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Tottenham Hotspur vs. Newcastle 2018: time, lineups, tv channels, and how to watch Premier League online

Spurs host Toon in a match that could determine where they’ll play their European football in 2018-19.

Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images

Onward. Tottenham Hotspur have their future in their own hands today as they face Newcastle United at Wembley Stadium in the penultimate match of their Premier League season.

Despite the stupid lost to stupid West Brom, Spurs can remarkably finish in third place with a win today and a win at home against Leicester City on Sunday. But they’ll need to do it with a makeshift midfield: Eric Dier is out sick today, Mousa Dembele still hasn’t recovered from twisting his ankle against Watford, and Harry Winks is dead. That means Victor Wanyama for sure, and possibly either Moussa Dembele in midfield or a tactical tweak that pushes Christian Eriksen deeper.

Also, there’s that nagging bit of doubt. Does anyone else remember the last time Spurs played an important match with end-of-season implications against a Newcastle team with nothing to play for? Yeah, I don’t either.



Match Date, Time and Location

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 3 p.m. (EDT), 8 p.m. (GMT)
Wembley Stadium, London, UK
Match official: Neil Swarbrick

TV Channels

Yup, that’s right. This match is not on broadcast TV in the USA or UK. Find a pub in your area and pray. Also, this is another match where the legal stream is on NBC Sports Gold — so here’s your reminder that people who post links to or allude to where to find illegal streams will be banned. Take that offsite, please.

United Kingdom: Not televised
USA: Not televised
Canada: Sportsnet World
Australia: Optus Sport

Other countries can find their match listings at


United Kingdom: Not streamed
USA: NBC Sports Gold


Audio streamed at (requires free OneHotspur membership), also often at BBC Radio London, BBC Radio 5 Live, and TalkSport

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