Liverpool FC and BT Sport today announced that the channel will be the official broadcast partner for the club's pre-season friendlies.

As part of the pre-season campaign, the Reds will play a number of fixtures to get them ready for the 2014-15 football season, which sees the club return to the Champions League after a five-year absence.

Fixtures that will be broadcast on BT Sport include:

Saturday, July 19: Preston North End v Liverpool, 3pm BST at Deepdale.

Wednesday, July 23: Liverpool v AS Roma, 12.30am at Fenway Park, Boston.

Sunday, August 10: Liverpool v Borussia Dortmund - Kick-off 12.15pm BST at Anfield, Liverpool

Matthew Baxter, Liverpool chief media officer, commented: "We are thrilled to announce this partnership with BT Sport. The club has millions of followers across the UK, so it's important that we can ensure our fans are able to watch all of our pre-season games no matter where they are in the country. It's fantastic to be working with such a key UK sports broadcaster."

Simon Green, head of BT Sport, commented: "We can't wait for the new football season to begin, so we're delighted to be starting in July with these fantastic Liverpool pre-season friendlies."

Fans can watch Liverpool FC's pre-season fixtures on BT Sport 1, via the BT Sport App as well as on the online player.