Premier League ‘makes extra matches available’ for 2020-21, but no free-to-air

Newcastle United take on Liverpool in the final game of the Premier League's 2019-20 season (by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

The Premier League has reportedly decided to make an extra 20 matches available to its domestic broadcast partners for the forthcoming 2020-21 season, but has no plans for free-to-air coverage amid Covid-19.

The Premier League today (Thursday) released the fixture list for the 2020-21 campaign, but the Daily Mail said top division clubs have opted against having every game televised, as occurred for the finale of last season, amid concerns from broadcasters that they would struggle to accommodate the content in their schedules.

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