Premier League make official announcement that impacts Newcastle, Man United, Liverpool & Arsenal

The first six televised Premier League matches of the 2023-24 season have been confirmed with Newcastle United v Aston Villa among those selected for live broadcast.
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Newcastle will open the 2023-24 Premier League season on Saturday, August 12 against Aston Villa at St James’ Park. But instead of the traditional 3pm kick-off, the match will kick-off at 5:30pm after being selected for live broadcast on Sky Sports.

The match is one of six opening weekend matches that has been selected for live broadcast in the UK.

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The first game of the new Premier League season will see newly-promoted Burnley host Manchester City at Turf Moor on Friday, August 11 (8pm kick-off). Burnley are managed by Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany, the match will be shown live on Sky Sports.

TNT Sports’ first Premier League broadcast will be Arsenal v Nottingham Forest on Saturday, August 12 (12:30pm kick-off). TNT Sports has taken over BT Sports’ Premier League coverage for the 2023-24 season and will show 32 12:30pm Saturday kick-off matches over the course of the campaign.

Newcastle United v Aston Villa will be Sky Sports’ first Saturday evening fixture of the campaign while the first ‘Super Sunday’ on August 13 will include Brentford v Tottenham Hotspur (2pm kick-off) and Chelsea v Liverpool (4:30pm kick-off).

The first ‘Monday Night Football’ of the season will be Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers on August 14 (8pm kick-off).

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The opening weekend matches not selected for live broadcast in the United Kingdom are: Bournemouth v West Ham United, Brighton v Luton Town, Everton v Fulham and Sheffield United v Crystal Palace. All four of those matches will kick-off at the traditional 3pm slot on Saturday, August 12.