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Filed: Monday, 19th March 2012
By: Staff Writer


West Ham United's final away game of the season has been moved from a Saturday afternoon to a Monday night at the behest of Sky TV.

Once again another weekend away has been spoiled for travelling fans in order that Sky Sports fill their Monday night slot.

Initially planned for Saturday, 21st April at 3pm, the match will now take place on Monday, 23rd April at 7:45pm.

Many of those supporters hoping to attend the match will now have to book at least half-a-day off work in order to make the game - West Ham's penultimate fixture of the Championship season.

West Ham's remaining fixtures

Middlesbrough (h); Burnley (a); Peterborough (a); Reading (h); Barnsley (a); Birmingham (h); Brighton (h); Bristol City (a); Leicester (a); Hull (h).





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by Phillip Barlow
12:22PM 20th Mar 2012
''Who can forget the away game against Brighton, which was moved at the whim of Sky Sports AFTER the tickets had gone on sale?

Leicester may only be an hour away on the train, but the last train back to London is 21:59. What do you do? Leave early to ensure you catch the train and risk missing late drama (like what happened at Leeds)? Or stay to the end and risk getting stuck there? Added to it all, I altered my plans for Bristol so I could go to Leicester - I'm going down for a week to take in the Bristol City game, but am coming back on the Friday. I could have stayed an extra couple of days.

Where do Sky get off messing us about like this? If they tried it with Man Utd, Ferguson would tell his club to tell Sky to go **** themselves.''

by Lesley Bradshaw
05:22PM 19th Mar 2012
''So typical of Sky - dont they ever think how these things affect fans? I work in a school and can't take time off. It makes me feel like I'm letting the team down. Was really looking forward to going.''

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