Premier League says any Christmas Eve games will kick off before 4pm

• Richard Scudamore tells fans’ group that earlier kick-off is guaranteed
• Football Supporters’ Federation called Christmas Eve games ‘a new low’

The Premier League has agreed that any games on Christmas Eve will kick off before 4pm amid controversy over holding matches that day, the Football Supporters’ Federation has said.

Last week the FSF described the prospect of fixtures being moved from Saturday 23 December to Christmas Eve to be broadcast by Sky Sports as “a new low point in putting the interests of football broadcasters over those of match-going fans”.

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• Richard Scudamore tells fans’ group that earlier kick-off is guaranteed• Football Supporters’ Federation called Christmas Eve games ‘a new low’The Premier League has agreed that any games on Christmas Eve will kick off before 4pm amid controversy over holding matches that day, the Football Supporters’ Federation has said.Last week the FSF described the prospect of fixtures being moved from Saturday 23 December to Christmas Eve to be broadcast by Sky Sports as “a new low point in putting the interests of football broadcasters over those of match-going fans”. Continue reading…

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/oct/10/premier-league-christmas-eve-4pm-kick-off-richard-scudamore

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