English Premier League 2018-19 season will begin on the weekend of 10-12 August 2018 and it will finish on the weekend of 18-19 May 2019. Premier League is widely considered the biggest football league because of sheer following not only in native United Kingdom but also around the world. Premier League is the most league of any sport and that is largely down to the face English FA has ensured extensive coverage around the world. However, over the last few years watching Premier League in the UK has become very expensive with SkySports and BT Sports sharing the rights. But we walk you through how you can access official Premier League live coverage of each and every 380 matches in 2018-19 season from anywhere in the world.
>> 2018-2019 Update: We highly recommend using a VPN to watch all the Premier League games this season – Read More in the section below
How To Watch Premier League 2018-19 Season Live Online:
Premier League has sold TV rights around the world in almost every country and region around the world. However every region has subscription based channels broadcasting the premier league. But thankfully most of the networks with Premier League rights are broadcasting matches not only on TV but also through their official websites and mobile apps via live streaming. SkySports and BT Sports premier league coverage is top notch but they UK have a saturday 3pm kickoff “live blackout” means no live football from 3pm to 5pm uk time besides that, SkySports and BT Sports packages are expensive but we walk you through on how you can watch Official premier league coverage cheaper from anywhere in the world.
#1. Official Premier League Live Streaming Feeds trough VPN:
We live in the age of internet and you can access almost any major sport live not only on TV but also online. Premier League is no different with every international broadcaster showing premier league live online through their official website or mobile apps. So lets say you are in UK but can not afford to buy Sky or BT Sports packages or you would like to access saturday, 3pm kickoffs you can just simply buy an VPN and signup at one of the international broadcasters to get live action. The most important ingredient here is the VPN account costs around $5 to $10 a month. So before we get into the cheaper international broadcasters and how to access live streams lets first discus which VPN account to biyt
Best VPN Provider:
We recommend ExpressVPN, which is without a doubt the single best VPN out there for streaming
live sports. We tested ExpressVPN heavily during world cup and it was as smooth and fast as you can
get – helping you not only get IP/severs in any of the top countries like UK, US, Australia, Canada,
Germany etc. but also keeping you anonymous. With ExpressVPN, your Internet Service Provider
(ISP) won’t know what files or websites you visit. It also won’t keep any logs unlike some other
lower-tier VPN providers.
ExpressVPN (Recommended) Leading provider of VPN sercies, ExpressVPN comes with easy setup and it won’t effect your internet speed whatsoever. Their smartplay tech enables high speed streaming and very useful for online stream in good quality. Tip: You can currently get a 49% discount if you buy a 12 month package, which comes with 3 extra months free – an unbeatable deal letting you watch the games all season.
How it Works:
- Signup for an VPN at ExpressVPN.
- Connect to a VPN server in any of the countries where Premier League is available at cheaper rates for example UAE (middle-east countries) where beIN Sports connect show every single premier league game live. (more details below)
- Once connected to UAE vpn server, just visit the networks website or app (which is now unblocked thanks to VPN) and subscribe to their online service.
Remember once you switched on expressVPN you have digital privacy and you can pretend to be in another country and your ISP won’t have a clue what you upto online. Setting up your VPN is the first step towards getting live premier league action legally online.
Now that you have done the important part of setting up VPN, you would need to know what are the options available for you to get your Premier League live action sorted. Below are some of the countries/networks showing every premier league game online and we will discuss the best option available for you plus all other major networks available after you have switched VPN on.
Watch Premier League Football on Bein Sports
One of the best options available for you to watch Premier League every game, every weekend is middle-east only service “beIN Sports connect”. You can pay around $18 a month and get access to every premier league game live, even the Saturday 3pm kickoff which are not available in the UK. You can sign-up for an yearly account which will cost you $180 ($15 a month) only and you get almost every major European league and Champions League live throughout the year. What more ? every other major sport like formula 1, tennis and some high profile boxing fights as well.
How To Connect beIN Sports via VPN:
- Signup for a VPN account with ExpressVPN and download the app on your PC or mobile
- Connect to one of the middle-east country server (for example Egypt).
- Once connected to UAE server, visit beIN Sports connect page. Subscribe to their monthly sports package (18$ month-to-month).
- Congratulations, you now have access to all beIN Sports channels with unlimited sports streams from anywhere in the world thanks to the help of the VPN.
Note: For some reason if you are located in Europe, the US method described below may be a bit better connection-wise; consider it if you have a bit more budget.
Watch Premier League Live With NBCS (US Coverage) via SlingTV:
NBCSN has the exclusive premier league rights in the US and they broadcast all 380 matches live on TV and through their online platforms. Their coverage of premier league is second only to Sky and BT in the UK but the american audiance get to watch all 380 matches in a season unlike only 160 odd in the UK. However NBCSN is only available with cable and you would need subscription.
But not to worry, if you are happy with american coverage you can subscribe to online service called “SlingTV” which has 40 US cable channels in total including all NBC network. SlingTV subscription costs around $25 a month and with that you get to watch not only premier league but other major leagues and sports as well. You’ll want to choose Sling BLUE for NBCSN
How To Connect SlingTV via VPN:
- Signup for an VPN account with expressVPN and download the app on your PC or mobile
- Connect to US IP/Server by selecting any US location in expressVPN app.
- Once connected to US server, visit SlingTV official website. Subscribe to their monthly Blue plan cost around $25 a month. (7 day trial available, canceling your subscription is easy and can be done online if needed)
- After confirming your subscription, download the SlingTV app on any of the available devices like PC/Mac/Mobile/Xbox and other similar devices.
- Load your slingTV app, input your login details and you have unlimited premier league coverage for whole 2018-19 season.
Watch Sky or BT Sports Abroad:
Well this one is rather expensive considering majority of Saturday games won’t be shown live on Sky or BT Sports in the UK. But if you still prefer UK coverage of Premier League, you need to either subscribe to SkySports or BT Sports monthly package. (easily possible with VPN) but there is a better option with NowTV where monthly, weekly and daily packages are available costing £33.99, £12.99 and £7.99 respectively.
So now you know some of the international broadcasters’ online streams which you can access
legally with a VPN. Below is a list of all the networks (some of which we did not mention yet). It all
works the same: Buy a VPN subscription, connect to the desired country, head to the networks’
official website, buy the sports package with Premier League live coverage and you are good to go
for the whole season.
|INDIA||Hotstar (StarSports)||All 380 matches live online||$4.5 a year (Indian credit card required)|
|USA||NBCSN via SlingTV||All 380 matches live online||$25 a month|
|Middle-East||beIN Sports Connect||All 380 matches live online||$18 a month ($15 a month if you buy yearly package)|
|Canada||Sportsnet Now||All 380 matches live online||$22 a month|
|Australia||Optus Premier League||All 380 matches live online||$40 a month|
|United Kingdom||NowTV (only SkySports)||142 matches with SkySports||£33.90 a month|
|South Africa||SuperSports||All 380 matches live online||TBD|
|New Zealand||Premier League Pass||TBD||TBD|