2022 UEFA Champions League Final
2022 Champions League Final Credit: Oleg Batrak / Shutterstock

TNT Sports will show this year’s European club competition finals free via the discovery+ outlet, although planning enhanced coverage and content for its subscribers.

Discovery+ will broadcast the UEFA Europa League final on Wednesday 22 May from the Dublin Arena, the UEFA Europa Conference League final on Wednesday 29 May from Athens’ AEK Arena and the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday 1 June from London’s Wembley Stadium.

Football fans who do not have a TNT or discovery+ subscription will be able to watch the finals by downloading the app. Fans will then register their details without the need to pay a subscription fee.

A similar model will also be adopted for people with a discovery+ standard or basic account with EE TV, Sky, Prime Video. These fans will be able to view the finals by logging into or activating their discovery+ account.

Making the UEFA club competition finals free to view is not a new move for TNT. The outlet did the same last year and in 2022, the latter via its YouTube channel when trading under its former brand name of BT Sport.

However, the coverage is not entirely free. Fans will be able to watch the finals without a subscription, but added content such as build-up coverage will be made available only to TNT subscribers.

TNT subscribers via discovery+ premium, EE, Sky or Virgin Media TV will have access to the full build up programming prior to each event.

The Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League are some of TNT’s flagship football programmes. The broadcaster, alongside Sky Sports, is one of the biggest football broadcasters in the UK.

In a recent expansion of its football media coverage, the outlet secured joint rights to the FA Cup, the world’s oldest knockout cup tournament. The rights to the tournament will be shared with the BBC, with the FA Cup having previously been an entirely free-to-air contest.

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