Premier League Soccer Kicks Off on SiriusXM August 5
Subscribers nationwide get access to multiple live matches every week on SiriusXM FC and the SXM App
SiriusXM and talkSPORT ink extension of rights agreement making Premier League matches available to SiriusXM subscribers through 2024-2025 season
NEW YORK – August 4, 2022 – SiriusXM will kick off its coverage of the 2022-2023 Premier League soccer season this Friday, August 5, and will air multiple Premier League matches each week throughout the season on the SiriusXM FC channel and the SXM App.
SiriusXM airs talkSPORT’s live play-by-play broadcasts of Premier League matches. SiriusXM and talkSPORT recently agreed to a multiyear extension of their agreement that will allow SiriusXM to deliver Premier League matches, as well as FA Cup matches and more, to its subscribers through the 2024-2025 season.
SiriusXM listeners will have access to live matches as the 20 Premier League clubs compete for the coveted league title, which will be awarded to the leader in the points standings at season’s end in May.
The opening weekend schedule of Premier League matches on SiriusXM FC channel 157 features (all times ET):
Friday, August 5
3:00 pm: Crystal Palace v. Arsenal
Saturday, August 6
7:30 am: Fulham v. Liverpool
10:00 am: Tottenham v. Southampton
12:30 pm: Everton v. Chelsea
Sunday, August 7
9:00 am: Manchester United v. Brighton
11:30 am: West Ham v. Manchester City
SiriusXM subscribers will have access to every match played by one of the Premier League’s “Big Six” – Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham. In the event two or more of these teams are playing at the same time, matches will air on SiriusXM FC or one of SiriusXM’s dedicated play-by-play channels. For a schedule of future Premier League matches on SiriusXM visit www.SiriusXM.com/soccerschedule.
In addition to live play-by-play, SiriusXM FC offers listeners a mix of soccer talk and play-by-play 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The channel features live play-by-play as well as daily soccer talk programming hosted by an expert cast of former players, coaches, executives and journalists from the U.S. and abroad including Ray Hudson, Rodney Marsh, Tony Meola, Tommy Smyth, Charlie Stillitano and others.
SiriusXM FC (channel 157) is available to subscribers nationwide in their car and on the SXM App. The SXM App is available to subscribers on mobile devices and a wide variety of connected platforms in the home including smart speakers, smart TVs and streaming media players. Streaming access is included with all of SiriusXM’s audio trials and most popular plans.
For more information on SiriusXM FC visit SiriusXM.com/FConSXM and follow the channel on Twitter and Instagram.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the leading audio entertainment company in North America, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription and digital advertising-supported audio products. SiriusXM’s platforms collectively reach approximately 150 million listeners, the largest digital audio audience across paid and free tiers in North America, and deliver music, talk, news, comedy, entertainment and podcasts. SiriusXM offers the most extensive lineup of professional and college sports in audio. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. SiriusXM's subsidiaries Stitcher, Simplecast and AdsWizz make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics and monetization. The Company’s advertising sales arm, SXM Media, leverages its scale, cross-platform sales organization, and ad tech capabilities to deliver results for audio creators and advertisers. SiriusXM, through Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc., also offers satellite radio and audio entertainment in Canada. In addition to its audio entertainment businesses, SiriusXM offers connected vehicle services to automakers. For more about SiriusXM, please go to: www.siriusxm.com.
Launched in 2000, talkSPORT is the world’s biggest sports radio station. The talkSPORT network, incorporating talkSPORT and sister station talkSPORT 2, has more exclusive English football than any other UK broadcaster. The two stations cover more than 500 games from the Premier League, EFL, EFL Cup, FA Cup and the Checkatrade Trophy. The talkSPORT network also has exclusive rights agreements for the Champions League, Europa League, international football, LaLiga, Copa Del Rey, the World Boxing Super Series, Premiership Rugby, the Super League and English Test cricket. Outside of the UK and Ireland, talkSPORT is the global audio partner of the Premier League and broadcasts live commentary of every match in multiple languages, including English and Spanish. talkSPORT is available on 1089/1053AM, on digital radio, on mobile, through the talkSPORT App, via your TV, and online at talkSPORT.com. talkSPORT 2 is available on digital radio, on mobile, through the talkSPORT App and online at talkSPORT.com
Media contacts for SiriusXM:
Andrew FitzPatrick, Andrew.FitzPatrick@SiriusXM.com
Kevin Bruns, Kevin.Bruns@SiriusXM.com
Released August 4, 2022