It feels like just yesterday that the 2019/20 Premier League season was wrapping up; but the 2020/21 season is already underway. We have got all of the details on how to watch the Premier League games online during this new season; no matter in which part of the world you are.
After an unexpected end to last season following a pandemic-enforced break in play; Liverpool managed to hold their nerve to lift their first English top-flight trophy in 30 years. Arsenal then beat Chelsea in the F.A. Cup final to end the domestic season in England on August 1.
Bournemouth, Watford, and Norwich City were relegated last term and replaced by Fulham; Leeds United, and West Bromwich Albion for the new campaign.
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Similar to La Liga, the 2020/21 Premier League season kicked off on September 12, around five weeks later than usual. That’s both due to the previous season not being played to completion until July and Europa League; Champions League football having been postponed until August. It’s also likely that England’s UEFA Nations League fixtures against Iceland; Denmark taking place earlier this month has influenced the later-than-usual kick-off.
That means Premier League sides have had a much more truncated pre-season period; it is with just a matter of weeks between competitive fixtures having wrapped up; the new wave of games beginning.
Read on for full details on how to get a live stream of the 2020/21 Premier League season online with our guide below.
Watch the Premier League online from outside your country.
We have details of all the U.S., U.K., Australian, and Canadian broadcasters of the Premier League further down in this guide. If you’re looking to watch the action; but find yourself away from home; then you’ll run into problems when trying to stream your domestic coverage online from abroad as its likely to be geo-blocked.
That’s where a VPN (Virtual Private Network) can be a lifesaver. They allow you to virtually change the ISP of your laptop, tablet, or mobile to one that’s back in your home country; letting you watch as if you were back there.
VPN’s are incredibly easy to use and have the added benefit of giving you a further layer of security. There are many options; we recommend NordVPN is our #1 pick due to its speed, safety, and ease of use. It can be used on a vast array of operating systems and devices.
Can I watch the Premier League for free?
Last season Sky T.V. and Amazon broadcast a few matches for free; and you can watch catchup of matches for free on BBC’s match of the day. Thus, it is worth getting a cheap VPN subscription to enjoy the football this season.
If you are a fan of British football and you can’t afford an expensive streaming subscription; a VPN is the best way to watch as much football for free as possible.
How to watch the Premier League season online in the U.S.
The most robust 2020/21 Premier League coverage in the U.S. will be offered by NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, Peacock. Of the 380 total fixtures, more than 175 will be exclusively shown on Peacock with the other games on NBCSN and other NBC channels. All content presented on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” will shift exclusively to Peacock Premium with the start of the 2020-21 Premier League season.
Over-the-top service fuboTV will live stream Premier League matches broadcast by partner channels through NBCSN, NBC Universo, and Telemundo.
If you’re outside of the States and want to tune in to NBC’s coverage; you can use a VPN as mentioned above to watch the same feed you would from home.
Live watch the Premier League season in Australia
Optus Sports has a three-year deal with the Premier League; meaning it has exclusive rights to show every single fixture live Down Under – including the 2020/21 season. Those braving the unsociable kick-off times can stream Optus Sport coverage via their mobile; P.C., or tablet and can also access the service on Fetch TV, Chromecast, or Apple T.V.
Those who aren’t already signed up to the Optus telecommunications network can also take advantage of monthly subscriptions to Optus Sport and watch all the games live. The service is available for AUS$15 per month and can be accessed via Google Play or the App Store. If you’re outside Australia and want to tune in to Optus Sport; you can use one of our favorite VPNs and watch the coverage from another nation.
How to watch the Premier League season live in Canada.
Sports streaming service DAZN is the sole rights holder for live Premier League matches in Canada.
The network offers a one-month free trial followed by a rolling $20-a-month or annual subscription of $150. The dedicated DAZN app is available for iOS and Android phones and tablets and Amazon Fire T.V., Android T.V., Chromecast, Apple T.V., plus most modern Smart T.V.s. Of course, if you are outside Canada; you can follow the VPN route above and tune in with a DAZN log-in all the same.