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Five More Fixtures On TV

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

By Anthony Marshall - Newcastle United Club Reporter


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

Sky Sports will show the Magpies' home matches against Wigan, Manchester City and Everton, and the away trip to Fulham, with ESPN selecting United's visit to Arsenal. 

December begins with a game at the Sports Direct Arena, which was due to be played on Saturday, 1st December, but will now take place on Monday, 3rd December, with an 8pm kick-off.

A week later - on 10th December - it is another Monday night fixture for Alan Pardew's side, this time away at Fulham, kicking off again at 8pm. That match was originally scheduled for Saturday, 8th December

On Saturday, 15th December, Newcastle's home match against Manchester City will now kick-off at 12.45pm, not the original time of 3pm.

There is also a kick-off change on Saturday, 29th December, as United travel to Arsenal. The fixture at the Emirates Stadium will now get underway at 5.30pm.

And, finally, there will be no New Year's Day game, with the Magpies' home clash with Everton instead moved to Wednesday, 2nd January, 2013, with an 8pm kick-off.


Overview of new TV selections

Monday, 3rd December - Newcastle United v Wigan Athletic (8pm kick-off), Sky Sports (originally Saturday,1st December, 3pm)
Monday, 10th December - Fulham v Newcastle United (8pm kick-off), Sky Sports (originally Saturday, 8th December, 3pm)
Saturday, 15th December - Newcastle United v Manchester City (12.45pm kick-off), Sky Sports (same date, original kick-off time 3pm)
Saturday, 29th December - Arsenal v Newcastle United (5.30pm kick-off), ESPN (same date, original kick-off time 3pm)
Wednesday, 2nd January - Newcastle United v Everton (8pm kick-off), Sky Sports (originally Tuesday, 1st January, 3pm)