Date: 6th July 2018 at 7:00am
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Bristol City have now had four games moved in the Championship under the guise of ‘aiding’ Lee Johnson’s sides recovery and alleviating some fixture congestion in 2018/19.

With Blackburn Rovers, Sheffield Wednesday and Reading ties already moved the other week, Millwall’s visit to Ashton Gate in December has now gone back 24 hours.

Neil Harris’ side were due to make the trip on Saturday, December 1st for a 3pm kick off but the game has now been rescheduled for Sunday, December 2nd and will carry a kick off time of 1.30pm.

How that helps with recovery and fixture congestion is anyone’s guess and a number of fans on social media were quick and happy to point that out, but I’m not sure I should repeat some of them on here.

The revised schedule of games switched now reads:

Bristol City v Blackburn Rovers – Sunday, September 2nd (1.30pm kick-off)
Bristol City v Sheffield Wednesday – Sunday, October 7th (1.30pm kick-off)
Bristol City v Millwall – Sunday, December 2nd (1.30pm kick-off)
Bristol City v Reading – Friday, April 19th (12noon kick-off).

In other fixture news, the Robins have also announced some additions to our pre-season friendly list, specifically two games whilst we are out on our training camp in Marbella.

Johnson’s side will now face Real Balopedica Linense at Estadio Municipal de La Linea on Tuesday, July 17 and Rayo Vallecano four days later at Marbella Football Centre. Both games will begin at 8pm local time.

For ticket prices and details of an open training session on Friday, July 20, please Click Here.

The full schedule now reads:

Sunday, July 8th (2pm) v Bitton AFC (A)
Tuesday, July 10th (7.30pm) v Cheltenham Town (N)
Wednesday, July 11th (7.30pm) v Newport County (A)
Saturday, July 14th (1pm) v Shrewsbury Town (H)
Tuesday, July 17th (8pm local time) v Real Balompédica Linense (A)
Saturday, July 21st (8pm local time) v Rayo Vallecano (A)
Friday, July 27th (7pm) v AFC Bournemouth (H)

Hopefully, that’s the end of the fixture changes for now because the television companies have hardly begun yet!

 

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