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Boxing Day game selected for TV coverage

No change in kick-off time for Swansea visit

23 October 2019

Brentford's last ever Boxing Day game at Griffin Park has been selected for live TV coverage. The Bees welcome Swansea City to West London on Thursday December 26. The game will now be live on Sky Sports but will stay at the arranged kick-off time of 3pm. The game will also be Brentford's last home game of 2019 and part of our Farwell Griffin Park season, presented by London Pride

Sky have now announced their initial live TV selections up to the New Year's Day fixtures. The Bees won at Barnsley in front of the TV cameras and the game against Queens Park Rangers on Monday, 28 October, is our second live selection this season. A full list of live games can be seen here and the latest selections are below.

Tuesday 10 December      Preston North End v Fulham                     7.45pm

Wednesday 11 December  Birmingham City v Queens Park Rangers   7.45pm

Wednesday 11 December  Derby County v Sheffield Wednesday         7.45pm (Co-Exclusive)

Friday 13 December          Charlton Athletic v Hull City                      7.45pm  

Saturday 14 December      Birmingham City v West Bromwich Albion  12.30pm

Friday 20 December          Middlesbrough v Stoke City                       7.45pm

Saturday 21 December      Cardiff v Preston North End                      12.30pm

Sunday 22 December        Sheffield Wednesday v Bristol City             12noon

Monday 23 December        Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic              7.45pm

Thursday 26 December      Brentford v Swansea City                          3pm

Thursday 26 December      Leeds v Preston North End                        5.15pm

Thursday 26 December      Reading v Queens Park Rangers                 7.30pm

Monday 30 December        Derby County v Charlton Athletic               7.45pm

Wednesday 1 January        Millwall v Luton Town                                12.45pm

Wednesday 1 January        Wycombe Wanderers v Ipswich Town          3pm

Wednesday 1 January        West Bromwich Albion v Leeds United         5.15pm

Thursday 2 January           Derby County v Barnsley                           7.45pm

Thursday 2 January          Swansea City v Charlton Athletic                 7.45pm

TV SELECTIONS

In line with the new Domestic Broadcast Agreement with Sky Sports coming into force from the beginning of the 2019/20 season, further amendments have been made to the TV Selections Policy. The minimum five week commitment remains in place for the majority of the season but the rolling basis period commences for matches taking place from 7 March onwards is to be shortened to four weeks’ public notice. The date of rolling selections commences on 7 February for matches from 7 March onwards. The notice period remains at three weeks for the penultimate weekend of the season as per the amendment in March 2018.

SKY SPORTS LIVE TV ANNOUNCEMENT DATES 2019/20

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

  • Selections for 11 December to 11 January by 1 November.
  • Selections for 18 January to 1 February by 6 December.
  • Selections for 8 February to 29 February by 3 January.
  • Selections for 7 March by 7 February.
  • Selections for 14 March and 18 March by 14 February.
  • Selections for 21 March by 21 February.
  • Selections for 28 March by 28 February.
  • Selections for 4 April by 6 March.
  • Selections for 10 April to 13 April by 13 March.
  • Selections for 18 April by 20 March.
  • Selections for 25 April by 3 April.
  • Selections for 2 and 3 May by 27 April.

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