Festive football feast

07 October 2009 12:19
// A bit of a hack but it works// The article snippet is wrapped onto a second line, even when #article-sub is emptyif( $("div#article-sub").children().length == 0 ) {$("div#article-sub").remove();} Sky Sports viewers can look forward to a festive feast of Premier League football after December's live fixtures were confirmed.

Sky Sports has announced 14 live Premier League matches for the month of December with both Arsenal and Manchester United in action over the Christmas weekend.

Arsenal's home clash with Aston Villa and Manchester United's trip to Hull will both be shown live - and in high definition - on Sunday December 27.

That will be followed by another double bill on Monday 28 featuring the London derby between Tottenham and West Ham plus Manchester City's visit to Wolves.

Sky Sports will see out the year in style with another two consecutive days of live Premier League games; Aston Villa v Liverpool will be live on Tuesday December 29 followed by Portsmouth v Arsenal on Wednesday December 30.

There are plenty of mouth-watering matches to look forward to in the countdown to Christmas too, including a sensational Big Four clash between Liverpool and Arsenal on Sunday December 13.

This season Sky Sports is showing 92 live Premier League games, all in high definition, featuring all the clubs, all the major derbies and all of the clashes between last season's top four.

Sky Sports live fixtures in December

DATEGAMEKICK-OFFSaturday 5Portsmouth v Burnley12.45pmSunday 6Everton v Tottenham Hotspur4.00pmSaturday 12Stoke City v Wigan Athletic12.45pmSunday 13Liverpool v Arsenal4.00pmTuesday 15Birmingham City v Blackburn Rovers8.00pmWednesday 16Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City8.00pmSunday 20Wolverhampton Wanderers v Burnley1.30pmSunday 20West Ham United v Chelsea4.00pmSunday 27Arsenal v Aston Villa1.30pmSunday 27Hull City v Manchester United4.00pmMonday 28Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United12.45pmMonday 28Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester City7.45pmTuesday 29Aston Villa v Liverpool7.45pmWednesday 30 Portsmouth v Arsenal 7.45pmFor all of Sky Sports' live fixtures, including Champions League, Football League, SPL, Carling Cup, Scottish Cup, La Liga, live matches from Northern Ireland's IFA Premiership and live international football, click here.

Source: SKY_Sports