Seven games switched in latest round of fixture amendments
Seven upcoming Newcastle United fixtures have been rearranged in the latest round of alterations to the Premier League's December and January schedule.
The Magpies' home game against Norwich City, which had been set to be played on Wednesday, 1st December, will now take place on Tuesday, 30th November, kicking off at 7:30pm. It will be shown live on Amazon Prime.
United’s trip to Leicester City in December has been pushed back a day. It had been due to take place on Saturday, 11th December, but will now be played on Sunday, 12th December at 2pm, with live coverage provided by Sky Sports.
Newcastle face Liverpool at Anfield in December, too, but that game will now kick-off at 8pm on Thursday, 16th December, rather than 8pm on Wednesday, 15th December as previously announced. It will be screened live on BT Sport.
The tricky-looking December schedule continues with the Magpies welcoming Manchester City to St. James' Park on Sunday, 19th December for a 2pm kick-off. That contest will be broadcast live on Sky Sports, having initially been set to be played on Saturday, 18th December at 3pm.
United's home game against Manchester United also has a new date. Initially scheduled for Boxing Day, it will now take place on Monday, 27th December at 8pm, with Sky Sports again providing the live coverage.
Consequently, Newcastle's trip to Everton on Tuesday, 28th December has also been moved. That game at Goodison Park will now kick off at 7:30pm on Thursday, 30th December, and will be broadcast live on Amazon Prime.
And finally, the Magpies' long New Year trip to Southampton has a new date as well. Originally set to be played on Saturday, 1st January, that game will now take place at 2pm on Sunday, 2nd January.