BBC wins radio rights to broadcast 144 Premier League games per season

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Leicester City were crowned Premier League champions in May

The BBC has won radio rights to broadcast live Premier League games for the next three seasons.

The number of matches broadcast each season will rise from 128 to 144.

This includes the early Saturday kick-off, the first pick of the 15:00 BST kick-offs, Sunday, Monday, midweek and Friday matches until 2019.

BBC Director of Sport Barbara Slater said: "Live radio coverage is a critical element of the BBC's overall audience offer for football fans."

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