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Huddersfield Town versus Wigan Athletic to be screened live on Sky Sports

6 September 2016

Huddersfield Town’s Sky Bet Championship home game with Wigan Athletic will now take place in front of the Sky Sports cameras on Monday 28th November, with the game kicking off at 7.45pm.

Since neither side are set to feature in Round Five of the EFL Cup that week, the fixture has been switched from Saturday 26th November, and will see the Terriers televised live at the John Smith’s Stadium for the first time this season.

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The Yorkshire-based club are unbeaten in their first five matches of the campaign, and currently sit two points clear at the top of the Sky Bet Championship heading into the weekend. Newly-promoted Wigan Athletic, meanwhile, are looking to kick-start their season after a busy transfer deadline day.

The game is of one of 92 Sky Bet Championship fixtures being screened live throughout 2016/17, and the next batch of matches selected for live coverage in December and the first week of January 2017 will be revealed by the end of September.

An announcement will be made shortly after, in line with the EFL’s joint commitment with broadcast partner Sky Sports, to give clubs and supporters at least five weeks’ notice ahead of any matches being rearranged for television.

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