TSN Confirms Upcoming Broadcast Schedules for UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Round of 16, UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE Round of 32, and BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE

— February 10, 2016

– TSN’s five national feeds deliver multiple games on matchdays –
– Schedule highlights include marquee matches from UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Round of 16 and UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE Round of 32 airing simultaneously, as well as North London Derby and ‘Big Five’ showdowns from the BPL –
– TSN’s BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE coverage continues with five games this weekend, highlighted by Leicester City vs. Arsenal on Sunday (Feb. 14) at 7 a.m. ET on TSN –
 

TORONTO (February 10, 2016) – The beautiful game’s biggest stars continue to vie for three of soccer’s biggest club competitions as TSN today confirmed its upcoming soccer broadcast schedule for the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Round of 16, UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE Round of 32, and BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE through mid-March (see below or visit TSN.ca for confirmed schedule). Marquee matchups from the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Round of 16 kick off on Tuesday, Feb. 16. TSN’s UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE coverage, headlined by Arsenal hosting Lionel Messi’s star-laden Barcelona squad and Cristiano Ronaldo-led Real Madrid visiting AS Roma, features the following first leg matchups:
  • Benfica vs. Zenit St. Petersburg (Feb. 16)
  • AS Roma vs. Real Madrid (Feb. 17)
  • Gent vs. Wolfsburg (Feb. 17)
  • Arsenal vs. Barcelona (Feb. 23)
  • PSV Eindhoven vs. Atletico Madrid (Feb. 24)
  • Dynamo Kiev vs. Manchester City (Feb. 24)
TSN’s coverage of the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE and UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE continues throughout the knockout stage, culminating with live coverage of the UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL on May 18 and the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL on May 28.

Click here to watch the TSN Soccer panel of Luke Wileman, Kristian Jack, and Jason deVos discuss who should be considered the favourite for the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Round of 16

The network’s UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE Round of 32 kicks off on Tuesday, Feb. 18 with eight games airing live across TSN’s five national feeds and additional games available through exclusive live streaming on TSN GO. Key matchups feature BPL squad Manchester United, Spanish clubs Sevilla FC and Valencia, as well as Germany’s Borussia Dortmund, Schalke, and Bayer Leverkusen. TSN’s BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE coverage continues this weekend with five matches, including this weekend’s highly anticipated showdown between the league’s first place and third place teams as leaders Leicester City take on Arsenal this Sunday (Feb. 14) at 7 a.m. ET on TSN. Additional highlights from TSN’s live coverage of the BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE include:
  • A massive mid-week matinee clash between perennial contenders Liverpool and Manchester City on Wednesday, March 2 at 3 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN5
  • Longtime rivals take centre stage for the North London Derby when Tottenham host Arsenal on Saturday, March 5 at 7:45 a.m. ET on TSN
  • Two of England’s biggest clubs hit the pitch as last year’s champions Chelsea visit Liverpool on Sunday, March 13 at 12 noon ET on TSN
TSN’s live coverage of the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE, and BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE is also available for live streaming and on-demand viewing to TSN subscribers through TSN GO. TSN will announce further broadcast schedule updates in March. TSN Radio Fans can listen to live coverage of the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE and UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE on TSN Radio 1410 in Vancouver, with coverage of the BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE available on TSN Radio stations across the country. Listeners can also tune in to coverage online at www.TSN.ca/Radio as well as via the TSN GO app. The broadcast schedule for TSN Radio – including TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto, TSN Radio 1040 and 1410 in Vancouver, TSN Radio 690 in Montréal, TSN Radio 1200 in Ottawa, TSN Radio 1260 in Edmonton, TSN Radio 1290 in Winnipeg, and TSN Radio 1150 in Hamilton – will be confirmed weekly on each station’s homepage. Soccer on Bell Media TSN and RDS are the primary Canadian broadcasters of the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE and UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE beginning this year. The agreement sees TSN broadcast more than 190 games, including up to 16 group stage games weekly, extensive coverage of the knockout phase, as well as the UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL and the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL. RDS delivers live coverage of three of the best matches each week. TSN is also the exclusive broadcaster of this summer’s EURO 2016. TSN and RDS hold a multi-year broadcast agreement with BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE that gives the networks Canadian media rights to half of all games through the 2015-2016 season. TSN and RDS are also the official broadcasters of Major League Soccer in Canada, with coverage of Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Toronto FC, and Montreal Impact, as well as the MLS CUP PLAYOFFS, MLS CUP, and the MLS ALL-STAR GAME. Bell Media’s CTV, TSN, and RDS own exclusive Canadian media rights to the FIFA World Cup™ package from 2015-2026, which includes the 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP RUSSIA™, 2022 FIFA WORLD CUP QATAR™, and the 2026 FIFA World Cup™, as well as a slate of additional FIFA tournaments. Broadcast Schedule TSN’s broadcast schedule for the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Round of 16, UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE Round of 32, and BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE is as follows*: UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Round of 16 Tuesday, Feb. 16
  • Benfica vs. Zenit St. Petersburg at 2 p.m. ET on TSN
Wednesday, Feb. 17
  • AS Roma vs. Real Madrid at 2 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN5
  • Gent vs. Wolfsburg at 2 p.m. ET on TSN3 and TSN4
Tuesday, Feb. 23
  • Arsenal vs. Barcelona at 2 p.m. ET on TSN5
Wednesday, Feb. 24
  • PSV Eindhoven vs. Atletico Madrid at 2 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • Dynamo Kiev vs. Manchester City at 2 p.m. ET on TSN5
Tuesday, March 8
  • Wolfsburg vs. Gent at 2 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • Real Madrid vs. AS Roma at 2 p.m. ET on TSN5
Wednesday, March 9
  • Zenit St. Petersburg vs. Benfica at 2 p.m. ET on TSN2
Tuesday, March 15
  • Manchester City vs. Dynamo Kiev at 2 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN5
  • Atletico Madrid vs. PSV Eindhoven at 2 p.m. ET on TSN3 and TSN4
Wednesday, March 16
  • Barcelona vs. Arsenal at 2 p.m. ET on TSN
  UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: Round of 32 Thursday, Feb. 18
  • Sevilla FC vs. Molde at 12:30 p.m. ET on TSN1
  • Borussia Dortmund vs. FC Porto at 12:30 p.m. ET on TSN3
  • Midtjylland vs. Manchester United at 12:30 p.m. ET on TSN4
  • Anderlecht vs. Olympiacos at 12:30 p.m. ET on TSN5
  • Sporting CP vs. Bayer Leverkusen at 3 p.m. ET on TSN1
  • Valencia vs. Rapid Vienna at 3 p.m. ET on TSN3
  • Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Schalke at 3 p.m. ET on TSN4
  • Sparta Prague vs. Krasnodor at 3 p.m. ET on TSN5
Thursday, Feb. 25
  • Bayer Leverkusen vs. Sporting CP at 12:30 p.m. ET on TSN5
  • Rapid Vienna vs. Valencia at 12:30 p.m. ET on TSN4
  • Schalke vs. Shakhtar Donetsk at 1 p.m. ET on TSN GO
  • Olympiacos vs. Anderlecht at 1 p.m. ET on TSN GO
  • Manchester United vs. Midtjylland at 3 p.m. ET on TSN4
  • FC Porto vs. Borussia Dortmund at 3 p.m. ET on TSN5
  • Molde vs. Sevilla FC at 3 p.m. ET on TSN GO
  • Krasnodor vs. Sparta Prague at 3 p.m. ET on TSN GO
  BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE Saturday, Feb. 13
  • Sunderland vs. Manchester United at 7:45 a.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN4
  • Everton vs. West Brom at 10 a.m. ET on TSN1
  • Swansea City vs. Southampton at 10 a.m. ET on TSN3
Sunday, Feb. 14
  • Arsenal vs. Leicester City at 7 a.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN4
  • Aston Villa vs. Liverpool at 9 a.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN4
Saturday, Feb. 27
  • West Ham vs. Sunderland at 7:45 a.m. ET on TSN
  • Stoke City vs. Aston Villa at 10 a.m. ET on TSN
Sunday, Feb. 28
  • Tottenham vs. Swansea City at 9 a.m. ET on TSN
Tuesday, March 1
  • Norwich City vs. Chelsea at 2:45 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN5
  • Sunderland vs. Crystal Palace at 2:45 p.m. ET on TSN3 and TSN4
Wednesday, March 2
  • Stoke City vs. Newcastle at 2:45 p.m. ET on TSN3
  • Arsenal vs. Swansea City at 2:45 p.m. ET on TSN4
  • Liverpool vs. Manchester City at 3 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN5
Saturday, March 5
  • Tottenham vs. Arsenal at 7:45 a.m. ET on TSN
  • Manchester City vs. Aston Villa at 10 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4
  • Southampton vs. Sunderland at 10 a.m. ET on TSN5
  • Swansea City vs. Norwich City at 10 a.m. ET on TSN3
Sunday, March 6
  • Crystal Palace vs. Liverpool at 8:30 a.m. ET on TSN2
Saturday, March 12
  • Norwich City vs. Manchester City at 7:45 a.m. ET on TSN
  • Manchester United vs. Crystal Palace at 10 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4
  • Stoke City vs. Southampton at 10 a.m. ET on TSN3
  • West Ham vs. Watford at 10 a.m. ET on TSN5
Sunday, March 13
  • Liverpool vs. Chelsea at 12 p.m. ET on TSN
Saturday, March 19
  • Everton vs. Arsenal at 8:45 a.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN5
  • Chelsea vs. West Ham at 11 a.m. ET on TSN1
  • Crystal Palace vs. Leicester City at 11 a.m. ET on TSN5
  • Tottenham vs. Bournemouth at 11 a.m. ET on TSN3
  • West Brom vs. Norwich City at 11 a.m. ET on TSN2
  *Schedule subject to change  

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