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Tottenham vs Crystal Palace selected by BT Sport as late Boxing Day replacement after Liverpool vs Leeds axed


TOTTENHAM’S Boxing Day clash at home to Crystal Palace will now be show live on BT Sport.

The broadcaster has plugged a hole after losing the Leeds versus Liverpool game after the Yorkshire side were hit by coronavirus cases.

Harry Kane will be hoping to fire for Tottenham when he plays Crystal Palace

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Harry Kane will be hoping to fire for Tottenham when he plays Crystal Palace

And good news for Spurs and Palace fans is that the game will stay as a 3pm kick-off.

It will be the only Premier League game shown by BT Sport on Boxing day.

Following the all-London clash is a non-league game between Bromley and Southend.

Wolves’ home game against Watford was also postponed due to the number of coronavirus cases in the Hornets’ camp.

And today, Burnley’s game against Everton was also canned for the same reason.

A statement from the Premier League confirmed: “The Premier League Board has this morning regrettably approved Everton FC’s request to postpone their Boxing Day away fixture at Burnley FC

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“Everton were due to travel to Turf Moor to play on Sunday, at 3pm. The Board reviewed the club’s request today to postpone the match following further injuries to their squad.

“They concluded that the club will not be able to fulfil their fixture this weekend as a result of an insufficient number of players available to play due to Covid-19 cases and injuries.

“The Board this morning was able to make its decision in advance of Boxing Day to give clarity to clubs and their fans. We apologise for the inconvenience and disruption caused to those supporters’ festive plans.”

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