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A guide to the week ahead for United

Monday 23 December 2019 09:59

Christmas is upon us and every Manchester United supporter will undoubtedly have plenty going on, so make sure you are organised from a Reds perspective by checking out The Week Ahead…

The Reds are recovering from the weekend’s disappointing Premier League defeat to Watford at Vicarage Road, which was the first of seven matches in 21 days over the festive schedule. 

That loss and other key talking points will be discussed during our interactive debate show, Kicking Off, which will be broadcast live in the club’s Official App from exactly 18:30 GMT. Don’t miss it! 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has already held his press conference to preview our Boxing Day match against Newcastle United – he did it at Vicarage Road - but the quotes are embargoed until 10:00 GMT on Christmas Eve. Make sure you visit our Official App to read all of his thoughts and watch the media briefing in full.
Delve into Ole's press conference from 10:00 GMT on Tuesday morning.
It’s Christmas Day and everybody at Manchester United hopes that fans celebrating the occasion enjoy it with those closest to them. As for Ole’s Reds, they will be at the Aon Training Complex in the morning, completing preparations for the big game to come…

The Boxing Day fixture remains a popular staple of the Premier League calendar and, this year, United will host Newcastle at Old Trafford in a much-anticipated 17:30 GMT kick-off. The game will be broadcast on Amazon Prime Video and fans can watch it by signing up to a free trial

Which are the other key times to remember? MUTV’s live build-up will start at exactly 16:00 GMT, ahead of the line-ups being announced to the world at 16:30 GMT. Stick with us to stay informed!

Visit our platforms for all of the essential reaction and opinion following the Boxing Day fixture, as well as the extended highlights from the Theatre of Dreams. It’s a hectic period, of course, so you can also read a preview of the club’s next match, away to nearby Burnley on Saturday evening.  

MUTV’s live coverage of the Premier League match at Turf Moor begins at 18:30 GMT, before the line-ups are named at 18:45 GMT. The 19:45 GMT kick-off will be broadcast in the UK on BT Sport

Our platforms will be the no.1 resource for all of the action and reaction from the trip to Burnley. The day is also the anniversary of Sir Matt Busby beginning his second spell as manager, in 1970.

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