AMAZON PRIME has joined Sky Sports and BT Sport in showing Premier League matches for the 2019-20 season – leaving fans in a pickle.
With three separate broadcasters, avid football fans are scrambling to find a way to catch every game without breaking the bank.
To watch the whole season could cost up to £885.40 – but uSwitch expert Dani Warner can help you cut that to just £373.90, with the fixture list now revealed.
TV expert Warner explained: “The previous split between Sky Sports and BT Sport was difficult enough for many fans.
“But the 2019-20 season has a new player in the game in the shape of Amazon Prime, which will carry 20 matches.
“All of its games are conveniently confined to December, meaning that non-Prime subscribers could simply sign up for one month at a cost of £7.99.
“With Sky Sports hosting the vast majority of games, accessing its football channels will be a priority, and loyal football fans will likely see an advantage in signing up to Sky on a long-term deal.
DON’T BREAK THE BANK
“Adding BT Sport will be a costly add on of £29.99-a-month, on top of the current best Sky Sports subscription, which includes broadband, of £67.50.
“Over nine months, and including Amazon Prime in December, the whole season comes to £885.40.”
“BT customers can do similarly, adding Sky Sports channels to their package, with prices starting at £30 a month on top of a cheapest BT subscription of £44.99 – bringing the potential total spend over the season to £682.90.
“These are pricey options, though it is worth noting that BT is the exclusive home of Champions League football.
Warner went on to reveal just how you can cut that incredible figure to by over £500, though…
MOST READ IN FOOTBALL
She said: “For casual fans, however, NOW TV’s range of Sky Sports passes – daily, weekly or monthly – may prove better value, with prices starting at just £8.99.
“A monthly NOW TV pass at £33.99 can be combined with a subscription to BT Sport’s app for just £10-a-month, which, with a month of Amazon Prime, would reduce the total spend for the season to £373.90.
“This may prove the best possible value for fans who want to see all of the action without breaking the bank.”