4 Arsenal fixtures rescheduled for live TV

By on February 26, 2016


Arsenal have confirmed that four fixtures have been rescheduled after being selected to be broadcast on live TV throughout April.

Our trip to Upton Park to take on West Ham on April 9th has now been moved from it’s original 3pm Saturday kick off to 12.45pm so it can be shown live on BT Sport.

The following week we entertain Crystal Palace at the Emirates and that match will now be played on Sunday 17th at 4pm and shown live on Sky Sports. Although the game could yet be moved back to the Saturday depending on our progress in the FA Cup.

Our game with Sunderland has also been moved to Sunday April 24 and will be shown on Sky Sports, kicking off at 2.05pm, but again this game is subject to our participation in the FA Cup.

Finally, our home match with Norwich City will now kick off at 5.30pm and be broadcast on Sky Sports – however, this game could yet move depending on English clubs progress in European competition.

Here is confirmation of the changes as announced on Arsenal.com:

West Ham United v Arsenal
Saturday, April 9 2016
Kick-off: 12.45pm (originally 3.00pm)
Live on: BT SPORT

Arsenal v Crystal Palace
Sunday, April 17 2016 (originally Saturday, April 16 2016)
Kick-off: 4.00pm
This game could yet revert to Saturday, April 16 (possible 5.30pm kick off). Final confirmation of the date and kick off time is subject to a number of factors including Arsenal’s progress in The Emirates FA Cup. It is likely that there may be more clarity around this fixture by mid-March.

Sunderland v Arsenal
Sunday, April 24 2016 (originally Saturday, April 23 2016)
Kick-off: 2.05pm
Now live on: SKY SPORTS
Please note that the above match is subject to Arsenal’s Emirates FA Cup participation.

Arsenal v Norwich City
Saturday, April 30 2016
Kick-off: 5.30pm (originally 3.00pm)
This game could yet switch to Sunday, May 1 (possible 4.00pm kick off). Confirmation of the date and kick off time is subject to a number of factors including the progress of English Clubs in European competitions. It is likely that that there will be more clarity around this fixture at some point between mid-March and mid-April.

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