- Opening fixture v Nottingham Forest selected for live Sky Sports coverage
- Christmas fixture v Ipswich Town also moved back 24 hours
- Fulham game, next April, brought forward to Friday night
- Fans are reminded all fixtures are subject to change
Three of Brighton & Hove Albion's home fixtures have been changed, including the opening day match at the American Express Community Stadium against Nottingham Forest, which will be shown live on Sky Sports, as the new season opener on the Friday evening.
Chief executive Paul Barber commented, "It's a great privilege and an honour to be chosen as the very first live TV game of the new season for the Football League and Premier League.
"The visit of Nottingham Forest is always going to be a big game at any time of the season, and evokes memories of our end to the season two years ago with Leo Ulloa’s great goal.
"Forest fans travel well, so we're hoping for a full house here, and a Friday night game under the lights at the Amex in the summer months will be a special occasion.
"So we anticipate people will turn out in great numbers and we’re looking forward to showing the country what this stadium looks like when it’s full and rocking."
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The Forest game will now kick off at 7.45pm on Friday 7th August, while the home match against Ipswich Town over the festive period, has been moved back 24 hours to Tuesday 29th December, kick-off 7.45pm.
Albion's game against Fulham at the Amex has also been switched, being brought forward to Friday 15th April, as that is the weekend of the Brighton Marathon, with the course under constrution on the Saturday.
Tickets for the Forest game will go on sale on Tuesday 7th July to Seagulls Priority Bronze and Young Seagulls Plus members and on general sale from Tuesday 14th July. For a full list of on sale dates please .click here
None of Albion's away fixtures have been changed at this stage, but supporters are reminded that all fixtures are subject to change.