SBS to showcase Hyundai A-League

The Hyundai A-League will be broadcast on free-to-air TV for the very first time when it comes to SBS 2 next week.

The Hyundai A-League will be broadcast on free-to-air TV for the very first time when it comes to SBS 2 next week.

As well as a live match every Friday night, SBS will broadcast weekly highlights on a Monday night (8:30pm) and a live football entertainment program, Thursday FC (8:30pm). SBS will also air an A-League Season Preview on Monday 7 October (10pm) ahead of the start of the season. All Hyundai A-League matches will be simulcast in high definition on SBS HD.

SBS-s live Friday night match coverage will be hosted by SBS Host and former Socceroo David Zdrilic. He will be joined by SBS Chief Football Analyst Craig Foster and special guests throughout the season including former Socceroos and A-League stars Jason Culina, Ned Zelic and Clint Bolton. David Basheer will provide match commentary and Lucy Zelic will report live pitchside.

SBS will be broadcasting live from the ground for the opening match of the season on Friday 10 October between Sydney FC and Newcastle Jets.

Thursday FC will be hosted by comedian and presenter Matt Okine alongside Lucy Zelic and David Zdrilic. It will showcase the Hyundai A-League like never before, combining the latest football news and views with entertainment, interviews and live performances.

SBS Radio will also provide live commentary for the Friday night Hyundai A-League matches via SBS Radio 3, with commentators throughout the season including Vitor Sobral, Aytek Genc, Glenn Osborne and Clint Bolton.

The live Friday night Hyundai A-League games will also be streamed at online at www.sbs.com.au/TheWorldGame.

Broadcast schedule:

Hyundai A-League Season Preview 10pm Monday 7 October on SBS 2

Thursday FC 8:30pm Thursdays from 10 October on SBS 2

A-League Live Sydney FC v Newcastle Jets 7:00pm Friday 11 October on SBS 2

Adelaide United v Melbourne Victory 7:00pm Friday 18 October on SBS 2

Melbourne Victory v Brisbane Roar 7:00pm Friday 25 October on SBS 2

Western Sydney Wanderers v Adelaide United 7:00pm Friday 1 November on SBS 2

A-League Highlights 8:30pm Mondays from Monday 14 October on SBS 2

Radio 7:00pm Fridays from 11 October on SBS Radio 3