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6 September 2016

Latics' trip to Huddersfield switched to Monday 28 November.

  • Huddersfield v Latics selected for live Sky Sports coverage.
  • Match to be televised on Monday 28 November at 7.45pm.
  • Sky Bet Championship fixture switched from Saturday 26 November.

Wigan Athletic's Sky Bet Championship trip to Huddersfield Town has been selected for live Sky Sports coverage and as a result has been re-scheduled for a 7.45pm kick off on Monday 28 November from its original date of Saturday 26 November.

Ticket details for the fixture will follow in due course.

Information from the EFL reads:

Sky Bet Championship table toppers Huddersfield Town’s home game with Wigan Athletic will now take place in front of the SKY TV cameras on Monday 28th November, 7.45pm kick off.

With neither side set to feature in EFL Cup Round Five that week, the fixture has been switched from Saturday 26th November and will see the Terriers televised live at the John Smith’s Stadium for the first time in the month.

The Yorkshire based club are unbeaten in their first five matches this season and currently sit two points clear at the top of the Sky Bet Championship heading into this weekend’s international break. Newly promoted Wigan Athletic, meanwhile, are looking to kick-start their campaign after enjoying a successful transfer deadline day.

The game is of one of 92 being screened live in the Sky Bet Championship throughout 2016/17 with the next tranche of matches for live coverage being selected for December and the first week of January 2017 by the end of September.

An announcement will made shortly after, in line with the EFL’s joint commitment with broadcast partner Sky Sports to give clubs and supporters at least five weeks’ notice ahead of any matches being rearranged for television.

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