What time does Match Of The Day start and who are the MOTD presenters?

Catch highlights of this weekend’s Premier League fixtures on MOTD (Picture: Getty)

The is back in full swing, and that also means that Match Of The Day is back on the BBC.

The football show has been bringing fans football highlights since 1966 and has become a staple fixture for anyone who follows the sport.

MOTD – and its Sunday counterpart MOTD 2 – show goals from all across the weekend’s fixtures in the Premier League, including teams like Tottenham Hotspur, Man City, and .

If you want to make sure you don’t miss any of the action, here is everything you need to know about when to catch MOTD…

What time does Match Of The Day start?

MOTD is on BBC One from 10.30pm on Saturday evenings following the BBC News, and finishes at 11.50pm.

You can also stream the show live via the BBC iPlayer.

Gary Lineker is on hosting duties (Picture: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for The Design Museum)

Who presents MOTD?

Retired footballer Gary Lineker hosts MOTD and has done so since 1995.

Each week he is joined by a panel of pundits, which in the past has included the likes of former players Micah Richards, Alan Hansen, Mark Lawrenson, Alan Shearer and Martin Keown.

What games will be featured on MOTD tonight?

Highlights from every game played this Saturday – August 20 – will be shown on MOTD this evening.

See Tottenham in action against Wolves among other highlights (Picture: Ian Kington/AFP via Getty Images)

While the running order is not yet known, the show will feature highlights from the following games:

  • Tottenham Hotspur vs Wolves
  • Everton vs Nottingham Forest
  • Fulham vs Brentford
  • Leicester City vs Southampton
  • Bournemouth vs Arsenal

What time is MOTD available on BBC iPlayer?

If you can’t watch the show live, not to worry, as it will be made available on BBC iPlayer.

The states that both Match of the Day and Match of the Day 2 will be available on BBC iPlayer ‘shortly after midnight on the day of broadcast.’

When is MOTD 2 on?

Match Of The Day 2 – which is presented by Mark Chapman – is on BBC One on Sunday nights at the same time of 10.30pm.

MOTD 2 shows highlights of all of Sunday’s matches, as well as shorter coverage of all of Saturday’s games, giving fans a more complete picture of the weekend’s Premier League action.

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