Date: 6th October 2007 at 11:04am
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What do supporters of Arsenal, Birmingham, Blackburn, Bolton, Chelsea, Derby, Everton, Fulham, Liverpool, Man City, Man U, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Portsmouth, Reading, Sunderland, Spurs and Wigan have in common?

They will all be lost for something to do at 3 o`clock today

Perhaps they could do a bit of pre-Christmas shopping or listen to up dates of the Villa West Ham game, but one things for sure they wont be watching their team play

The traditional Saturday has long been in jeopardy for supporters of Premiership clubs, but today takes the biscuit, just two games on and the Man U Wigan game a lunch time kick-off

Times were bad enough when Sky had sole rights to live football, changing fixtures, now that Setanta have joined in, well its getting a bit ridiculous, and whats with all this UEFA cup business on a Thursday!

UEFA Cup football on a Tuesday please, its traditional, but then that would clash with Champions league football, well play that on Wednesday, they already do to maximise TV coverage and revenue

Ahh, the magic word, revenue, that`s what its all about money, money and more money.

Forget the fans, now that saying is really ringing true. TV bosses will argue that the fans watch in their millions, on a Saturday lunch time, Sunday Lunch time and on Sunday and Monday evenings.

The armchair fans are they the ones that are really killing the game

Billy Potts Arsenal supporter, never been out of Doncaster in his life

Jess Jones Wigan Athletic supporter from Kent, chose the Latics as her team because she likes fairy tales, thinks Wigan is in Yorkshire

We live in a new age and for the over 35`s like me (well over), we find it hard to get our heads around the concept of no football on a Saturday afternoon, I cant get over the concept of not supporting your own town team

Any ways after this ramble the point is today is a strange day and lets hope it`s a one-off but I very much doubt it

Do you feel that Saturday should be football day or are you happy for your team to play Sunday and Monday or whatever day?

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