How to watch Sheffield United v Watford for free on Amazon Prime on Boxing Day

Sheffield United are back in action on Boxing Day as they take on Watford at Bramall Lane, and the game will be broadcast live by Amazon Prime, as part of their first ever foray into showing games from the top flight.

Tuesday, 24th December 2019, 9:00 am
Sheffield United are on Amazon Prime
Sheffield United are on Amazon Prime

If you’re still cooped up with the family on Boxing Day and can’t make it to Bramall Lane, fear not, as Amazon Prime are broadcasting the Sheffield United game live.

The Blades are looking for a fourth straight victory at Bramall Lane, and would break the 30 point barrier with a victory.

Amazon are broadcasting every single Premier League game on Boxing Day, as part of their first ever foray into the top flight of English football.

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Due to their relative inexperience most will know little about how it works, so scroll down for a guide on how to watch Sheffield United v Watford.

How do I watch the big game?

The Sheffield United v Watford game will be available to stream live via Amazon Prime Video, and you will also be able to download it afterwards if you wanted to watch later on.

Amazon Prime Video costs £7.99 a month, or an annual subscription of £79 a year.

In addition, Prime members can watch weekly highlights of all Premier League matches throughout the season.

New subscribers are able to start a 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime, which will grant them access to all the action and can be cancelled at any time.

How come the football is on Amazon?

Sky Sports and BT Sport bought up the rights to 160 Premier League matches for around £4.5 billion. Amazon bought up some of the remaining games, the first round of which included Sheffield United’s defeat to Newcastle United.

The rights included that round of midweek games, and also another round of games on Boxing Day.

In a statement after purchasing, Amazon said: "This will be the first time a full round of Premier League fixtures will be broadcast live in the UK."