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Stay home and tune in as the journey continues

17 June 2020

EFL Clubs are encouraging supporters to stay away and tune in to all remaining 2019/20 matches from home with fans being given unprecedented access to Live games on Sky Sports and online.

The EFL have a proud history of developing innovative new ways to attract supporters through the turnstiles, but the message has been reversed in line with football’s return on a behind closed doors basis with the safety of fans, club personnel and the frontline services the principle priority.

Supporters are now being asked to maintain social distancing guidelines and avoid congregating outside stadiums as part of a new campaign message: ‘When we play, please stay away’ ahead of EFL matches returning for the first time since March on a behind closed doors basis.

All EFL matches are available to view from home, with matches being made available through coverage on Sky Sports or iFollow (or Club equivalent) streaming services.

On Thursday 18 June, Sky Sports will televise the first leg of the Sky Bet League Two Play-Off Semi-Finals, before hosting live coverage of three Sky Bet Championship fixtures over the opening weekend of the restart, with Fulham v Brentford kicking off the action at 12.30pm on Saturday 20 June.

Full details of first weekend of resumed Sky Bet Championship and League Two Play-Off Semi-Final fixtures are detailed below. All games not shown on Sky Sports are available for fans to view via iFollow (or their Club equivalent) streaming service.

Date

Fixture

Kick-Off Time

Access to view

Sky Bet League Two Play-Off Semi-Finals

Thursday 18 June

Colchester United v Exeter City

17.15

Only available on Sky Sports 

 

Northampton Town v Cheltenham Town

19.45

Only available on Sky Sports 

Sky Bet Championship

Saturday 20 June

Fulham v Brentford

12.30

Available on Sky Sports and to Season Ticket holders via iFollow (or Club equivalent) service

 

Middlesbrough v Swansea City 

12.30

Available on iFollow (or Club equivalent) service

 

Millwall v Derby County

13.00

Available on iFollow (or Club equivalent) service

 

Blackburn Rovers v Bristol City

15.00

Available on iFollow (or Club equivalent) service

 

Huddersfield Town v Wigan Athletic

15.00

Available on iFollow (or Club equivalent) service

 

Hull City v Charlton Athletic

15.00

Available on iFollow (or Club equivalent) service

 

Luton Town v Preston North End

15.00

Available on iFollow (or Club equivalent) service

 

Queens Park Rangers v Barnsley

15.00

Available on iFollow (or Club equivalent) service

 

Reading v Stoke City

15.00

Available on iFollow (or Club equivalent) service

 

Sheffield Wednesday v Nottingham Forest

15.00

Available on iFollow (or Club equivalent) service

 

West Bromwich Albion v Birmingham City

15.00

Available on Sky Sports and to Season Ticket holders via iFollow (or Club equivalent) service

Sunday 21 June

Cardiff City v Leeds United

12.00

Available on Sky Sports and to Season Ticket holders via iFollow (or Club equivalent) service

The live League fixtures broadcast on Sky Sports will also be streamed on a Club’s iFollow (or equivalent) service, with access provided for Season Ticket Holders.

This access will be determined by the Club where the supporter holds a Season Ticket and may be in lieu of a refund or part of a wider package as determined by each individual Club. Where applicable, clubs will send out promo codes prior to this weekends’ fixtures.

Non-season Ticket holding supporters will also be able to purchase access to games not shown on Sky Sports for the current match price pass of £10.

Supporters are able to help their Clubs throughout the ongoing pandemic by purchasing an iFollow pass, with at least 70% of iFollow net revenue going to their club. 80% of the net revenue from a UK Match pass also goes back to their Club.

 


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