The Carabao Cup fourth-round tie between Southampton and Lincoln City at St Mary’s will now take place on Tuesday 20th December (7.45pm GMT), 24 hours earlier than originally scheduled.
The club has taken the difficult decision to bring the fixture forward due to planned strike action by crucial medical services on Wednesday 21st December.
A number of solutions were carefully considered, but it was decided that this was the only suitable outcome to maintain the level of safety required for the match to take place.
For supporters who have already purchased, all tickets for the game remain valid and will grant access to the stadium on matchday despite having the original date on them.
Should you be a ticket purchaser who is unable to attend on the new date, please put this in writing to
. Refund requests must be made by 1pm on Monday 19th December. No requests after this date will be considered. Please note, refunds are not available on Hospitality bookings.
Tickets for the new date can be purchased