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Saints Break Premier League TV Audience Record.
Monday, 6th Jul 2020 16:58

The game against Manchester City on Sunday evening has been revealed as the biggest ever TV audience to watch a Premier League match in the UK.

The BBC has reported that Saints 1-0 win over Manchester City on the BBC on Sunday became the Premier League's most-watched televised match, with an audience of 5.7 million.

The peak audience across all platforms saw the Saints record a surprise victory over last season's champions thanks to Che Adams' superb strike.

Steve Rudge, BBC lead executive, football, said:

"Having the Premier League has been great for our viewers.

"We were delighted to deliver this game to the widest free-to-air audience."

The global power of the Premier League may mean that this is not the biggest World Wide audience, but it certainly is in the UK and a great bit of news for Saints supporters that the teams magnificent fighting performance was seen by so many across the country.

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HythePeer added 17:04 - Jul 6
Imagine how much higher the figures would have been if Saints were playing a better side than them!

Slacker added 18:14 - Jul 6
Not as many as watching the League One play-offs then. :)

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