Sky Sports will broadcast six English Football League games on the opening weekend (3rd-7th August) of the 2018/19 season.
The first game comes on Friday evening as Frank Lampard’s Derby County travel to Reading for the opening game of the Sky Bet Championship campaign.
There’s two live EFL matches on Saturday with Sunderland welcoming Charlton Athletic to the Stadium of Light for a 12.30pm kick-off in League One, before relegated Swansea City start their Championship campaign at Sheffield United, live on Sky Sports Football from 5.15pm.
Fellow Sky Bet Championship new boys Stoke City will also be in action live on Sky Sports on Sunday when they travel to Leeds United.
On Monday, Aston Villa look to overcome their play-off final heartbreak when they travel to Hull City before Sky Sports shows West Brom’s trip to Nottingham Forest on Tuesday.
Throughout the course of the 2018/19 season, Sky Sports will exclusively show 127 live matches from the Sky Bet EFL season – including the Play-Offs – as well as 15 matches from the Carabao Cup and at least three from the Checkatrade Trophy.
EFL TV Schedule – Weekend One
Friday August 3
Reading v Derby County – 8pm
Saturday August 4
Sunderland v Charlton Atheltic – 12.30pm
Sheff Utd v Swansea City – 5.30pm
Sunday August 5
Leeds Utd v Stoke City – 4.30pm
Monday August 6
Hull City v Aston Villa – 7.45pm
Tuesday August 7
Nottm Forest v West Brom – 7.45pm
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