New date for Derby County’s Championship clash at Swansea City

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Migration of fixture to due Swansea’s progress in the FA Cup
Derby County’s replaced clash with Swansea City will now be their most penultimate game of the Sky Bet Championship season.

The schedule of Rams to take on Swansea at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday was on March 16. Due to the involvement of Swans’ in the FA Cup was to be rescheduled.

The game will now take place on May 1 (Wednesday) (7.45pm).

The date is only four days prior Frank Lampard’s men return the curtain down on their regular League campaign at home to West Bromwich Albion on May 5 (Sunday, 12.30pm).

Graham Potter’s Swans will instead be in FA Cup quarter-final action on the weekend of March 16, after beating Brentford 4-1 to seal a spot in the last eight.
They will entertain current Premier League champions Manchester City.

Swansea City Association Football Club is a professional Welsh football club from Swansea, Wales and it performs in the Championship, the second tier of English football. The Swansea City club was founded in 1912 as Swansea Town and entered the Football League in 1921. The club renamed their identity in 1969 when as Swansea City to reflect Swansea’s new status as a city. Already, Swansea has played most of their home matches at the Liberty Stadium since 2005. After the club founded, there was no game played at the Vetch Field.