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Your complete guide to upcoming editions of Match of the Day to soak up all the Premier League highlights.

Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Ian Wright on Match of the Day
BBC / Pete Dadds
Published: Wednesday, 21st September 2022 at 6:05 pm
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With the first international break underway, the Premier League TV schedule is on hold.


When the action returns, Arsenal will look to continue their success after winning six of their first seven games and topping the table.

They’ll face Tottenham in the first game after the international break, while Manchester City will welcome Manchester United to the Etihad Stadium in another huge derby day battle.

Of course, football fans can bank on Gary Lineker to continue to bring Premier League drama to the nation alongside a host of pundits and ex-players on Match of the Day.

Premier League highlights remain a crown jewel in the BBC's arsenal and the current TV rights deal will see Match of the Day run up to 2025 at least, with Lineker – who has ruled the roost since 1999 – also committed to presenting until then.

However, as anyone who has scoured this weekend’s TV schedules can attest, there is no Match of the Day in sight this weekend.

So, just when is the first Match of the Day going to be on next? brings you everything you need to know about when you can get your weekly football fix through Match of the Day.

When is Match of the Day on?

Gary Lineker on Match of the Day
Gary Lineker on Match of the Day BBC/Pete Dadds

At the time of writing, there has been no confirmation as to when the next episode will be broadcast.

However, we’d expect Gary Lineker to return to present highlights of Premier League games after the next full day of fixtures – on Saturday 1st October 2022.

The programme will likely include highlights from Arsenal v Tottenham and West Ham v Wolves.

When is Match of the Day repeated?

Match of the Day is usually repeated on Sunday mornings, meaning the next episode is likely to show again on BBC One at 7:35am on Sunday 2nd October 2022.

Match of the Day running order

We don't know the exact running order yet, but here is the list of games that we'd expect to be shown on the night in alphabetical order.

Match of the Day – Saturday 1st October 2022

  • Arsenal v Tottenham
  • Bournemouth v Brentford

  • Crystal Palace v Chelsea

  • Fulham v Newcastle

  • Liverpool v Brighton

  • Southampton v Everton

  • West Ham v Wolves

When is Match of the Day 2 on?

While we don't have official confirmation as yet, we'd expect Match of the Day 2 to be broadcast on Sunday 18th September 2022 at 10:30pm.

Mark Chapman is expected to present highlights from both of Sunday's matches – Man City v Man Utd and Leeds v Aston Villa.

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