BT Sport announces live Premier League festive fixtures
12th October 2018
BT Sport has announced its live Premier League fixtures for the festive season and New Year.
BT Sport will begin with live action in December from the second round of the FA Cup as well as three Premier League games; Southampton take on Manchester United on Saturday, December 1, Watford host Manchester City on Tuesday, December 4 and Manchester United welcome Arsenal to Old Trafford on Wednesday, December 5.
BT Sport pubs and clubs can look forward to a double header of Premier League games on Saturday, December 8, with Chelsea taking on the current champions Manchester City at Stamford Bridge in a top of the table clash followed by Leicester City taking on Spurs the same evening.
The next week will see the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League group stages conclude and will see teams looking to secure their place in the knockout stages and this will be followed up by the London derby Fulham against West Ham United, both battling it out for crucial points on Saturday, December 15.
Cardiff City, still looking for their first win of the season, will then welcome Jose Mourinho's Manchester United to Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday 22 December.
Next up, the choice pick of Premier League games between Christmas and New Year sees Umai Emery's Arsenal travel to Anfield to take on Liverpool on Saturday, December 29.
New Year on BT Sport will kick off with the traditional FA Cup third round, when Premier League and Championship clubs take part over the weekend of the January 5/6. The following weekend the cameras turn once again to the Premier League when Chelsea take on Newcastle United on Saturday, January 12.
BT Sport will then show the key London derby Arsenal v Chelsea on Saturday, January 19 and finish the month with two midweek games when struggling Newcastle United take on top of the table Manchester City on Tuesday, January 29 and Liverpool host Leicester City at Anfield on Wednesday, January 30.
Bruce Cuthbert, director commercial customers, BT Sport said: "December and January is always an exciting time for football lovers with action on BT Sport from the FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and the Premier League. Pubs and clubs will not be short of some excellent football throughout the festive season and into the New Year."
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