The latest television fixtures have been released for the Barclays Premier League up-to the new year, Manchester United have been allocated four fixture changes during that time.
Fixture changes over the course of the season is something that Manchester United fans have become used to, being the league Champions, television networks are always looking air their matches to keep their huge fan-base happy, but moving our Boxing Day away fixture to a 12:45pm kick-off surely is not thinking about the traveling fans after Christmas.
Other fixture changes are not so bad, with Manchester United’s home fixture against Tottenham Hotspur being confirmed as a 5:30pm GMT kick-off on New Years Day.
Fixtures against Newcastle United at home and Aston Villa away have also been changed in regards to kick-off time to accommodate both BT Sport and Sky Sports.
Confirmed fixture changes:
- Manchester United v Newcastle United, Saturday 7 December – KO 12.45pm GMT
- Aston Villa v Manchester United, Sunday 15 December – KO 1.30pm GMT
- Hull City v Manchester United, Thursday 26 December – KO 12.45pm GMT
- Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur, Wednesday 1 January – KO 5.30pm GMT