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How to watch the English Premier League (EPL) in Australia

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For many Australians, the English Premier League is what comes to mind when people mention football (or soccer). Otherwise known as the EPL, the league is widely considered the best in the world, home to many of the best players, teams, and most exciting matches – giving us plenty to cheer – or cry – about, depending on which side you support.

For Aussie fans however, the EPL can be a tough watch, even if you’re team is winning, with time zones often playing havoc on broadcasts and natural sleeping schedules! With the latest season of the EPL kicking off in August, find out how to watch the EPL with this Canstar Blue guide.

How to watch the EPL in Australia

Optus Sport is the exclusive broadcaster for the EPL in Australia, with the telco giant’s dedicated sports streaming platform showing both live and on-demand coverage of every match of the 2023-2024 season.

Watch EPL on Optus Sport

Optus Sport

Securing the rights to EPL coverage a few years ago – and signing the league until 2028 – Optus Sport remains the best place to catch all the action, offering live and on-demand replays of every match of the EPL season, as well as highlights programs for those who just want to see the weekend’s best goals. Optus Sport also covers the latest league news, stats, and behind the scenes footage from the EPL, as well as interviews and expert analysis of matches.

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How can I get Optus Sport?

Optus Sport is available as a standalone service, or available as an add-on for select Optus customers, with either a monthly or yearly subscription through Optus’ SubHub platform. For non-Optus customers, Optus Sport will cost $24.99 per month, or $199 a year, while Optus customers still receive a heavy discount, only having to fork over $6.99 per month for the service.

If you’re interested in becoming an Optus customer, the following table shows a selection of published Optus postpaid SIM-only plans on Canstar Blue’s database, listed in order of standard monthly cost, from the lowest to highest, then by data allowance. Use our mobile comparison tool to see plans from a range of other providers. This is a selection of products with links to a referral partner.

When does the 2022/23 EPL season start?

The 2023/24 EPL season will kick off on August 12, 2022, and is expected to run through until May 2024.

EPL matches on Optus Sport

Optus Sports provides comprehensive coverage of the English Premier League, including all matches of the 2023-2024 EPL season.

Below are the upcoming fixtures for the 2023/24 EPL season:

  • Manchester City Vs. Liverpool – 10:30pm (AEST) Saturday, November 25
  • Burnley Vs. West Ham United – 1:00am (AEST) Sunday, November 26
  • Luton Town Vs. Crystal Palace– 1:00am (AEST) Sunday, November 26
  • Newcastle United Vs. Chelsea – 1:00am (AEST) Sunday, November 26
  • Nottingham Forest Vs. Brighton – 1:00am (AEST) Sunday, November 26
  • Sheffield United Vs. Bournemouth– 1:00am (AEST) Sunday, November 26
  • Brentford Vs. Arsenal – 3:30am (AEST) Sunday, November 26
  • Tottenham Vs. Aston Villa – 12:00am (AEST) Monday, November 27
  • Everton Vs. Manchester United – 2:30am (AEST) Monday, November 27
  • Fulham Vs. Wolverhampton – 6:00am (AEST) Tuesday, November 28

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Brand Subscription Type No. of Screens/same time viewing Advertised Cost^^/month
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Kayo One Subscription

  • More than 15,000 hours of sport on-demand
  • Watch on 1 screen at the same time
  • 7-day free trial

min. cost $25 over 1 month

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Basic Subscription

  • More than 15,000 hours of sport on-demand
  • Watch on 2 screens at the same time
  • 7-day free trial

min. cost $30 over 1 month

2No. of Screens /same time viewing $35Advertised Cost/month Go To Site

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Dean Heckscher
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Dean Heckscher oversees and maintains the quality of all content produced on the Canstar Blue website. He’s been writing in the comparison industry for over five years and holds dual Bachelor degrees in Business and Creative & Professional Writing from the Queensland University of Technology.

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