How to watch Newcastle United v Norwich City for FREE tonight: Early kick-off details, what channel & more

There’s a lot at stake at St. James’ Park tonight (Image: Getty Images)There’s a lot at stake at St. James’ Park tonight (Image: Getty Images)
There’s a lot at stake at St. James’ Park tonight (Image: Getty Images)

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It's a huge night on Tyneside as Newcastle United take on Norwich City at St. James' Park in a Premier League relegation six-pointer.

Both clubs are languishing at the wrong end of the table with Eddie Howe's side still to register their first win of the season.

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The Canaries have managed a bounceback of late, with new manager Dean Smith taking the reigns, and are unbeaten in three.

Should Norwich take the three points tonight, the side will leapfrog Burnley in the Premier League table to move level with 17th placed Leeds on points.

A win for Newcastle would see the club move out of 20th place, to overtake Norwich on goal difference.

If you can't make it to St. James' Park tonight, here's how to watch the game for free on Amazon Prime Video.

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What time is kick-off?

It's important to note the unusual time for the Newcastle United vs Norwich City kick-off.

Midweek matches normally start under the lights at 8 pm or, occasionally, 7:45 pm.

However, this evening the action will get underway at 7:30 pm.

The change comes due to broadcast rights.

What channel is Newcastle United vs Norwich City on?

Premier League fans have become accustomed to forking out for Sky Sports and BT Sport subscriptions to watch matches in recent years.

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However, even if you have those subscriptions, you won't have access to watch the match this evening.

Instead, it is being broadcast on online video platform Amazon Prime Video.

What is Amazon Prime Video?

Prime Video has been available in the UK ever since 2014 and has seen a real boost in recent years, especially in sports broadcasts.

Prime Video famously bought the right to stream Emma Raducanu's magnificent US open triumph earlier this year.

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The service has been showing occasional Premier League matches, often midweek games, since the 2019/20 season.

How can I watch Newcastle United vs Norwich City for free?

Officially, you need to pay for an Amazon Prime Video subscription in order to watch the game tonight.

However, there are a few ways to get around that problem, which Newcastle World is here to talk you through.

Firstly, it's worth checking if you are an Amazon Prime member.

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Amazon's Prime service offers you one-day delivery on a number of online products - if you have that, you have access to Amazon Prime Video too.

Earlier this year it was reported that 53.5% of British households hold a Prime subscription.

To check if you are subscribed...

1) Log into Amazon here

2) Sign in to your account using the button in the top right corner

3) Under the 'My Account' tab in the top right, select 'Memberships & Subscriptions' from the drop-down list.

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4) In this window you will be able to see if you have a Prime subscription. If you do, you can watch the match for free on Prime Video here.

If you are not subscribed, there's no need to worry.

Amazon offers users a free 30-day free trial.

By signing up for this, you will have access to the Newcastle United vs Norwich game this evening.

You can sign up for the trial here.

If you are signing up just to access the match for free tonight, don't forget to cancel your subscription within 30 days.

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