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The Journey Continues As The Sky Bet Championship Schedule And TV Selections Confirmed

8 June 2020

The journey continues for Clubs in the Sky Bet Championship as they return to action on Saturday 20 June 2020 and the revised fixture schedule for the remainder of Season 2019/20 has today been confirmed, with 11 fixtures selected for Sky Sports coverage over the first three rounds following the restart.

The full fixture list and television selections are now available to view online at EFL.com or on individual club media channels.

Championship contenders Fulham and Brentford will kick-off the restart in front of the Sky Sports cameras on Saturday 20 June at 12.30pm before West Bromwich Albion welcome Birmingham City to the Hawthorns at 15.00pm. As part of the opening weekend of televised fixtures, current leaders Leeds United’s visit to Cardiff City will also be available for fans on Sky Sports on Sunday 21 June at 12.00pm.

Over the weekend of 26-28 June, five fixtures will be televised including Bristol City’s clash with Sheffield Wednesday on Sunday 28 June at 12.00pm and Nottingham Forest v Huddersfield Town at 14.15pm.

As part of three televised midweek fixtures, Preston North End will take centre stage on Wednesday 1 July at 17.00pm when they take on Derby County at Deepdale, as they become the first Club in English football to play 5000 League fixtures.

As we build up to the conclusion of 2019/20 Season, Sky Sports will broadcast 30 of the remaining 108 Championship matches. 2019/20 Season Ticket holders will not miss any of the action as all home and away fixtures will be streamed via a Club’s iFollow (or equivalent) service. Access to the games will be determined by the Club where the supporter holders a Season Ticket and may be in lieu of a refund or part of a wider package as determined by each individual Club.

The 30 live Sky matches will also be available to the EFL’s overseas broadcasters via the League’s partnership with Pitch International. 

Quest will also provide extended highlights on both Saturday evenings and midweek, whilst talkSPORT will provide exclusive national radio commentary on some Championship matches.

Further Sky Sports television selections will be announced in due course.


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