Liverpool’s first game and Anfield opener moved for TV coverage

The TV broadcasters have taken their first slice at the Premier League fixture list with Liverpool's opening game of the season and first home game both amongst those moved for TV.

Coverage has only been announced for fixtures up until the end of September.

In total four of Liverpool's first five games will be moved, and the other one (Burnley) has already moved location from Anfield to Burnley!  The Hull City game at the end of September is the only fixture in the original list that is unaffected.

The reds kick off the season away against Arsenal but this will now be moved to Sunday 14th August at 4pm and shown on Sky Sports.

On the 27th August the reds will be back in the capital but it is now an early start with Liverpool visiting Tottenham at 12:30pm for Sky Sports.

Anfield unveiling

The reds first home game of the season, against Champions Leicester has been put back to September to allow completion of the new main stand.  This game has been pushed back a little further - it is now a 5:30pm kick off and will be shown on BT Sport.

And as the Premier League continues to think about fans, Liverpool's travelling army will have to be in London for the 8pm kick off on Friday 16th September to take on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.  That's Sky Sports.

Towards the latter part of the season there are further changes.

Middlesbrough away in December put back a day due to an earlier fixture being moved.

The home game against Burnley (now in March instead of August) is put back a day because Liverpool and Everton both play at home the same weekend.

West Brom away has also been put back a day.  It was originally scheduled for Saturday 15th April and the reds have not played on the Hillsborough anniversary since the disaster.  It will now be played on Sunday 16th.

Updated LFC Fixture List 2016-17

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