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.

By Phil Smith
Wednesday, 03 July, 2019, 16:12
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.

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

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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.