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Multiple fixtures moved as Aston Villa-Tottenham postponed

Aston Villa - Tottenham

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: General view inside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on November 21, 2020 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images)

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Multiple Premier League fixtures have been moved as Aston Villa - Tottenham has been postponed due to a large outbreak of COVID-19 cases at Villa.

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The Aston Villa - Tottenham game, originally scheduled for Wednesday, has been replaced with Tottenham - Fulham which was postponed on Dec. 30 due to COVID-19 cases at Fulham.

Due to that switch, Fulham’s derby clash with Chelsea has now been moved from Friday to Saturday (back 24 hours), while Aston Villa’s trip to Everton has been moved from Saturday to Sunday to give them more time for players and staff to recover.

With four Premier League games postponed so far this season due to COVID-19 outbreaks at Newcastle United, Manchester City, Fulham and most recently Aston Villa, there are a few outstanding games stacking up that need to be played.

But this rescheduling will make things a little easier to manage and there are still midweek dates where the Premier League can squeeze these games in between now and May.

So, to confirm, here is the new schedule for the upcoming week and a look at which games have so far been postponed due to COVID-19 cases:

Premier League schedule

Wednesday, January 13
Tottenham v Fulham,

Saturday, January 14
Fulham v Chelsea, 12:30pm ET

Sunday, January 15
Aston Villa v Everton, 7am ET

Postponed Premier League games

Aston Villa v Newcastle
Aston Villa v Tottenham
Burnley v Fulham
Everton v Manchester City

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