This Saturdays (17 Oct) opening day Danske Bank Premiership fixture between Glenavon & Portadown at Mourneview Park has been moved to a 5:30pm kick off and will be live streamed on and the BBC iPlayer.

Today BBC Sport NI announced they are to stream 50 Irish Premiership matches live over the course of the upcoming season with BBC NI also showing 12 live matches from the NIFL Premiership and Irish Cup on television, as well as live coverage of the 2021 Irish Cup final.

Executive Editor of BBC Sport NI, Neil Brittain, said: “We know that it is going to be a challenging season for clubs as well as fans, so we felt it was important that we collaborated with the Irish FA, NIFL and the clubs to offer a different service this year.

“The result is that with 12 matches on BBC TV and 50 matches live-streamed on the BBC Sport NI website we will be bringing more live football to football fans than ever before.

“We always want to make the most of what we can do for our audiences and we hope that we have achieved a positive result for everyone involved.”