Thursday August 14th, 2014

West Bromwich Albion vs. Sunderland

This weekend marks the start of the 2014/2015 Barclays Premier League season, with West Brom playing host to Sunderland in each team's opening match. 

West Brom finished last season uncomfortably close to relegation. The team only accrued 36 points last year, three points and one spot away from dreaded 18th place. For much of last season, it appeared Sunderland would be one of three teams relegated, but an impressive late-season turnaround saw the club finish 14th. 

More: English Premier League season previews 2014/15: Sunderland | West Brom

Details on Saturday's match are below. 

Date: Saturday, Aug. 16

Start time: 10:00 AM EST

TV: NBC Sports Live Extra

Livestream: The match can be streamed live in the United States here.

Tickets: For ticket information, visit West Brom's official website

- Aaron Somers

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