Do all Premier League teams play on Boxing Day?

The Boxing Day fixture list is one of the most anticipated and celebrated days of the Premier League season. This season, 12 of the 20 Premier League teams have scheduled matches on Boxing Day, with another two playing the following day (complete schedule at the end of this post).

What games are postponed on Boxing Day?

Bristol Rovers v Sutton United, Northampton Town v Walsall, Bradford City v Harrogate, Stevenage v Crawley Town, Exeter City v Swindon Town, Leyton Orient v Colchester, Port Vale v Salford and Carlisle v Rochdale are all postponed on Boxing Day.

What games are being shown on Boxing Day?

Boxing Day Fixtures and TV channels

  • 3pm. Man City vs Leicester. Norwich vs Arsenal. Tottenham vs Crystal Palace – BT Sport 1. West Ham vs Southampton.
  • 5.30pm. Aston Villa vs Chelsea – Sky Sports Premier League & Main Event.
  • 8pm. Brighton vs Brentford – Sky Sports Premier League & Main Event.

How many Premier League games are on Boxing Day?

seven games
We have a full day of Premier League programming on Boxing Day on NBC Sports. On Boxing Day in 2021 we will have seven games played across three time slots from 10 a.m. ET until past 5 p.m. ET.

Why it is called Boxing Day in pl?

Why is it called Boxing Day? The name derives from the rich families’ tradition of boxing up and giving presents to their servants on 26 December. Boxing Day was traditionally a holiday for servants, when they would receive a special Christmas box from their masters and go home to give the boxes to their families.

Which Premier League games are Cancelled on Boxing Day?

Liverpool v Leeds and Wolves v Watford fixtures to be rescheduled. Following postponement requests from Leeds United and Watford as a result of COVID-19, the Premier League Board met this morning and regrettably agreed to call off the two affected clubs’ Boxing Day fixtures.

Is football Cancelled on Boxing Day?

BOXING DAY football has been and gone in the Premier League and EFL with more matches are being postponed after positive Covid-19 tests. Three Premier League games were been called off, with Liverpool’s game against Leeds, Watford’s trip to Wolves and Burnley vs Everton being put back.

What Premier League games have been cancelled on Boxing Day?

The Premier League have confirmed the Boxing Day clash between Liverpool and Leeds United, and Watford’s trip to Wolves have been cancelled due to Covid-19 outbreaks.

Which Premier League games are cancelled Boxing Day?

Why is 26 December called a Boxing Day?

The name is a reference to charity drives. A box to collect money for the poor traditionally and placed in Churches on Christmas day and opened the next day, or Boxing Day.

Is Liverpool playing Boxing Day 2021?

Liverpool v Leeds and Wolves v Watford off on Boxing Day due to Covid. Leeds v Liverpool and Wolves v Watford have been removed from the Premier League’s Boxing Day fixture list after Covid caused further disruption to football’s festive schedule.

What is Boxing Day Premier League?

In the UK games take place at all levels of soccer, and Boxing Day is synonymous with soccer. Quite simply, it is a day for families to get together, go to games, cheer on their teams and extend the festive season. It is Christmas Day Part II.

Is Liverpool playing on Boxing Day?

Are any football games on Boxing Day?

Unfortunately, there isn’t a host of matches available on the box this Boxing Day. Three televised games were scheduled. However, BT Sport’s early game – Liverpool v Leeds – has been called off after a Covid outbreak in the Leeds camp. Wolves v Watford and Burnley v Everton were also postponed.

What Premier League games are cancelled on Boxing Day?

The Premier League subsequently confirmed that Liverpool vs Leeds, and Wolves vs Watford, have both been called off. The league later revealed that Burnley vs Everton would also be cancelled.

Is the Liverpool match on Boxing Day?

Is there Boxing Day Premier League football on Talksport?

Boxing Day – there’s your most wonderful time of year! After gorging on turkey, pigs in blankets and mince pies, let’s hope you’ve left room for a blockbuster day of festive Premier League football on talkSPORT. United will not be involved in Boxing Day football for the first time in a decade

Will Man Utd play on Boxing Day?

United will not be involved in Boxing Day football for the first time in a decade Sadly, three games have been postponed so far with Wolves vs Watford, Burnley vs Everton and Liverpool vs Leeds – a match that was due to be broadcast live on talkSPORT – being called off.

What are the kick-off times for Premier League matches?

Kick-offs are 15:00 for Saturdays and bank holidays unless stated otherwise. Please note fixtures are subject to change. Stay up to date on all the fixtures with the Premier League’s digital calendar. Go to the fixtures page for club-by-club fixtures.