The Tottenham v Newcastle saga had one final embarrassing extra.
The game was previously moved for TV back in March, only to be postponed due to Spurs’ FA Cup commitments.
Fans were then promised a new date would be announced by Tuesday 3 April only for that not to happen.
Then yesterday (Wednesday 4 April) the match was finally announced for Wednesday 9 May at Wembley.
Newcastle United releasing an official statement (see below), revealing that the match would be shown live on Sky Sports.
Now though on Thursday, it has been discovered that the club misled supporters, and the game is NOT on live TV.
However, it does go ahead on Wednesday 9 May along with three other postponed Premier League matches but none of them will be shown live (see below).
What an absolute disaster, after all of this delay you then find out the match isn’t even on TV and the question has to be why then this long wait to find out?
Newcastle United Official Announcement – Wednesday 5 April 2018:
‘Newcastle United’s Premier League clash against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley will take place on Wednesday, 9th May, with kick-off at 8pm.
The game was originally scheduled to take place on Friday, 16th March, but was postponed as a result of Spurs’ participation in the Sixth Round of the Emirates FA Cup.
It will be United’s final away trip of the season, coming four days before they round off the campaign at home to Chelsea.
Ticket information for the game – which will be shown live on Sky Sports – will be confirmed shortly.’
Sky Sports live TV games:
Sat May 5: Stoke v Crystal Palace (12.30pm)
Sun May 6: Man City v Huddersfield (1.30pm)
Sun May 6: Chelsea v Liverpool (4.30pm)
Tue May 8: Swansea v Southampton (7.45pm)
Thu May 10: West Ham v Man Utd (7.45pm)
In addition, the Premier League has confirmed four fixtures previously postponed due to FA Cup participation will be played on Wednesday, May 9.
Chelsea v Huddersfield (7.45pm), Leicester v Arsenal (7.45pm), Man City v Brighton (8pm) and Tottenham v Newcastle (8pm) will all be played on the final Wednesday of the season with in-game goals and highlights available on the Sky Sports app.
These are the remaining Newcastle Premier League games:
Saturday 7 April Leicester v Newcastle 3pm
Sunday 15 April Newcastle v Arsenal (Sky Sports) 1.30pm
Monday 23 April Everton v Newcastle (Sky Sports) 8pm
Saturday 28 April Newcastle v West Brom 3pm
Saturday 5 May Watford v Newcastle 3pm
Wednesday 9 May Tottenham v Newcastle (NOT on Sky Sports)
Sunday 13 May Newcastle v Chelsea 3pm