Louis van Gaal’s first Man United league game to be shown live on BT Sport
BT Sport will screen Manchester United's Premier League clash with Swansea City at Old Trafford on 16 August
Louis van Gaal’s first competitive match in charge of Manchester United, against Swansea City, will be shown live by BT Sport on the opening weekend of the Premier League season.
The Red Devils host the Swans at Old Trafford on the first day of the 2014-15 campaign, with kick-off at 12:45BST on Saturday 16 August.
The broadcaster will also screen Burnley’s clash with United on 30 August and Arsenal’s showdown with Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on 13 September.
Head of BT Sport Simon Green said: “We are absolutely thrilled to have secured some superb matches for the start of the 2014-15 season.
“On the opening day of the season, all eyes will be on Louis van Gaal fresh from the Netherlands’ World Cup efforts and the start of his tenure with Manchester United.”
BT Sport’s live Premier League TV fixtures
Manchester United v Swansea – Saturday 16 August (12.45pm)
Aston Villa v Newcastle United – Saturday 23 August (12.45pm)
Burnley v Manchester United – Saturday 30 August (12.45pm)
Arsenal v Manchester City – Saturday 13 September (12.45pm)
Queens Park Rangers v Stoke City – Saturday 20 September (12.45pm)
Liverpool v Everton – Saturday 27 September (12.45pm)
Manchester United v Everton – Sunday 5 October (12.45pm)
Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur – Sunday 18 October (12.45pm)
West Ham United v Manchester City – Sunday 25 October (12.45pm)
Newcastle v Liverpool – Saturday, 1 November (12.45pm)
Liverpool v Chelsea – Saturday, 8 November (12.45pm)
West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal – Saturday 30 November (12.45pm)