Sunderland's League One clash with Portsmouth moved for the Sky cameras

Sunderland’s early-season clash with Portsmouth has been moved for TV coverage.

Wednesday, 3rd July 2019, 4:12 pm
Updated Wednesday, 3rd July 2019, 5:12 pm
Sunderland celebrate their play-off win over Portsmouth

The League One fixture will still take place on Saturday, August 17th but will now kick off at 12.30pm.

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It is Portsmouth’s third trip to the Stadium of Light in three-and-a-half months.

The game will see the clubs renew a fierce competitive rivalry from last season, which saw Kenny Jackett’s side lift the CHeckatrade Trophy on penalties before the Black Cats won a tense play-off semi-final 1-0 on aggregate.