Our December fixture list has been finalised, with several games selected for television coverage, plus news of a further match that is set to be broadcast in January.
The first game of the final month of the year, against Brighton, had already been confirmed as a 2pm start on Sunday 3 December.
We will then play Manchester United on Wednesday 6 December, kick-off 8.15pm. That will be broadcast live on Amazon.
The Blues are back in the North-West later that week. We will travel to Everton on Sunday 10 December for a 2pm kick-off, after originally being inked in for the day before.
Our fixture at home to Sheffield United remains a 3pm kick-off on Saturday 16 December.
Chelsea’s trip to Wolves has been moved back a day to Christmas Eve – Sunday 24 December – and will commence at 1pm live on Sky Sports.
Three days later on Wednesday 27 December, the Blues host Crystal Palace. That game, which was originally pencilled in for Boxing Day, will be shown live on Amazon and will start at 7.30pm.
We will end the calendar year with a trip to Kenilworth Road to face Luton on Saturday 30 December, with the game to be broadcast live on TNT Sports and kicks-off at 12.30pm.
TNT will also broadcast our home meeting with Fulham in the New Year, with the game on Saturday 13 January also kicking off at 12.30pm.