Luton - Why the early kick-off?

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  1. Tid

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    Apologies if this has already been discussed but why the noon kick-off on Saturday?
     
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    On sky
     
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    Means a 7 AM kick off for me and anyone on eastern time. Early o clock
     
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    Sky tv.
     
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    He will know that. More why midday? Sky games are usually half twelve.
     
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    Wasn't it originally brought forward to half 12 by our good friends SYP then again after it got chosen for sky
     
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    More than likely as they like to faff with our fixtures when they can.
     
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    No, purely down to Sky not SYP
     
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    My mate from Guildford is giving it a miss and watching it on telly because of the early start. Can't blame him really. I think a few others will probably do the same.
     
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    Makes me laugh these early kick-offs. They do it to prevent trouble because people like a drink before matches. However, they don't take into account the licensing laws and people who are that way out just start supping earlier.
     
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    I am not going either due to early kick off (I could make it if I had an early start) plus the fact that it is my grand daughters' birthday party. Well done Sky ........for once.
     
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    This has been moved for Sky... nothing to do with perceived crowd trouble.
     
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    gotta be at that time or after 5pm, no live English games can be broadcasted on sky between the hours of 3-5 on a saturday afternoon.
     
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    So Sky have more time to stick all our goals into the highlights package.
     
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    Can anyone advise. ? Is there some kind of presentation involving our past players on Saturday.?
    Just had a call from my lad. Wants to pick me up at half ten as he says we need to be at the ground
    early. In thirty years supporting the Reds, I'll have never set off that early for a home game at Oakwell.
     
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    There's a hall of fame ceremony I think
     
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    Any idea when it is timed to start TT please.?
     
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    Not sure, sorry

    Might be something on Twitter tomorrow possibly? Or @YTBFC might know more?
     

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