A-League on SBS: LIVE, FREE and Streamed Online - FAQs

All the information about SBS's coverage of the A-League for the 2016-2017 season.

A-League Captains

All 10 of the A-League captains. Source: Getty Images

How many games will SBS show per week?

SBS will show one match on Friday nights each round LIVE on SBS VICELAND as well as streamed online, starting with Round 1's Brisbane Roar v Melbourne Victory. We will also show all matches from the A-League finals series, including the Grand Final on SBS VICELAND on a one-hour delay. 

The A-League is now available to stream live and for free using The World Game app. The app is available on iOS and Android mobile and tablet devices. To access the app:  


What times will the matches be on?

SBS's coverage starts at 7:30PM (AEDT) each Friday night with matches kicking-off at 7:50PM. 

Will matches be streamed online?

Yes, all matches that are LIVE on SBS will be simultaneously streamed online.

What matches are on SBS?

October 7 at 7:30PM - Round 1: Brisbane Roar v Melbourne Victory.
October 14 at 7:30PM - Round 2: Adelaide United v Western Sydney Wanderers. 
October 21 at 7:30PM - Round 3: Melbourne City v Perth Glory. 
October 28 at 7:30PM - Round 4: Melbourne City v Adelaide United.
November 4 at 7:30PM - Round 5: Brisbane Roar v Melbourne City. 
November 11 at 7:30PM - Round 6: Adelaide United v Brisbane Roar.
November 18 at 7:30PM - Round 7: Western Sydney Wanderers v Melbourne City. 
November 25 at 7:30PM - Round 8: Western Sydney Wanderers v Brisbane Roar.
December 2 at 7:30PM - Round 9: Melbourne Victory v Perth Glory.
December 9 at 7:30PM - Round 10: Sydney FC v Melbourne City. 
December 16 at 7:30PM - Round 11: Newcastle Jets v Adelaide United.
December 23 at 7:30PM  - Round 12: Brisbane Roar v Western Sydney Wanderers.
December 30 at 7:30PM - Round 13: Sydney FC v Brisbane Roar.
January 6 at 7:30PM - Round 14: Melbourne City v Western Sydney Wanderers.
January 13 at 7:30PM - Round 15: Melbourne Victory v Brisbane Roar.
January 20 at 7:30PM - Round 16: Sydney FC v Adelaide United.
January 27 at 7:30PM - Round 17: Newcastle Jets v Melbourne City.
February 3 at 7:30PM - Round 18: Brisbane Roar v Sydney FC.
February 10 at 7:30PM - Round 19: Adelaide United v Perth Glory. 
February 17 at 7:30PM - Round 20: Adelaide United v Newcastle Jets. 
February 24 at 7:30PM - Round 21: Melbourne City v Sydney FC.
March 3 at 7:30PM  - Round 22: Sydney FC v Melbourne Victory.
March 10 at 7:30PM - Round 23: Sydney FC v Central Coast Mariners. 
March 24 at 7:30PM - Round 24: Western Sydney Wanderers v Melbourne City.
March 31 at 7:30PM - Round 25: Adelaide United v Perth Glory.
April 7 at 7:30PM - Round 26: Melbourne City v Adelaide United. 
April 14 at 7:30PM - Round 27: Melbourne Victory v Central Coast Mariners.

Will A-League highlights be available?

There will be highlights of all A-League matches across all SBS platforms and on The World Game Monday nights.

Will SBS have pre and post-match analysis?

Yes, hosted by David Zdrilic and Craig Foster with Lucy Zelic our sideline reporter. Similar to our UEFA Champions League and Premier League LIVE matches.

When SBS2 becomes SBS VICELAND on November 15 will the A-League still be on that channel?

Yes. Nothing changes.  

So what other Football does SBS have in 2016?

  • August-May - Premier League: One game per match week usually on Saturday nights (LIVE in HD). 
  • September – UEFA Champions League: One game per match week on Wednesday mornings (LIVE in HD).
  • 21 October – FIFA Women’s Under-17 World Cup Final (LIVE in HD).
  • December - Italian Super Cup: AC Milan v Juventus (LIVE in HD).  

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Published 6 October 2016 at 12:18pm
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