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BOXING DAY: When and who are set to face Arsenal, Man Untd, Man City and Liverpool

Boxing Day history

The first match of Boxing Day took place in England on December 26 1860 when Sheffield won Hall City 2:0.

Years on in 1888 in Everton played two matches on Christmas and on Boxing Day.

In 1889 when Football League was founded Preston North End played a Christmas match against Aston Villa and won them 3-2.

Christmas matches became more famous after World War I and tickets were often given mainly children as a present on Christmas.

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