Three more Sky Bet Championship games have been selected for live television coverage on Sky Sports. TV games up to Easter were announced at the end of last month with details for the weekend of March 17 to follow. This is the date of the FA Cup Sixth Round so Sky Sports, the EFL’s broadcast partner, were awaiting the results of the Fourth Round before making their choices.
Three games have been chosen for live coverage on that weekend, as follows:
Fulham v Queens Park Rangers – Saturday 17 March
Bolton Wanderers v Aston Villa – Saturday 17 March
Derby County v Cardiff City – Sunday 18 March
Throughout the course of the 2017/18 season, Sky Sports will exclusively show 127 live matches from the Sky Bet EFL season - including the Play-Offs - as well as 15 matches from the Carabao Cup and at least three from the Checkatrade Trophy. A full list of TV games can be seen here.
TV SELECTION DATES 2017/18 (Illustrative but subject to a five-week minimum notice commitment)
- From 23 February, a minimum five-week rolling selection commences for matches up to and including the penultimate weekend;
- Clubs notified of selections for the final day made following the completion of the penultimate round of matches.
NB: The EFL has committed to publicly announcing any fixture changes within three working days in order to give EFL supporters as much time as is possible to allow for any alterations to travel plans that may be required.