Luton's opening Premier League house video game with Burnley has actually been delayed.
The match– the Hatters' very first Premier League video game at Kenilworth Road– was because of take play on August 19.
With the arena requiring a remarkable ₤ 10million upgrade to make it prepared for top-flight football, the Clarets' go to is off since Luton can not ensure any work would not affect the video game at brief notification.
We have actually asked for that our very first house match of the 2023/24 season versus Burnley is held off from the scheduled date of Saturday 19th August.
— Luton Town FC (@LutonTown) July 14, 2023
Luton president Gary Sweet stated: “The joint choice to postpone this component is regrettable, specifically offered the incredible development that continues to be made on our building works.
“Our present program is undoubtedly on time, however there is no extra contingency and for that reason can't provide a cast-iron warranty at this phase that an issue beyond our control, nevertheless small, would not require a post ponement even more down the line and troubling fans of both clubs.
“Although this news will be a frustration, this will make the matchday experience even higher for fans when they do get to return.
“We want to thank the Premier League and Burnley for their aid in coming to this useful choice.”
The Hatters, who beat Coventry on charges in the Championship play-off last, open their project at Brighton on August 12.
A Premier League declaration checked out: “The Premier League match in between Luton Town and Burnley, set up to occur on Saturday 19 August, will now be held off.
“Luton Town were not able to use the League and Burnley an assurance that continuous work to Kenilworth Road would not affect the scheduling of this match at late notification for fans.”
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