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Two Clarets Fixtures Selected For TV

30 June 2015

Opening day clash with Leeds United will now kick-off at 12.30pm and be screened live on Sky Sports

Two of the Clarets Sky Bet Championship fixtures have been selected for live screening by Sky Sports.

The Clarets opening day clash with Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday, August 8, which was originally scheduled as a 3pm kick-off, will now kick-off at 12.30pm on the same day and be shown LIVE on Sky Sports.

And the fixture against Rotherham United at the New York Stadium, which was originally scheduled for Saturday, October 3 at 3pm, has also been moved and will now take place on Friday, October 2 at 19.45pm.

These fixtures are now as follows:

Leeds United v Burnley – Saturday, August 8 – 12.30pm kick-off

Rotherham United v Burnley – Friday, October 2 – 19.45 kick-off


Here is the guideline TV Fixture Announcement Dates for the upcoming 2015/16 Sky Bet Championship Season:



August, September remainder – July

October/November – July

December and the first week of January – Mid-October

January (remainder) – Mid-November

February – Mid-December

March – January

April/May – Announced on a 5 week rolling basis

Final Day – Following completion of penultimate round of fixtures

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