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Sky Bet Play-Off Finals: Accreditation Notice

8 May 2018

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 26th May: Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final - 5:00pm
Sunday 27th May: Sky Bet League One Play-off Final - Kick-off 3:00pm
Monday 28th May: Sky Bet League Two Play-off Final - Kick-off 3:00pm

Please read the instructions below before making your application.

BROADCASTERS (Rights Holders)

Broadcast rights holders (television and radio) will be sent the relevant application forms by the EFL.

All forms must be submitted by 5:00pm on Wednesday 16th May.

Any queries relating directly to broadcast rights holders’ accreditation please contact:

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

Accreditation applications for all media for the Championship and League One Play-Off Final must be submitted by 5pm on Thursday 17th May.

Applications for the League Two Play-Off Final must be submitted by midday on Monday 21st May.

Applicants will receive an e-mail confirming whether the application has been successful w/c 21st May.

For more information, contact: Kelly Buckley Football DataCo Tel: 020 7864 9163 /


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 Buckley
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


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 order form and send to

The deadline for requests is 5:00pm on Monday 21st May.


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

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