Christmas is a time for excess. Too much food, too much alcohol. Too much time with family and too much money spent on presents. And, in England at least, too much football.
While most other European leagues are giving their players a well earned rest over the Christmas and New Year period, the Premier League turns it up a notch, packing as many games as they possibly can in.
For many in England and fans of the Premier League around the world, Boxing Day is the most exciting day on the fixture list. Let’s explore why.
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