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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!

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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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