Which Boxing Day matches have been postponed? Burnley v Everton, Liverpool v Leeds and Wolves v Watford among Premier League games to be canceled, while EFL have suffered a large number of match losses
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Boxing Day is usually a day filled with festive football, but this year seems to be a little different.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have already seen a number of games canceled as teams tackle outbreaks within their squads.
As it stands, the number of postponed matches stands at 25 in the Premier League and English Football League.
Three Premier League games have already been affected, with Liverpool v Leeds and Wolves v Watford falling victim to the pandemic.
Christmas Eve also saw Burnley’s home clash with Everton postponed.
Tottenham v Crystal Palace is the subject of major doubt, but is as it stands.
In the championship, seven matches are scheduled, including Fulham against Birmingham, Millwall against Swansea, Peterborough against Reading.
In League One, matches include Portsmouth v Oxford, Gillingham v Ipswich and Sheffield Wednesday v Burton while several have also been postponed to League Two.
More matches are expected to be added to the roster and with a busy schedule over the winter period, it is likely that other match days could be affected by the latest outbreak.
Here is the full list of Premier League and EFL matches postponed until Boxing Day.
Burnley vs. Everton
Liverpool v Leeds United
Wolves vs. Watford
Barnsley vs. Stoke City
Cardiff City v Coventry City
Fulham v Birmingham City
Luton vs. Bristol City
Millwall vs. Swansea City
Peterborough United v Reading
Preston North End v Sheffield United
AFC Wimbledon v Charlton Athletic
Bolton Wanderers vs. Morecambe
Crewe Alexandra vs. Wigan Athletic
Gillingham vs. Ipswich Town
Portsmouth v Oxford United
Sheffield Wednesday v Burton Albion
Wycombe Wanderers v Cambridge United
Carlisle United vs. Rochdale
Bradford City vs. Harrogate Town
Bristol Rovers vs. Sutton United
Colchester United v Leyton Orient
Exeter City vs. Swindon Town
Newport County v Forest Green Rovers
Northampton Town vs. Walsall
Port Vale vs. Salford City
Stevenage vs. Crawley Town
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