NFL International Series: Early kick-off for Wembley

Last Updated: 04/12/13 9:38pm

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The NFL will stage an early kick-off at Wembley next year as part of the International Series for the first time.

The Atlanta Falcons will host the Detroit Lions in Week 8 on Sunday, October 26 at 1:30pm UK time. That is 8:30am on the east coast of the United States.

"The new early kickoff is another landmark for the International Series," said Alistair Kirkwood, Managing Director of NFLUK.

"It will complement the fantastic atmosphere we have at our night-time games and will offer the fans a different experience.

"It is also a great chance for London and the International Series to be showcased and for the whole of the US to witness the knowledge and passion of the UK fans. We are excited that our game will mark the start of an unprecedented four-game NFL Sunday."

In Week 4 on Sunday, September 28, the Oakland Raiders will host the Miami Dolphins at 1:00pm ET, 6:00pm UK time.

The 2014 International Series will conclude in Week 10 on Sunday, November 9, when the Jacksonville Jaguars host the Dallas Cowboys at 1:00pm ET, 6:00pm. UK time.

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