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Premier League[ edit ] BT Sport currently has the rights to show 52 live Premier League matches from the —20 to —22 seasons.

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Their packages A and G give BT the rights to second pick and 12 fifth pick matches. The rights to the Premier League are shared with Sky Sports and Amazon Prime Video , who have live matches, and 20 live matches respectively. Premier League matches are anchored by presenter Jake Humphrey.

When Humphrey is not available or if there are two matches in one day, Darrell Currie or Lynsey Hipgrave also present.

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Matt Smith presents the Champions League highlights show after every match night. James Richardson hosts the Goals Show every Champions League match night, during the group stages, with James Horncastle , Julien Laurens and Raphael Honigstein joining as pundits to keep viewers up to date of all the scores and they can watch every goal go in live.

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Studio pundits are used on English teams across both competitions as well as the knockout stages of both competitions and are taken from BT's Premier League coverage.

The same co-commentators used on the Premier League coverage are also used on Champions League and Europa League coverage.

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In , BT Group extended its contract with The Football Association to show up to 30 live games a season from the competition from —19 to — No designated reporters are usually at the ground, therefore the managers of the teams usually join the presentation team pre and post match.

Lead commentators include, Ian Darke , Darren Fletcher , Peter Drury and occasionally, if a lower league side progresses into the latter stages, Adam Summerton.

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Matt Smith or Lynsey Hipgrave are the main presenters, often being joined by pundits Grant Holt , Chris Hargreaves and Kevin Davies with Davies very occasionally providing co-commentary.

Match commentator Adam Summerton is joined by Adam Virgo in the commentary box.

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In highlights of the semi-finals were shown on the channel during their National League highlights show. All of these pundits also contribute to co-commentary duty alongside Rory Hamilton or Rob MacLean who are the lead commentators.

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There is always a 3-man commentary line up on the Scottish coverage with the most prominent co-commentary pairing being Craigan and Sutton. Emma Dodds and occasionally David Tanner report on coverage. Also from the start of the season, BT Sport has been the home of exclusive live coverage of the Scottish League Cup , showing two or three live matches per round, from July through to the final in November.

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