The English Premier League changed some fixtures in October as some of the fixtures have been given new dates due to teams’ involvement in European competition.
About 17 games, including some non-televised games, are said to be affected in this new development including the first 2023-2024 English Premier League meeting between the reigning champions Manchester City and last season’s second runners-up Arsenal.
Based on the new changes, Arsenal vs Manchester City will be played on October 8 at the Emirates Stadium and it is one of the games picked for live broadcast across the world.
The first Manchester derby (Manchester United Vs Manchester City) of the 2023-2024 English Premier League season was also affected by the changes. They will now face off on October 29.
Also, West Ham’s game against Newcastle United has been moved to October 8 due to West Ham’s involvement in Europa League. On the said date, Brighton will take on Liverpool.
The Merseyside Derby (Everton vs Liverpool) will take place at 12:30 p.m. on October 21, while the London derby (Chelsea vs Arsenal) has been moved to 5:30 p.m. on the said date.
The UEFA Champions League draw that Manchester United might get later in October could force their game against Sheffield United on October 22 to be postponed. Also, Brighton Vs Fulham, and Liverpool vs Nottingham Forest on October 29 are subject to changes.
While the Manchester derby (Manchester United vs Manchester City) will now kick off at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, 29 October.
Below are the new English Premier League Fixtures for October
Saturday 7 October
12:30 Luton v Spurs (TNT Sports)
17:30 Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest
Sunday 8 October
14:00 Brighton v Liverpool
14:00 West Ham v Newcastle*
16:30 Arsenal v Man City
Saturday 21 October
12:30 Liverpool v Everton
17:30 Chelsea v Arsenal
Sunday 22 October
4:00 Sheff Utd v Man Utd **
16:30 Aston Villa v West Ham
Monday 23 October
20:00 Spurs v Fulham
Friday 27 October
20:00 Crystal Palace v Spurs
Saturday 28 October
12:30 Chelsea v Brentford
17:30 Wolves v Newcastle
Sunday 29 October
13:00 GMT West Ham v Everton
14:00 GMT Brighton v Fulham*
14:00 GMT Liverpool v Nottingham Forest*
15:30 GMT Man Utd v Man City