SWINDON Town’s pre-Christmas fixture with Colchester United has been brought forward to Friday, December 15.

David Flitcroft’s troops were set to welcome the U’s, who have former Town midfielder Sean Murray on their books, to the Energy Check County Ground on Saturday, December 16.

The League Two clash is now set to kick off at 7.45pm the prior Friday evening (December 15). Tickets for the tie are yet to go on sale.