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Newcastle United live TV matches announcement imminent – 6 more games under threat

3 years ago

Another announcement on Newcastle United live TV matches is scheduled for tomorrow

Tuesday is the date scheduled by the Premier League and broadcasters for live games in October and November.

The first announcement saw four of the first seven Newcastle matches selected and moved for TV, with indeed the very first four games all chosen.

The 7 August is the date (see below for full list of when live TV games should be announced throughout the season) when we should find out whether any/all of the six Newcastle games in October and November have been shifted.

The first game in October looks a knocking bet, as it is very rare for an NUFC game at Old Trafford not to be picked.

However, the other five don’t look obvious choices, though difficult to gauge at times as often the TV companies make some strange selections, plus they tend to try and get their minimal commitment of live games for less attractive/supported clubs out of the way in the first half of the season.

These are the games under threat from Tuesday’s scheduled announcement:

Saturday 6 October 3pm

Man Utd v Newcastle United

Saturday 20 October 3pm

Newcastle v Brighton

Saturday 27 October 3pm

Southampton v Newcastle

Saturday 3 November 3pm

Newcastle v Watford

Saturday 10 November 3pm

Newcastle v Bournemouth

Saturday 24 November

Burnley v Newcastle

The first seven games of the season:

Saturday 11 August

Newcastle v Tottenham 12.30pm (Sky)

Saturday 18 August

Cardiff v Newcastle 12.30pm (Sky)

Sunday 26 August

Newcastle v Chelsea 4pm (Sky)

Saturday 1 September

Man City v Newcastle 5.30pm (BT Sport)

Saturday 15 September

Newcastle v Arsenal 3pm

Saturday 22 September

Crystal Palace v Newcastle United 3pm

Saturday 29 September

Leicester v Newcastle 3pm

Premier League official announcement – 14 June 2018:

With the release of the 2018/19 Premier League fixtures, supporters can begin their planning for the season ahead.

Fans are reminded that throughout the season there will be alterations to the fixtures.

Match dates can change for a variety of reasons, including live TV broadcast selections and to accommodate matches in European and domestic cup competitions.

For this reason, Premier League fixtures are always advertised as being subject to change.

Below are the approximate dates for when the announcements on matches that have been selected for live TV broadcast will be made.

Period of matches (then planned approx date of announcement):

Aug/Sept     6 July

Oct/Nov       7 August

Dec/Jan       12 October

Feb                12 December

Mar              25 January

Apr                22 February

May              5 April

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