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West Brom announce fixture changes

Three of Albion's opening Championship fixtures have been moved – but not due to television scheduling.

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Steve Bruce Head Coach / Manager of West Bromwich Albion during the Sky Bet Championship match between West Bromwich Albion and Barnsley at The Hawthorns on May 7, 2022 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Adam Fradgley/West Bromwich Albion FC via Getty Images).
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Steve Bruce Head Coach / Manager of West Bromwich Albion during the Sky Bet Championship match between West Bromwich Albion and Barnsley at The Hawthorns on May 7, 2022 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Adam Fradgley/West Bromwich Albion FC via Getty Images).

The Baggies first home game of the season – against Watford – was due to take place on Saturday, August 6.

But it will now played on Monday, August 8 with an 8pm kick-off, due to a clash with the Commonwealth Games.

Albion's game at Blackburn has also been put back 24 hours and will now take palce on Sunday, August 14 with a 3pm kick-off.

The home game against Cardiff has also been moved back by a day to Wednesday, August 17, with a 8pm kick-off.

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