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Premier League Announces It Will Not Move Fixtures To Christmas Eve

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 20 / 17

No Premier League games will take place on Christmas Eve after none of the scheduled Dec. 23 games were "moved there" for live TV coverage, according to the BBC. It had been thought that Liverpool's trip to Arsenal was "under consideration to be moved" from Dec. 23 to 24. Instead, it will be played ...

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