Premier League Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year games: Schedule, dates, times for matches over holiday season

There will be no slowing down from the Premier League over the Christmas and New Year period as the football action is stacked up higher than Santa’s naughty and nice list.

Boxing Day matches are a long-standing tradition within UK football and there were five Premier League games on the schedule for December 26, 2023.

However, as the Premier League aims to balance matchdays throughout the coming weeks, there will only be one day (December 29) without a top-flight game from December 26 to January 2. After that, the league takes a two-week break, although the teams will all be involved in FA Cup third-round action during that time.

This year will also saw the return of Christmas Eve football, with Wolves hosting Chelsea in the first English top-division game on December 24 in 28 years. The previous day also had plenty of games in the same week that the Carabao Cup quarterfinals were held.

The Sporting News has the latest on festive fixtures, including kickoff times and Premier League TV and streaming information.

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Premier League Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year games

Here is how the 2023/24 Premier League schedule looks over the holiday season.

Thursday, December 21 (Matchday 18)

Match result Time (GMT) Time (ET)
Crystal Palace 1-1 Brighton 8 p.m. 3 p.m.


Friday, December 22 (Matchday 18)

Match result Time (GMT) Time (ET)
Aston Villa 1-1 Sheffield United 8 p.m. 3 p.m.


Saturday, December 23 (Matchday 18)

Match results Time (GMT) Time (ET)
Man City vs. Brentford* TBD TBD
West Ham 2-0 Man United 12:30 p.m. 7:30 a.m.
Tottenham 2-1 Everton 3 p.m. 10 a.m.
Nott. Forest 2-3 Bournemouth 3 p.m. 10 a.m.
Fulham 0-2 Burnley 3 p.m. 10 a.m.
Luton Town 1-0 Newcastle 3 p.m. 10 a.m.
Liverpool 1-1 Arsenal 5:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m.

*Postponed due to Man City’s participation in the FIFA Club World Cup


Sunday, December 24 (Matchday 18)

Match Time (GMT) Time (ET)
Wolves 2-1 Chelsea 1 p.m. 8 a.m.


Tuesday, Dec. 26 / Boxing Day (Matchday 19)

Match Time (GMT) Time (ET)
Newcastle 1-3 Nott. Forest 12:30 p.m. 7:30 a.m.
Bournemouth 3-0 Fulham 3 p.m. 10 a.m.
Sheffield United 2-3 Luton Town 3 p.m. 10 a.m.
Burnley 0-2 Liverpool 5:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m.
Man United 3-2 Aston Villa 8 p.m. 3 p.m.


Wednesday, December 27 (Matchday 19)

Match Time (GMT) Time (ET)
Brentford 1-4 Wolves 7:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Chelsea 2-1 Crystal Palace 7:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Everton 1-3 Man City 8:15 p.m. 3:15 p.m.


Thursday, December 28 (Matchday 19) 

Match Time (GMT) Time (ET)
Brighton 4-2 Tottenham 7:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Arsenal 0-2 West Ham 8:15 p.m. 3:15 p.m.


Saturday, December 30 (Matchday 20)

Match Time (GMT) Time (ET)
Luton Town 2-3 Chelsea 12:30 p.m. 7:30 a.m.
Aston Villa 3-2 Burnley 3 p.m. 10 a.m.
Crystal Palace 3-1 Brentford 3 p.m. 10 a.m.
Man City 2-0 Sheffield United 3 p.m. 10 a.m.
Wolves vs. Everton 3 p.m. 10 a.m.
Nott. Forest vs. Man United 5:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m.

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Sunday, December 31 (Matchday 20)

Match Time (GMT) Time (ET)
Fulham vs. Arsenal 2 p.m. 9 a.m.
Tottenham vs. Bournemouth 2 p.m. 9 a.m.


Monday, January 1, 2024 (Matchday 20)

Match Time (GMT) Time (ET)
Liverpool vs. Newcastle United 8 p.m. 3 p.m.


Tuesday, January 2, 2024 (Matchday 20)

Match Time (GMT) Time (ET)
West Ham vs. Brighton 7:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.


Premier League 2023/24 TV channels, live streams

Region TV Streaming
Australia Optus Sport

Fubo Canada

India Star Sports Disney+, Hotstar,
UK Sky Sports, TNT Sports NOW TV, Sky Go,
Amazon Prime
USA USA Network,
Telemundo, Universo
Fubo, Peacock

UK: Matches are carried across Sky Sports and TNT Sports streaming and TV platforms, with select matches on Amazon Prime.

USA: Select matches are televised on USA Network (English) and Telemundo or Universo (Spanish), and all three channels can be streamed on Fubo. The rest of the matches are streamed on NBC platform Peacock for subscribers.

Canada: Every Premier League game this season is live streaming exclusively via Fubo in Canada, with discounts currently at more than 9% for annual plans and more than 20% for quarterly and monthly plans. 

Australia: Fans in Australia can stream every match live and on demand on Optus Sport.


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