PREMIER LEAGUE LIVE: Boxing Day action from around the grounds as it happens
14:13 GMT, 26 December 2012
Follow Sportsmail's coverage of the Barclays Premier League's Boxing Day action with seven fixtures including Manchester United's home clash with Newcastle kicking off at 3pm. Elsewhere it is Everton v Wigan, Fulham v Southampton, Norwich v Chelsea, QPR v West Brom, Reading v Swansea and Sunderland v Manchester City.
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2.12pm: News in that QPR v West Brom will kick off 15 minutes late.
Manchester United v Newcastle
Man United: De Gea, Smalling, Evra, Evans, Ferdinand, Valencia, Carrick, Giggs, Scholes, Hernandez, van Persie.
Newcastle: Krul, Coloccini, Santon, Simpson, Williamson, Perch, Anita, Marveaux, Bigirimana, Cisse, Ba.
So – Rooney has been dropped but Alan Pardew continues to play his out-of-form striker Papiss Cisse. Will he come good today
2.09: OK, here we go. Teams dropping in left, right and centre.
2.07: All the team news for today's 3pm kick-offs is on the way. Early indications are that Wayne Rooney has been dropped by Manchester United after his poor performance in the draw with Swansea on Sunday.
2.05: West Brom's coach was stuck in traffic on their way to Loftus Road to face QPR, but they've arrived now and are preparing for the game.
2pm: Good afternoon and welcome to Sportsmail's coverage of the Boxing Day football. I trust you all had a superb Christmas and aren't too full to feast again, but this time on goals!
Boxing day highlight: Manchester United host Newcastle at Old Trafford