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Where to watch the Vincent Kompany Testimonial tonight – on TV and online

It’s former Man City captain (leader, legend) Vincent Kompany’s Testimonial match tonight and, in fitting fashion, the main man himself has been ruled out through injury. Which is a shame, because − whatever you may think of the club − Kompany was a truly brilliant captain. Tonight’s game will pit… other Man City legends, managed by Pep Guardiola, against a team of Premier League All-Stars, managed by Belgium coach Roberto Martinez. Our quick guide reveals all you need to know to tune in to tonight’s Vincent Kompany Testimonial. 

Today’s game is set to kick off at 7:45pm BST.

Sky Sports has the broadcast rights to this, and the Vincent Kompany Testimonial is − somewhat surprisingly − being shown on both Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Main Event. You can catch the build-up from 7pm.

Sky subscribers will be able to watch the game on nearly any device for no additional cost – be it a smartphone, tablet, PC, or laptop – via the Sky Go app.

Non-Sky customers can watch it by buying a Now TV pass from £9.99. If you haven’t yet signed up for Sky Sports or Now TV, note that it can take a little while for channels and streaming access to activate after signing up, so act fast to avoid disappointment.

Here are some handy links to get you started:

Worried that you might not be able to access Sky Go where you are? A common workaround is to use a VPN – and our guide to the best VPNs is the obvious place to get started choosing the one that’s right for you. If you’re not familiar with VPNs, they encrypt and anonymise your internet use and, crucially, can also allow you to appear as if you’re in a completely different country.

We’ve rounded up three of the best VPNs for streaming below:

Jokes aside, who are those other Man City legends?

Guardiola will be able to call on the following: Joe Hart, Costel Pantilimon, Vincent Kompany, Aleksandr Kolarov, Joleon Lescott, Micah Richards, Kolo Toure, Pablo Zabaleta, Richard Dunne, Gael Clichy, Nigel De Jong, Samir Nasri, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Stephen Ireland, David Silva, Dietmar Hamann, James Milner, Craig Bellamy, Sergio Aguero, Edin Dzeko, Mario Balotelli, and Benjani.

The Premier League All-Stars squad is dominated by Man Utd legends. It definitely features more Premier League greats, but it’s also predominantly made up of former footballers: Edwin van der Sar, Shay Given, Phil Neville, Gary Neville, John O’Shea, Wes Brown, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, Michael Carrick, Ryan Giggs, Rafael van der Vaart, Cesc Fabregas, Thierry Henry, Robin van Persie.

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