February TV fixtures: Sky get Man United blockbusters & Merseyside derby while BT left with scraps

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Sky Sports have announced the addition of 10 more live Premier League games to its 2016 schedule.

BT Sport were left with the scraps as they also revealed their five televised matches for next February.

Manchester United’s blockbusters with Arsenal and Chelsea at either end of the month will be shown on Sky, as well as Manchester City’s St Valentine’s Day visit of Tottenham and the Merseyside derby.

Arsenal’s trip to giant-killing Bournemouth and a potential relegation six-pointer between the reigning champions and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge will also be shown on Sky early in the month.

The pick of BT’s games is a lunchtime clash between the Citizens and high-flying Leicester City on February 6, at which point there is no guarantee that the Foxes will still be in the title race.

Elsewhere on an uninspiring BT February programme, Sunderland and West Ham United play twice apiece. United’s trip to Sam Allardyce’s Black Cats on February 13 has goalless draw written all over it.

Swansea City, Stoke City and Norwich City are the only three Premier League clubs not to have a televised fixture during February. Sky and BT will have some making up to do in March!

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