All three EFL Sky Bet divisions feature throughout March and April in the latest selections of Sky Sports coverage, headlined by eight fixtures across Easter weekend.
Matches for March have been confirmed today, although further fixtures for the weekend of 17 March will be confirmed following the completion of the FA Cup Round Four matches.
League One’s Oxford United and Scunthorpe United kick off a triple header on Good Friday in a 12.45pm start at the Kassam Stadium, whilst Middlesbrough welcome Wolverhampton Wanderers in an intriguing battle at the top of the Sky Bet Championship at the Riverside Stadium, before Derby County host Sunderland in the evening fixture.
Saturday 31 March sees Hull City host Aston Villa, with Villans manager Steve Bruce returning to familiar surroundings having managed the Tigers for four years from 2012 to 2016.
Four live matches in just two days completes the coverage over the Easter weekend, starting at Deepdale as Derby County travel to Preston North End in a 12.45pm start on Monday 2 April.
Portsmouth then welcome current League One leaders Wigan Athletic, with Paul Cook returning to Fratton Park, before Easter Monday comes to a close as Sheffield United face Cardiff City in a battle between two of the current top six in the Championship.
Fulham play host to Leeds United in the final fixture over the Easter period on Tuesday 3 April, in a 7.45pm kick off at Craven Cottage.
Earlier in March, Blackburn Rovers and Wigan Athletic will feature in a top of the table clash in League One, with a midday start at Ewood Park on Sunday 4 March.
A week later, Aston Villa welcome Wolverhampton Wanderers to Villa Park for a 5.30pm start on Saturday 10 March in a clash of Championship promotion contenders, with an eagerly anticipated East Midlands derby the following day between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at 2.30pm.
Doncaster Rovers face Bradford City on Monday 19 March, before another triple header of action across the 24 and 25 March. League Two Luton Town welcome local rivals Barnet to Kenilworth Road in 5.15pm start, before two fixtures on the Sunday.
Chesterfield will look to distance themselves from the Sky Bet League Two relegation zone as they welcome promotion contenders Notts County to the Proact, whilst Portsmouth host Oxford United in a 4pm kick off later in the day.
Blackburn Rovers will feature for a second time when they face Bradford City in a 7.45pm kick off on Thursday 29 March.
The list of games selected for live coverage are as follows:
Sunday 4 March Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic 12.00pm
Saturday 10 March Aston Villa v Wolverhampton Wanderers 5.30pm
Sunday 11 March Nottingham Forest v Derby County 2.30pm
Monday 19 March Doncaster Rovers v Bradford City 7.45pm
Saturday 24 March Luton Town v Barnet 5.15pm
Sunday 25 March Chesterfield v Notts County 1.30pm
Sunday 25 March Portsmouth v Oxford United 4.00pm
Thursday 29 March Blackburn Rovers v Bradford City 7.45pm
Friday 30 March Oxford United v Scunthorpe United 12.45pm
Friday 30 March Middlesbrough v Wolverhampton Wanderers 5.30pm
Friday 30 March Derby County v Sunderland 7.45pm
Saturday 31 March Hull City v Aston Villa 5.30pm
Monday 2 April Preston North End v Derby County 12.45pm
Monday 2 April Portsmouth v Wigan Athletic 5.30pm
Monday 2 April Sheffield United v Cardiff City 7.45pm
Tuesday 3 April Fulham v Leeds United 7.45pm
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.
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.