In the era of modern football, TV rules the roost, and the men in their ivory towers have yet again pushed a Southampton fixture away from the standard 3 pm Saturday kick-off.
— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) September 19, 2019
As confirmed on the club’s official Twitter account, the Saints clash against Watford on Saturday 30th November has been pushed to a 5:30 pm kick-off.
Of course, some fans were confused as to why this fixture out the many to chose from was pushed forward for a TV slot, and fans took to social media to give their thoughts on the time change.
Here is what some Southampton fans had to say on Twitter…
What a strange fixture to pick
— Kieran Smith (@kierannkater98) September 19, 2019
— Craig Justice (@JusticeCraig) September 19, 2019
— Matt Hickson (@matthicksonsfc) September 19, 2019
— Dan Jarvis (@danjarvisSFC91) September 19, 2019
Imagine my shock when another home games gets picked for TV ????????#SaintsFC
— Nathan Newington (@newington13) September 19, 2019
— ً (@HaloDZN) September 19, 2019
Watford have started life under new manager Quique Sanchez Flores well after drawing with Arsenal 2-2.