We will not have a game on Boxing Day this season after the most recent batch of fixture changes were announced.
The clash against Stoke City at Anfield – which had been scheduled for 3pm on December 26th, will now kickoff at 5.15pm on Tuesday 27th. The game will be shown on BT Sport.
The Stoke game was just one of a number of changes. We will play the final Premier League game of 2016 when we face City at 5:30pm on the 31st December. It’s the first time we’ll have played on New Years Eve since 2005 when Peter Crouch scored the winner in a 1-0 victory over WBA.
The Swansea game on Saturday January 21st has been moved to 12:30pm and the Chelsea match at Anfield has been moved to 8pm on Tuesday, January 31st.
The match against Bournemouth is now on Sunday, December 4th at 1:30pm and the West Ham fixtures is now 4.30pm on Sunday, December 11th.
Lastly, Merseyside derby has moved to Monday, December 19th. It’s the final Monday Night Football before Christmas (Echo).