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By Anthony Marshall - Newcastle United Managing Editor


Three more of Newcastle United's Premier League fixtures have been chosen for live broadcast during December and the festive period.

BT Sport will show the Magpies' trips to Swansea City and Manchester United, with Sky Sports selecting United's home fixture against Arsenal.

December begins with a game at the Liberty Stadium, which remains on Wednesday, 4th December, with a 7.45pm kick-off, but will now be broadcast live on BT Sport.

Three days later - on Saturday, 7th December - Alan Pardew's side are again on their travels, this time to Old Trafford to face Manchester United in front of the BT Sport cameras. While the date remains the same, the match will now kick-off at 12.45pm.

And, finally, Newcastle's festive home match against Arsenal has now been switched to Sunday, 29th December, kicking-off at 1.30pm and shown live on Sky Sports. It was originally scheduled for 24 hours earlier.


Overview of new TV selections

- Wednesday, 4th December - Swansea City v Newcastle United (7.45pm kick-off), BT Sport (same date and kick-off time)
- Saturday, 7th December - Manchester United v Newcastle United (12.45pm kick-off), BT Sport (same date, original kick-off time 3pm)
- Sunday, 29th December - Newcastle United v Arsenal (1.30pm kick-off), Sky Sports (orignally Saturday, 28th December, 3pm)