When was the last time a Premier League fixture was played on Christmas Eve? | The Sun

CHELSEA will face Wolves this weekend on Christmas Eve in a move that's been slammed by fans.

But when was the last time a top-flight fixture was played on December 24?

When was the last time a Premier League fixture was played on Christmas Eve?

Chelsea vs Wolves will be the first Premier League fixture to take place on Christmas Eve for a whopping 28 years.

On December 24, 1995, Leeds beat Manchester United 3-1 in a Christmas cracker at Elland Road.

Goals from Gary McAllister, Anthony Yeboah and Brian Deane handed supporters of the Yorkshire outfit a present to remember.

It's the only fixture that has been played on Christmas Eve since the Premier League was formed in 1992.



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What TV channel is Wolves vs Chelsea on and can it be live streamed?

  • Wolves vs Chelsea will be broadcast LIVE on Sky Sports Main Event.
  • Sky Sports customers can live stream all the action via the NOW app.
  • Alternatively, you can follow SunSport's live blog of the match to keep up with all the action from this year's Christmas Eve fixture.

Premier League festive fixture list in full

December 21

20:00 Crystal Palace v Brighton (Sky Sports)

December 22

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20:00 Aston Villa v Sheff Utd (Sky Sports)

December 23

12:30 West Ham v Manchester United (TNT Sports)
Fulham v Burnley
Luton Town v Newcastle
Nott'm Forest v AFC Bournemouth
Spurs v Everton
17:30 Liverpool v Arsenal (Sky Sports)

December 24

13:00 Wolves v Chelsea (Sky Sports)

December 26

12:30 Newcastle v Nott'm Forest (Amazon Prime)
AFC Bournemouth v Fulham (Amazon Prime)
Sheff Utd v Luton Town (Amazon Prime)
17:30 Burnley v Liverpool (Amazon Prime)
20:00 Man Utd v Aston Villa (Amazon Prime)

December 27

19:30 Brentford v Wolves (Prime Video)
19:30 Chelsea v Crystal Palace (Prime Video)
20:15 Everton v Manchester City (Prime Video)

December 28

19:30 Brighton v Spurs (Prime Video)
20:15 Arsenal v West Ham (Prime Video)

December 30

12:30 Luton Town v Chelsea (TNT Sports)
Aston Villa v Burnley
Crystal Palace v Brentford
Manchester City v Sheff Utd
Wolves v Everton
17:30 Nott'm Forest v Man Utd (Sky Sports)

December 31

14:00 Fulham v Arsenal (Sky Sports)
14:00 Spurs v AFC Bournemouth

New Year's Day

20:00 Liverpool v Newcastle (Sky Sports)

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January 2

19:30 West Ham v Brighton (Sky Sports)

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