday, January 22, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (GMT) Channel
Juventus vs Genoa Serie A 19:45 BT Sport 1
Swansea City vs Liverpool Premier League 20:00 Sky Sports Premier League
Eibar vs Malaga La Liga 20:00 Sky Sports Football

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (GMT) Channel
Zulte Waragem vs Standard Liege Jupiler Pro League 19:30 Freesports
Partick Thistle vs Celtic Scottish Premiership 19:45 BT Sport 1
Bristol City vs Man City Carabao Cup semi-final 19:45 Sky Sports Football

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (GMT) Channel
Lazio vs Udinese Serie A 18:00 BT Sport 2
Utrecht vs Feyenoord Eredivisie 19:00 Sky Sports Mix
Anderlecht vs Waasland-Beveren Jupiler Pro League 19:30 Freesports
Sampdoria vs Roma Serie A 19:45 BT Sport 1
Arsenal vs Chelsea Carabao Cup semi-final 20:00 Sky Sports Football

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (GMT) Channel
Melbourne City vs Newcastle Jets A-League 08:50 BT Sport 1
Club Brugge vs KV Oostende Jupiler Pro League 19:30 Freesports

Friday, January 26, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (GMT) Channel
Melbourne Victory vs Sydney FC A-League 08:50 BT Sport 2
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga 19:30 BT Sport 3
Dunfermline vs St Mirren Scottish Championship 19:45 BT Sport 1
Dijon vs Rennes Ligue 1 19:45 BT Sport ESPN
Yeovil Town vs Man Utd FA Cup 19:55 BBC One
Athletic Bilbao vs Eibar La Liga 20:00 Sky Sports Football

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (GMT) Channel
Wellington Phoenix vs Adelaide United A-League 06:35 BT Sport 1
Central Coast Mariners vs Brisbane Roar A-League 08:50 BT Sport 1
Deportivo La Coruna vs Levante La Liga 12:00 Sky Sports Football
Peterborough United vs Leicester City FA Cup 12:30 BT Sport 2
Werder Bremen vs Hertha Berlin Bundesliga 17:30 BT Sport 1
Malaga vs Girona La Liga 17:30 Sky Sports Red Button
Newport County vs Tottenham FA Cup 17:30 BT Sport 2
Twente vs PSV Eindhoven Eredivisie 18:45 Sky Sports Mix
Genk vs Sint Truidense Jupiler Pro League 19:30 Freesports
Chievo vs Juventus Serie A 19:45 BT Sport 1
Villarreal vs Real Sociedad La Liga 19:45 Sky Sports Football
Liverpool vs West Brom FA Cup 19:45 BT Sport 2

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Match Competition Kick-off time (GMT) Channel
Perth Glory vs West. Sydney Wanderers A-League 09:30 BT Sport ESPN
Tenerife vs Real Valladolid La Liga 2 11:00 Freesports
Leganes vs Espanyol La Liga 11:00 Sky Sports Football
Utrecht vs Ajax Eredivisie 11:30 Sky Sports Mix
SPAL vs Inter Serie A 11:30 BT Sport 3
Goa vs Mumbai City Indian Super League 12:00 BritAsia TV
Liverpool U23 vs Derby County U23 Premier League 2 13:00 LFCTV
Gent vs Club Brugge Jupiler Pro League 13:30 Freesports
Feyenoord vs ADO Den Haag Eredivisie 13:30 Sky Sports Red Button
Chelsea vs Newcastle United FA Cup 13:30 BT Sport 2
Ross County vs Rangers Scottish Premiership 14:00 Sky Sports Football
Lille vs Strasbourg Ligue 1 14:00 BT Sport ESPN
Napoli vs Bologna Serie A 14:00 BT Sport 3
Bayer Leverkusen vs Mainz Bundesliga 14:30 BT Sport 1
Atletico Madrid vs Las Palmas La Liga 15:15 Sky Sports Mix
Bordeaux vs Lyon Ligue 1 16:00 BT Sport 2
Cardiff City vs Man City FA Cup 16:00 BBC One
Standard Liege vs Anderlecht Jupiler Pro League 17:00 Freesports
Hannover 96 vs Wolfsburg Bundesliga 17:00 BT Sport 1
AC Milan vs Lazio Serie A 17:00 BT Sport 3
Sevilla vs Getafe La Liga 17:30 Sky Sports Football
Roma vs Sampdoria Serie A 19:45 BT Sport 3
Barcelona vs Alaves La Liga 19:45 Sky Sports Football
Marseille vs Monaco Ligue 1 20:00 BT Sport 1

How to watch football for free in the UK


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There are a number of games throughout the week that can be watched live for free on a variety of different channels.

National broadcasters such as BBC, BBC Scotland and SC4 occasionally show matches and this week the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and Aberdeen can be watched.

Free-to-air channel Freesports shows games from Portugal’s Primeira Liga, Belgium’s Jupiler Pro League and Spain’s La Liga 2, while BritAsia TV broadcasts games from the Indian Super League.

Match Competition Date / time (GMT) Channel
Vitoria Setubal vs Sporting Primeira Liga Jan 19 / 19:00 Freesports
Porto vs Tondela Primeira Liga Jan 19 / 21:00 Freesports
Aberdeen vs St Mirren Scottish FA Cup Jan 20 / 12:15 BBC One Scotland
Standard Liege vs Eupen Jupiler Pro League Jan 20 / 17:00 Freesports
Cardiff Met. University vs The New Saints Welsh League Cup final Jan 20 / 17:00 SC4
Legia Warsaw vs Atletico Nacional Florida Cup Jan 20 / 23:00 Freesports
Alcorcon vs Cadiz La Liga 2 Jan 21 / 11:00 Freesports
Jamshedpur vs Dehli Dynamos Indian Super League Jan 21 / 12:00 BritAsia TV
Antwerp vs Club Brugge Jupiler Pro League Jan 21 / 13:30 Freesports
Genk vs Anderlecht Jupiler Pro League Jan 21 / 17:00 Freesports
Zulte Waragem vs Standard Liege Jupiler Pro League Jan 23 / 19:30 Freesports
Anderlecht vs Waasland-Beveren Jupiler Pro League Jan 24 / 19:30 Freesports
Club Brugge vs KV Oostende Jupiler Pro League Jan 25 / 19:30 Freesports
Yeovil Town vs Man Utd FA Cup Jan 26 / 19:55 BBC One
Genk vs Sint Truidense Jupiler Pro League Jan 27 / 19:30 Freesports
Tenerife vs Real Valladolid La Liga 2 Jan 28 / 11:00 Freesports
Goa vs Mumbai City Indian Super League Jan 28 / 12:00 BritAsia TV
Gent vs Club Brugge Jupiler Pro League Jan 28 / 13:30 Freesports
Cardiff City vs Man City FA Cup Jan 28 / 16:00 BBC One

Furthermore, highlights from all Premier League matches are shown on BBC One’s Match of the Day programme, which generally airs on Saturday at 22:30.

On Channel 5, you can watch highlights from the Championship on Football on 5: The Championship, which airs on Saturday at 21:00.

Sky Sports News, which regularly shows clips and highlights from games, is available to all Sky and Virgin Media subscribers regardless of package.


How to legally stream football in the UK


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As well as being able to watch football on TV in the UK, fans can stream games live online and using various apps.

Sky TV customers, for example, can access the Sky Go facility, which allows users to stream matches live and on demand on any mobile, laptop or tablet device.

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BT Sport, similarly, offer the BT Sport app, through which customers can stream games live and on-the-go on a variety of devices.

The likes of Sky Go and the BT Sport app are generally available for most Apple iOS and Android devices.

Furthermore, for games that are broadcast on BBC, viewers can opt to use the BBC iPlayer, which is a streaming service compatible with Windows, macOS, iOS, Android and a host of other platforms.

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