Bristol City Christmas 2021 fixtures - who do Robins play over Christmas and are they on TV?

The Championship is on its final international break of the year, putting Bristol City’s Championship campaign on pause but when they return, it’s a hectic period of key fixtures over the Christmas period.

Bristol City will hope the festive period will bring good cheer to Robins fans. (Photo by Jacques Feeney/Getty Images)
Bristol City will hope the festive period will bring good cheer to Robins fans. (Photo by Jacques Feeney/Getty Images)
Bristol City will hope the festive period will bring good cheer to Robins fans. (Photo by Jacques Feeney/Getty Images)

City have been in the season for giving, given the amount of late goals they’ve conceded to goals this season.

On Saturday, Coventry were the latest team to take points off of the Robins late on, beating them in stoppage time.

Nigel Pearson was absent and it remains to be seen whether he’ll be in the dugout come Christmas, with his future uncertain.

To help you plan the month ahead, we’ll help you out with the key fixtures over what will be an unforgiving schedule.

Who do City face and when?

Exactly a week before St Nicholas comes down the chimney for the big day, City are at home against Huddersfield Town on Saturday 18 December for a 15.00pm kick-off.

Carlos Corberán’s side had a transitional campaign last year as they tried to find their feet under one of Marcelo Bielsa’s prodigies.

Currently they are in eighth in the Championship table but by the time the fixture comes around, the nature of the division could rank them as serious promotion contenders or even relegation candidates.

Eight days later on Boxing Day, City fans will make their way through a garden in Bedfordshire to get to the away end at Luton Town with a normal kick-off time of 15.00pm.

Being away a day after Christmas is a tricky one as players will spend most of Christmas Day either training the day before and then travelling to the team’s hotel for an overnight stay.

Earlier in the season, the Hatters salvaged a point at Ashton Gate as Danny Hylton cancelled out Nathan Baker’s opener in the 91st minute.

Nathan Jones’ side currently sit in mid-table and that will be their expectation for the remainder of the season as they look to secure second tier football for a third consecutive season.

City are back at home four days later against Queens Park Rangers on December 30 with a late kick-off time of 19.45 pm.

This could be an expensive time for those who aren’t season ticket holders as this will be the second out of four home fixtures over the two-week festive period.

There is a hope of a league double when QPR are welcomed to B36 in the final game of the calendar year.

In the last meeting, City snatched victory as former R’s striker Nahki Wells scored a 93rd minute winner after Sam McCallum cancelled out Chris Martin’s first-half opener. It was a game QPR dominated with 63% possession as well as more than twenty shots, but City scored the decisive goals.

Topping off the festive period is another London club who come into town, this time it’ll be Millwall, who open up the New Year on January 2nd with 1.00pm kick-off pencilled in.

Like most of the opponents over this period, the Lions are a team that are punching above their weight and are trying to mount a play-off push at least.

In September, a penalty from Jed Wallace defeated City in a game in which both teams provided just four shots on target from 21 attempts.

Are any of these games on television?

Unfortunately, for fans with different work schedules and unable to make these games, none are available to watch on television.

A secondary option of iFollow could have been considered but that is only usually reserved for midweek matches.