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How to Watch the Premier League for Free in the USA

Hey friend! I know you‘re a huge Premier League fan like me, so you‘ve probably wondered – is the official Premier League app free to use?

The short answer is yes, the Premier League app is free and available on both iOS and Android. You can download it from the App Store or Google Play with no costs. This free version gives you access to the latest Premier League news, stats, tables, fixtures, results, videos and more.

However, one important caveat is that the free app does not include live streaming of Premier League matches. To get access to live games, you‘d need a paid subscription to NBC Sports platforms like Peacock Premium. But the app itself is still an extremely useful free tool for any soccer fan!

Now let‘s dive deeper into the features on the excellent free Premier League app…

News and Updates

The app is hands down the fastest way to get all the latest Premier League news, rumors, analysis, interviews, press conferences and more. leagues don‘t get any more up-to-the-minute than this!

As a soccer superfan, I really appreciate the "Breaking News" alerts that immediately notify me of major developments like injuries, manager sackings or big transfer deals. The app also has dedicated club sections where I can specifically follow news on my favorite teams.

Match Details and Statistics

While you can‘t actually watch live games in the free app, it still provides extremely detailed match info and stats. The integrated Match Centre has live text commentary for games in progress so I can follow the action as it happens.

It also has incredibly in-depth historical data on past matches and seasons, including:

  • Detailed match stats – shots, possession, passing accuracy, crosses, etc.
  • Player stats – goals, assists, tackles, interceptions, pass completion and much more
  • League tables and results stretching back over a decade!

As a stats nerd, I love diving into this data to analyze team and player performance trends over time. The level of detail is truly impressive.

Video Highlights and Analysis

While you can‘t live stream full matches, the app has an excellent collection of video highlights from every game. These extended highlight packages really capture the best moments and key incidents from each fixture.

There are also recap shows like Matchweek Live and Matchweek Review that provide expert analysis from studio pundits. It‘s a great way to catch up on any games you may have missed.

Customizable Alerts

One of my favorite features is the customizable alerts menu. Here you can tune the app to give you immediate push notifications about specific teams, players, or events like goals, red cards, penalties and more.

It really enhances your second-screen experience while watching live matches on TV, and ensures you never miss the key moments for your favorite club. The notifications also link directly back into relevant video clips and commentary.

Fantasy Premier League Integration

For fans who play the official Fantasy Premier League (FPL) game, the app is a must-have. It‘s fully integrated with your fantasy team and stats like points, transfers, league position and cup standings.

You can easily make transfers and substitutions on the go before match deadlines. And FPL push alerts keep you updated on hauls and returns from your players in real-time.

For fantasy managers like myself, this functionality makes the app an essential gameday companion.

Clean, Intuitive Design

Beyond the informative content, I‘m also a big fan of the app‘s slick design. Navigation and menus are intuitive and easy to use. Stats and data are presented in colorful charts and visualizations.

The entire experience feels quick, smooth and polished – especially useful on mobile when checking in on the go.

So in summary, while the Premier League app doesn‘t have live streaming, it absolutely delivers as a free high-quality football companion. The breadth of news, stats, analysis, alerts and fantasy integration provide an awesome second-screen experience for any Premier League fan. I‘d highly recommend downloading it to support your team!

Let me know if you have any other questions, and enjoy the football!