Premier League announces pay-per-view fixtures in October | Football News

The Premier League has announced that all non-televised fixtures until the end of October will now be made available live on pay-per-view in the UK.

The 20 clubs came to the interim decision after a meeting on Friday in order to “enable all fans to continue to watch their teams live”.

The decision follows Government-imposed restrictions on supporters attending matches, which mean all games currently take place behind closed doors.

Under the new agreement, current live matches selected for TV will remain in place and be broadcast as normal.

In addition, the other five matches not selected will be made available to fans on a pay-per-view basis accessed via BT Sport and Sky Sports’ existing Box Office platforms.

It will be reviewed in line with any decisions regarding the return of fans to stadiums, the Premier League said.

“Football is not the same without supporters at matches,” a statement read. “The Premier League and our clubs remain committed to the safe return of fans as soon as possible.”

More to follow.