The National League returns on Saturday – with BT Sport again providing exclusive live coverage of non-league football’s top-flight for a seventh successive season.
BT has confirmed its first set of fixtures to be screened through to the New Year. Around 30 matches will be shown live across the season as well as all the play-off games.
To mark the return of non-league’s top division, BT Sport Films has produced Proud to be Town, a special behind-the-scenes documentary which will air on the eve of the season. It follows Harrogate Town’s promotion to the EFL from the National League during the coronavirus-hit end to last season. It’ll also be available on demand online and via the BT Sport app.
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BT Sport has unveiled a raft of new signings, a new show and new channel ahead of the start of the Premier League season.
Former England internationals Peter Crouch, Joe Cole and Karen Carney have been confirmed as part of BT’s football team for the new season. They join the previously announced Robin van Persie HERE
BT’s Saturday line-up will have a new-look with the broadcaster now showing Saturday lunchtime Premier League kick-offs. BT have secured 52 live games for the new season, more than they’ve ever previously aired.
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Non-league games will usually be broadcast in the Saturday tea-time slot (5.15pm) which will be followed by a new live National League highlights show (7.30pm).
Ahead of the lunchtime Premier League game, BT is launching a new live Saturday preview show. Early Kick-Offwill air between 10am and 12noon with Robbie Savage and Jules Breach in the studio and contributions from Jake Humphrey and the BT Sport team on location at the live lunch-time game.
Jake then hosts live coverage of the game from 12noon (kick-off 12.30pm) with live scores service BT Sport Score returning from 2.45pm.
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BT Sport’s ultra high definition offering is also being rebranded. BT Sport 4K UHD will be renamed BT Sport Ultimate. It is available now to BT TV customers and EE 5G pay monthly customers.
BT Sport Ultimate will also soon be extended to BT Sport customers on EE 4G pay monthly, the BT Sport app and those watching on the Sky platform.