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Hope you like Mondays: Arsenal's first three May matches have been moved

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Hull of a way to Swansea those matches -- thought we were United about having all Saturday matches, but things have changed.

The 2014 FA Cup Final rematch becomes the first of back-to-back Monday matches for Arsenal in May.
The 2014 FA Cup Final rematch becomes the first of back-to-back Monday matches for Arsenal in May.
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The first three matches in May -- leading up to the final-week cavalcade of 10 games at once on Sunday, May 24 -- have moved days and times for British television purposes. According to today's edition of the red-and-white site, the following matches have migrated to not-Saturdays:

  • Arsenal's visit to Hull has moved to Monday, May 4, 3 pm ET.
  • Arsenal's opening of the Emirates Stadium doors to welcome Wales' own Swansea has moved to Monday, May 11, also at 3 pm ET.
  • Arsenal's visit to Old Trafford to relive the FA Cup victory from a little while back has moved to the 11 am ET slot on Sunday, May 17.

The date changes also mean that there's an increased likelihood that Arsenal players won't actually be in action on this year's St. Totteringham's Day, which looks like it could happen during one of the early May fixtures in which Spurs will invariably Spurs it up. (Our North London friends host City on Sunday, May 3 and travel to Stoke on Saturday, May 9.) It also means Arsenal will play four matches in 14 days to close out the season, as the Sunderland replay falls on Wednesday, May 20, just four days before Arsenal hosts West Brom in its Separation Sunday match.