December fixture changes announced
By Ric Turner, Fri 20 October 2017 08:27
Six of City's games moved for television purposes
Six of City's Premier League games in December have been moved for television purposes, it was announced yesterday.
The visit of West Ham will now take place on Sunday 3rd December, with a 4pm kick off, whilst the first Manchester derby of the season at Old Trafford will be played at 4.30pm the following Sunday (10th December).
As a result, the away match at The Liberty Stadium against Swansea has been moved back 24 hours to Wedenesday 13th December, with a 7.45pm kick off.
Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs side arrive at The Etihad on 16th December, for a 5.30pm kick, whilst the Blues' now have no traditional Boxing Day fixture this year. The trip to St James' Park has been moved back to 27th December, and will be televised on Sky.
Fixture changes in full:
- West Ham (H) – 4pm, Sunday 3rd (Sky Sports)
- United (A) – 4.30pm, Sunday 10th (Sky Sports)
- Swansea (A) – 7.45pm, Wednesday 13th
- Spurs (H) – 5.30pm Saturday 16th (BT Sport)
- Bournemouth (H) – 3pm, Saturday 23rd
- Newcastle (A) – 7.45pm, Wednesday 27th (Sky Sports)
- Crystal Palace (A) – 12pm, Sunday 31st (BT)