Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Sky Dictate Change to Blades Fixture

Sky Dictate Change to Blades Fixture

Our Championship game against Sheffield United at Turf Moor has been re-arranged due to Sky Sports wanting to cover the game live.

The game originally scheduled for Saturday, April 18th will now take place on Monday 20th April, with a 7.45pm kick-off.

I am not very happy about this to be honest and just wonder how many exiled Clarets have already been planning a trip up on the weekend to watch this game. If I had been on a contract at the moment I would probably have had to miss this game, which as a season ticket holder, I would not have been too pleased about.

Fed up of being dictated to by the likes of Sky to be honest and something should be done about it!



For the very latest Championship odds

Free £15 bet when you spend £5 on The New Football Pools




Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Wednesday March 18 2009
Time: 3:42PM

Comments

0
Why they cant decide which matches they are going to cover at the start of the season and stick to it, I dont know. I am fed up of having to change plans to accommodate the whims of TV
turfmanphil
18/03/2009 15:45:00
0
Why they cant decide which matches they are going to cover at the start of the season and stick to it, I dont know. I am fed up of having to change plans to accommodate the whims of TV
turfmanphil
18/03/2009 15:45:00
0
Hi, I never made a comment on this site before but after reading this news I'd just had to! Because you just don't make this situation were I'm just in, up! It's like a bad joke! (I wish it was!!): I found it unbelievable that Sky can just move the game to another day! especially in such a short time notice! Because me and some friends are from Holland (10 in total) and already booked a flight and a hostel in Liverpool to see Burnley on the 18th of april against Sheffield Utd! We arrive on a friday and leave on a monday morning..I have no idea what to do now..We were planning on going to the Wigan-Man Utd game as well, but that game is postponed! So you could imagine how I'm feeling now :S What the *%#@!! is probably best to describe it! Complaining about it at Burnley FC or Sky would probably make no difference.. :( Hopefully me and my friends can change the flight to tuesday but we have to book another hostel aswell.. It makes it all complicated and it's very frustrating - especially if you're from abroad..
bfclarets1
18/03/2009 17:15:00
0
Hi, I never made a comment on this site before but after reading this news I'd just had to! Because you just don't make this situation were I'm just in, up! It's like a bad joke! (I wish it was!!): I found it unbelievable that Sky can just move the game to another day! especially in such a short time notice! Because me and some friends are from Holland (10 in total) and already booked a flight and a hostel in Liverpool to see Burnley on the 18th of april against Sheffield Utd! We arrive on a friday and leave on a monday morning..I have no idea what to do now..We were planning on going to the Wigan-Man Utd game as well, but that game is postponed! So you could imagine how I'm feeling now :S What the *%#@!! is probably best to describe it! Complaining about it at Burnley FC or Sky would probably make no difference.. :( Hopefully me and my friends can change the flight to tuesday but we have to book another hostel aswell.. It makes it all complicated and it's very frustrating - especially if you're from abroad..
bfclarets1
18/03/2009 17:15:00
0
I think the club should be made aware of this BFC1, I will see what I can do. In total agreement with you about this farce
turfmanphil
18/03/2009 17:26:00
0
I think the club should be made aware of this BFC1, I will see what I can do. In total agreement with you about this farce
turfmanphil
18/03/2009 17:26:00
0
christ i felt bad as ive got train tickets all sorted and cant make the rearranged game but feel for that lad and pals travelling over - hope the club can do something to help you out - bring you over for another game as VIPS maybe - make enough money for the sky game to treat some loyal fans. good luck lads
gleadlessblade
18/03/2009 17:37:00
0
christ i felt bad as ive got train tickets all sorted and cant make the rearranged game but feel for that lad and pals travelling over - hope the club can do something to help you out - bring you over for another game as VIPS maybe - make enough money for the sky game to treat some loyal fans. good luck lads
gleadlessblade
18/03/2009 17:37:00
0
If i didnt now go to the game I wonder which pub I would be best watching the game in Sheffield? [Edited by turfmanphil]
Claretdale
18/03/2009 17:40:00
0
If i didnt now go to the game I wonder which pub I would be best watching the game in Sheffield? [Edited by turfmanphil]
Claretdale
18/03/2009 17:40:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Four Match Ban For Gray

The Football Association has decided to hand Andre Gray a four match ban following his historic social media activity.

Vital Pre-Match - Burnley v Watford

Burnley were once again beaten on our travels when Premier League Champions Leicester recorded a win last Saturday. A visit from Watford will come on Monday.

Burnley Duo Named In Republic Squad

Having earned a point away to Serbia in the Republic of Ireland's first Group D game last international window, Martin O'Neill has now named his squad for the World Cup qualifiers...

Match Day Officials v Watford (26/9/16)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Watford this Monday.

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Site Journalists

turfmanphil
Editor email
Profile
Paul 8c8
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Burnley v Watford
Suggested By:
Burnley win45%
Watford win44%
Draw11%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 Watford 5 2 1 2 7 1
11 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
12 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
13 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
14 Southampton 5 1 2 2 5 -2
15 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
16 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
17 Burnley 5 1 1 3 4 -5
18 West Ham 5 1 0 4 3 -6
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Burnley Fixtures (view all)

Sep 26 2016 8:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 2 2016 4:30PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 16 2016 4:00PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Manchester United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Mike Mada10
2.WelshClaret7
3.cornwallclaret6
4.Irishclaret2