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Barnsley v Bournemouth live stream: How to watch the Championship from anywhere in the world

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Barnsley v Bournemouth live stream, Saturday 29 January, 3pm GMT

Bournemouth will be looking to bounce back from a recent dip in form when they face Barnsley on Saturday.

The Cherries have dropped out of the automatic promotion places in the Championship after suffering back-to-back defeats. Kal Naismith's strike in the seventh minute of second-half stoppage time brought Luton a 3-2 victory over Bournemouth a fortnight ago, before Scott Parker's side went down 1-0 to Hull City at home last time out.

Bournemouth have won just two of their last 10 matches, a run which stretches back to the November international break. There is still plenty of quality within Parker's squad and the Cherries are just three points adrift of second-placed Blackburn Rovers, but a significant improvement is necessary if they are to secure a top-two finish this term. Bournemouth have become too easy to play against for a team with Premier League aspirations.

Fortunately for Parker and co., a game against Barnsley is the easiest assignment in the Championship this season. It is easy to forget that the Tykes qualified for the play-offs last term such has been their collapse in 2021/22. Barnsley have won only two of their 26 matches and are below Derby County in the table, even though the Rams have had 21 points deducted.

Barnsley did manage to hold West Brom to a goalless draw a few weeks ago, so a Bournemouth win is not guaranteed. Yet despite their recent slump, it would be a major surprise if the visitors to Oakwell did not emerge triumphant this weekend.

Bournemouth will have to make do without Jamal Lowe and Chris Mepham, while Lewis Cook will need to be assessed in the run-up to kick-off.

Barnsley boss Poya Asbaghi returned a positive Covid-19 test this week and is unlikely to be on the touchline. Carlton Morris, Liam Kitching, Callum Brittain, Clarke Oduor, Cauley Woodrow and Aapo Halme will also miss out.

Kick-off is at 3pm GMT on Saturday 29 January. See below for international broadcast options.

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VPN guide

Use a VPN to watch Premier League football from outside your country

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If you’re out of the country for a round of Premier League fixtures, then annoyingly your domestic on-demand services won’t work – the broadcaster knows where you are because of your IP address (boo!). You'll be blocked from watching it, which is not ideal if you’ve paid up for a subscription and still want to catch the action without resorting to illegal feeds you’ve found on Reddit.

But assistance is on hand. To get around that, all you have to do is get a Virtual Private Network (VPN), assuming it complies with your broadcaster’s T&Cs. A VPN creates a private connection between your device and t'internet, meaning the service can’t work out where you are and won't automatically block the service you've paid for. All the info going between is entirely encrypted – and that's a result.

There are plenty of good-value options out there, including:

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ExpressVPN including a 30-day, money-back guarantee

FourFourTwo’s brainy office mates TechRadar (opens in new tab) love its super speedy connections, trustworthy security and the fact it works with Android, Apple, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, PS4 and loads more. You also get a money-back guarantee, 24/7 support and it's currently available for a knockdown price. Go get it! 

NordVPN with quality mobile and desktop apps

A cheaper option and almost ExpressVPN's equal when it comes to quality, too. A single subscription covers six connections, so you can use it on mobile, laptop, streaming devices and more, all at the same time.

Surfshark offers a great VPN at a fraction of the price

It's clear to see why Surfshark is top of TechRadar's best cheap VPN table – it combines an excellent product with bargain pricing, starting at £2/$2.50 a month!

UK TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for UK subscribers

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Sky Sports (opens in new tab) and BT Sport (opens in new tab) are the two main players once again, but Amazon (opens in new tab) also have a slice of the pie in 2021/22. 

US TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for US subscribers

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NBC Sports Group are the Premier League rights holders, with the Peacock Premium (opens in new tab) streaming platform showing even more than the 175 games it aired last season, with other matches split between NBCSN channel, CNBC and the over-the-air NBC broadcast channel. If you pick up a fuboTV subscription (opens in new tab) for the games not on Peacock Premium, you'll be able to watch every game.

Head back to our VPN advice so you can take advantage when you're out of the country. 

Canada TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for Canadian subscribers

Canada VPN Premier League live streams

DAZN (opens in new tab) subscribers can watch every single Premier League game in 2021/22 – and it gets better. After a one-month free trial, you'll only have to pay a rolling $20-a-month fee, or make it an annual subscription of $150.

The broadcaster also has all the rights to Champions League and Europa League games in Canada, too.

Want in while you're out of Canada? Scroll back up and check out the VPN offers above. 

Australia TV rights

How to watch Premier League live streams for Australian subscribers

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Optus Sport (opens in new tab) are offering every game of the Premier League season for just $14.99/month for non-subscribers, which you can get via a Fetch TV box (opens in new tab) and other friendly streaming devices.

To take advantage while you're not Down Under, follow the VPN advice towards the top of this page. 

New Zealand TV rights

How to watch a Premier League live stream for New Zealand subscribers

New Zealand VPN Premier League live streams

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Spark Sport (opens in new tab) are serving up all 380 games – plus various highlights and magazine shows throughout the week, as well as the Champions League – for $24.99 a month, after a seven-day free trial. 

It's also available via web browsers, Apple/Android devices, Google Chromecast and some Samsung TVs, and Apple TV and Smart TV compatibility new for this season.

Check out our VPN deals to watch when you’re not in New Zealand.

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Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).