Chelsea’s match against Brighton amended as EPL Clubs take new decision

Chelsea’s campaign opener will now start 15 minutes later than originally scheduled, and the Premier League have confirmed all fixtures in September will be televised in the UK, with work continuing towards getting supporters back into stadiums.

Our game away to Brighton and Hove Albion had been due to start at 8pm UK time on Monday 14 September, but will now kick-off at 8.15pm. It remains live on Sky Sports.

Meanwhile, the Premier League hHeadas today released the following statement:

At a Premier League Shareholders’ meeting today, clubs agreed that all 28 matches scheduled to be played in September will be broadcast live in the UK, via the League’s existing broadcasting partners Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon Prime Video and BBC.

Sky Sports and BT Sport have already selected 17 matches for live broadcast for the first three match rounds of the 2020/21 season. Of the remaining 11 matches, Sky Sports will broadcast an additional six, BT Sport a further three and BBC and Amazon Prime Video one each.

The Premier League is also in discussions with BBC Radio 5 Live and talkSPORT to agree a similar solution for radio.

In consultation with all relevant stakeholders, the Premier League is considering appropriate arrangements for matches which will take place after 1 October.

The Premier League is working on a step-by-step approach, while monitoring the developments regarding the League’s number one priority of getting fans back into full stadia as soon as possible, with safety always being our priority.

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