BT Sport to show cup finals on YouTube for free!

BT Sport Free
12 May 2016

BT Sport are going to show the UEFA Champions League final and the UEFA Europa League final for free! Great news for football fans in the UK.

BT say: "Absolutely anyone can watch the two showpiece games on Freeview channel 59, on BT.com, on BTSport.com or via the BT Sport YouTube channel."

If you're interested in the Liverpool game, to see if Jurgen Klopp can land a piece of silverware for Merseyside, that match will take place on Wednesday, May 18th.

They play Sevilla, at St Jakob-Park in Basel, with coverage starting at 6pm.

Then on Saturday, May 28th, Real Madrid will face Atletico Madrid for the UEFA Champion's League final.

Again, coverage starts at 6pm, and it'll be played at the famous San Siro in Milan.

John Petter, chief executive of BT Consumer, said: “We've always said we wanted to give top quality sport back to the people and making the UEFA Champions League and Europa League finals free to everyone in the UK does this in a big way."

"We're also bringing BT Sport to a new generation of younger sports fans who view their entertainment online, through social media and on their mobile devices."

"We plan to make these finals the most social sports broadcast ever, with lots of exciting content in the build-up and on the night across YouTube, Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Vine."

"BT Sport has pioneered the way when it comes to new technologies and digital platforms, whether that's live Ultra HD, our immersive BT Sport App or red button functionality on YouView."

"Today's announcements will take this further, and there's plenty more that we're looking at, whether that's more programming in live Ultra HD, new App developments or our recent Virtual Reality trials at the FA Cup semi-finals and NBA."

Here's a video from BT Sport, if you think we're making this all up.

TOPICS:   Freebies   Technology   Cool Stuff

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