Date: 1st July 2018 at 7:00am
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Over the weekend Sheffield United confirmed that somewhat derby ties against Leeds United and Rotherham United had been given fresh kick-off times.

The matches have received new kick-off times owing to ‘police advice’ and it doesn’t necessarily mean they won’t suffer additional changes in the future when the television companies make further coverage plans.

Our Bramall Lane hosting of Leeds United in the 2018/19 season will continue to take place on the same day, Saturday, December 1 but instead of the originally set 3pm kick-off, the game moves forward to 12.15pm.

The clash against Rotherham on Saturday, March 9 also moves from a 3pm kick-off slot to 12.15pm.

Chances are, at least one will be selected for coverage, if not both in fairness but for now South Yorkshire Police are clearly being over cautious in their advice.

It’s fair to say the news hasn’t gone over well with fans at all but changes to a fixture list aren’t often well received.

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