15 Dec 2020

The first live BBC and Sky Sports live Danske Bank Premiership matches for 2021 have been revealed.

Glentoran and Portadown ring in 2021 with the first of six Danske Bank Premiership ties that will be streamed live by BBC Sport NI in January. There will also be two live televised games during the month making it a happy new year for local football fans.

The first game on Saturday 2 January kicks-off at The Oval at 5.30pm and is available on the BBC Sport NI website and BBC iPlayer. There are three weekend double-headers during January starting with the first live TV game that sees Linfield host Coleraine on Friday evening (January 15) followed by the streamed game on Saturday (January 16) featuring current leaders Larne away to Cliftonville.

The following Friday night (January 22) Ballymena United host Cliftonville and on Saturday (January 23) Glenavon’s tie with Glentoran is live from Mourneview.

Larne host Glentoran in the second TV game in the last Friday night kick-off in January (Friday 29) while Ballymena and Carrick Rangers wrap up January’s live fixtures on Saturday (January 30).

The live streamed games are available on the BBC Sport NI website and on BBC iPlayer.

In addition, Crusaders host Larne at Seaview live on Saturday 23 January 2021, live on Sky Sports.

Live Danske Bank Premiership games in January

  • Saturday 2 January - Glentoran v Portadown  - kick-off 5.30pm (BBC Live Stream)
  • Friday 15 January - Linfield v Coleraine - kick-off 7.45pm (BBC Two NI)
  • Saturday 16 January - Cliftonville v Larne - kick-off 5.30pm (BBC Live Stream)
  • Friday 22 January - Ballymena United v Cliftonville - 7.45pm (BBC Live Stream)
  • Saturday 23 January - Crusaders v Larne - 12.30pm (Sky Sports)
  • Saturday 23 January - Glenavon v Glentoran - 5.30pm (BBC Live Stream)
  • Tuesday 26 January - Cliftonville v Linfield - 7.45pm (BBC Live Stream)
  • Friday 29 January - Larne v Glentoran - 7.45pm (BBC Two NI)
  • Saturday 30 January - Carrick Rangers v Ballymena United - 5.30pm (BBC Live Stream)

For a full list of all live broadcast matches this season - click here