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Boxing Day kick off time changed

The Pompey Site has confirmed that the kick off time for our Boxing Day game, which may seem a long way off yet, but will soon be here, against West Ham - something that has almost become tradition now with this the 2nd time in 3 seasons we see this on that day - has changed.

Originally scheduled for 3pm it will now kick off at 1pm.

I for one know that I have virtually no chance of getting to this game regardless of kick off time, as unless I walk I very much doubt I can get to Pompey - and as much as going to the game does appeal to me, walking from Devon does not to me to be honest! Besides, as Christmas is a family time not spending this with my immediate family is not an option for me, and this is what I would have to do to make this game - it would mean travelling before Christmas Day...

Will this change in kick off time make it harder or easier for others, or does it make no difference?

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Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday June 21 2008

Time: 2:00PM

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The first change of many. No doubt we will have more games moved than have planned for Saturday 3pm. we know all UEFA games will mean a Sunday kick off. Sky & Sentana havn't said there lot yet. You can't help but think that we may be a popular team for them. the price of fame, we shouldn't moan really.
storagematt
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21/06/2008 14:41:00

It will be great for me. I always get invited out on Boxing Day, so I can get to the match first and go on afterwards, rather than eating a lunch someone has cooked for me and then rushing off to the football (couldn't really do that.......... could you)?
Gandor
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21/06/2008 15:56:00

I always enjoy the 12pm kick offs on Boxing Day. Gives you a chance to blow off (literally) the cob webs of Christmas Day.
dazza71
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22/06/2008 11:26:00

Here 'ere get the game out of the way and get on with the Yuletide celebrations not like last year's 8pm kick off.
eastneydave
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22/06/2008 21:02:00

Yes early start on boxing day better than late, don't mind this change.
pompeyyong
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22/06/2008 21:06:00

Never a good time for me .... The kids want me to stay at home and play Barbie !..I'll be there though !
Chix
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23/06/2008 07:42:00

Lunch at Parents on Boxing Day so I will miss it regardless. Will it be on TV then?
sneakay
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23/06/2008 16:15:00

the first of many kick off time changes I'd guess!
merlin
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23/06/2008 19:49:00

Too true Merlin.. You guys know this just as much as anybody else..
Chix
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24/06/2008 23:33:00

 

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