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Sky Bet EFL Play-Off Finals: Accreditation notice

18 May 2017

Football DataCo, on behalf of the EFL, is now receiving applications for media accreditation to the Sky Bet Play-Off Finals.

The Finals will take place as follows:

Saturday 20 May: Sky Bet League One Play-Off Final (3pm)
Sunday 28 May: Sky Bet League Two Play-Off Final (3pm)
Monday 29 May: Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final (3pm)

•    Accreditation applications for all media for the League One Play-Off Final must be submitted by 5pm on Friday 12 May.

•    Applications for the League Two and Championship Play-Off Finals must be submitted by 12pm on Monday 22 May.  

Please read the instructions below before making your application.

BROADCASTERS (Rights Holders)

Broadcast rights holders (television and radio) are required to contact Beverley Smith in the first instance:

Beverley Smith
EFL Broadcast and Fixtures Officer
Tel: 01772 325944



All applications for print media, photographers and broadcasters (non-rights holders) must be made via the Internet Press Booking System (i-PBS).  Email, telephone or faxed requests will not be accepted.

To access the i-PBS system, please visit the Football DataCo website,

Please state in the comments box if the application is specific to a particular club, so that the request can be discounted should that club fail to reach the final.

Please also note that login details will be required to access the system.  Requests for login details should be directed to  


Only journalists and photographers representing organisations licensed by the EFL and/or Premier League will be admitted.

Passes will be issued to WORKING JOURNALISTS and PHOTOGRAPHERS ONLY.  No under-16’s will be admitted to working areas.


Kelly Williams
Football DataCo
Tel: 020 7864 9163


All accredited broadcasters, journalists and photographers are required to bring proof of identity to the match.

Only the following forms of identification are considered acceptable:

•    EFL/Premier League Identity Card
•    UK Press Card
•    AIPS Card


All press & photographers will be given broadband internet access at their desks/ pitch side and in their work rooms.  

•    To request an ISDN or phone line, please complete the attached order form and send to
o    The deadline for League One requests is 5pm on Monday 15 May
o    The deadline for Championship and League Two requests is 5pm on Monday 17 May


Unfortunately, we cannot provide media parking at Wembley Stadium for this match, but passes are available to purchase at

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