Boxing Day Football 2017: Fixtures and how to watch every Christmas Premier League match online

Boxing Day Fixtures 2017: How to watch or live stream every Christmas football match

The festive football calendar is as a jam-packed as ever, with umpteen live games to stream online in the run up to Christmas, Boxing Day and into the New Year. Here’s how to live stream the games on BT Sport and Sky Sports.

BT Sport and Sky Sports have 12 live games Premier League games between December 22 and New Years Day. We’ve got all of the top teams in action with ramifications  at both ends of the table. Whether you’re tuning in via Sky or Now TV or via the BT Sport channel or app, here’s a comprehensive guide to watching  footy over Christmas.

Arsenal vs Liverpool – How to watch online

Friday December 22
Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Go, Now TV
Kick-off: 19:45 GMT
The Gunners are out for revenge following a 4-0 drubbing at Anfield in August, and Arsene Wenger teams now have home field advantage. Both teams are in decent form as they jostle for a top four spot. Given the attacking ethos of both managers, there might be a few goals in this one.

Arsenal vs Liverpool is exclusively live on Sky Sports. If you’re a subscriber, you can stream on desktop and mobile using the Sky Go app and website. Otherwise, you can grab a Now TV pass from £6.99 a day. Given the amount of football on over Christmas, you’d be a fool to pass-up the week pass for £10.99.

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Everton vs Chelsea — How to watch online

Saturday December 23
Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Go, Now TV
Kick off 12:30 GMT
Everton have found a little form under Sam Allardyce following a disastrous start that ended Ronald Koeman’s reign at Goodison. Chelsea’s title defence hasn’t gone to plan, but Antonio Conte’s men are still right in amongst the top four.

The game is live on Sky Sports, which means you can watch on your TV and Sky Go, or through Now TV if you’re not a subscriber. Both services have desktop and mobile apps.

Burnley vs Tottenham Hotspur — How to watch online

Saturday 23 December
BT Sport 1, BT Sport app & online player
Kick off: 17:30 GMT
Few thought Burnley would be sitting above Tottenham in the table (albeit by a point) at this stage. Sean Dyche’s men have the chance to increase that advantage on home turf, where the Clarets have been particularly formidable since gaining promotion back to the Premier League.

BT Sport has the rights to screen this one. You can watch it in 4K UHD on BT Sport 1 if you have BT TV or subscribe through Sky. BT Broadband subscribers can also watch via the BT Sport app for mobile or via the online player from £7 month with 3 months free.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton — How to watch online

Tuesday 26 December
Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Go, Now TV
Kick of 12:30 GMT
Spurs return to our screens for a rare Boxing Day game at Wembley Stadium. Harry Kane and co will take on a Southampton side without a win in 6 heading into the festive period.

Sky Sports will give us our post-Christmas pick me up in the day’s early kick off. There are multiple ways to watch, including on Sky TV, the Sky Go on-demand service and the no-contract Now TV platform, with plans starting at £6.99.

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Liverpool vs Swansea — How to watch online

Tuesday 26 December
Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Go, Now TV
Kick off: 17:30 GMT
There’s more football to enjoy with your turkey sandwiches as the lowly Swans travel to Anfield. The Reds will be seeking three points after disappointing home draws with Everton and West Brom in December.

Sky has a bit of a stranglehold over the festive footy and here’s exclusive another exclusive. If you don’t have a satellite TV subscription to watch via your living room TV, or Sky Go on demand, you can grab this game via the duck-in-duck-out Now TV offering.

Newcastle United vs Manchester City — How to watch online

Wednesday 27 December
Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Go, Now TV
Kick off: 19:45 GMT
It’s the battle of the Spaniards as Rafa takes on Pep in a post-Christmas clash with ramifications at both ends of the table. Newcastle are in free-fall after a good start and City look to be unstoppable, en route to another title.

This game’s live and exclusive on Sky Sports, Sky Go and Now TV so pick your poison folks.

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal — How to watch online

Thursday 28 December
Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Go, Now TV
Kick off: 19:45 GMT
The live Premier League action continues into Thursday as Crystal Palace host Arsenal The Gunners travel south of the river to take on a Palace side showing signs of life under Roy Hodgson following an historically bad start to a Premier League season.

This is yet another Sky Sports game and you’ll be able to watch via your Sky box, Sky Go on mobile and desktop or via the Now TV app. If you subscribed for a week for £10.99 to watch Arsenal vs Liverpool, you’ll get this game too.

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Manchester United vs Southampton — How to watch online

Saturday 30 December
BT Sport 1, BT Sport app & online player
Kick off:  17:30
BT has a couple of fixtures to round out the year, including Southampton’s trip to Old Trafford. You can tune in via your set-top box, if you’re a BT TV subscriber (or pay for BT Sport through Sky). If you have BT Broadband, you’ll be able to watch this game via the BT Sport app or online player from £7 month with 3 months free.

Crystal Palace vs Manchester City — How to watch online

Sunday 31 December
BT Sport 1, BT Sport app & online player 
Kick off: 12:00 GMT
High-flying Manchester City travel to Selhust Park to get New Year’s Eve off and running. Palace will be looking for vital points to lift them out of the relegation zone, but few will give them a chance against unbeaten City.

This is the last BT Sport game of 2017 and, if you got a 4K TV for Christmas, you can watch this one in UHD (providing you have a compatible set-top box). Otherwise, it’ll be available on the BT Sport app and online player.

West Brom vs Arsenal – How to watch online

Sunday 31 December
Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Go, Now TV
Kick off: 16:30 GMT
The final live game of the the year is yet another airing for The Arsenal. They’re on their travels to Alan Pardew’s West Brom, who’re looking to fend off the threat of relegation after dismissing Tony Pulis earlier in the season. You’ll need some form of Sky Sports subscription to enjoy this one.

Brighton vs Bournemouth – How to watch online

Monday 1 January
BT Sport 1, BT Sport app & online player 
Kick off 12:30 GMT
Two of the Premier League’s newer sides meet on New Year’s Day seeking to avoid being dragged into a relegation battle. This is a BT Sport game, so you can watch via a BT TV subscription (or a BT Sport subscription via Sky). Elsewhere, BT Broadband subscribers can pay from £7 a month to watch via the BT Sport app and online player.

Everton vs Manchester United — How to watch online

Monday 1 January
Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Go, Now TV
Kick off: 17:30 GMT
Sky’s first game of 2018 sees Jose Mournho’s Manchester United travel to Goodison to meet Everton. The Toffees will be looking to consolidate their rise into mid-table, while United will seek to start the New Year by strengthening their grip on a top four place.

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