Four Magpies fixtures selected for live television coverage
Four of Newcastle United’s 2019/20 Premier League fixtures have been rescheduled after being selected for live television coverage.
The Magpies’ first visit to Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium at White Hart Lane was set to kick-off at 3pm on Saturday, 24th August, but will now be played at 4.30pm on Sunday, 25th August, with the game being broadcast live on Sky Sports.
United visit Anfield to take on Champions League holders Liverpool on Saturday, 14th September, but kick-off has been moved from 3pm to 12.30pm. That contest will be shown live on BT Sport.
Brighton & Hove Albion visit St. James’ Park a week later on Saturday, 21st September, and that fixture will be live on Sky Sports. It will now kick-off at 5.30pm, after being put back from 3pm.
And Newcastle’s trip to Leicester City on Saturday, 28th September will now kick-off at 5.30pm and not 3pm, with the game also selected for broadcast live on Sky Sports.
However, should Manchester City be scheduled to play in the Champions League the following Tuesday, the Magpies’ clash at the King Power Stadium will be moved to Sunday, 29th September. In that event, kick-off would be at 4.30pm, and would still be shown live on Sky.