Leeds have confirmed that their Championship fixture against Aston Villa has been brought forward a day for the Sky Sports broadcast – and fans aren’t happy.
The game that was due to have been plated on Saturday April 14, will now be a 7.45pm kick-off on Friday April 13.
The news was announced on the official Leeds Twitter page on Thursday afternoon.
📰 | Our fixture against Aston Villa has been moved to Friday 13th April after being selected for live broadcast on Sky Sports
— Leeds United (@LUFC) March 1, 2018
Leeds fans reacted with a mixture of resignation, with so many of their fixtures getting put on Sky, and resignation.
Some fans were angry and said they wouldn’t be able to make it to the game now, with others pointing out it clashed with the Leeds Rhinos rugby game.
Here are the best reactions from disgruntled Leeds fans after hearing the news:
they really should rename skysports to LUTV
— Josh Seal (@Sealy9) March 1, 2018
— Ashley Earnshaw (@ashearnshaw) March 1, 2018
Jesus I'm in shock! #mot
— Make It Click!💙💛 (@DarrenRoberts82) March 1, 2018
— Margaret💞 (@Mminimen) March 1, 2018
Any time/day but the Friday. Ffs
— Liam Fernandez (@liam69ers) March 1, 2018
Drat. Don't think I'll be driving to Birmingham on a Friday night. Middlesbrough is bad enough.😃
— Stuart Grant (@McClumsy84) March 1, 2018
— 'Burrage-Light' (@Nathaniellight7) March 1, 2018
That puts me out. Fed up with all these Friday night fixtures.
— Gresty road. (@51johnd) March 1, 2018
Leeds (United) on one channel and Leeds (Rhinos) on the other! Good planning Sky! FFS…
— TwelveSticks (@TwelveSticks) March 1, 2018
Wrong-so very wrong!!!
— Daniel Hopper (@DanielH_LUFC) March 1, 2018
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