The 10 festive fixtures that you won't want to miss in the Premier League, Championship and SPFL

Christmas is about spending time with your family and friends - however for any football fan, the festive schedule is certainly one that fails to be ignored.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 19 December, 2018, 07:13
10 of the best festive fixtures you won't want to miss from the Premier League, Championship and SPL

From title clashes, derbies and some of the biggest names in UK football, the football festive rota is again, not one to be missed. We looked at 10 festive matches, streamed live on your TV, that you won't want to miss - so be sure to pop these dates in your diaries:

Saturday, December 22, 2018. Kick-off: 5:30pm on BT Sports. Manchester United's first game since Jose Mourinho's sacking.
Sunday, December 23, 2018. Kick-off: 1:30pm on Sky Sports. Clash between two of the Championship's biggest clubs, who both have aspiration of promotion to the Premier League.
Saturday, December 29, 2018. Kick-off: 12:30pm on Sky Sports. Second Old Firm game of the season. Need I say more?
Saturday, December 29, 2018. Kick-off: 5:30pm on BT Sports. Two of the 'big six' meet at Anfield with Liverpool hoping to maintain their lead at the top of the Premier League while Arsenal target a top 4 place.
Saturday, December 29, 2018. Kick-off: 5:30pm on Sky Sports. The Edinburgh always throws up drama and commitment at its highest.

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Sunday, December 30, 2018. Kick-off: 12pm on Sky Sports. London derby as Palace fight for survival while Chelsea look to keep pace with the top two.
Tuesday, January, 1, 2019. Kick-off: 3pm on Sky Sports. What a way to kick-off the New Year watching two clubs languished in rich history go head-to-head.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Kick-off: 8pm on Sky Sports. This fixture was once a Premier League title decider and memories of the 1995/96 are still often talked about.
Saturday, January 12, 2019. Kick-off: 8pm on Sky Sports. Admittedly, this is a bit after the festive but it's too good to ignore. Put the date in your diaries, it could prove to be an early title decider.
Sunday, January 13, 2019. Kick-off: 8pm on Sky Sports. We were going to stop at Man City v Liverpool but this is another mouth watering clash.