2020/21 Sky Bet EFL season: January fixture schedule on Sky Sports

Sky Sports has announced more Sky Bet EFL matches to be televised in January.

The latest games have been added during the midweek round of action on Tuesday, January 19 and the following day on Wednesday, January 20.

Derby will host Bournemouth in a 6pm kick-off on the Tuesday, while Sky Sports will also show Reading versus Coventry at the same time. The next day, current Championship leaders Norwich host Bristol City in a 6pm kick-off.

Confirmed EFL games on Sky Sports

January 8: Charlton vs Accrington, 7.45pm

January 9: Lincoln vs Peterborough (12.30pm), Ipswich vs Swindon (5.30pm)

January 16: Middlesbrough vs Birmingham (12.30pm), Barnsley vs Swansea (7.45pm)

January 19: Derby vs Bournemouth (6pm), Reading vs Coventry (6pm)

January 20: Norwich vs Bristol City (6pm)

January 26: Ipswich vs Sunderland, 7.45pm

January 29: Reading vs Bournemouth, 8pm

January 30: Norwich vs Middlesbrough (12.30pm), Huddersfield vs Stoke (3pm)

All Sky Bet EFL matches available on TV or online

While the doors remain shut to fans, or with limited spectators allowed through the turnstiles, an arrangement exists whereby all matches that are not live on Sky Sports will be available to stream by clubs on iFollow (or club equivalent service), for a match pass price of £10.

In addition, season-ticket holders will, under the newly agreed framework, be provided access to all home games subject to the agreement of the club where the supporter holds a season ticket. In the Championship access to away midweek matches will also be available as part of the season ticket package if clubs choose to offer it.

The match by match streaming and season ticket offer is a temporary measure that has only been put in place while clubs operate at a zero or reduced capacity as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and will be subject to regular review.

EFL chief executive David Baldwin said: “There is no argument that attending live matches is what the League, its clubs and fans want to see and, clearly, the overriding objective is to get supporters back into stadiums as soon as it is safe to do so. In the meantime, this framework allows our clubs, if they so wish, to reward their most loyal supporters by providing what we hope is only short-term access to watch their matches.

“It’s important that whilst the doors remain fully, or part shut, we ensure there is the ability for fans of all EFL clubs to be able to gain access and watch their team and I would like to take this opportunity to thank Sky Sports for their support in this matter. Collectively, it’s not our preferred situation but given the circumstances Covid has presented us it gives us a temporary option whilst we finalise our plans for fans returning.”

Sky Bet Championship streaming

Championship clubs are able to stream any match not shown live on Sky to fans who purchase individual match passes for £10.

The new framework for season-ticket holders allows clubs to have the option to provide streams of:

  • All…

Read More:2020/21 Sky Bet EFL season: January fixture schedule on Sky Sports