Livingston have rescheduled their upcoming fixture against Ross County by 24 hours in an attempt to ensure that the game is not postponed.

BBC Sport have disclosed that the game will now be played on Sunday instead of Saturday. That is in the hope that the weather will improve. Livingston are hoping to avoid a second postponement of a game that is due to be played at the Tony Macaroni Arena in recent weeks.

Looking to avoid another cancellation

The match against Aberdeen on the 30th of December was called off due to a frozen pitch. In this occasion. Livingston are taking measures to ensure that does not happen again.

Livingston v Ross County - Betfred Cup Quarter Final

Livingston and Ross County in Betfred Cup action last month (Photo by Craig Foy/SNS Group via Getty Images)

In a hectic schedule, they will not want to have a fixture pile-up derail what has been an excellent start by recently appointed manager David Martindale.

 

Livingston will be hoping that the extra 24 hours will see an upturn in the weather. The club will no doubt be working hard to make sure that the pitch is not frozen.

Decision is sensible

Of course, normally it would be odd to reschedule a fixture at such short notice. However, that is not currently the case. There are not going to be any fans at the game, so it is not really an inconvenience. Ross County will have agreed to the move, as they will want to get the game played.

Livingston v Ross County - Betfred Cup Quarter Final

Livingston and Ross County will be hoping to play this Sunday (Photo by Craig Foy/SNS Group via Getty Images)

It will be interesting to see if more clubs adopt what Livingston have done and decide to move games in an attempt to ensure that they are played during spells of bad weather. It probably can’t happen with games that are due to be shown on television. However, should both sides agree to it then there is no reason why a game can’t be moved.

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