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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 19 Feb 2019, 10:44

Here are the possible movements and they will need to be scheduled on
Tue April 2 Wed April 3
Tue April 23 Wed April 24

Already Moved
Brighton v Cardiff
Chelsea v Brighton SKY
Man Utd v Man City SKY
Tottenham v Crystal Palace SKY
Watford v Southampton
Wolves v Arsenal
Wolves v Man Utd

FA Cup Semi Finals
Man City v Cardiff
Newcastle v Crystal Palace
Tottenham v Brighton
Watford v Fulham

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 19 Feb 2019, 10:47

And we now have Ars v New on Sky Mon Apr 1st

So Ars cant really play Wolves on the 2nd or 3rd

They COULD play it Sun Mar 31st at noon
BUT Sunderland may be coming down to Wembley at same time for EFL Trophy Final

Safer to leave it on Monday night...

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 20 Feb 2019, 17:13

BT 1215 Sat Mar 17 Watford v Crystal Palace
BT 1720 Sat Mar 17 Swansea v Man City
BBC 1955 Sat Mar 17 Wolves v Man U
BBC 1400 Sun Mar 18 Millwall v Brighton

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April, August

Post by SamD » 21 Feb 2019, 19:57

Premier League fixtures for TV broadcast in April are set for release this Friday:
Live TV fixture dates due to be announced on:
Fri 12 Oct for December & January matches
Wed 12 Dec - February
Fri 25 Jan - March


Fri 22 Feb - April
Fri 5 Apr - May
May, after match week 37 - MW38
Looking further ahead:
Premier League have confirmed 2019-20 season will start on Sat 10 August.
Transfer window will close at 5pm on Thursday 8 August.
Fixture list for next season is due to be released in June.
Winter pause: PL clubs will have one weekend off in February from 2019-20.
Break will be split over a fortnight, with 10 teams sitting out each weekend.
And the FA Cup fifth round wil move to midweek.

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by mad dog » 22 Feb 2019, 06:28

Sam does that mean it will start on sat 10th or you think they’ll throw in a Friday night game like this season?

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Post by SamD » 22 Feb 2019, 12:00

Long answer* to query on live TV coverage over first weekend of 2019-20 season:

Current 'Package E' allows Sky to show 28 PL matches at Mon 20:00 (min 18) or Fri 19:30/20:00 (max 10):
viewtopic.php?f=104&t=127425&start=1
Live matches up to season 2018-19: 126 on Sky; 42 BT; total 168.

'Package E' in new broadcast deal from August 2019 gives Sky 32 matches:
24 on Mondays at 20:00 or Fridays at 19:30/20:00 and eight on Sundays at 14:00:
viewtopic.php?f=104&t=127425&start=5
Live matches from 2019-20: 128 on Sky; 52 BT; 20 Amazon; total 200.

This season, Sky and BT showed five matches between Fri and Sun over first weekend.
But with more options next time, including on Fridays, Sky may decide to beam a game on first Friday, 9 Aug.
And it's possible broadcasters may negotiate six live matches between that Fri and Mon.

* short answer: no one knows, yet.

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Darbyand » 22 Feb 2019, 15:07

City have tweeted the Manchester derby will be Wednesday 24th April.

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by snout » 22 Feb 2019, 15:20

April dates out: https://www.premierleague.com/news/1059087

Including re-scheduling of MAn United's two confirmed postponed fixtures.

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Post by SamD » 22 Feb 2019, 18:22

Minor typo: FA Cup QF dates should read Sat 16 and Sun 17 March.
on Wed Feb 20, 5:13pm - wrote: BT 1215 Sat Mar 17 Watford v Crystal Palace
BT 1720 Sat Mar 17 Swansea v Man City
BBC 1955 Sat Mar 17 Wolves v Man U
BBC 1400 Sun Mar 18 Millwall v Brighton

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Re: April, August

Post by Judio » 23 Feb 2019, 11:03

SamD wrote:
21 Feb 2019, 19:57
Winter pause: PL clubs will have one weekend off in February from 2019-20.
Break will be split over a fortnight, with 10 teams sitting out each weekend.
And the FA Cup fifth round wil move to midweek.[/i]
How will this work ?
Sat 25 Jan FAC
Tue 28 Jan PL Midweek
Sat 01 Feb All clubs play in PL Group 1 start Winter Break
Sat 08 Feb Group 2 play 5 PL Matches and then Group 2 start Winter Break
Sat 15 Feb Group 1 return and play 5 PL Matches
Sat 22 Feb All Clubs Play in PL

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 23 Feb 2019, 11:07

So this would work ideally
EXCEPT
UEFA Dates
Tue Feb 18 CL Last 16 and EL last 32
Tue Feb 25 CL Last 16 and EL last 32

So where is this famous midweek for FA Cup Round 5

Surely it won't be as late as Tue Mar 3rd ??

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Re: April, August

Post by Judio » 23 Feb 2019, 11:11

Judio wrote:
23 Feb 2019, 11:03
SamD wrote:
21 Feb 2019, 19:57
Winter pause: PL clubs will have one weekend off in February from 2019-20.
Break will be split over a fortnight, with 10 teams sitting out each weekend.
And the FA Cup fifth round wil move to midweek.[/i]
How will this work ?
Sat 25 Jan FAC
Tue 28 Jan PL Midweek
Sat 01 Feb All clubs play in PL Group 1 start Winter Break
Sat 08 Feb Group 2 play 5 PL Matches and then Group 2 start Winter Break
Sat 15 Feb Group 1 return and play 5 PL Matches
Sat 22 Feb All Clubs Play in PL
One solution
Tue 28 Jan PL Midweek then Group 1 start Winter Break
Sat 01 Feb Group 2 play 5 PL Matches and then Group 2 start Winter Break
Sat 08 Feb Group 1 return and play 5 PL Matches
Wed 11 Feb All clubs return and potentially play FA Cup midweek
Sat 15 Feb All Clubs Play in PL

But the Winter Break is no longer 14 days

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 15 Mar 2019, 13:21

Quick Summary
LIVERPOOL
Fri 5th Southampton v Liverpool
Tue 9th Liverpool v Porto
Sun 14th Liverpool v Chelsea
Wed 17th Porto v Liverpool

TOTTENHAM
Sat 6th (TBA) Tottenham v Brighton
Tue 9th Tottenham v Man C
Sat 13th Tottenham v Huddersfield (Busy week for new stadium)
Wed 17th Man C v Tottenham

MAN U
Sun 7th Possible Cup Semi or weekend off
Wed 10th Man U v Barcelona
Sat 13th Man U v West Ham
Tue 16th Barcelona v Man C

MAN C
Sat 6th Likely Cup Semi Final
Tue 9th Tottenham v Man C
Sun 14th Crystal Palace v Man C
Wed 17th Man C v Tottenham

Let us wait to see which Manager say the schedule is so unfair....

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Darbyand » 15 Mar 2019, 13:33

City would probably say they should play the game in between on the same day as Spurs but otherwise the dates have all fallen ok for the English clubs.

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 17 Mar 2019, 18:35

My GUESS at the re arrangements would be

02-Apr-19 Watford v Fulham
02-Apr-19 Wolves v Man Utd
03-Apr-19 Chelsea v Brighton
03-Apr-19 Man City v Cardiff
03-Apr-19 Spurs v Crystal Palace

23-Apr-19 Spurs v Brighton
24-Apr-19 Man Utd v Man City
24-Apr-19 Watford v Southampton
24-Apr-19 Wolves v Arsenal

30-Apr-19 Brighton v Cardiff

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 19 Mar 2019, 13:43

The Least surprising schedule
Everybody would have guessed it


Saturday 6th April 17:30 - Manchester City v. Brighton (BBC)
Sunday 7th April 16:00 - Wolves v. Watford (BT)

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 19 Mar 2019, 15:44

For anyone interested in DGW's

PL Confirm all the dates

Tuesday 2 April
19:45 Watford v Fulham

Wednesday 3 April
19:45 Chelsea v Brighton
19:45 Man City v Cardiff City (Sky Sports)
19:45 Spurs v Crystal Palace

Tuesday 16 April
19:45 Brighton v Cardiff City

Sunday 21 April
16:00 Arsenal v Crystal Palace

Tuesday 23 April
19:45 Spurs v Brighton (Sky Sports)
19:45 Watford v Southampton

Wednesday 24 April
19:45 Wolves v Arsenal

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 05 Apr 2019, 16:02

Friday 3 May 2019
20:00 Everton v Burnley (Sky Sports)

Saturday 4 May 2019
12:30 Man City v Leicester (Sky Sports)*
17:30 Cardiff v Crystal Palace (BT Sport)

Sunday 5 May 2019
14:00 Huddersfield v Man Utd (Sky Sports)*
16:30 Newcastle v Liverpool (Sky Sports)*

Monday 6 May 2019
20:00 AFC Bournemouth v Spurs (Sky Sports)*

*Subject to clubs' participation in UEFA Champions League

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 05 Apr 2019, 16:08

So the PL are hoping that a potential Liverpool v Man U (or any combination of Liverpool,Porto,Barca,Man U ) semi will be held on Wednesday 8th and not Tuesday 7th

And then Spurs can just swap slots with Man C if they manage to beat them in CL

Simple.......

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by snout » 05 Apr 2019, 16:44

Judio wrote:
05 Apr 2019, 16:08
So the PL are hoping that a potential Liverpool v Man U (or any combination of Liverpool,Porto,Barca,Man U ) semi will be held on Wednesday 8th and not Tuesday 7th
If the Liv v Man U is the Tuesday CL SF, I guess they would move one of Liv/ManU to Sat 12:15 and the other to Sat 20:00? (with whomever wins in City v Spurs moving to Sunday 16:30 most likely)

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 05 Apr 2019, 19:45

I think they can go to UEFA and request that any match involving Liverpool or Man U must be the Weds that week after as they are playing Sunday

For the Quarters the UEFA dates all seemed to fit in nicely with pre announced TV games

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 09 Apr 2019, 18:40

The FA Cup final between Manchester City and Watford will kick off at 17:00 BST on 18 May.

This is earlier than in previous seasons

BBC have the Eurovision Song Contest on afterwards

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by forestfan » 09 Apr 2019, 18:47

Judio wrote:
09 Apr 2019, 18:40
The FA Cup final between Manchester City and Watford will kick off at 17:00 BST on 18 May.

This is earlier than in previous seasons

BBC have the Eurovision Song Contest on afterwards
We might as well enter Man City in that as well, give them a shot at a quintuple/sextuple (depending on whether or not you count the CS...) They’d have as much chance as whatever nonentity pop star we send to face the anger of Europe and Australia :wink:

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 18 Apr 2019, 08:35

Still possible Arsenal movement

Saturday 27 April 2019
12:30 Spurs v West Ham (Sky Sports)*
17:30 Brighton v Newcastle (BT Sport)
*May move to 28 April because of UEFA Champions League participation the Tuesday after

Sunday 28 April 2019
14:05 Burnley v Man City (Sky Sports)*
16:30 Man Utd v Chelsea (Sky Sports)*
*May move to 27 April because of UEFA Champions League participation the Tuesday after

Monday 29 April 2019
20:00 Leicester v Arsenal (Sky Sports)*
*Will move to 12:00 28 April if Arsenal reach UEFA Europa League semi-finals
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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 18 Apr 2019, 08:36

We have to wait for today's fixtures BUT Spurs WILL move
Friday 3 May 2019
20:00 Everton v Burnley (Sky Sports)

Saturday 4 May 2019
12:30 Man City v Leicester (Sky Sports)*
17:30 Cardiff v Crystal Palace (BT Sport)

Sunday 5 May 2019
14:00 Huddersfield v Man Utd (Sky Sports)*
16:30 Newcastle v Liverpool (Sky Sports)*

Monday 6 May 2019
20:00 AFC Bournemouth v Spurs (Sky Sports)*

*Subject to clubs' participation in UEFA Champions League

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 18 Apr 2019, 10:02

April 30
Tottenham vs. Ajax

May 1
Barcelona vs. Liverpool

May 7
Liverpool vs Barcelona

May 8
Ajax vs Tottenham

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by murf » 18 Apr 2019, 11:49

You can move any Manchester based asterisks from the post 2 up!

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 18 Apr 2019, 12:13

Not necessarily
Spurs could move into their Sun 205 slot

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Re: 2018-19: Fixture Schedule and Changes

Post by Judio » 20 Apr 2019, 10:24

Discussions are ongoing with the relevant stakeholders to confirm the kick-off times for the rearranged fixtures - AFC Bournemouth v Spurs and Newcastle United v Liverpool - as soon as possible.

All kick-off times below are BST.

Sunday 28 April
12:00 Leicester City v Arsenal (Sky Sports)

Saturday 4 May 2019
TBC AFC Bournemouth v Tottenham Hotspur (Sky Sports)
TBC Newcastle United v Liverpool (Sky Sports)

Sunday 5 May 2019
14:00 Chelsea v Watford
16:30 Arsenal v Brighton

Monday 6 May 2019
20:00 Manchester City v Leicester City (Sky Sports)*
*swapped with AFC Bournemouth v Spurs
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