For sports fans, it's been a long road. But, finally, the Premier League is back in action, and we all have something engaging to watch at last.
While a large part of the season has actually passed, there are still a total of 94 games to be played to decide the league winner, who gets into Europe, and who will be relegated to the Championship.
After months of agonising waiting, the games will resume on Wednesday (June 17), and will start with a bit of a bang thanks to Arsenal travelling to Manchester City, after Aston Villa take on Sheffield Utd.
Both games will be televised, but there are a few different ways you'll be able to watch them – either on free-to-air channels like the BBC, or through the subscription services like BT Sport or Sky Sports.
Both of those first two fixtures will be on Sky Sports, one of 64 of the remaining 94 games that Sky hold the rights to, but there's an impressive deal going on right now with NOW TV that will allow you to get a 3-month subscription to the Sky Sports package for £25 a month.
This is a huge reduction in the monthly cost, dropping it down from £39.99, and saving you around 25% on the normal price.
The deal is already available, so you just need to head over to NOW TV and sign up before midnight on July 2 to get the deal.
Simply click on the Sky Sports "Get Deal" link and enter your bank details, and you can then get the channels on almost any modern device, either through an app, or through the NOW TV channel. Everything from smartphones, games consoles, smart TVs, Roku sticks, Amazon Prime Sticks, and NOW TV sticks will be able to show every game.
You can cancel at any time, so if the fixtures run dry, you can duck out of the subscription whenever you want, but be mindful that NOW TV will automatically charge you each month, and the price will return to £39.99 once the 3-month deal is up.
If you don't want the three months, you can get just the Day Pass, which is £9.99, and watch 24 hours of sport on the day you choose.
What About The Remaining 30 Games?
As we mentioned, Sky will be showing 64 games in total – 39 games it already had rights to, and an additional 25 games throughout the rest of the season.
Some of these games on Sky Sports will be free to watch, like the Merseyside Derby. That fixture (on Sunday, June 21) will be live-streamed on the free-to-air Pick Channel and simulcast on Sky Sports. Scroll to channel 159 to find Pick on Sky and 144 on Freeview. You can also watch on Now TV.
The BBC will be broadcasting four games, bringing you some live-action Premier League coverage for the first time ever, with Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace on Saturday, June 20 at 7.45pm being the first. All these games will be free to watch.
BT Sport will be broadcasting 20 games, though none of those games will be free, as far as we've been told. Amazon Prime will also be showing four games, all of which will be free, so you don't need to be an Amazon Prime subscriber. You will, however, need an Amazon account to watch these games.
Premier League First Games Schedule
Wednesday, June 17
- Aston Villa v Sheffield United - 6pm SKY
- Man City v Arsenal - 8.15pm SKY
Friday, June 19
- Norwich v Southampton 6pm Sky Pick FREE TO AIR
- Tottenham v Manchester United - 8.15pm SKY
Saturday, June 20
- Watford v Leicester 12.30pm BT
- Brighton v Arsenal 3pm BT
- West Ham v Wolves 5.30pm SKY
- Bournemouth v Crystal Palace 7.45pm BBC - FREE TO AIR
Sunday, June 21
- Newcastle v Sheffield United 2pm Sky Pick FREE TO AIR
- Aston Villa v Chelsea 4.15pm SKY
- Everton v Liverpool 7pm Sky Pick FREE TO AIR
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