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West Brom, Aston Villa and Walsall fixtures moved for live TV coverage

By Luke Hatfield | Football | Published:

West Brom and Villa will do battle live on TV, as their crunch Championship derby was selected for coverage alongside a host of other fixtures.

Walsall, West Brom and Aston Villa fans will get the chance to see their sides play live on TV. (Photos: AMA/PA/Tim Thursfield)

The derby clash, the first since 2016, has been moved to Friday December 7th (8pm) for coverage on Sky, but it's not the only local derby to make a scheduling move for television purposes.

Villa's derby with bitter rivals Birmingham City will also be broadcast on Sunday November 25th, with kick-off taking place at midday.

Fans will also be able to watch Villa's clash with last season's play-off semi-final opponents Middlesbrough on TV on Saturday December 1st, that game kicking off at 5.30pm.

Elsewhere, Albion's trip to Ipswich Town will now kick off at 7.45pm on Friday November 23rd.

Walsall have also seen their trip to Joey Barton's Fleetwood Town moved to a midday kick off on Saturday November 17th. All of the games will be shown live on Sky.

Luke Hatfield

By Luke Hatfield
Digital Sports Journalist - @LHatfield_Star

Sports Journalist with the Express & Star and Shropshire Star.

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