Manchester United v Newcastle United on TV: How to watch, what channel is the game on and kick off time

Newcastle United face Manchester United as Steve Bruce’s men battle to retain their Premier League status – with the game shown live on TV.

Saturday, 20th February 2021, 12:30 pm
Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

The Magpies are in a vulnerable position in the top-flight table following Fulham’s upturn in form over recent weeks.

By the time kick-off arrives at Old Trafford, Newcastle’s advantage over the relegation zone could be cut to just three points – if the Cottagers beat bottom-of-the-table Sheffield United.

The pressure is on Bruce’s side, meaning they could really do with earning a shock result against the Red Devils.

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How can you watch the game? Here, we take you through everything you need to know:

When is Manchester United v Newcastle United?

The match between Manchester United and Newcastle United will take place at Old Trafford on Sunday, February 21.

Kick-off for Manchester United v Newcastle United is scheduled for 7pm.

What are the odds for Manchester United v Newcastle United?

At the time of writing, Sky Bet priced Manchester United as the overwhelming favourites to win at 1/4.

Newcastle United are a 10/1 shout to win, while 19/4 gets you a draw.

What channel is Manchester United v Newcastle United on?

The Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United is on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate channels.

Can I stream Manchester United v Newcastle United online for free?

EE customers can get a free three-month trial of BT Sport by texting SPORT to 150.

At the end of the three months, you will automatically roll onto the £15 per month subscription.

Or you can cancel the trial at any time during the three months by texting STOP SPORT to 150.

Who is the referee for Manchester United v Newcastle United?

The match between Manchester United and Newcastle United will be refereed by Paul Tierney.

His assistants will be Lee Betts and Neil Davies, while Lee Mason is acting as fourth official.

In the VAR room at Stockley Park is Stuart Attwell, who will be assisted by Adrian Holmes.

Is there any team news ahead of Manchester United v Newcastle United?

Steve Bruce has confirmed Federico Fernandez is back in training for Newcastle United but the trip to Old Trafford will come too soon for him.

The Argentine joins Callum Wilson, Fabian Schar and Javier Manquillo in the treatment room, though the latter is recovering better than expected.

Scott McTominay is a doubt for Manchester United after going off injured against Real Sociedad in the Europa League on Thursday.

Paul Pogba is sidelined until March, while Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer awaits further updates regarding Edinson Cavani and Donny van de Beek.