Sky Sports to show more live EFL action in September and October

23rd July 2018

Sky Sports, in conjunction with the EFL, has announced the matches selected for live broadcast up until Wednesday, October 24.

In total 17 games from the Sky Bet Championship and Sky Bet League One will take place in front of the cameras with Aston Villa, Leeds United and Derby County all featuring alongside newcomers to the EFL in 2018/19 Swansea City, West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City.

Highlights throughout September include the Midlands Derby between Birmingham City and the Baggies on Friday 14 September before Graham Potter takes his Swans side to the Potteries four days later on Tuesday 18 September.

Later in the month Marcelo Alberto Bielsa will take his new Leeds side for the short trip to South Yorkshire to meet up with rivals Sheffield Wednesday whilst on the last weekend of the month Coventry City will welcome Sunderland to the Ricoh Arena.

The following month, Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers take centre stage on Saturday 6 October with Norwich City v Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion v Derby County also being exclusively screened live on Sky Sports.

Live games on Sky Sports 

Friday 31 August                        Leeds United v Middlesbrough                                   Kick off 19.45pm

Saturday 1 September                 Millwall v Swansea City                                            Kick off 17.30pm

Sunday 9 September                    Oxford United v Coventry City                                   Kick off 12.00pm

Friday 14 September                    Birmingham City v West Bromwich Albion                  Kick off 19.45pm

Saturday 15 September                Blackburn Rovers v Aston Villa                                 Kick off 17.30pm 

Tuesday 18 September                 Stoke City v Swansea City                                        Kick off 20.00pm

Wednesday 19 September             Queens Park Rangers v Millwall                                Kick off 19.45pm 

Friday 21 September                      Wigan Athletic v Bristol City                                   Kick off 19.45pm

Saturday 22 September                 Queens Park Rangers v Norwich City                       Kick off 17.30pm

Friday 28 September                     Sheffield Wednesday v Leeds United                      Kick off 19.45pm

Saturday 29 September                Coventry City v Sunderland                                    Kick off 12.30pm

Saturday 29 September                Rotherham United v Stoke City                               Kick off 17.30pm

Tuesday 2 October                        Ipswich Town v Middlesbrough                                Kick off 19.45pm

Wednesday 3 October                   Sheffield Wednesday v West Bromwich Albion            Kick off 19.45pm

Saturday 6 October                       Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers                        Kick off 17.30pm

Tuesday 23 October                      Norwich City v Aston Villa                                            Kick off 19.45pm

Wednesday 24 October                  West Bromwich Albion v Derby County                         Kick off 20.00pm


Throughout the course of the 2018/19 season, Sky Sports will exclusively show 127 live matches from the Sky Bet EFL season - including the Play-Offs - as well as 15 games from the Carabao Cup and at least three fixtures from the Checkatrade Trophy.

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