talkSPORT win Premier League rights until 2022 and becomes go-to radio destination on Saturdays
talkSPORT will now offer more Premier League games than ever before becoming the go-to destination for live action on Saturdays.
The Wireless network has today been awarded three Premier League live radio broadcast rights packages for the next three seasons to 2022.
talkSPORT and talkSPORT2 have rights to broadcast Premier League games across all three time slots on Saturday – 12.30pm, 3pm and 5.30pm – delivering award-winning coverage to more game day listeners than ever.
talkSPORT has also picked up exclusive rights for all matches scheduled to kick off at 12 noon on Sunday.
Wireless CEO Scott Taunton said: “talkSPORT is now the game day destination for live Premier League action.
“We’ve consolidated our position as the Premier League’s only national commercial radio partner, winning more games and a key new slot on Saturday lunchtime, meaning we’re the only radio network delivering live coverage from the first kick to the final whistle on Saturday.
“talkSPORT and talkSPORT2 are providing best-in-class live commentary and coverage to millions of football fans across the UK. Our hugely talented teams now have an unrivalled opportunity to deliver Premier League football to more listeners than ever.
The talkSPORT network also has an exclusive global rights partnership with the Premier League until 2022.
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This allows talkSPORT to provide official live and on-demand audio coverage of all 380 Premier League matches to listeners around the world outside of the UK and Republic of Ireland.
The network is also the exclusive home of the EFL, including the play-off finals, as well as holding rights across the FA Cup and the Carabao Cup in the UK.
With nearly three million listeners, talkSPORT is the world’s biggest sports radio station and has been winning exclusive rights across a variety of sports, including football, cricket and boxing, ranging from the FIFA World Cup to Anthony Joshua’s biggest bouts.