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The Premier League 2017/18 - Round 1 Schedule

Posted by (Online Community Manager)
10th Aug 2017, 11:34am
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The 2017/18 Premier League season starts this weekend and you can catch all the live action and exclusive content you won’t find anywhere else on Optus Sport.

 

The first Premier League match of the season kicks off this Saturday 12 August at 4am (AEST) when Arsenal takes on Leicester City at Emirates Stadium. Make sure you tune in to Optus Sport 1 to watch the match live.

 

Below is the Optus Sport schedule for the first week of Premier League matches. Please note: every match this round will be available to watch on demand.

 

Date

Home Team

Away Team

Coverage starts from (AEST)

Channel

Saturday 12th August

 ARSENAL.pngArsenal

 LC.pngLeicester City

5:00am

Optus Sport 1

 

 WATFORD.pngWatford

 LIVERPOOL.pngLiverpool

9:30pm

Optus Sport 1

 

 CHELSEA.pngChelsea

 BURNLEY.pngBurnley

12:00am

Optus Sport 2

 

 CRYSTAL PALACE.pngCrystal Palace

 HUDDERSFIELD.pngHuddersfield

12:00am

Optus Sport 3

 

 EVERTON.pngEverton

 STOKE.pngStoke

12:00am

Optus Sport 4

 

 SOUTHAMPTON.pngSouthampton

 SWANSEA.pngSwansea

12:00am

Optus Sport 5

 

 WEST BROM.pngWest Brom

 BOURNEMOUTH.pngBournemouth

12:00am

Optus Sport 6

 Sunday 13th August

 BRIGHTON.pngBrighton

 MAN CITY.pngManchester City

2:30am

Optus Sport 1

 

 NEWCASTLE.pngNewcastle

 TOTTENHAM.pngSpurs

10:30pm

Optus Sport 1

Monday 14th August

 MAN UNITED.pngManchester United

 WEST HAM.pngWest Ham

1:00am

Optus Sport 1

 

To view the EPG on the Optus Sport website click here.

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Home Team

Away Team

Date

Time (AEDT)

Channel

Arsenal

Leicester City

12th August

10:30am

Optus Sport 1

5:00pm

15th August

1:00am

17th August

11:30am

Watford

Liverpool

13th August

10:00am


Optus Sport 1

 

15th August

4:30am

17th August

5:00pm

Chelsea

Burnley

15th August

10:30am

Optus Sport 1

18th August

1:30pm

Crystal Palace

Huddersfield

13th August

6:00pm

Optus Sport 1

15th August

2:00pm

Everton

Stoke

13th August

3:00pm

Optus Sport 1

15th August

5:00pm

Southampton

Swansea

14th August

10:00am

Optus Sport 1

16th August

1:00am

West Brom

Bournemouth

14th August

1:00pm

Optus Sport 1

16th August

8:30am

Brighton

Man City

13th August

1:00pm

Optus Sport 1

16th August

6:00pm

Newcastle

Tottenham

14th August

4:30am

Optus Sport 1

3:00pm

17th August

1:00am

Man United

West Ham

14th August

7:00am

Optus Sport 1

5:00pm

17th August

9:00am

 

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Comments
Devo-McDuff
by Occasional Contributor Devo-McDuff
‎2017-08-11 01:36 PM

What games will be available on demand? I'm specifically interested in the Man City game. Ta

Shauna
by Moderator Shauna
‎2017-08-11 02:29 PM

Hey @Devo-McDuff - Not 100% too sure! I'll get in touch with the community manager, and have an update provided on the blog. Sorry! 

AussieDoor
by Frequent Visitor AussieDoor
‎2017-08-12 09:24 PM

C'mon Optus Sport, 7 hours ago someone asked about the On-demand times. Those of us that don't have Fetch boxes need to know this each week so we can plan whether we have to watch live or can watch a reply whenever we like.  This info is availabe days earlier, please get with the program

Devo-McDuff
by Occasional Contributor Devo-McDuff
‎2017-08-12 10:39 PM

Exactly AussieDoor. It seems its going to be the same shambles as last season.

Toomey
by RetiredModerator Toomey
‎2017-08-12 12:27 AM

Hey guys, these articles will always mention which games aren't available on-demand. You can also see this via the app, website, and Yes TV by Fetch, the games have a pink "Available on-demand" banner underneath the thumbnail. Every game this round will be available, they get uploaded as fast as possible when the game has finished, typically ready to stream within 5-30 minutes.

pantskyle
by New Contributor pantskyle
‎2017-08-12 04:39 PM

So every game every week will be available on demand basically within half an hour of game completion? If not then they need to be. The set up last season was crap. Missed many games because of not being on demand. Never had that issue when Foxtel had the rights. Needs to be sorted! 

Aman_B
by Moderator Aman_B
‎2017-08-13 12:29 AM

Totally understand your concerns @pantskyle.  If any game is not available on demand and then the game is certainly replayed. Please let us know if you need a hand with anything else. 

pantskyle
by New Contributor pantskyle
‎2017-08-13 09:14 AM

The question is, why aren't all games on demand every week? What is preventing that? You have the rights so don't make us wait for a replay on a service which runs like crap anyway. 

AlexRH
by RetiredModerator AlexRH
‎2017-08-14 05:28 PM

Hi @Devo-McDuff, we are permitted to show 29 matches per club per season on-demand.

You can find more info on this HERE

We do release the match schedule which lists which games are On Demand through our Blog HERE