Boxing Day Football Fixtures and Postponements as Coronavirus Disrupts Schedule

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Your Christmas dinner will have finally settled in your stomach, the fire might be crackling away and as you prepare for Boxing Day you suddenly remember one thing – you forgot to check what football matches are on near you.

At Last Word On Football, we have compiled a list of every Boxing Day football fixture set to be played rising as high as the Premier League and all the way down to League Two.

Boxing Day Football Fixtures and Postponements

Coronavirus Disrupts Festive Schedule

The sudden rise in cases of coronavirus – sparked by the emergence of the Omicron variant – has resulted in severe disruptions across the footballing pyramid.

Matches across the Premier League and EFL have had to be postponed with just a handful of top-flight fixtures being played last Saturday (December 18), whilst fewer than half of the scheduled fixtures throughout the Football League’s three divisions took place that weekend.

Premier League Boxing Day Football Fixtures

Liverpool vs Leeds (12:30 pm kick-off) – POSTPONED

Wolves vs Watford (12:30 pm kick-off) – POSTPONED

Burnley vs Everton (15:00 pm kick-off) – POSTPONED

Manchester City vs Leicester City (15:00 pm kick-off)

Norwich City vs Arsenal (15:00 pm kick-off)

Tottenham vs Crystal Palace (15:00 pm kick-off) – BT Sport

West Ham vs Southampton (15:00 pm kick-off)

Aston Villa vs Chelsea (17:30 pm kick-off) – Sky Sports

Brighton vs Brentford (20:00 pm kick-off) – Sky Sports

Championship Boxing Day Football Fixtures

Barnsley vs Stoke City – POSTPONED

Cardiff City vs Coventry City – POSTPONED

Fulham vs Birmingham City – POSTPONED

Huddersfield vs Blackpool (15:00 pm kick-off)

Hull City vs Blackburn Rovers (15:00 pm kick-off) – Sky Sports

Luton vs Bristol City – POSTPONED

Middlesbrough vs Nottingham Forest (15:00 pm kick-off)

Millwall vs Swansea – POSTPONED

Peterborough vs Reading – POSTPONED

Preston vs Sheffield United – POSTPONED

League One Boxing Day Football Fixtures

Accrington vs Rotherham (15:00 pm kick-off)

AFC Wimbledon vs Charlton Athletic – POSTPONED

Bolton vs Morecambe – POSTPONED

Cheltenham Town vs Plymouth Argyle (15:00 pm kick-off)

Crewe Alexandra vs Wigan Athletic – POSTPONED

Fleetwood vs Shrewsbury (15:00 pm kick-off)

Lincoln City vs MK Dons (15:00 pm kick-off)

Portsmouth vs Oxford United – POSTPONED

Sheffield Wednesday vs Burton Albion – POSTPONED

Gillingham vs Ipswich Town – POSTPONED

Wycombe vs Cambridge United – POSTPONED

League Two Boxing Day Football Fixtures

Carlisle United vs Rochdale – POSTPONED

Bradford City vs Harrogate Town – POSTPONED

Bristol Rovers vs Sutton United – POSTPONED

Colchester United vs Leyton Orient – POSTPONED

Exeter City vs Swindon Town – POSTPONED

Mansfield Town vs Hartlepool United (15:00 pm kick-off)

Newport County vs Forest Green Rovers – POSTPONED

Northampton Town vs Walsall – POSTPONED

Oldham Athletic vs Scunthorpe United (15:00 pm kick-off)

Port Vale vs Salford City – POSTPONED

Stevenage vs Crawley Town – POSTPONED

Tranmere Rovers vs Barrow (15:00 pm kick-off)

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