Wolves And Villa Games Switched

Last updated : 08 December 2016 By Footy Mad - Editor

Image result for jonjo shelvey newcastleNewcastle, Aston Villa, Brighton, Nottingham Forest and Wolves all feature in the latest round of live Sky Bet Championship fixture selections on Sky Sports.

Five more Championship matches are confirmed;for February 2017, while two more are subject to FA Cup commitments.

The selections include an all-Midlands encounter between two former European Cup winners, with Aston Villa making the short trip to take on Nottingham Forest;on Saturday, February 4 in a 5.30pm kick-off.

Current Championship leaders Newcastle United travel;to Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday;February 11, while Brighton, who are currently second, host Reading live on Sky Sports on Friday, February 24.

Other fixtures include Wigan hosting Sheffield Wednesday onp;Friday,;February 3 at the DW Stadium, while;
Sheffield Wednesday face;Birmingham City at Hillsborough on Friday, February 10.

Two further fixtures;have been selected for live coverage but are subject to the progress of the selected teams in the FA Cup.

A much-anticipated Yorkshire derby will be played on Monday, February 6 between promotion rivals Leeds United and Huddersfield Town;if both teams are knocked out of the FA Cup in the third round without a replay.

If either team is still involved in the FA Cup on Monday, January 9, the match will revert to Sunday, February 5 at 12.30pm - its original date and kick-off time - and will not be shown live.

The final game subject to change is on Monday, February 20, when;Aston Villa travel to Newcastle United. If either team is still involved in the FA Cup (at the fifth-round stage) then the match will be postponed and will not be shown live.

The list of games selected for live coverage are as follows:

Friday February 3: Wigan Athletic v Sheffield Wednesday Kick-off 7.45pm
Saturday February 4: Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa Kick-off 5.30pm
Monday February 6: Huddersfield Town v Leeds United Kick-off 7.45pm*
Friday February 10: Sheffield Wednesday v Birmingham City Kick-off 7.45pm
Saturday February 11: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United Kick-off 5.30pm
Monday WolvesFebruary 20: Newcastle United v Aston Villa Kick-off 8pm*
Friday February 24: Brighton & Hove Albion v Reading Kick-off 7.45pm

*These games are subject to teams playing in the FA Cup.