Here's a guide to the football TV packages and live football subscriptions available to UK football viewers.
Live Football on Sky Sports includes Premier League football on TV with 146 matches in 2020/2021. Sky Sports EFL coverage includes matches from the Championship, League One and League Two, including coverage of the EFL Play-Offs and EFL Trophy. Sky screens live coverage of the Carabao Cup from the first round onwards including coverage of the Carabao Cup final.
Sky Sports coverage also includes 48 Scottish Premiership matches and coverage of MLS. Sky Sports will also broadcast live coverage of FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiying matches excluding England games.
The complete Sky Sports Package is available from £39 a month and includes: Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Golf, Sky Sports F1, Sky Sports Action and Sky Sports Arena.
Sky Sports is available to Virgin Media customers from only £61.75 a month. The Sky Sports collection includes: Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Golf, Sky Sports F1, Sky Sports Action and Sky Sports Arena.
Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Extra are available to BT TV customers from £30 a month or £36 a month for HD.
Live Football on BT Sport includes live Premier League football on TV with 61 live Premier League matches during the 2020/2021 season. BT Sport broadcast live FA Cup football including the FA Cup final.
BT Sport have exclusive live rights to show Bundesliga, Ligue 1, Turkish Super Lig and the A-League. BT Sport also broadcast live coverage of the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, National League, FA Women's Super League, England U21 internationals and exclusive coverage of the FA Community Shield.
The BT Sport package costs £6 a month for BT TV customers subject to a £6.50 a month charge for HD. The package costs £10 a month for BT Broadband customers or £16.50 in HD. For non-BT Broadband customers the package costs £25 a month (SD) or £31.50 a month (HD) subject to a £20 connection fee for a 12 month contract or £36.49 (HD) for a rolling 1 month contract subject to a £35 connection fee.
The BT Sport package is available at no extra cost to all Virgin Media Maxit TV subscribers. Virgin Media Big Bundle subscribers can pay £18 a month to receive the channels.
Premier Sports is currently available via Premier Sports Player, Sky and Virgin Media for £9.99 per month with a 6-month minimum term, £12.99 with with a 1-month minimum term or £99 (£120 via Sky) for an annual pass.