Premier League Christmas fixtures finally announced

PREMIER LEAGUE TV FIXTURES REVEALED: Arsenal and Manchester United feature in NINE-GAME New Year’s Day bonanza as Sky and BT Sport FINALLY announce TV schedule for Christmas… as newcomers Amazon confirm 10-hour Boxing Day marathon

  • The Premier League fixtures for the festive period have finally been revealed 
  • A whole run of matches on New Year’s Day will be show live by BT Sport 
  • Amazon prime will host all of the Boxing Day games in a 10-hour feast of football  

The Premier League fixtures for the Christmas period have finally been revealed, with Arsenal vs Manchester United featuring as the headline act of a nine-game bonanza on New Years Day.

Broadcasters have been falling over themselves to get a cut of the action, meaning almost all matches over the festive period will be accessible on television.

Arsenal’s New year’s Day encounter with rivals United has been penciled for a 8pm kick-off, with all matches earlier in the day also set to be screened by BT Sports with staggered kick-off times.

Scroll down for the full run of fixtures, and broadcasters 

Arsenal and Manchester United will go head to head on New Year’s Day at 8pm

The arrival of Amazon Prime onto the scene has shaken up the landscape further, with the American giant showing the round of fixtures due on December 3 and 4, with games including Manchester United versus Tottenham and the Merseyside Derby between Liverpool and Everton.

Some of the kick-off times will come as an inconvenience to travelling supporters, with some clubs already acting to ease the process. Liverpool have informed fans a free coach service will be provided for the Boxing Day fixture with Leicester at the King Power Stadium.

It is the first time such volume of live football has been broadcaster during the busiest period in the English football calendar, and could be a sign of things to come for future live football arrangements. 


Tuesday December 3 

19:30 Crystal Palace v AFC Bournemouth (Amazon Prime Sport)

20:15 Burnley v Man City (Amazon Prime Sport)

Wednesday December 4 

19:30 Chelsea v Aston Villa (Amazon Prime Sport)

19:30 Leicester v Watford (Amazon Prime Sport)

19:30 Man Utd v Spurs (Amazon Prime Sport)

19:30 Southampton v Norwich (Amazon Prime Sport)

19:30 Wolves v West Ham (Amazon Prime Sport)

20:15 Liverpool v Everton (Amazon Prime Sport)

Thursday December 5 

19:30 Sheff Utd v Newcastle (Amazon Prime Sport)

20:15 Arsenal v Brighton (Amazon Prime Sport)

Saturday December 7 

12:30 Everton v Chelsea (BT Sport)

17:30 Man City v Man Utd (Sky Sports)

Sunday December 8 

14:00 Aston Villa v Leicester (Sky Sports)

14:00 Newcastle v Southampton*

14:00 Norwich v Sheff Utd*

16:30 Brighton v Wolves (Sky Sports) *After Sheffield Utd v Newcastle moved to 5 Dec

Monday December 9 

20:00 West Ham v Arsenal (Sky Sports)

Saturday December 14 

12:30 Liverpool v Watford (BT Sport)

17:30 Southampton v West Ham (Sky Sports)

Sunday December 15 

14:00 Man Utd v Everton (Sky Sports)

14:00 Wolves v Spurs*

16:30 Arsenal v Man City (Sky Sports) *Due to Wolves’ participation in UEFA Europa League

Monday December 16

20:00 Crystal Palace v Brighton (Sky Sports)

Saturday December 21 

12:30 Everton v Arsenal (BT Sport)

17:30 Man City v Leicester (Sky Sports)

Sunday December 22 

14:00 Watford v Man Utd (Sky Sports)

16:30 Spurs v Chelsea (Sky Sports)

Thursday December 26 

12:30 Spurs v Brighton (Amazon Prime Sport)

15:00 AFC Bournemouth v Arsenal (Amazon Prime Sport)

15:00 Aston Villa v Norwich (Amazon Prime Sport)

15:00 Chelsea v Southampton (Amazon Prime Sport)

15:00 Crystal Palace v West Ham (Amazon Prime Sport)

15:00 Everton v Burnley (Amazon Prime Sport)

15:00 Sheff Utd v Watford (Amazon Prime Sport)

17:30 Man Utd v Newcastle (Amazon Prime Sport)

20:00 Leicester v Liverpool (Amazon Prime Sport)

Friday December 27 

19:45 Wolves v Man City (Amazon Prime Sport)

Saturday December 28 

12:30 Brighton v AFC Bournemouth (Sky Sports)

17:30 Norwich v Spurs (Sky Sports)17:30 West Ham v Leicester*

19:45 Burnley v Man Utd (BT Sport)*After Leicester v Liverpool moved to 20:00 on 26 Dec

Sunday December 29

14:00 Arsenal v Chelsea (Sky Sports)

16:30 Liverpool v Wolves (Sky Sports)

18:00 Man City v Sheff Utd**After Wolves v Man City moved to 27 Dec

Wednesday January 1

12:30 Brighton v Chelsea (BT Sport)

12:30 Burnley v Aston Villa (BT Sport)

15:00 Newcastle v Leicester (BT Sport)

15:00 Southampton v Spurs (BT Sport)

15:00 Watford v Wolves (BT Sport)

17:30 Man City v Everton (BT Sport)

17:30 Norwich v Crystal Palace (BT Sport)

17:30 West Ham v AFC Bournemouth (BT Sport)

20:00 Arsenal v Man Utd (BT Sport)

Thursday January 2 

20:00 Liverpool v Sheff Utd (BT Sport)

Friday January 10 

20:00 Sheff Utd v West Ham (Sky Sports)

Saturday January 11 

12:30 Crystal Palace v Arsenal (BT Sport)

17:30 Spurs v Liverpool (Sky Sports)

Sunday January 12  

14:00 AFC Bournemouth v Watford (Sky Sports)

16:30 Aston Villa v Man City (Sky Sports)

Saturday January 18 

12:30 Watford v Spurs (BT Sport)

17:30 Newcastle v Chelsea (Sky Sports)

Sunday January 19  

14:00 Burnley v Leicester (Sky Sports)

16:30 Liverpool v Man Utd (Sky Sports)

Tuesday January 21 

19:30 AFC Bournemouth v Brighton*

19:30 Aston Villa v Watford*

19:30 Crystal Palace v Southampton**

19:30 Everton v Newcastle*

19:30 Sheff Utd v Man City (BT Sport)

20:15 Chelsea v Arsenal (BT Sport) *Change from 19:45 kick-off **Club agreement 

Wednesday January 22 

19:30 Leicester v West Ham (BT Sport)

19:30 Spurs v Norwich*

20:15 Man Utd v Burnley (BT Sport) *Change from 19:45 kick-off

Thursday January 23 

20:00 Wolves v Liverpool (BT Sport) 

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