Four Albion matches selected for television coverage

Glenn Murray celebrates scoring against Birmingham last season. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)
Glenn Murray celebrates scoring against Birmingham last season. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Albion will begin their first-ever Premier League campaign in front of the television cameras on August 12 at home to Manchester City.

The opening-day fixture with Pep Guardiola’s side will be shown live on BT Sport, with a 5.30pm kick-off.


Three successive Brighton games will then be shown live on television, starting with the trip to south coast rivals AFC Bournemouth. The game has been moved forward a day to Friday, September 15, and will be shown live on Sky Sports, with a 8pm kick-off.


Sky Sports will also show Newcastle's visit to the Amex. The game has been moved back to Sunday, September 24, with a 4pm kick-off.


Albion's trip to the Emirates Stadium to play Arsenal has also been moved back a day, to Sunday, October 1, with a 12pm kick-off on BT Sport.


Further details, including the on-sale dates for Albion’s games next season will be confirmed in due course. Television picks for October and November will be confirmed by August 11.

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