Police Insist On Derby Day Change!
Northumbria police claim they would struggle to control order if United's trip to Mackemland had a 4pm kick off.
The match will still be on Sunday 27 October, but the time has been switched despite Sky TV insisting they wanted it at 4pm.
Concerns were voiced that the later kick-off time would increase the potential for alcohol-related disorder.
It will kick off at 1.30pm, and will STILL be shown on TV.Also switched is the away fixture at Swansea, because of Swansea's participation in the Europa League.The game has a 7.45pm kickoff on Wednesday December 4th rather than Tuesday 3rd.
Source: Newcastle United Mad
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