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EFL announce new five year broadcasting deal with Sky Sports to show

The EFL has agreed a new five year deal with Sky Sports which will see them take over all domestic broadcasting of EFL matches.

From next season Sky Sports will broadcast over 1,000 EFL fixtures live on Sky Sports via Sky and NOW each season,  with the EFL's own streaming platform iFollow no longer offering domestic live video coverage of EFL matches.

The EFL stated that fans will be able to 'access more action than ever before from across the EFL's three divisions, as well as every game of the Carabao Cup and Bristol Street Motors Trophy.'

Confirming the deal as well Sky Sports said 'The new deal represents a 50 per cent increase on the value of the current rights agreement and will see significantly enhanced exposure for all EFL clubs provided through on-air and digital support from Sky Sports to promote EFL competitions, clubs, and community initiatives.'

Each season, Sky Sports will broadcast a minimum of:

  • 328 Sky Bet Championship matches
  • 248 Sky Bet League One matches
  • 248 Sky Bet League Two matches
  • All 15 Play-Off matches
  • All 93 Carabao Cup matches
  • All 127 EFL Trophy matches
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