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How to Watch Premier League (EPL) Live Without Cable in 2024

By Staff• Edited by Lisa Holden • Updated Dec 12, 2023

Roughly two-thirds of the world’s population – nearly 5 billion people – watch English Premier League (EPL) soccer. And over a million people in the US watch the EPL every week, which is more than Major League Soccer (MLS). For all those cord-cutting soccer fans in the US, we’ve got how to watch English Premier League soccer live without cable in 2023.

What Is The English Premier League?

Founded in 1888, the Premier League is England's highest professional soccer – or football. It is the most-watched soccer league globally, with games airing in 210+ territories to over 640 million households. Its most well-known teams – or football clubs – include Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal.

The EPL 2023/24 season kicks off on August 12, however, it takes a mid-season break from January 13-20. The Premier League season concludes on May 19, 2024.

Where To Watch Premier League Live In The USA

While the UK only airs about 3 Premier League live games each weekend, American viewers can watch all 10 games. That’s 380 games over the course of the season. But you’ll need NBC to watch them.

Acquiring the rights in 2013, NBCUniversal replaced Fox sports and ESPN to become the exclusive broadcaster of Premier League soccer in the United States. Weekends are generally split between USA Network airing 4 games and NBC’s Peacock streaming service airing 5 games.

A few games are on CNBC or NBC’s regular over-the-air TV channel, while NBC’s Spanish-language channels, Universo and Telemundo, air 1 or 2 games on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.

Watch The Premier League On Peacock Premium

NBC’s Peacock streaming service broadcasts 175 live Premier League soccer matches. There are 3 plans to choose from – Free, Premium and Premium Plus – but you’ll need at least Premium to watch Premier League soccer.

Source: Peacock

Peacock Premium

Peacock Premium costs $4.99/month or you can pay $49.99 for the year upfront, which is like getting 2 months free. It gives you complete access to NBCUniversal’s extensive on-demand library of movies and TV shows, exclusive Peacock channels, and next-day access to popular shows on NBC and Bravo. It also unlocks live sports and English Premier League soccer.

It’s an ad-supported plan, meaning the on-demand library has ads as well as live TV. Peacock doesn’t have a cloud DVR, but replays of matches that stream on Peacock become available shortly after the end of the game.

Peacock Premium Plus

Peacock Premium Plus costs $9.99/month or $99.99 for the year, which represents the same savings as the Premium plan. It gets you everything in the Premium plan without the ads. However, “ad-free” mostly applies to the on-demand library, as live TV, events and sports typically always have commercials.

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Watch The Premier League On USA Network And NBC

To watch the Premier Leagues matches not airing on Peacock, you’ll need a live TV streaming service that carries USA Network for most of them and NBC for a few. All of the following services include NBC and USA Network, except for Sling TV, which comes with a caveat explained below.

Keep in mind, all live games include ads, but with all of the below services, you can fast-forward through commercials recorded to your cloud DVR.

Source: USA Network

Watch Premier League matches live on Sling TV

Sling TV has 2 main plans to choose from and both cost $40/month. The Orange plan has 31 channels and the Blue plan has 41, but only Blue has USA Network. You can also get Orange & Blue for $55/month, which includes all the channels from both plans.

The Blue plan includes NBC in 11 markets, making it the best value for watching Premier League soccer if you live in one of those areas. If you live elsewhere, you’ll need a different streaming service.

You can watch up to 3 simultaneous screens but you only get 50 hours of cloud DVR.

30+ channels
ESPN
Stream on one device
40+ channels
Local channels in select cities
News and entertainment
Stream on three screens
General cable replacement
45+ channels
Stream on three screens

Watch Premier League matches live on Fubo

Fubo has 3 plans, ranging in price from $75 to $95 a month. For $74.99/month, the Pro plan has 130 channels, including Telemundo and NBC Universo, if you’re interested in the Premier League’s Spanish-language broadcasts.

You get 1,000 hours of cloud DVR and can watch 10 screens at home plus 2 more on the go.

1000 hours of cloud DVR
Stream on ten screens
180+ channels
Stream on ten screens
1000 hours of cloud DVR
250+ channels
HD and 4K video quality
Stream on ten screens
250+ channels
HD and 4K video quality
1000 hours of cloud DVR
Showtime included

Watch Premier League Matches on live Hulu + Live TV

Hulu + Live TV comes with 75 channels and costs $69.99/month, or $82.99 for no ads in the on-demand library. You also get ESPN+ and Disney+ at no additional fee, making it a great choice for families.

It includes unlimited cloud DVR but only 2 simultaneous streams.

Stream on two screens
Big movies
Hit TV shows
On demand content
Stream on two screens
Big movies
Hit TV shows
On demand content
No ads

Hulu Live TV only

$75.99 / month
90+ live channels
Stream on two screens
Stream on two screens
ESPN+ and Disney+ included
On demand content
90+ live channels
Stream on two screens
ESPN+ and Disney+ included
On demand content
90+ live channels
Stream on two screens
ESPN+ and Disney+ included
On demand content
90+ live channels

Watch Premier League matches live on DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream has 4 plans ranging in price from $75 to $155 per month. But the entry-level Entertainment plan for $74.99/month is all you need.

You get unlimited cloud DVR storage, 20 simultaneous screens at home plus 3 on the go, and an ad-free, on-demand library of 40,000 titles.

75+ channels
Stream on unlimited devices at home
Unlimited DVR space
Three months of Max free
100+ live TV channels
Spanish and English programming
Three months of Max free
Unlimited DVR space
105+ live channels
Unlimited DVR space
Includes regional sports networks
Three months of Max free
140+ live channels
Unlimited DVR space
Includes regional sports networks
Three months of Max free

DirecTV Stream Premier

$154.99 / month
Unlimited DVR space
150+ channels
Includes Max Cinemax SHOWTIME and STARZ
Includes regional sports networks

Watch Premier League matches live on YouTube TV

YouTube TV’s single-tier English-language Base Plan is $72.99/month. It includes Telemundo and NBC Universo, as well as CNBC, which means you won’t miss a single EPL match.

You get unlimited cloud DVR and can watch 3 screens at the same time.

Unlimited DVR space
6 accounts to share at home
Stream on three screens
30+ Spanish channels
Unlimited DVR space
6 accounts for one price
Stream on three screens
100+ live TV channels

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Douglas WrightAuthor

Douglas Wright is a freelance writer based in Japan. A former web designer and technical writer, he left beautiful Vancouver for bustling Tokyo, where he spent a decade recruiting for software and high-tech firms. No longer commuting through the world’s busiest train station, he writes fiction and a wide range of formats for clients around the world. When he gets AFK, he’s either outdoors with his two boys, streaming a show with his wife, or reading a book over a French-pressed, hand-ground coffee.

Lisa HoldenEditor

Lisa Holden is an editor and creative based in Houston, TX. Lisa holds a BA in African-American Studies from Temple University and has spent her career working in news publications and magazines, even founding a magazine herself. When she’s not editing or working on one of her many creative endeavors (whenever that is), she enjoys traveling to new places and biking on sunny days.

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