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Fixture changes for TV: Arsenal & Leicester move

boleynApril’s fixture changes in the Barclays Premier League have been confirmed today.

West Ham United’s home meeting with Arsenal on Saturday 9th April will now kick-off earlier at 12.45pm, instead of the original 3pm start. The fixture will be shown live on BT Sports 1.

Meanwhile, the Hammers’ away fixture at Leicester City has been moved to Sunday 17 April, with a 1.30pm kick-off. That match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

West Ham earns £877,516 per match screened live on UK TV under the current domestic TV rights deal.

There have been no announcements for the rescheduled matches of Watford and Manchester United league matches due our FA Cup progress but the likelihood is the Watford game will be played on mid-week on Tuesday 19th or Wednesday 20th March and the Manchester United  re-scheduled game on Tuesday 10th May or Wednesday 11th May which would make it the last competitive game at the Boleyn Ground.

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I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter