Big kick-off switches to Monday
- 11 July 2011 10:58
- Posted by Peter Ferguson
City's Barclays Premier League campaign will now launch on the Monday night as one of several fixture changes to accommodate television coverage.
Looking further ahead, the Old Trafford derby predictably moves to Sunday, 23 October with a 1.30pm start, and the game with Liverpool at Anfield switches to Sunday, 27 November at 4pm.
The full list of re-arranged matches is:
City v Swansea, Monday 15 August, 8pm; Bolton v City, Sunday 21 August, 4pm; Tottenham v City, Sunday 28 August, 1.30; City v Everton, Saturday 24 September, 12.45pm; City v Aston Villa, Sunday 16 October, 1.30 (subject to possible change as a result of the Champions League group stage draw).
Manchester United v City, Sunday 23 October, 1.30; QPR v City, Saturday 5 November, 5.30; Liverpool v City, Sunday 27 November, 4pm.