Leeds United fans are understandably fuming

Elland Road Revie Stand

Leeds United fans are understandably angry about Sky's scheduling of their upcoming game against Brighton.

Leeds United showed their potential with an impressive 3-2 away win over Hull City, on a night where everything clicked into place for Steve Evans' side.

The game was broadcast live on Sky Sports, one of several Leeds games to be picked by the channel this season.

This has left Leeds with matches on Thursday nights, Sundays, and Saturday lunchtimes - but the announcement of the next Sky game has left fans angry.

Leeds' away fixture against Brighton and Hove Albion has been picked for a Monday night game in February, having previously been scheduled for Saturday at 3pm.

Leeds fans are among the most loyal in the country, and pack out away sections at grounds - but this scheduling places more pressure upon them and does not make it easy.

Supporters will be faced with an option of leaving the game early to get the last train, or embarking on a four hour plus journey back, by car or coach, which will see them get back to Leeds at around 2am, if not later.

Owner Massimo Cellino took issue with Sky's constant re-arranging of Leeds' fixtures earlier this season, with the Yorkshire Evening Post reporting how he planned to lower the club's ticket allocation for the games, before backing down.

Leeds supporters will travel across the world to visit their team, but this particular fixture on a Monday night is one of the last ones they will have wanted to take on, especially at a ground where they lost last season, against a team currently in the Championship top two.

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