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Boxing Day clash postponed


Filed: Friday, 12th October 2018
By: Staff Writer


Three of West Ham United's fixtures in December and January have been selected for live broadcast - including the traditional Boxing Day fixture.

The games against Fulham, Southampton and Arsenal have all been moved at the behest of the TV companies as follows:

Fulham (a): Will still take place on Saturday 15 December although the kick-off time has been changed from 3.00pm to 5.30pm;

Southampton (a): West Ham's trip to Southampton was part of the Boxing Day schedule but has now been moved to Thursday 27 December, with a 7.45pm kick-off;

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Arsenal (h): The London derby was originally planned for 3.00pm on Saturday 12 January but will now commence at 12.30pm instead.

The away game at Fulham is being broadcast by BT Sports whilst the other two matches will be televised by Sky Sports.

In addition to the three changes for TV purposes, West Ham's trip to Burnley, originally scheduled for Saturday 29 December will now take place 24 hours later, with a 2.15pm start.

Additionally the home match against Brighton & Hove Albion has been rescheduled for Wednesday 2 Janaury (7.45pm kick off).


2018 Holiday Programme

Sat 15 Dec: Fulham (a) 5.30pm
Sat 22 Dec: Watford (h) 3.00pm
Thu 27 Dec: Southampton (a) 7.45pm
Sun 30 Dec: Burnley (a) 2.15pm

Wed 2 Jan: Brighton & Hove Albion (h) 7.45pm
Sat 12 Jan: Arsenal (h) 12.30pm
Sat 19 Jan: Bournemouth (a) 3.00pm
Tue 29 Jan: Wolves (a) 7.45pm





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