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Latest batch of TV games announced

Televised fixtures in February and March revealed

6 January 2019

The latest EFL games chosen for live broadcast by Sky Sports have been announced. The broadcaster has chosen games in February and March that will be shown live but no Brentford games are included. There are more games to be chosen for the period in question and these will be announced in due course.

The games chosen are as follows:

Friday 15 February Sunderland v Accrington Stanley 7.45pm*
Saturday 16 February Southend United v Portsmouth 12.30pm*
Sunday 17 February Blackburn Rovers v Middlesbrough 1pm*
*Fixtures subject to participation in FA Cup Fifth Round

Saturday 23 February West Bromwich Albion v Sheffield United 5.30pm
Monday 25 February Nottingham Forest v Derby County 7.45pm
One further selection across 22-24 February to be announced in due course

Monday 4 March Sheffield Wednesday v Sheffield United 7.45pm
Further selections across 1-3 March to be announced in due course

The EFL and broadcast partner Sky Sports again committed to give clubs and supporters at least five weeks’ notice ahead of any EFL matches being selected for live television coverage. The EFL has outlined the dates when any changes will be announced to the public via the EFL’s digital and social channels. The dates will ensure any fixture changes are announced with a minimum of five weeks’ notice of the fixture taking place in order to give EFL supporters as much time as is possible to allow for any alterations to travel plans that may be required.

A minimum of three weeks’ notice was put in place for the penultimate weekend of the season in order to ensure the most appropriate matches are picked for broadcast.

SKY SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENT DATES 2018/19

(Illustrative but subject to a five-week minimum notice commitment)

  • Selections for 9 March to 30 March by 1 February.
  • Selections for 6 April and 10 April by 1 March.
  • Selections for 13 April by 8 March.
  • Selections for 19 April to 22 April by 15 March.
  • Selections for 27 April by 5 April.

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