Verge Meets: Guillem Balague and Semra Hunter with La Liga TV

With the start of the new season just days away, Andre Dixon got to chat with Guillem Balague and Semra Hunter about what they think is in store for us in La Liga this year.

They also shared which up-and-coming youth players they think we should watch out for, which are the must-see stadiums to visit (once we are allowed!) plus they give us some invaluable tips to how to make it as a sports presenter.

With the 2020/21 LaLiga Santander season kicking off this Friday 11th September, Premier Sports andLaLiga are giving UK viewers more ways than ever to enjoy the best of Spanish football, including NEW free-to-air broadcast windows and expanded access to the premium 24/7 channel LaLigaTV, offering All of LaLiga, All in one place.

Starting this Friday at 6pm BST, Premier Sports’ free-to-air channel FreeSports will debut Fútbol Fridays, a four-hour broadcast window offering fans across the United Kingdom expert insights into the top storylines from the upcoming matchday of LaLiga Santander.

Hosted by Semra Hunter and accompanied by top Spanish-football pundits including Guillem Balagué, Pete Jenson, Albert Ferrer, Graham Hunter and Andrea Orlandi, among others, Fútbol Fridays will broadcast live via simulcast from the LaLigaTV studios starting at 6pm BST with two hours of pre-match coverage, followed by weekly Friday night LaLiga fixtures at 8pm BST, beginning with this week’s Granada CF vs. Athletic Club.

Additionally, FreeSports will offer UK viewers an extra dose of Spanish football from this weekend, with the inclusion of Saturday 3pm BST broadcasts for two consecutive weekends: SD Eibar vs. RC Celta (Saturday 12th Sept.) followed by Villarreal CF vs. SD Eibar (Saturday 19th Sept.) From Matchday 3onward, fans will continue to enjoy LIVE LaLiga Santander football at 3pm BST on Saturdays via LaLigaTV, whilst UK blackout restrictions remain suspended due to the current extraordinary circumstances.

This expanded access to LaLiga Santander also includes Premier Sports’ special offer, announced recently, allowing Sky customers in the United Kingdom to access LaLigaTV for FREE until October 1st by registering their details at premiersports.com. The offer is valid for new and returning LaLigaTV subscribers, without any need to enter a promo code. Non-Sky subscribers in the UK can enjoy FREE access to LaLigaTV as well, by signing up for the Premier Player service via premierplayer.tv.