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EFL games on Sky Sports: Nine more Championship fixtures confirmed


Sky Sports has announced nine more Sky Bet Championship matches to be shown in April, as the promotion race and relegation battle continues to take shape.

League leaders Norwich’s fixtures against Bournemouth (Apr 17) and Watford (Apr 20) will be live on Sky Sports, while Rotherham will feature three times – against Coventry (Apr 15), Birmingham (Apr 18) and Middlesbrough (Apr 21) – as they look to strengthen their survival bid with their games in hand.

Confirmed EFL games on Sky Sports

Good Friday 2: Doncaster vs Charlton (12.30pm), Cheltenham vs Tranmere (3pm), Barnsley vs Reading (5.30pm), Birmingham vs Swansea (8pm)

Sat 3: Huddersfield vs Brentford (12.30pm)

Easter Monday 5: Middlesbrough vs Watford (12.30pm), Peterborough vs Sunderland (3pm), Sheffield Wednesday vs Cardiff (5.30pm)

Tues 6: Norwich vs Huddersfield (7.45pm)

Fri 9: Watford vs Reading (7.45pm)

Sat 10: Millwall vs Swansea (12.30pm), QPR vs Sheffield Wednesday (3pm)

Thurs 15: Rotherham vs Coventry (7pm)

Fri 16: Reading vs Cardiff (6pm)

Sat 17: Norwich vs Bournemouth (8pm)

Sun 18: Rotherham vs Birmingham (12pm)

Tues 20: Norwich vs Watford (6pm), Brentford vs Cardiff (6pm)

Wed 21: Rotherham vs Middlesbrough (6pm)

Sat 24: Bournemouth vs Brentford (12.30pm)

Sun 25: Reading vs Swansea (12pm)

*Live on Sky Sports Football Red Button

All Sky Bet EFL matches available on TV or online

While the doors remain shut to fans, or with limited spectators allowed through the turnstiles, an arrangement exists whereby all matches that are not live on Sky Sports will be available to stream by clubs on iFollow (or club equivalent service), for a match pass price of £10.

In addition, season-ticket holders will, under the newly agreed framework, be provided access to all home games subject to the agreement of the club where the supporter holds a season ticket. In the Championship access to away midweek matches will also be available as part of the season ticket package if clubs choose to offer it.

The match by match streaming and season ticket offer is a temporary measure that has only been put in place while clubs operate at a zero or reduced capacity as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and will be subject to regular review.

EFL chief executive David Baldwin said: “There is no argument that attending live matches is what the League, its clubs and fans want to see and, clearly, the overriding objective is to get supporters back into stadiums as soon as it is safe to do so. In the meantime, this framework allows our clubs, if they so wish, to reward their most loyal supporters by providing what we hope is only short-term access to watch their matches.

“It’s important that whilst the doors remain fully, or part shut, we ensure there is the ability for fans of all EFL clubs to be able to gain access and watch their team and I would like to take this opportunity to thank Sky Sports for their support in this matter. Collectively, it’s not our preferred situation but given the circumstances Covid has presented us it gives us a temporary option whilst we finalise our plans for fans returning.”

Sky Bet Championship streaming

Championship clubs are able to stream any match not shown live on Sky to fans who purchase individual match passes for £10.

The new framework for season-ticket holders allows clubs to have the option to provide streams of:

  • All home matches, including those shown live on Sky
  • Any midweek away match, including those shown live on Sky

Clubs cannot provide access to any away weekend match, live on Sky or not, within a season ticket package.

Leagues One and Two streaming

League One and Two are able to stream any match not shown live on Sky to fans who purchase individual match passes for £10.

The new framework for season-ticket holders allows clubs to have the option to also stream:

  • All home matches, including those shown live on Sky

Clubs cannot provide access to any away match, live on Sky or not, within a season ticket package.





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