The television masters of football have today announced their first tranch of picks for the Premier League season of 2018/19.
Everton are initially set to feature three times in the opening two months of the campaign and Marco Silva will be looking to delight a national audience at the first time of asking.
???? @ChelseaFC (A) – time and date TBC
— Everton (@Everton) July 6, 2018
Our opening day clash against newly-promoted Championship title winners Wolverhampton Wanderers is first up for the television treatment. The game was originally scheduled for a 3pm kick-off on Saturday, August 11th and it continues to take place on that day, but kick-off at the Molineux moves to the later 5.30pm slot for BT Sport.
Two games in September have been selected by Sky Sports.
We were due to welcome West Ham United to Goodison Park on Saturday, September 15th but the game goes back to Sunday, September 16th for screening and it now carries a 4pm kick-off.
Later that month our trip to the Emirates Stadium to face Arsenal without Arsene Wenger has been picked and having been set for Saturday, September 22nd that goes back 24 hours to Sunday, September 23rd and will kick-off at 4pm.
Our trip to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea also moves from Saturday, November 10th to Sunday, November 11th owing to their participation in the group stages of the Europa League. Kick-off time for this time is yet to be confirmed.
Wolverhampton Wanderers v EVERTON
Saturday 11 August, KO: 5.30pm, live on BT Sport
EVERTON v West Ham United
Sunday 16 September, KO: 4pm, live on Sky Sports
Arsenal v EVERTON
Sunday 23 September, KO: 4pm, live on Sky Sports
— Callum (@callumtaitt) July 6, 2018
Wolves first game of the season on tv ????????
— ???????????????????????????? JordanPickfordIsFuckingBoss (@AdamEFC99) July 6, 2018
Mate don't be negative we haven't even started the season yet ffs
— . (@IcelandicGylfi) July 6, 2018
great news, i shall be watching in a bar on holiday with a cold beer or two ono the go… COYB
— Keith Gylfi Pickurdsson (@toffeeman55) July 6, 2018