talkSPORT to make Boxing Day a bumper day of live sport

It’ll be a marathon day of football on talkSPORT this coming Boxing Day with all nine games being broadcast by the station.

It is the first time talkSPORT has had exclusive live coverage of all nine Boxing Day fixtures, with games at 12.30pm, 3pm, 5.30pm and 8pm, plus the live game the following day – and the New Year’s Day fixtures.

Coverage of the matches will be led by talkSPORT’s Reshmin Chowdhury, Stuart Pearce, Adrian Durham, Sam Matterface and Trevor Sinclair.

The station is to offer listeners all six 3pm games which will be played simultaneously on the talkSPORT app, where they will have a choice of matches.

Tottenham will host Brighton in the 12.30pm kick off, hosted by Reshmin Chowdhury, Manchester United will be at home to Newcastle at 5.30pm and Liverpool travel to Leicester for the 8pm game.

The six 3pm games are Bournemouth v Arsenal, Aston Villa v Norwich, Chelsea v Southampton, Crystal Palace v West Ham, Everton v Burnley and Sheffield United v Watford. Wolves v Manchester City will air at 7.45pm on 27 December.

In addition to the football, talkSPORT 2 will be broadcasting cricket coverage live from Centurion, as England take on South Africa in the first Test Match at SuperSport Park. Mark Nicholas will be joined by Darren Gough, Kevin Pietersen, Matt Prior, Steve Harmison and Gareth Batty with live coverage from the opening match of the series.

Head of talkSPORT Lee Clayton said: “We know Saturday is GameDay and now Boxing Day on talkSPORT is too. In an unprecedented day of sport for the network, the fans’ favourites will be there for all the post-Christmas action from The Premier League to South Africa.”

On 1 January , the talkSPORT fixtures will be: Brighton v Chelsea (12.30) and Burnley v Aston Villa (12.30), Newcastle v Leicester (3pm), Southampton v Tottenham (3pm), Watford v Wolves (3pm), Manchester City v Everton (5.30pm), Norwich v Crystal Palace (5.30pm), West Ham v Bournemouth (5.30pm), Arsenal v Manchester United (8pm). On 2 January, talkSPORT will air Liverpool v Sheffield United (8pm).

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