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.« Back to News