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Dartford's home game against Chester in the Skrill Premier will be shown live on BT Sport

05 February 2014
by Steve Tervet

Action from Dartford's draw at Chester earlier this season (Pic Rick Matthews)

Action from Dartford's 0-0 draw at Chester earlier this season

Dartford's crucial Skrill Premier clash with Chester at Princes Park will be shown live on BT Sport.

The game has been brought forward a day to Friday, March 7, after BT chose it as one of their four live games for that month.

It promises to be a nervy evening, with both sides embroiled in the relegation dogfight. Dartford held Chester to a goalless draw in the reverse fixture in September.

Kick-off is at 7.45pm, with coverage starting at 7pm.

Dartford's only previous appearance on live TV came in October 2012, when they beat eventual champions Mansfield Town 2-0 at Princes Park.

That game was screened by Premier Sports, the Football Conference's previous broadcasters partners, who were also due to cover Dartford v Wrexham in March 2013.

But a waterlogged pitch meant the game was put back from Friday night to Saturday afternoon, scuppering Premier Sports' plans.

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