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Sports Channels on Sky TV in UK & Ireland



The UK Sky Sports brand and is the most dominant sports brand in the whole United Kingdom. The coverage of Sky Sports Main Event also extends to the Republic of Ireland.


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Sky Sports has the exclusive rights to broadcast live games of the English Premier League, EFL, La Liga, MLS, Scottish League, Carabao Cup, etc.


Sports Channels on Sky TV 


1. Sky Sports Main Event HD

Sky Sports Main Event is a top channel available on Sky Sports’ array of channels rebranded.


The core focus was to bring top sporting events covered by the Sky Sports brand acquired through commercial broadcasting rights.

The Channel is the top destination of premium Sport content.


In cases where there are no live events, the channel simulcasts the content of Sky Sports News.


The Channel broadcasts its content in HD picture format,b as most Sky Sports channels.


The Channel is one of eight premium channels available over the basic Sky package.


Other top Channels including Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Arena, Sky Sports Golf, Sky Sports F1, and Sky Sports Action.


2. Sky Sports Premier League HD

Sky Sports Premier League, is the original home of the English Premier League.


It allows you to catch over 159 live games throughout the English football season.


The main aim of this dedicated channel was to enable users to enjoy the 159 Premier League games.


You can catch Live-action across Monday nights, Friday nights, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the season.


There’s also New weeknight debate shows to highlight the latest happenings around every club in the division.

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You can watch dedicated club news during weekdays including interviews, documentaries, behind-the-scenes access, and highlights.


Do you want to stay in touch with the latest as it concerns your favourite clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool or Manchester City? Then stay glued to Sky Sports Premier League TV.


Do not sit on the fence, Never miss a minute of the action.


It is the home of the EPL, with 126 live games throughout the season


For the fans

At Sky Sports Premier League, fans can enjoy live action across Monday and Friday nights, Saturday and Sunday throughout the season.


As a fan, you have an access to view dedicated club days including interviews, documentaries, behind-the-scenes access, news and highlights.


Features of Sky Sports Premier League Channel, Guide

  • Super Sunday
  • Monday Night Football
  • Game Of The Day
  • Friday Night Football
  • Premier League Years
  • Goals On Sunday


3. Sky Sports Football HD

Sky Sports Football is dubbed the new home of the English Football League such as the EFL Championship, League One and EFL League Two.


You also enjoy Scottish Football, European and Major League Soccer action straight in the comfort of your home.


Features of Sky Sports Football Channel, Guide

You can enjoy Live football actions in the aforementioned Competitions every week.


You can Watch the EFL, Carabao Cup (League Cup), Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL), Spanish La Liga, European Championship qualifiers and European Championship Main Event.


You also get matchday Reviews and dedicated round-up shows by Expert analyst debating on the biggest events such as the EFL and La Liga.


4. Sky Sports Cricket HD

Sky Sports Cricket is a 24/7 hour dedicated Channel for Cricket related events across the world.


The Channel enables you to see the England Home Test, ODI and T20.


You can also follow up with the best international and domestic cricket actions.


Features of Sky Sports Cricket Channel, Guide

  • England Home Test, ODIs and T20s
  • England Overseas Tours
  • ICC International Competitions
  • ICC Cricket World Cup
  • ICC Cricket ODI and T20s


5. Sky Sports Golf HD

Sky Sports Golf is a 24/7 Sports Channels dedicated to covering everything related to Golf.


It is the original home of major golfing events such as The Masters, The Open, The U.S. Open and Ryder Cup.


This channel aimed to enable golf fans and lovers of the sports to keep up with the latest happenings from their favourite top golfers and golf events across the world without interruption.


Features of Sky Sports Golf Channel, Guide

  • Live PGA Golf
  • European Tour Golf
  • The Masters
  • The Open & The US Open
  • Ryder Cup
  • Solheim Cup


6. Sky Sports F1 (Sky Sports Formula One) HD

Sky Sports Formula One is a dedicated 24/7 channel on the Sky Sports network to keep you abreast with the latest happenings around the world of Formula One.


You can Follow every practice, qualifying session and race, live for the whole F1 season.


Features of Sky Sports Formula One Channel, Guide

  • Live Race Coverage
  • Live Qualifying Coverage
  • Race Repeats & Highlights
  • GP2 & GP3
  • Legends of F1
  • The F1 Show

7. Sky Sports Arena HD

Sky Sports Arena is a unique sports channel on the Sky network that offers a selection of the best variety of sports, including Rugby Union, Rugby league, Boxing and Darts.


The arena is focused on different sporting events covered by Sky Sports broadcast rights.


Features of Sky Sports Arena Channel, Guide

  • Saturday Fight Night (non-PPV Boxing)
  • Super League
  • World Darts Championships
  • Premier League Darts
  • Barbarians Rugby
  • SANZAAR Rugby


8. Sky Sports Action HD

Sky Sports Action is another unique sports chanthathich also offers a selection of the best variety of sports, including Rugby Union, Rugby League, Tennis, Boxing, NFL, Darts and WWE.


You can watch live sport actions ranging from International and European Rugby Union, Rugby League, Tennis, Boxing, NFL, GAA, Darts and WWE.


Some top shots to expect on this great channel including the NFL Red Zone and The Gloves Are Off.


9. Sky Sports Racing HD

Sky Sports Racing is a professional 24/7 Sports Channel dedicated to covering everything related to Racing across the United Kingdom.


It is the Sky Sports home of horse racing.


The Channel was launched on 1 January 2019.


The 24/7 channel provides you with some of the best experts when it comes to the horse racing business in the United Kingdom.


Features of Sky Sports Racing Channel, Guide


  • Raceday Preview – This show takes a look at the day’s horse racing action.


  • Raceday Live – Following up with live horse racing from the UK and around the world.


The Channel is one of the most unique horse racing outlets as it offers on-course reporters trackside at every race.


Other top programs include Racing Debate on a Sunday Friday racing Show.


Monday Night Racing: Takes a recap of the previous weekend’s top events which includes the high and low points from the track.


You also get live racing coverage.


In the United Kingdom alone, the Channel has the rights to 25 UK racecourses including Ascot, Chester and Doncaster.


Internationally, you can also follow the Triple Crown, France, Hong Kong, Breeders’ Cup. the Melbourne Cup Carnival, and more.


The features of Sky Sports Racing Channel, Guide


  • Raceday Live
  • Raceday Preview
  • Monday Night Racing
  • The Racing Debate
  • Get In
  • Stateside Live


10. Sky Sports Mix HD

This channel offers a wide selection of top sporting entertainment from across the Sky Sports Network of Channels with Premium events in view.


Follow top football scenes from competitions including the Spanish La Liga, MLS, FIFA World Cup qualifiers.


You can also follow as some selected number of Premier League games, EFL, etc.


11. Sky Sports News HD

This is the original home of sports news, 24 hours a day.


It offers all sports news across the world. With Sky Sports News, you can keep up with the breaking sports news.


It is a non-stop 24 hours a day, 7 days a week channel.


Features of Sky Sports News Channel, Guide

  • Gillette Soccer Saturday
  • Sky Sports News at Ten
  • Good Morning Sports Fans
  • Transfer Deadline Day
  • Sky Sports News Tonight
  • Sky Sports News 5-7 pm

Other Sports Channels on Sky TV in the UK, Ireland


12. Ginx E-Sports TV

GINX Esports TV is an international, multi-language TV channel dedicated exclusively to Esports across the world.


eSports fans and followers will love this channel as it offers a unique viewing experience.


Features of Ginx eSports TV Channel, Guide


13. Eurosport 1 HD

Eurosport is a professional sports news and information outlet.


Eurosport channel is a top sports Channel available in 73 countries, in 21 languages.


The Channel provides viewers with European and international sporting events.


Features of Eurosport 1 Channel, Guide


UEFA Nations League (Denmark only).

European Qualifiers (Denmark only).

UEFA Euro qualifying series.

2022 FIFA World Cup qualification.

UEFA National Team Friendlies (Denmark only).

UEFA Women’s Champions League (exclude final season).

UEFA Europa League (only for Denmark and Sweden).

Bundesliga (only for the Balkans and the Baltic).

DFB-Pokal (Poland only).

Premier League (Romania only).

Hero I-league (Only for Europe and Central Asia).

Ekstraklasa (except Germany and the UK).

Norway Eliteserien.

Coupe de France (France Only).

CAF African Cup of Nations (only for Ireland, Portugal, Spain, and the UK).

Copa América (Romania only).



EuroLeague (only for Ireland, Italy, and the UK).

EuroCup (only for Ireland, Italy, Poland, and the UK).

Serie A (Italy only).

Coppa Italia (Italy only).

Supercoppa Italiana (Italy only).



Eurosport Events is the Eurosport group’s world-class sporting events management/promotion/production division.

The Channel promotes the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), the FIA European Touring Car Cup and the FIA European Rally Championship.


Eurosport 2 broadcasts every WTCC race live and every ERC rally be it live actions or  daily highlights events.


Catch scenes from MotoGP and Superbike World Championship in France and Germany.


Also, there’s Spanish broadcasting right for NASCAR and IndyCar Series.


Other sports to watch out

Dakar Rally, Monte Carlo Rally, World Athletics Championships European Athletics Championships,

Tour de Francem

Giro d’Italia.

Vuelta an España.


Tennis events 

French Open.

Australian Open, Wimbledon (only for Belgium and shared coverage with the BBC in the UK).

US Open.

World Championship Snooker, ICC World Twenty20, ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy, Sudirman Cup, All England Open Badminton Championships, Australian Football League.


Eurosport 2 HD

Eurosport 2 is a European sports television network.

Eurosport 2 is a sports channel.


It is dedicated to team sports including European basketball, National Lacrosse League, Twenty20 cricket, AFL Aussie Rules, surfing and the Handball Champions League, amongst others.


Premier Sports 1 HD

Channel Number: 442

Premier Sports 2 HD

Channel Number: 429 

La Liga TV HD

Channel Number: 554 


Manchester United Television

Channel Number: 870


Manchester United Television

Channel Number: 418

Racing  TV

Channel Number: 874

Racing TV HD

Channel Number: 426

Liverpool FC TV HD

Channel Number: 425 


Dedicated Football Channels on Sky TV

Here is the list of dedicated football Channels to follow

Sky Sports Premier League

Sky Sports Football


Sky Sports live stream


You can also enjoy live stream on the go. However, you need to subscribe to the best packages for premium experience.


How much is sky full package a month? Premium pricing from £111.00 per month. Includes Sky Signature, Kids, Kids app, Sky Box Sets, UHD, HD, Multiscreen, Sky Go, Inclusive of all Sky Sports Channels.


Sky TV in UK: You can enjoy Premium events straight in your UK home

Sky TV Ireland: Enjoy Premier content from the comfort of your home

Sky TV Worldwide: Sky TV in Germany, New Zealand, Italy, etc.



Sky TV is a UK based TV network that also extends to the Republic of Ireland.


It is best known for its array of Sports Channels offering the best of premium event.


On Sky TV through the Sky Sports Network, you can watch the EPL, EFL, La Liga, MLS and other European Competitions.


The Sky Sports Channels has up to 11 unique channels each dedicated to covering various sports events covered by the companies broadcast rights.


This article highlights the list of Sports Channels on Sky TV with a detailed explanation of each Channel on the platform.


Also, you get to know the various channels including their daily and weekly contents as well as the coverage level for the year or season.


Sky also includes other award-winning Channels including Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 as well as dedicated eSports TV called Ginx E-Sports TV.


Sky Sports has more than enough premium event available in stock for you at an affordable rate in the market.

I'm a sports enthusiast, love writing about football. I have been writing about top teams in Europe, the Premier League and La Liga.




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