NBC Sports and the Premier League will welcome fans to the largest U.S. celebration of Premier League fans to date at the “Premier League Mornings Live” Fan Fest this Saturday, December 8 in Manhattan., with festivities kicking off at 7 a.m. ET.
Saturday’s extensive coverage is highlighted by Chelsea v. 1st-place Manchester City at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Chelsea look to upset the league leaders at home, while Manchester City hope to remain unbeaten atop the table. Arlo White calls the match, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux.
NBC Sports’ Premier League Mornings studio team of host Rebecca Lowe and analysts Robbie Earle, Kyle Martino, and Robbie Mustoe will broadcast live from the event at New York City’s South Street Seaport beginning at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Premier League all-time leading scorer Alan Shearer will join the day’s activities and the broadcast, helping bring the celebration to viewers all across the country.
The Fan Fest will span four-match windows from 7a.m. ET to 5 p.m. ET for the first time, starting with Bournemouth v. Liverpool at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. The event will feature an indoor pitch, the Premier League trophy, club mascots, an EA Sports FIFA 19 gaming zone, airbrush tattoo and pancake artists, special giveaways and more.
NBC Sports will also bring cameras to additional markets for “live look-ins” across the nation for passionate Premier League viewers to join the celebration.
Live match coverage continues from the Fan Fest in New York City on Saturday with Bournemouth v. Liverpool at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed at 10 a.m. with Manchester United v. Fulham on NBCSN, Arsenal v. Huddersfield on CNBC, and three exclusive matches on NBC Sports Gold: Burnley v. Brighton & Hove Albion, Cardiff City v. Southampton and West Ham v. Crystal Palace.
Saturday’s event concludes with coverage of Leicester City v. Tottenham at 2:45 pm ET on NBCSN. Leicester City come off a 2-0 win over Watford, while Tottenham look to rebound after last weekend’s loss against Arsenal.
Premier League action continues on Sunday, Dec. 9 with Newcastle v. Wolverhampton Wanderers at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN, and concludes on Monday, Dec. 10 with Everton v. Watford at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Here’s the schedule of soccer commentators for the weekend Premier League matches (all times Eastern):
Saturday, December 8
Burnley vs. Brighton, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — David Stowell and Keith Andrews
Cardiff vs. Southampton, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Gary Taphouse and Iain Dowie
West Ham vs. Crystal Palace, 10am, NBC Sports Gold — Guy Havord and Tony Gale
Sunday, December 9
Monday, December 10